J H Mattheys & Co

J H Mattheys & Co

Bulawayo

J H Mattheys & Co was based in Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia. The business was founded in 1922 by its able proprietor, John Henry Cornelius Mattheys (1890-1960) who was born in Cape Province and was of British heritage. He was an engineer who held previously important appointments with various motoring firms in the country.

The business dealt with cycles, motorcycles, ammunition & arms but was listed as a general dealer. Mattheys later became a farmer and died in 1960 of cardiac related issues.

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