Browse Items (37 total)

  • Collection: Businesses/Trades History

A H Harris The Stores Cawston.pdf
The Corner Shop Stores. High Street/Church Lane....

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SGC Lee Builder and Undertaker.pdf
The business was owned by Mr S.G.C. Lee, known as Seppe....

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Barclays Bank Ltd.pdf
Barclays Bank Ltd in the High Street - 1960's....

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F H Corke Late Howard.pdf
Callander given details of business ....

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Ottway Family Blacksmiths.pdf
The Ottwell family ran the Blacksmith business in the High Street....

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Shoping in the 1950s by Michael Yaxley.pdf
In the 1950’s Cawston was quite a lively place. The soldiers who had fought in the Second World War had long returned home and many....

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Business History Stackwood.pdf
Business in the High Street: Café, Fish & Chip Plus see Specimen Menus....

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Trades in Village 1946.pdf
Driving into Cawston from Haveringland Aerodrome, at the first cross roads in Eastgate is situated the....

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Cooks of Cawston.pdf
The business of Cooks of Cawston started in 1961 trading as....

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Jones Milk Bottle.jpg
Jones had the Old Farm at the Friendship Lane, Eastgate, Cawston who must have had a dairy....

The telephone No read Cawston 81.

Milk Bottle donated to the Cawston Heritage Centre
by Mr Darren Black.

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Hutton & Gould Butchers.pdf
Mr Frederick George Hutton, father of Billy (Photo Left) had a Butcher Business at the Lamb Inn.... Also see: Company Sgt Major W.J. Hutton Click on file to view full screen.....

S A Wilson Chapel Street.pdf
Mr Wilson had the slaughter house and butcher shop in Chapel Street....

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William Watts.jpg
Notices removed from signal box at railway station.
William Watts - Builder, Contractor, Pump Maker, Well Sinker, Coal bins at the railway station....

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S.J. Tooke Garage.pdf
Received by e-mail September 2011 - After looking at the interesting history of Cawston and reading ....

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Sam Pye Butcher Next to Barclays Bank.jpg
Early 1900's Mr Sam Pye was a Cawston Farmer who also had the slaughter house & butcher shop....

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Jimmy Payne.pdf
ROBERT JAMES PAYNE, the seventh in a family of nine children, was born at Wood Dalling 82 years ago, and has been known in Cawston and the sur­rounding area as a friendly, quick-witted and efficient farmer....

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William Russell Clock Maker.pdf
A well known Master Clockmaker named John Russell lived at New Street, Cawston in the 1800s, he was in business from 1827 (born 1793 - died 1870). Several of his family were also watch and clockmakers. In the early 1900s Austin Russell lived at the…

John Rogers.pdf
In the early days fruit would go on over night train and be on London market....

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J Gaff.jpg
Tokens:- Mr J. Gaff of Eastgate in about 1900 was a licensed hawker and used tokens for trading.

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Billy Dewing & Alfred Easton.jpg
Dewing had a Bakers Business at Chapel Street. Photo: Billy Dewing & Alfred Easton Sen at the Ratcatchers Public House, Eastgate.

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CWE Continental Wine Experts.pdf
CWE was formed in 1962 by the Engelhard family, a German father and son traced their winemaking ancestry back to the 16th century in Germany. In about 1970 the businesses premises at Chapel Street was acquired which was the former…

A W Bush.pdf
Wagons:- In about 1930 Wagons as in the photo above were supplied to HM the King....

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C E Carman Invoice.jpg
1918 billhead which came from the the Granddaughter of Frederick Charles Howard who had the general store in Chapel Street in the early 20th century and believe he
took in printing etc for invoices/billheads and posters etc.

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Walter Dunn.jpg
Plumber, Glazier, Painter, Paperhanger, General Decorator.
Invoice dated 1915.

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W H Allen Boot and Shoe Manufacturer.pdf
Boot & Shoe Manufacturer.
Invoice from W.H.Allen dated 1905 to Mr Richard Tubby, Eastgate.

Other invoices made out to:
Mr Thos Steairman, Eastgate.
Mr Alfred Beacon, Brandiston.
and ? Mr Sam Pigg, Brandiston.

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Fred Airie Knackerman.pdf
Dead, Dying, and Injured farm animals including horses were collected by the Knackerman, a Slaughter House which was used for this purpose was at the rear of Perrys Lane Farm. Eastgate....

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Business History New Street Shop.pdf
Shop at new Street: History of the shop and shoping in the 1950's.... Click on file to view full screen....

Beerhouse Farm.pdf
In the old days there were "beer houses" at which home-brewed beer was sold, being advertised by a bush hanging at the entrance, the name "Beerhouse" at sygate is misleading, for in tudor times it was "Beerhouse", ....

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Farming.pdf
A visitor to Cawston School in the 1950's remarked that he was pleased to hear the long summer vacation referred to as the Harvest Holiday. At that time it lasted five weeks; originally it was four, during the month of August....

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Norwich Road Paddock - Bakery & Garage.pdf
Grays held fairs on the paddock early 1900s The School were allowed to use this for Netball & Football....

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Howard Builders & Undertaker.pdf
Photos of staff and invoices etc. Richard Bothway Howard's Father Norman (1904-1972) was a Master Builder from M.D. Howard & Son, Cawston, The business was started in 1886 by his great uncle W.A. Howard who lived at Church Farm,…

Chapel Street Shop.pdf
Moving to Cawson in 1937/8 Mr & Mrs Wesley Riley took over the grocery shop....

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Corner Shop High St Church Lane.pdf
Corner Shop on High Street/Church Lane Business History:
From Harness Makers to Electrical Business....

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Old Post Office.pdf
Old Post Office with history and photos.

Business operated over the years by:

Mr Rivett - Mr Forster - Mr Moulton - Mr Alec Chapman (Manager Mr Lloyd White) - Mr D. Pratt - Barwells (Manager Mr Sid Gray) - Cooks Food Plus (Manager Mr Derek…

Dents Business History.pdf
Business history and photos of Dents....

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Public Houses.pdf
The 20th century has seen the disappearance of most of the public houses, apart from two notable exceptions. In the old days there were "beer houses" at which home-brewed beer was sold....

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