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1a – 1 Petty Cury

History of 1 - 1a Petty Cury


A F Nichols, butcher

(1a) Morley and Co, wholesale and retail wine and spirit merchants

4/6/1914: An alarming accident happened in Petty Cury. Outside Mr A.E. Nichol’s shop at the comer of Guildhall Street there are large incandescent globes suspended. One of these globes, which was
illuminated, suddenly collapsed and struck the pavement with an alarming crash. The street was crowded at the time and it was marvellous that no one was hurt. The globe fell at the feet of a bystander who luckily was not injured, though glass was scattered in all directions (Cam.News)



Roger M Henderson

Sketchley Ltd, dyers & cleaners

(1) Dolamore Ltd, wine & spirit merchants

(1) Wm H Dumbrell


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