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11-12 Sidney Street

12 Sidney Street

History of 12 Sidney Street


Bodger and Co founded



Alfred Bodger, 33, hosier, b Cambridge

At some point Bodger took over 14 Sidney Street from Algernon James Pasco Osborne who had run a boot and shoe shop. No 14 became Bodger’s men’s shop. No 12 was the ladies’ clothes shop.



A Bodger and Co, hosiers and glovers

Bodger’s passage between 11 and 12 Sidney Street housed stock rooms



W A Coad, draper, starts business here. Bodgers move to the opposite corner.

See Enid Porter:



Ladies Club: Miss K Stephen, president

Mrs P H Winfield, hon treasurer

Mrs Hingston Quiggin, Norfolk House, Hartington Grove, hon secretary

G Reynolds



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