J Ashcroft & Co.
J. Ashcroft & co. Est 1869
James Ashcroft established in 1869 run for just on a century in Liverpool producing fine Snooker and Billiard Tables and accessories such as cues, stands, scoreboards etc. In 1886 J .Ashcroft & Co. were awarded Gold Medal for the 'excellence of the Billiard Table'.
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37 Victoria St. Liverpool
86 Cumberland St. Liverpool
E.A.Clare & Son
The history of this company is well documented on thier own website www.eaclare.co.uk and is well worth a look, as is the Norman Clare Collection currently in the Thurston Shop on St Anne St. Liverpool, Anyone interested in Billiard and Snooker past should pay them a visit, this display includes many manufacturers including Burroughes and Watts of London and Orme and Sons from Manchester.
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