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The Next Generation

Edwin was elected to The States in 1948, as Deputy for St Helier.  From 1953-1966 he was President of the Public Works Committee and, under him, work began on building the Victoria Avenue dual carriageway.

As Edwin dedicated more and more time to public service, the optical side of the business was phased out and it fell to his eldest daughter Agnes to take more responsibility in the shop.  She was a meticulous and astute business woman with great integrity.

In 1954, Tony returned from his London training at The Central School of Art to begin working in the shop.  He held the honour of being the first Jerseyman to become a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

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