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No 61 High Street

Edward Laws - Earthenware dealer. Age 56 and living with his wife, Ellen. (C)

Aaron & Anna Maria Field - Antiques and Bric-a-brac. Aaron is 53. Their 18 year old son, Frank and 5 year old granchild, Kate Beatrice also live with them. (C) Frank will eventually take over the business.The family and the business has moved here from nos 59 and 57 next door. By 1924 the Field antiques business will have moved to No 4 Trinity Street.


Leonard Sidney Finch and Eleanor Lucille Rosa Finch- trading as 'Finch's Antiques'


Kate Finch - Finch's Antiques

Newbury's - Antiques, Jewellery Details required

Dennis Hambury - 'Hambury Photographic' (SLHR)

Dennis Hambury - 'Hambury Photographic' closes (SLHR)

'The Cut Above' - Hairdressers, opens this year (SLHR)


'The Cut Above' - Hairdressers


Do you have any memories or records about this address? Can you correct any of our information or fill in any of our blanks? If so, please email Barry Tolfree
or comment right here in our Forum. See below. ***

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.

Dennis Hambury, Hambury Photographic - mid 1980s

Dennis Hambury in his photographic supplies shop photographed in the mid 1980s. soon after the business had opened.
Reproduced from 'To the Town' by kind permission of Stephen Wolfenden

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