Bumstead (Snr) Shopkeeper. The shop
is closed for the duration of the War on 28 June.
(SRB). George's two sons, Jack and George,
are now in the RAF.
We gratefully acknowledge the help of Jim Blythe in providing information on the Blythe and Bumstead families.
J Noel Cooper, Williamson & Falck
- Solicitors. We do not know when
they set up at No 25/27 but they leave the address
this year on 5th May. (SRB)
A J Finch - Fruit and Vegetables. (SRB)
Two months after the solicitors leave No 25/7, Finch
is placing adverts inviting
members of the community to register with him as their
grocer. This would enable him to expand his product
range and open up this shop once more as a full grocery.
Food is still subject to wartime rationing in 1947.
Each family or individual has to register
with a specified local supplier from whom their rations
will exclusively be bought. It is only permitted to
purchase rations from the supplier with whom you are