Coate's 1847

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

1847 - company founded to make toothbrushes, hair brushes and shaving brushes; 1875 - James Coate established brush works in London in 1875; 1883 - company moved to Somerset, opening factories in Axminster and Chard; later amalgamated with A Simpson, another brush manufacturer; ceased production; 2010 - company was purchased by TGS Products Ltd and moved to Hungerford, England