Company: Thomas White & Co

Company name: Thomas White & Co
Dates in business: 1856-1894

Type of business: drapers and furnishers

  • Aldershot, Hampshire, England

Company history

In 1856, Thomas White established a drapery and furnishing business in Aldershot, Hampshire, England. In 1854, Aldershot had become the home of the British Army and the store was closely linked with the trade which the army brought to Aldershot. The business, trading as Thomas White & Co, flourished and was appointed upholsterers and military outfitters to the Prince of Wales in 1887. Thomas White & Co Ltd was incorporated as a limited company on 22 May 1894.

Records held for Thomas White & Co:

FRAS 655/1
Title: Royal warrant appointing Thomas White & Co upholsterers and military outfitters at Aldershot
Date: January 1887
FRAS 811
Title: Illustration of premises of Thomas White & Co in Union Street, Aldershot
Date: c early 1890s

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Thomas White & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1894
Connection type: Thomas White & Co was incorporated as Thomas White & Co Ltd in 1894.

Access points: Drapers - Furnishers - Outfitters - Retail trade - Upholsterers

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