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Free Library and Reading Room / Working Men’s Reading Room

History of Barnwell Free Library

1913:

Free Library and Reading Room, Barnwell Branch

James Ingall, custodian

The first anniversary of the old Barnwell Working Men’s Reading Room (now under a widened East Road!) 13 Jan 1855

J C Hill, farrier and builder’s smith

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1920:

By 1920 the farrier business had been taken over by John Child Junior, son of farrier John Child of Northampton Street

John Child junior, farrier, East Road

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1937: (44)

Charles Long, upholsterer

Reading Rooms (Branch of Free Library), C Lindsay, custodian

J Child, blacksmith

 

 

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