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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D1889
TitleJ T Boam and Son of Heanor, motor garage
Date[early 20th cent-1978]
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorJ T Boam and Son of Heanor, motor garage
Administrative HistoryJohn Thomas Boam established his business at his home in Ray Street, Heanor, where he assembled bicycles - the 'Ray bicycle' - and sold sewing machines, watches, etc. He later progressed to work on motor cars and cycles; sales, repair and hire. The business later became known as Heanor Motor Company. J T Boam and his son also built up a bus service, The Ray Service, which operated mainly between Heanor and Ilkeston. In 1931, Ray Services was sold to Midland General Omnibus. Heanor Motor Co was sold in 1959.
Custodial HistoryThese records were deposited in Derbyshire Record Office in 1978.
Organisation Sub-TypeMotor services
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