learn more about samuel foskett and henry foskett

The Fosketts were London-based thimble makers in Victorian England.

Von Hoelle mentions them as "English silversmiths known to have made thimbles in London 1865-1912".

 

 

 

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Samuel & Henry Foskett

    

This listing of Samuel & Henry Foskett thimbles does not purport to be complete or accurate in all aspects.

Rather it invites comment and contribution to add to our knowledge.

My thanks to the contributors.

 

 
References

 

Edwin F Holmes Thimble Notes and Queries spring 1991

Gay Ann Rogers An illustrated history of needlework tools 1983

Norma Spicer // Diane Pelham Burn British registered design thimbles 2003

The Thimble Society [of London] catalogues

 

Contributors

 

Cliff Barber | Sue Burt | Sue Christensen | Maureen Gray | Kelvin Hopkins | William Isbister | Caroline Meacham | Ray Nimmo | June Smith

Sandra J Smith (nee Foskett) [for the genealogical information]

 

 

 

 

Enjoy!

 

 

© Sue Gowan

July 2003

 

 

 

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