Rushden: Articles: John White of Rushden, Higham Ferrers, Corby & Northampton

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John White is a traditional English men’s shoemaker established in 1919 in Rushden, Northamptonshire.  Today the company trading as John White (Northampton) Ltd continues to manufacture shoes in Northamptonshire out of premises in Higham Ferrers.

The original founder of the company John White kept a personal autobiography called ‘KB – Keep Believing’, which can be found in full here c/o the excellent Rushden Research Group’s website

The website contains a vast array of information and photographs about the company, including its factories, major events, band, social clubs and excursions.

More extensive information on Rushdens shoe trade heritage can be found here.

This page was added on 08/02/2014.

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