Varnish, Ink, Wallpaper and Paint

Manders was one of Wolverhampton's best known and longest surviving manufacturers, which survived for over 200 years. The firm had several factories producing a wide range of products, beginning with japanned goods, before turning to varnish, ink, paint, and wallpaper. The company was extremely successful, and became a household name.

  1.   The Early Years
  2.   The Wednesfield Factory
  3.   Charles Bassett's Memories
  4.   John Street Works
  5.   Heath Town
  6.   Mander-Kidd Ink
  7.   George Cox's Memories
  8.   Sports and Social Activities
  9.   Printing Ink Manufacture and Use
  10.   The Mander Family History

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