Farlows Heritage and History

Farlows was founded in Crooked Lane, London in 1840 by brothers Charles and John King Farlow and the Farlow family was at the heart of the business for 120 years, establishing the company as the foremost innovators in the world of fishing tackle. Despite numerous changes, some of which are outlined in the timeline below, the business has endured and evolved and continues to offer the same personal service and unrivalled technical expertise that the founders originally promoted.



Farlows history in the 1800s

1900 - 1949

Farlows history 1900 to 1949

1950 - 1999

Farlows history 1950 to 1999


Farlows history in the 2000s