George C Brown

George C Brown


Little is known of George C Brown. What is known is that he was working as an agent for the Central News Agency. He had established his business in Sauer’s Chambers on the corner of 8th Avenue and Abercorn Street, Bulawayo using the name Geo C Brown & Co.

By 1909, he was trading as Brown’s Bazaar and Novelty Stores. By 1944, the business was situated at Selborne Avenue, Bulawayo, selling stationery, books, periodicals, toys, fancy goods, carnival novelties, balloons, firecrackers, crepe paper etc.


George C Brown
Brown’s Bazaar
Brown’s Bazaar & Novelty Stores
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