Tabor, Alan Lansdown 1883 - 1957
Alan Lansdown Tabor was born in Bedminster, Somerset. He established himself as a 'commercial and artistic designer' in Manchester in the early years of the 20th century. He produced illuminated addresses and certificates from a studio in St Ann's Passage, moving to premises in Albert Square in around 1933.
In 1937 he produced a loyal address from the City of Manchester upon the accession of George VI (Manchester Guardian, 4 March 1937, p. 13), and in 1943 he designed the scroll conferring the freedom of the city upon Winston Churchill. Tabor died on 28 September 1957.