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Record: Newspaper articles (FRAS 1769)

Title: Newspaper articles
Date: 1934-1969
Reference: FRAS 1769
Former reference: HF 7/8  
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Origination Chiesman Ltd

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System of arrangement: Chronological

Record type: Press cuttings

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Title: Big suburban store increases cabinet space to beat the slump
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Reference: FRAS 1769/1
Former reference: HF 7/8/1  
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Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Interview with Stuart Chiesman about furniture sales trends

Title: Stuart Chiesman's talk at the Draper's Chamber of Trade
Date: 1933
Reference: FRAS 1769/2
Former reference: HF 7/8/2  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Daily Mail

Title: Stuart Chiesman's talk at the Draper's Chamber of Trade
Date: 1933
Reference: FRAS 1769/3
Former reference: HF 7/8/2  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Financial News

Title: Stuart Chiesman's talk at the Draper's Chamber of Trade
Date: 1933
Reference: FRAS 1769/4
Former reference: HF 7/8/2  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Borough News

Title: Stuart Chiesman's talk at the Draper's Chamber of Trade
Date: 1933
Reference: FRAS 1769/5
Former reference: HF 7/8/2  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Times

Title: Chiesman's of Lewisham celebrate jubilee
Date: 1934
Reference: FRAS 1769/6
Former reference: HF 7/8/3  
Physical description: One printed sheet of paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Lewisham Journal. Includes a company history

Title: A member of Chiesman's staff for 56 years
Date: c1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/7
Former reference: HF 7/8/5  
Physical description: One printed sheet of paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the retirement of Chief Wages Clerk Ada Foweraker

Title: Personality Portrait
Date: c1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/8
Former reference: HF 7/8/4  
Physical description: One printed sheet of paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Biography of Stuart Chiesman

Title: Sports Show Pictures
Date: 1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/9
Former reference: HF 7/8/20  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about sports exhibition at Chiesmans to raisemoney for the National Playing Fields Association. From the Lewisham Borough News

Title: Cricketer Colin's wedding 'match' of the season
Date: c1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/10
Former reference: HF 7/8/20  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about Colin Cowdry's marriage to Penelope Chiesman, daughter of Stuart Chiesman

Title: Chiesmans, of Lewisham, will offer shares
Date: c1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/11
Former reference: HF 7/8/6  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Evening Standard

Title: Peaceful days at lovely Marchington
Date: c1955
Reference: FRAS 1769/12
Former reference: HF 7/8/7  
Physical description: One printed sheet of paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about holiday rest home run by the General Porters Benevolaent Association. From the Kentish Express

Title: Chiesmans- 75 Years Today
Date: 25 September 1959
Reference: FRAS 1769/13
Former reference: HF 7/8/8  
Physical description: Eight sheets of printed paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Photocopy of 75th anniversary celebratory supplement. From the Kentish Mercury

Title: Key to Calderwood
Date: 1959
Reference: FRAS 1769/14
Former reference: HF 7/8/8  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about Stuart Chiesman handing over his house to the diocese as a memorial to his son Graham Chiesman, to be used as a youth centre

Title: Chiesmans buy Ilford store
Date: 03 December 1959
Reference: FRAS 1769/15
Former reference: HF 7/8/21  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about Chiesman's purchase of C W Burnes in Ilford. From Drapery & Fashion Weekly

Title: The store with a bible is sold
Date: 06 April 1962
Reference: FRAS 1769/16
Former reference: HF 7/8/9  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the modernisation of the Gravesend store. From the Kent Messenger

Title: The empire of Chiesmans
Date: October 1963
Reference: FRAS 1769/17
Former reference: HF 7/8/10  
Physical description: Two sheets of printed paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the expansion of the business. From Kent Life

Title: Now Chiesmans will hold their horses for a time
Date: 14 February 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/18
Former reference: HF 7/8/11  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From Drapery & Fashion Weekly

Title: The new look Chiesmans Kent's most modern store
Date: 14 February 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/19
Former reference: HF 7/8/12  
Physical description: One sheet of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Kent Messenger

Title: A Shopper's Paradise says Mayor
Date: 14 February 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/20
Former reference: HF 7/8/12  
Physical description: One sheet of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the new Chiesmans store in Gravesend. From the Reporter

Title: The "Queens" seek second title
Date: 30 April 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/21
Former reference: HF 7/8/20  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the Miss Chieseona competition. From the Reporter

Title: Miss Lesley Bailey, winner of Miss Chieseona
Date: 15 May 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/22
Former reference: HF 7/8/13  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the Miss Chieseona competition. From Drapery & Fashion Weekly.

Title: A new sort of retail revolution
Date: October 1964
Reference: FRAS 1769/23
Former reference: HF 7/8/13  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the introduction of the 41/2 day week for Chiesmans Ltd employees. From NCR magazine

Title: Chiesmans- A Trader in the Best British Traditions
Date: 14 May 1965
Reference: FRAS 1769/24
Former reference: HF 7/8/14  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about the attitude of the Chiesman board tof directors to Resale Price Maintenance abolition. From the Investor's Guardian

Title: Chiesmans financial results
Date: 08 April 1966
Reference: FRAS 1769/25
Former reference: HF 7/8/16  
Physical description: One sheet of typed paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Statist

Title: This month's show house
Date: August 1966
Reference: FRAS 1769/26
Former reference: HF 7/8/15  
Physical description: One sheet of typed paper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about new homes in Maidstone, furnished from Chiesmans Ltd. From the Homefinder

Title: Chiesmans financial results
Date: 12 April 1968
Reference: FRAS 1769/27
Former reference: HF 7/8/18  
Physical description: Two cuttings of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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From the Investors Chronicle and the Investors Guardian

Title: The Evening News floods them in
Date: 1968
Reference: FRAS 1769/28
Former reference: HF 7/8/17  
Physical description: Two cuttings of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about Chiesmans sale of flood damaged goods. From the Evening News

Title: Stuart Chiesman dies in hospital
Date: 14 March 1969
Reference: FRAS 1769/29
Former reference: HF 7/8/19  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

Title: Sudden death of Mr Stuart Chiesman
Date: 14 March 1969
Reference: FRAS 1769/30
Former reference: HF 7/8/19  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

Title: Cowdrey blow for cricket
Date: 10 March 1969
Reference: FRAS 1769/31
Former reference: HF 7/8/19  
Physical description: One cutting of newpaper  
Origination Chiesmans Ltd

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Article about whether the death of Stuart Chiesman would force Colin Cowdry to retire from cricket

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