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25 Eden Street

History of 25 Eden Street


William Robert Iles, fishmonger


Charles W Metcalfe

Bill Metcalfe reminisced in 1981 to Sara Payne (CWN 19.2.1981) : ” I can remember the old fruiterer “Bowey” Odell. He used to come up here with his horse and cart shouting ‘tomatis, tomatis.'”


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