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    • Leicestershire Industrial Directory 1989:  Apparel section

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    • Pages 61-87 of Leicestershire County Councils 219 page publication. An A-Z list of companies, their address and trade, as well as employee numbers in Leicester at the time.
    • Trade Directories; Industry; Industrialization; Occupations; Employment; Employees;
    • Plan 35-L H Lloyd 1910

    • Clare, George E.;
    • Lester Harry Lloyd was a London-born Dentist who moved to this house on Swithland Lane with his wife and two young sons. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 1-Sw Ln F Sleath 1908

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    • Plan No 1, the very first plan to be entered into the Garden Suburb's plans schedule. No architect named, but endorsed Frank Sleath. Perhaps this was proprietor Frederick Merttens commissioning local builder Frank Sleath to build a showhouse....
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 29-30-Cottages for F Merttens 1910

    • Clare, George E.;
    • Plans prepared by resident architect George Clare for proprietor Frederick Merttens to use in marketing some of his plots on Swithland Lane. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 185-6 Merttens Bungw Clare 1919

    • Clare, George E.;
    • Design for a typical garden suburb style of bungalow prepared for Merttens to use in his marketing. Clares' byline on this plan was Harrow, indicating that he may be shifting his attention to the garden city movement taking root in the home...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 117-Westfield Ln F Sleath 1920

    • Herbert, Albert, Architect
    • Solid substantial house design probably for a client found by local builder Frank Sleath. The Block Plan is endorsed "just 60 yards from the station gate", as a draw for possible buyers. Architect Albert Herbert had offices in Leicester and...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 129-Stibbe Gardener 1922

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    • Design for a Gardener's Cottage within the grounds of Charles Stibbes' Swithland Lane home. The Architect has engrossed his signature on the second image with two much flourish to decipher his name. Signed off by F Merttens. Examples of...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 144-WestFd Ln Barwell 1923

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    • A substantial design for client Barwell built on Westfield Lane by contractor J E Johnson, of High Cross Street, Leicester. No architect specified. Plans signed off by John Bruce Galloway, now employed by Merttens as his agent. Examples of...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 77-78-T Storer 1913

    • Clare, George E.;
    • House in Swithland lane for Thomas Storer. Design signed as approved by F Merttens. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Encaustic memorial tiles in Rothley Church.

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    • In 1897, the placing of a new window in the south aisle of Rothley Church led to an upsurge of more commemoration activity with the special commissioning of personalised tiles in the floor in front of this new window. In each case the central four...
    • Churches; Memorial works;
    • Plan 5-Sw Ln F Sleath 1908

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    • Pair of semi detached houses built on Swithland Lane in a speculative deal with Frederick Merttens by local builder Frank Sleath. Note the artistic flair in placing the front doors and porch at a 45 deg angle at the corners. Examples of...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 5 for Frank Sleath

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    • Plans for a pair of semi-detached houses being considered by Rothley's builder, Frank Sleath. The Rothley Garden Suburb was an aspiration in the mind of Frederick Merttens after his purchase of the Rothley Temple Estate in 1893, and the siting of a...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 008-RidgWay A W Handford

    • Dawber, E., Guy, Architect
    • Scheme planned for a house on The Ridgeway for Albert William Handford, a Hosiery Manufacturer. Plans prepared by an architect based in London WC. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 64-65 Potter 1912

    • Clare, George E.;
    • House on Swithland Lane for Mrs Potter. The plan endorsed with the signature of F Merttens, which signifies his approval for the design. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 68-69 Sw Ln T B Howard 1912

    • Clare, George E.;
    • Substantial house on Swithland Lane created for T B Howard, featuring a maid's room. Plan signed as approve by F Merttens. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 2-Sw Ln W Beavans with 11 1908

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    • Designs for William Beavans' house and outbuildings in Swithland Lane. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 59-60-Sleath-Potter Semis 1911

    • Clare, George E.;
    • A pair of semi-detached houses for a Swithland Lane plot. Hand endorsed for clients F Sleath [left side] and Miss Potter [right side]. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;

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