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No 13 East Street




George Grindell - Carpenter (K1924)

John Neal Cooper - Solicitor and Commissioner of Oaths (K1924)


John Neal Cooper - Solicitor and Commissioner of Oaths (K1933)

Joe A Stedman -'Turf Commissioner' and 'Apartment Agent' (K1937). Joe Stedman, trades as 'Stedman Southwold' and also works part time as a Territorial Army recruiting officer for the Army and the RAF. He also works as a book keeper for other businesses. He is remembered as a 'character' with an uncanny ability for adding up long rows of figures instantly in his head. (LM)

Sheeve & Co - Coal Merchant (SRB)

Sheeve & Co - Coal Merchant. The business closes on 23rd February. (SRB)

1947, 1948
W G Winyard FVA - Winyard, Rush & Winyard, Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Valuers (SRB). Mr Rush is married to one of the Chapman family from No 9 East Street. (LM)


W G Winyard FVA - Winyard, Rush and Winyard. This year, the firm moves to No 38 High Street and the trading name is changed to 'Rush and Winyard'.(SRB 14.10.54)

Harry Land - Fishing Tackle. Harry Land specialises in supplies for sea anglers. (Source: Harry Land's daughter, Anne Wolton)

Harry Land - Fishing Tackle. Harry Land specialises in supplies for sea anglers. (Rotary Club advert. See right)


Harry Land - Fishing Tackle. Harry Land specialises in supplies for sea anglers. The shop is closed and the Land business is merged with that of Peter Sherwood at No 64a High Street.(Source: Harry Land's daughter, Anne Wolton)




Now residential


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BSD - Bernard Segrave-Daly
BCS = Bygones & Characters of Southwold by Barrett Jenkins
C = Census
CP = Cinema Programme 1958
CSP = Coronation Souvenir Programme 1953
G = Gales Trade Directory
GRO = General Register Office
K = Kelly's Directory
LM = Local memory
M = James Maggs' Southwold Diary 1818-1876
MCG = Methodist Church Guide 1930
NA = National Archives
PP = Pantomime Programme 1933
PLR = Petrol Licence Records

POD = Post Office Directory
PPP = Pier Pavilion Programme 1924, 1926
RCE = Rotary Club Exhibition 1969
SCM = Southwold Catholic Magazine 1923
SCTG = Southwold Corporation Tourist Guide
SER = Southwold Electoral Register
SFP = Southwold Scouts Fete Programme 1947
SG = Southwold Guide
SGCH = Southwold Golf Club Handbook
SLHR = Southwold Local History Recorder 1980s 1990s (Mrs R. McDermot)
SMHS = Southwold Museum & Historical Society

SN = Southwold & Neighbourhood 1903
SPM = Southwold Parish Magazine 1895 -1954
SR = Southwold Recorder 1927, 1932, 1934, 1935
SRB = Southwold Rate Book
SRT = Southwold Railway Timetable 1915
SSAS = Southwold Sea Angling Society Handbook 1909
SST = Southwold Summer Theatre Programmes
SSW = Southwold Shopping Week Programme, June/July 1922
STG = Southwold Town Guide 1930
SVL = Southwold Visitors List 1907, 1930
SVCP = Southwold Victory Celebration Programme 1946
SWCG = Southwold Wesleyan Church Guide

TTR = 'The Town Revisited' - Portraits of Southwold by Stephen Wolfenden 2000
TTT = ''To The Town' - Portraits of Southwold by Stephen Wolfenden 1988
W = White’s History, Gazetteer and Directory of Suffolk 1874

Note on dates
Unless otherwise stated, dates given do not indicate the years in which the business started or finished but those for which there is firm evidence that it was trading at this address. Sources in brackets; key at bottom of page.

1958 Cinema Programme

1969 Rotary Club Leisure Exhibition

Harry & Neta Land outside their shop c1955

Photo courtesy of their daughter, Anne Wolton

From left: Harry and Billy Land with friend on Southwold beach 1930s

Photo courtesy of Anne Wolton, Harry's daughter.

Neta Land with daughter at their home in School Green before the war. The house was destroyed in a bombing raid along with those in Hollyhock Square,.


Harry Land (with pipe) presiding at the Southwold Fire Brigade sea fishing match weighing.

Photo courtesy of Anne Wolton (nee Land)