Sunday, 9 November 2008

Hijos de José Texidor: José Texidor and Sons.

José Texidor Busquets opened his first shop in calle Regomir, 3 in about 1874. In 1880 it was reported that the title of the shop was 'Fortuny': I have only seen the one reference. It was widely known as 'Casa Texidor' or 'Antigua Casa Texidor' (Old Casa Texidor).

Emilio Texidor Torres started out as an assistant of his father, José Texidor Busquets. When José died in March, 1892, however, Emilio and his brothers began trading under the name "Hijos de José Texidor" (Sons (and daughters) of José Texidor).

The shop moved in June 1904 from calle Regomir, 3 to calle Fontanella, 10, where it continued to trade under the name "Hijos de José Texidor" for many years, even after Emilio died in March 1909.

From September 1909, Emilio's widow, Dolores, opened her own shop under the name "La Viuda de E. Texidor" (The widow of E. Texidor).

2 comments:

exiled_spaniard said...

Oliver

Soy un Texidor de la rama que paso por Menorca, Cantabria y ahora Madrid, aunque me hallo en Canada.
Como me pongo en contacto contigo para hablar sobre Texidor?

Jose

Oliver Slay said...

I have replied to you on the Texidor message board at Ancestry.

Oliver