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No 14 Queen Street
Miss C M Critten - Bookseller, Stationer, Toys and Fancy Repository. Miss Critten also occupies the adjoining shop, No 12. (K1896)

William Henry Baggott - 'Bolderston & Baggott', bakers and confectioners. William, his wife Marie and their three young children live and, it is thought, keep a bakers shop here. But the bakery itself is at the family home on the site of Baggott's Mill on Field Stile Road. (indentures)

William Henry Baggott -
'Bolderston & Baggott', bakers and confectioners. (C1911)
William H Brewer - Ladies' and Gentlemen's Hairdresser - also offering Hot Baths. The salon appears to occupy also the first floor of No 12 next door.Mr Brewer keeps a similar establishment at No 10 East Street. (K1924)


Frederick Humphries - 'Maison Frederic' Hairdresser. (K1933)

Frederick Humphries - 'Maison Frederic' Hairdresser. (SPM) At about this time or earlier, F Humphries opens a further salon at No 39 High Street.


Frederick Humphries - 'Maison Frederic' Hairdresser. (SPM1954)

Frederick Humphries - 'Maison Frederic' Hairdresser. (SPM1960)


Marion Mack Antiques. See also No 1 Queen Street. (source)


Camelot - Hairdressers
(Details, owners?)

Dennis Neal - Electrical goods, opens this year. (Dennis Neal)


Dennis Neal - Electrical goods


Rachel James - Gifts, leatherware, luggage, opens this year.

Rachel James - Gifts, leatherwear, luggage. The business closes and the premises are acquired by Peter Woodward and Oliver Walker who already own 'Coasters' next door at No 12 Queen Street

The new business trades as 'Beaches & Cream' and sells sweets, ice-creams and snacks.


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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.

1905 advertisement in 'A Guide to Southwold'. With thanks to Robert Temple

1907 advertisement for Critten

Advertisement in Southwold Corporation Tourist Guide, 1922
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1946 advert for Maison Frederic

1946 advertisement placed in the souvenir programme for the Southwold Victhory Celebrations,

1960 advert for Maison Frederic
...and in a 1960 issue of Southwold Magazine

With thanks to David Wright for thie two above images.