Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire

Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire
Photograph taken 1917 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL/23741/08

Richard Gillow was a cabinetmaker in Lancaster in the 18th century. In 1897 the company he started merged with that of the furniture makers Waring. This was one of many mergers at the time, largely brought about by manufacturer's attempts to safeguard their companies. During world War One the company turned its skills to war work .

Location

Lancashire Lancaster

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

factory room interior work women worker people men war world war one (1914 - 1919) world one ww1 wwi first