TIMELINE

The history of Henry Poole & Co.

  • 1781 Birthplace Of James Poole. All Saints Church, Baschurch, Shropshire

    1781

    Birthplace of James Poole.
    All Saints Church, Baschurch, Shropshire.

  • 1806 Everett Street

    1806

    James Poole opens tailors shop.
    6 Everett Street, Russell Square, London

  • 1814 Birth Of Henry Poole

    1814

    Birth of Henry Poole.

  • James Poole 171 Regent Street 1822 1828

    1823

    James Poole opens showroom at 171 Regent Street.

  • James Poole 4 5 Old Burlington Street 1828 1846

    1828

    Opens tailors showroom and workshop at 4 – 5 Old Burlington Street with rear entrance in Savile Row.

  • Henry Poole Savile Row Tailors Heritage Our Story Image 2

    1846

    James Poole’s death.
    Henry Poole makes main entrance at 36-39 Savile Row.

  • 1858 Court Tailors To Emperor Napoleon Iii

    1858

    Court tailors to Emperor Napoleon III.

  • 1860 Tailors To The Prince Of Wales, Later King Edward Iii.

    1860

    Tailors to the Prince of Wales, later King Edward III.

  • 1865 Tailors To Charles Dickens.

    1865

    Tailors to Charles Dickens.

  • 1871 Made Western Clothes For First Japanese Ambassador To London. Hence The Word 'sabiro' Meaning Suit In Japanese

    1871

    Made Western clothes for first Japanese Ambassador to London. Hence the word ‘Sabiro’ meaning suit in Japanese.

  • 1876 Death Of Henry Poole. Control Passed To Henry’s Cousin Samuel Cundey.

    1876

    Death of Henry Poole.
    Control passed to Henry’s cousin Samuel Cundey.

  • 1883 Death Of Samuel Cundey. Control Passed To Howard Cundey

    1883

    Death of Samuel Cundey.
    Control passed to Howard Cundey.

  • Tuxedo2 Copy

    1886

    Introduced short dining jacket to Tuxedo Park, New York. Hence the name Tuxedo in USA.

  • 1905 First Order By Sir Winston Churchill.

    1905

    First order by Sir Winston Churchill.

  • 1905 Birth Of Samuel Henry Howard (sam) Cundey

    1908

    Birth of Samuel Henry Howard (Sam) Cundey.

  • 1907 Birth Of Hugh Howard.

    1907

    Birth of Hugh Howard.

  • 1911 Opening Of Paris Branch At Rue Tronchet, 8e.

    1911

    Opening of Paris branch at Rue Tronchet, 8e.

  • 1911 Granted Warrant By King George V For Making State Liveries

    1911

    1911 Granted warrant by King George V for making State Liveries.

  • 1921 Made Garments For The Emperor Of Japan

    1921

    Made garments for the Emperor of Japan.

  • 1937 Birth Of Angus Howard Cundey.

    1937

    Birth of Angus Howard Cundey.

  • 1940 Made Garments For General De Gaulle.

    1940

    Made garments for General de Gaulle.

  • 1946 First Selling Trip To The Usa

    1946

    First selling trip to the USA.

  • 1952 Granted Livery Warrant To Hm Queen Elizabeth Ii

    1952

    Granted livery warrant to HM Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Showroom 37,38,39 Savile Row 1846 1961

    1961

    Demolition of 37 – 29 Savile Row to make way for a car park!

  • Henry Poole Timeline Matsazukaya Japan 1964

    1964

    First agreement with the Matsazukaya Company of Japan.

  • 1968 Birth Of Simon Goran Howard Cundey.

    1968

    Birth of Simon Goran Howard Cundey.

  • 1982 The Opening Of Henry Poole At 15, Savile Row.

    1982

    The opening of Henry Poole at 15, Savile Row.

  • Henry Poole Savile Row Tailors Trunk Shows Image 3

    1985

    Registration of Henry Poole ‘House Check’.

  • 1995 Trunk Shows With Fittings In The Usa

    1995

    Trunk shows with fittings in the USA.

  • 2003 Reopened The Livery Department For The Continued Making Of Ceremonial Dress.

    2003

    Reopened the Livery Department for the continued making of Ceremonial Dress.

  • 2003 Making Of A Legend Book Published

    2003

    Making of a legend book published.

  • 2005 Made Uniforms For The 200th Anniversary Of The Battle Of Trafalgar

    2005

    Made uniforms for the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

  • 2006

    Henry Poole Bicentenary.

  • 2006 Henry Poole Opens Showroom In Beijing, China

    2006

    Henry Poole opens showroom in Beijing, China.

  • 2012 Awarded Queens Award For International Trade

    2012

    Awarded Queens award for International Trade.

  • 2013 Emily Squires, Coat Maker For Henry Poole Wins Golden Shears

    2013

    2013 Emily Squires, coat maker for Henry Poole wins Golden Shears.

  • 2013 Exhibition At The Bowes Museum

    2013

    Exhibition at The Bowes Museum.

  • 2015 Opened New Archive Room

    2015

    Opened new archive room.

  • 2016 Angus Recieving Mbe From Queen Credit Image Courtesy Of British Ceremonial Arts Limited.

    2016

    2016 Angus recieving MBE from Queen.
    Image courtesy of British Ceremonial Arts Limited.

  • 2017 Collaberation With Adidas & Size To Create Two Nmd Designs

    2017

    Collaboration with Adidas & Size to create two NMD designs

  • Henry Poole Timeline Book Launch 2019

    2019

    Henry Poole & Co – The first Tailor of Savile Row book launch

  • Canada Goose

    2019

    Collaboration with Canada Goose to create W1 Blazer

  • Coutts

    2019

    Launch exclusive cloth to celebrate 200 years of banking with Coutts

  • 1781
  • 1806
  • 1814
  • 1823
  • 1828
  • 1846
  • 1858
  • 1860
  • 1865
  • 1871
  • 1876
  • 1883
  • 1886
  • 1905
  • 1908
  • 1907
  • 1911
  • 1911
  • 1921
  • 1937
  • 1940
  • 1946
  • 1952
  • 1961
  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1982
  • 1985
  • 1995
  • 2003
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