Daisy Kiddell - Hairdresser. (SPM1940) rents part of the premises. Daisy is assisted by her neice, Sylvia.
Harold Jellicoe and his associate 'Ginger' Edwards also rent rooms here where they run an estate agency / insurance broker business. They have recently moved from a small office next door at No 29 High Street.
Both tenants rent the premises from the freeholder, Lily Elizabeth Crick who, with her husband, has now moved into the flat above their cinema in York Road.
In approximately 1945, Daisy Kiddel moves her business closer
to the town centre, to No 72
High Street. (
James Ward - Furniture and Furnishings. The owner, Lily Elizabeth Crick has died in 1942 and Anchor Villa is now sold by her executors for £640 to James Ward. He and his wife live in a flat over their shop. They also run a similar business in Beccles.
Note: Much of the above information was kindly provided by Jim Blythe, son of James William Marshall Blythe.