England's Oldest Family-Run Business Still Selling
By: Renee Montagne
November 4, 2011
The butcher shop R.J. Balson and Son began selling sausages and bacon in 1535 when Henry VIII was king and still married to Anne Boleyn. Twenty-five generations later, owner Richard Balson tells the Daily Mail his son will join the business next year — and that son has a son too.
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