Experience simple, functional and quality products from a classic British brand, with a solid leathercraft heritage, established in 1836.

Charles Smith History

G Lincoln Smith & Sons. (aka Charles Smith Leather Co) was established in Nottingham, England in 1836, during the industrial revolution era. Leathercraft was very important as the material was used extensively, because of its enduring properties, for many purposes. G Lincoln Smith & Sons were formed in answer to the demand.

The business remained intact right through the war years at its premises in Granville Works, Birmingham. With the uses of leather changing Charles Smith Leather Co utilised both its knowledge and skills in the immediate area to commence manufacturing Fine Leather Goods such as wallets.

Why Choose Oxford Leathercraft

Stock Holding

Kinks in supply chains can have serious consequences. That’s why we’re pleased to hold stock in the UK, to mitigate logistics issues and get your order to you swiftly.


We value the special relationships we have with our customers and suppliers and have a strong focus on providing great customer service.


We appreciate that every business is in a unique position. That’s why we treat everyone fairly and are happy to accommodate when needed.

High Standards

With a 185-year history, Charles Smith has always been at the forefront of quality British leathercraft. You can always expect high standards from Oxford Leathercraft.

Contact Us

Our friendly customer service team are always on hand to help answer any questions. You can reach out to them by filling out the form to the right, or via our contact details below.

We look forward to hearing from you!


01865 407100