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Knight Bros.
Wholesale Boot and Shoe Manufacturers
Published in 1891
Numerous firms are engaged in the boot and shoe trade in the thriving town of Rushden, and the majority certainly devote themselves to the manufacture of medium-class goods. The firm under notice, Messrs. Knight Brothers, are among the number so engaged, and are a firm whose productions are held in high repute in the chief markets of the United Kingdom and some parts abroad. It is not many years since this business was founded, nevertheless it is now fully entitled to mention in this review, being conducted on the most able and enterprising lines. The premises utilised by this firm are three-storied, substantially built, and conveniently divided into offices, warehouses, and factory, the last named being equipped with all the requisite machinery and appliances of the best type for ensuring speedy and economical production.

Messrs. Knight employ a considerable number of hands, and are favourably placed for executing all orders in the promptest style. The partners in the firm are gentlemen of long experience in the trade, and are to be congratulated upon the eminent success that has thus far attended their business operations.

Possibly Samuel and William Knight who were born at Wellingborough? Traded until at least 1903, when the factory was listed as in Newton Road, but we have no further information so if you can help we'd be pleased if you'd contact us.

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