The Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers
waxchandlers.org.uk/ origins/ index.php Includes a history of the livery company, information about its archives and an alphabetical list of admissions between 1730 and 1950. Price’s Patent Candles prices- candles.co.uk/ history/ historydetail.asp History of the firm from its foundation to the present day. Pembrokeshire Candles pembrokeshirecandles.co.uk/ candle-making.html A general history of candlemaking.
Candlemaking in Cricklewood
britishpathe.com/ video/ candle-making-2 Free British Pathé clip shows workers making traditional church candles by ‘pouring’ at Cricklewood in 1949.
Candlemaking in Battersea
bit.ly/1E8kLgt Another clip shows workers at Price’s Patent Candles factory (1963) spinning wicks by machine, and making candles by moulding and pouring.