Beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) are known as "twig girdlers
," because their females girdle branches of living trees with their mandibles to lay their eggs (Linsley 1959).
The earliest references to Mr Firmin can be found in the Guildhall Library in the City of London via the Master and Wardens General Accounts of the Girdlers
Company for the years 1654-1672 Thomas Firmin was born in Ipswich, Suffolk in 1632 and was apprenticed to The Girdlers
Company the makers of belts both for fine dress and for utility.
are beetles belonging to the subfamily Lamiinae (Cerambycidae) that girdle branches and stems of living trees.
Checklist ADDRESS: Girdlers
Close, Styvechale Grange, Coventry AGENT: Brian Holt PRICE: pounds 249,950
Research has uncovered a much earlier date, from several entries in the accounts of the Worshipful Company of Girdlers
, one of the Livery Companies in the City of London.
The early versions would have also contained elements relating to the sponsoring guilds--Slaughter was presented by the Girdlers
The description of these giant conglomerates is generously spiced with anecdotes culled from the financial press and reads like a dictionary of superlatives: colossi, titans, globe girdlers
, juggernauts, and much more besides.
Family home in Styvechale Checklist ADDRESS: Girdlers
Close, Styvechale, Coventry.
WAINBODY Street lights - Atherston Place, Finnermore Close, Fosseway Road, Girdlers
Close, Hadleigh Road, Hexworthy Avenue.
Also with her on the trip to London were dad Mark Hughes, 34, who is deputy head teacher at Brookhurst Primary School, in Ullswater Avenue, Leamington, and grandparents Don and Annette Simpson, of Girdlers
The physiotherapist, of Girdlers
Close, Styvechale, said the race was tough but she was really pleased to finish.
Emma White, daughter of Mr and Mrs K White, of Girdlers
Close, Styvechale, Coventry, and Ian Green, son of Mrs C Green, of Mary Herbert Street, Cheylesmore, Coventry, and the late Mr R Green, at St Mary's Guildhall, Coventry.