Further tailor’s buttons:
Newbury & Son, Melbourne
Charles Hyatt Newbury, son of Charles Hyatt Newbury senior, grocer, and later his son, Charles Robert Newbury, were mercers and drapers in City Road, Emerald Hill (now South Melbourne) from before 1890 until at least 1922. The next Charles (Renton) Newton let down the family by becoming an orthodontist.
Wardrop Pty. Ltd. Melbourne
George Wardrop started his tailoring and mercers business around 1885. It was taken over by Roger David Pty. Ltd. in 1977.
The table below, from the same article above regarding Wardrop’s, shows the staggering size of the clothing industry in Melbourne in the 1920-1930’s.