Father of Patrick HERON and friend of Alec George WALKER, who encouraged him to move from Leeds with his family in 1925 to take over the management of Cryséde, the fabric printing and dressmaking company first opened in Newlyn some years before. Heron managed the Cryséde factory on the Island in St Ives from 1926. A photograph of Heron watching Keith ROSS carving a printing block in the Crysede workshops may be found in Berriman (p52).
Manager of Cryséde
works and access
misc further info
Berriman (1986) Arts and Crafts in Newlyn 1890-1930
Bird (2008) St Ives Artists: Place and Time;
Crysede history and references to Alec and Kay WALKER
Pearl-Binns and Heron (2001) Rebel and Sage: A Biography of Tom Heron 1890-1983 (Bishop Auckland)