HC Deb 24 May 1928 vol 217 cc2091-4W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he will give a list of the names and addresses of the persons holding a specific licence granted by the Board of Trade under the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921, which enables them to import plumage prohibited from import under that Act?


pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 4th May, 1928; col. 2064, Vol. 216] supplied the following list:

Names and addresses of bodies and persons holding licences for the importation of plumage granted by the Board of Trade under the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921:

  1. I. Museums: The British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, S. W.7; The Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh; The National Museum of Wales, Cardiff; Lord Rothschild's Museum, Tring.
  2. II. Individuals who hold licences to import plumage for the purpose of scientific research: E. C. Stuart Baker, Esq., J.P., F.Z.S., F.L.S., British Ornithologists' Union, 6, Harold Road, Upper Norwood, London, S.E.19; Dr. C. B. Ticehurst, M.B.O.U., Grove House, Lowestoft; Lieut. - Colonel R. Meinertzhagen, M.B.O.U., F.Z.S., 17, Kensington Park Gardens, London, W.11; Hugh Whistler, Esq., F.L.S., F.Z.S., M.B.O.U., Caldbec House, Battle, Sussex; Herbert Christopher Robinson, Esq., M.B.O.U., F.Z.S., 142, Duke's House, St, James's Court, Buckingham Gate, London, S. W.1; H. F. Witherby, Esq., M.B.E., M.B.O.U., F.Z.S., 326, High Holborn, London, W.C.1.
  3. III. Mr. W. F. H. Rosenberg, F.Z.S., F.E.S., of 57, Haverstock Hill, London, N.W.3, holds a licence to import plumage subject to the condition that no plumage imported under the licence be sold or otherwise disposed of by him except to one of the museums above specified, or to a person producing to the holder of the licence a letter from the Board of Trade authorising him to purchase the plumage in question.
  4. IV. Persons and firms holding licences granted by the Board of Trade to import limited quantities of plumage for the special purpose of the manufacture of fishing tackle and artificial fishing flies: James Wright, Esq., Sprouston, Kelso, Scotland; Thomas Gibson, Esq., 7, Belmont Place, Kelso, Scotland; Messrs. A. E. Rudge and Son, Unity Works, Redditch, Worcestershire; Messrs. Alfred Booker and Company, Midland Works, Redditch; Messrs. Redpath and Company, Tweedside Works, Kelso, Scotland; Messrs. Forrest and Sons, 35, Square, Kelso, Scotland; William Garden, Limited, 112½, Union Street, Aberdeen; P. D Mallock, Esq., 24–28, Scott Street, Perth, Scotland; Messrs. Wallace and Kerr, 39, Hanover Street, Edinburgh; Messrs. J. J. S. Walker, Bampton and 2093 Company, Northern Rod and Reel Works, Alnwick, Northumberland; Mrs. A. Locke, "Indefeasible" Works, Plymouth Road, Redditch, Worcestershire; Messrs. C. Farlow and Company, Limited, 11, Panton Street, Haymarket, London, S.W.1; Thomas Murdoch, Esq., Phantom Works, Redditch; Messrs. Hardy Bros. (Alnwick), Limited, London and North British Works, Alnwick, Northumberland; Messrs. "Fli-Tac," Prospect Works, St. George's Road, Redditch; 2094 Messrs. Henry Milward and Sons, Limited, Washford Mills, Redditch; D. B. Crockart, Esq., 33, County Place, Perth; George Moore, Esq., National Works. Redditch, Worcestershire; W. Martin James, Esq., Express Works, Redditch.

The above answer does not include bodies or persons to whom licences have from time to time been granted for the importation of individual consignments of plumage.