Ede and Ravenscroft Ltd, the oldest tailors in the world!

A stall holder brought in a Mortar Board cap and cape to sell. she said she loved the box it came in! When I looked up the firm I discovered they are probably the oldest tailors in the world!  Studalls started the bussiness, creating high quality robes for the coronation of their majesties William and Mary, also making the ceremonial robes for King George 111.

In the 19th century Joseph Ede married Rosanna Ravenscroft, a member of the successful Ravenscroft wig makers.

Ede and Ravenscroft have been tailors and robe makers for 12 coronations! They are still a thriving business, providing ceremonial robes for all occasions.


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