the Standard Soap Factory ceased production at the end of 2011, it
brought to an end over 100 years of soap manufacture in Ashby. This book
preserves as much of the factory's history as possible, through
photographs and personal reminiscences.
All of a Lather, Soap Manufacture in Ashby de la Zouch, 1890 – 2011 by Wendy Freer, Alvyn Owen and Derick Stokes