Henry Leveaux (c.1796-1859)
by Saul Marks
Henry Leveaux lived in Preston until 1834, but settled in Manchester a short time afterwards. He opened a “French bazaar and Temple of Fancy in the Town Hall Buildings, on the corner of Cross Street and King Street. He advertised it as an “elegant lounge”, selling a wide range of imported fancy goods from clocks and watches to perfumery and glassware.
Williams, W (1985), “The Making of Manchester Jewry, 1740-1875″, Manchester University Press, pg 72. ISBN 0-719-01824-2.
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