Barkers of Kensington
|Location||Kensington High Street|
|Owner||1807–1957 John Barker & Co.
1957–2006 House of Fraser
Barkers of Kensington was a department store in Kensington High Street, Kensington, London. It was started by John Barker and James Whitehead, later Lord Mayor of London,:36 in 1870. It was sold to House of Fraser in 1957 and was closed in 2006. The building now contains a branch of Whole Foods Market.
- Derek Wilmot Peel (1960). A Garden in the Sky: The Story of Barkers of Kensington, 1870–1957. London: W.H. Allen. Accessed August 2013.
- The story of John Barker & Co Ltd, Kensington, London. University of Glasgow: Archive services. Reproduced with permission of the authors from: Michael Moss and Alison Turton (1989). A Legend of Retailing: House of Fraser. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. ISBN 9780297796800. Accessed August 2013.
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