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E Mott's shop, 43 High Street Markyate Herts

43 High Street, Markyate, Hertfordshire

History of 43 High Street

1911:

Ann Mott, 75, widow, grocer and fancy goods dealer, b Toft

Edward Mott, 34, single, photographer,  b Markyate Herts

Amelia Mott, 37, single, assistant, b Markyate Herts

Edward Mott went on to live in Cambridge where he became a significant photographer, recording street scenes in the 1920s. His negatives are preserved in the Cambridgeshire Collection. There is a selection of his photos in:

Ted Mott’s Cambridge: A Portrait of the City in Old Photographs by Michael Rouse (1991)

 

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