By 1858, Charles Arkcoll is head of the business. Melvilles Trade Directory of this year lists the company as "wholesale grocer and cheesemonger."
By the end of the 19th century, Charles Arkcoll was the biggest importer of cheese from Holland in the UK. The cheese was stored in the company's warehouse in Borough, London before being transported to Maidstone.
It appears that Arkcolls continued until at least 1968, remaining at the same premises in Maidstone throughout its history.
by Mark Matlach
Anyone interested in a Charles Arkcoll catalogue No 558 dated November 1968 ?ReplyDelete