Lawrence Wilson, Silver Cross, 1928 – 2006 (1)

Lawrence Wilsons 1928

Title Lawrence Wilson
Date 1928
Location Leeds
Photo ID E450
Comment A display stand at the British Industries Fair held in London, on show are examples of the Wilson company all weather prams, built to the standard of a saloon car. In 1928 the company were still based in Leeds, they moved to Guiseley in 1936.
Lawrence Wilsons Undated

T79 – Lawrence Wilson, Undated.

Lawrence Wilson – Undated

These baby carts were made by Wilson’s at their Silver Cross pram works during 1939 – 45.
A member of the Dearing family is in the one on the right, his cousin is on the left.

Lawrence Wilsons 1958

FB013 – Lawrence Wilson, 1958.

Lawrence Wilson – 1958

Some of the staff who were employed at Wilson’s Silver Cross pram works.
On the 3rd row are: Jack and Nellie Elliot, just right of centre, he is wearing bib and brace overalls, Nellie is on his right.
Left on the front row are ladies who are thought to be nursery nurses (there was a staff nursery) also ladies in overalls who were possibly canteen staff.

Donated by Christine Phillips.

Lawrence Wilsons c1960s

L123 – Lawrence Wilson, c1960s.

Lawrence Wilson – c1960s

Group of ladies who worked at the Lawrence Wilson’s Silver Cross pram factory.

Donated by Richard Thomas Phillips.

Lawrence Wilsons c1960s

L124 – Lawrence Wilson, c1960s.

Lawrence Wilson – c1960s

The staff of Silver Cross pram works on an outing, a number of coaches had been used to transport the many who enjoyed the day out.

Donated by Richard Thomas Phillips.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C337 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

The outer cover of a commemorative booklet for Lawrence Wilson’s Silver Cross pram works.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C338 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

Text at the start of a commemorative booklet.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C339 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

Images and a short history of the company.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C339A – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

As above.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C340 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

The Board of Directors, from the left are:
G Dawson Company Secretary, K L Savage Sales Director, N Mulligan Assistant Managing Director, W Dixon OBE, L N Wilson Chairman and Managing Director, F P Bleach, J N Wilson and Mrs A A Wilson Vice Chairman.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C341 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

The following four images are of the Tool making department. Heavy Press Shop. Body Paint Shop & Stoving.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C342 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

As above.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C343 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

As above.

Lawrence Wilsons 1970

C344 – Lawrence Wilson, 1970.

Lawrence Wilson – 1970

As above.

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Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 15 May 2022.
Last updated: 16 May 2022.

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