Recording the History of the Harris & Pearson Company
One of the aims of this project is to piece together a historical
record of the Harris & Pearson Company.
Perhaps you have some memories of this building
or you know someone who worked here? Maybe you
or your relative went on one of the Harris and Pearson works
outings such as the one shown in the photograph on the
right? Select the photo to see a larger view.
If you have any memories which you would like to share with us
please contact us.
A number of former employees have recorded their memories.
Listen to excerpts from some of these
Follow the link on on this page to read the fascinating story
of Harrison & Pearson (pdf file 93kb) and notes about the
manufacture of glass house pots (pdf
file 692kb) recounted by Harry Smith.
Find out more about Hans Schwarz, the designer of an attractive 8 page booklet
outlining the history of the company from 1852-1952.
text files available from this page can be downloaded in Word or
pdf format. To read a pdf file you need Adobe Reader. You can download
this free from the Adobe