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Abbey Street (East Side)

History of Abbey Street



Fletcher’s Yard

4. Mrs Petchell

5. Mrs Garner

6. Alfred Raynes

7. Charles Brown, labourer

8. Mrs Reynolds

9. Mrs Crossfield

10. Bert Thurston, labourer

11. J Roberts


1. Elijah Johnson

2. Samuel Lloyd, labourer

3. James Dolan


15. Henry Arnold, milkman

16. Arnold Bros, offices

17. John Newman, labourer

18. Mrs Stokes

19. A Jolley

20. John Kirby, labourer

21 & 22. F Reynolds, fruiterer, greengrocer and confectioner


  1. Walter Smith
  2. Samuel Hawes, hawker
  3. James Bird
  4. Thomas Clarke, labourer
  5. Alfred Newman

23. Aplin William Smith

24. Mrs Bell


Sitton and Motherside Ltd , coach painters

15. William Willaims, turf commission agent

17. Mrs Lindsay

18. Mrs Oakman

19. Michael G Turner

20. Walter Howard

21 & 22. Eastern Paper merchants


Abbey Terrace

2. William Elbourn

3. Mrs H Bird

4. Charles Reynolds

5. Mrs N Henderson

24. Mrs F Reynolds

A Rolfe, 21 & 22 Abbey Street

The picture above, c.1960s, is believed to be 21/22 Abbey Street, which was the grocery store run by Mrs Summerlin in 1963 which previously belonged to her mother Mrs A Rolfe.



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