Manor St. Brush Works

A Memory of Braintree

My father had his hand brush making business in Manor St. My Grandfather started the business in 1918 above horse stables that lay behind the Sun Public House. Because of this he called it "The Sunbrush Works". They later moved to premises in Manor St. I wonder if anyone remembers buying any brushes from them. Sadly the small factory was closed in 1971 when dad retired.

A memory shared by Steve Young , on Aug 2nd, 2010.

Comments & feedback

Sat Aug 23rd 2014, at 8:11 pm

jjvilas commented:

yes I do remember the brush woks . I walked past it many times on my way to visit a friend who lived down the street .I lived in Braintree for 23 years before moving to the USA .

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