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Stopped Clocks is a public collaborative project which exists to first document all the stopped clocks in the UK, with the aim being to restore those we can to working order.

Anyone can help, so please send us any information on stopped clocks in your area and by all means post here at the blog.

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junction of cambridge heath road and 3 colts lane.

Posted by plewis

Rob says:

This was the umbrella factory of Sol. Schaverien & Co who I am told made the Mary Poppins umbrellas for the film, also all M&S; umbrellas and Pollybrollys as used by HRH The Queen Mother.

29th Dec 2010, 19:52

Nicola Phillips(njp0-at-o2-dot-co-dot-uk) says:

I have an umbrella made by Sol Schaverien in London 1901. It is a good quality umbrella but have no ideal how it ended up in Manchester. It was found in my Dads Garage. Anymore information on the family would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance

20th Sep 2013, 14:14