Timeline of Events
Embroidered Uniform supplied to Sir John Lawrence Vice Royal Governor Of India.
Banner supplied to The Fifth Royal Irish.
Drum Sash to the VR 18th.
London Exhibition - Only Gold Medal Awarded For Craftsmanship.
Charles Robêrt and his family move to New Zealand.
Christchurch Exhibition - Awarded 1st Order Of Merit for Craftsmanship.
Wellington Exhibition - Awarded 1st Order Of Merit for Craftsmanship.
A boating accident at Foxton Beach claimed the lives of Percy's wife Fanny and two of his children, 18 year old Leslie and eight year old Douglas. Five other close relatives and friends also lost their lives in the accident.
Embroidery was carried out for the Prince of Wales tour of NZ.
First Pantograph Machines installed.
First Punch Card Machine installed.
First Label Weaving Loom (Shuttle) installed.
Special handwork completed for the Queen Elizabeth's Royal Tour.
Banners were made for the Hall Of Memories at the National War Memorial in Wellington.
First Needle Weaving Loom installed.
First Computer Design System and Electronic Machine installed (paper tape controlled).
New factory built on 643 Main Street, Palmerston North.
Embroidered sash for the Auckland Racing Club Mercedes Derby 2000. The race was won by Hail who was bred by cousin Barry Clevely of Waikanae.
First Chenille machine installed.
Shack on Robêrt's Line
1890's 649 Main Street
1950's Packing the Queen's Chair
1950's The Queen's Royal Tour
1950's Ashurst Machine Shop
Punch Card Machine
1950's Pantograph Machine
Shop in Upper Main Street