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No 10a Stradbroke Road - (Douglas House)

No 10a is the left hand half of Douglas House, No 12 being the right hand half.

Herbert J Aldred - Wangford Dairy Supply (K1908). Herbert Aldred also manages a branch of the dairy at No 3 Market Place.

Herbert J Aldred - Wangford Dairy Supply (K1916)

George Mullender Boot Repairer (K1924) George Mullender moves to No 3 St James Green in approximately 1931.



Mrs Edith Fryett, Wife of John Fryett - Poulterer and greengrocer (Photo 1931, K1933, K1937, SRB1939). John, who is now 51, previously ran the butcher's shop at No 32 East Street and his father, James Fryett, was the butcher at No 71 High Street. John & Edith have had 15 Children (9 living). Their third child, Chester,
completed an apprenticeship with the Blowers blacksmith business at No 42 High Street before serving in the Great War. After returning, Chester becomes a distinguished ornamental blacksmith in Essex.

John Fryett dies in 1938 but his wife will continue to run the business for the next three years.

Mrs J Fryett (Edith) - Poulterer (SRB1940)

Mrs J Fryett (Edith) closes her business and 10a becomes residential (SRB1941)











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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.

1907 Advertisement for Wangfrd Dairy

1915 Advertisement for Wangford Dairy

Edith Fryett (nee Goldsmith) is in the centre, her mother, Elizabeth Goldsmith (nee Hurr) is on the right. Left, with baby, is thought to be one of Edith's daughters..

Photo courtesy of Pauline Williams

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1931 photo taken outside the Fryett shop. The young woman is thought to be one of Edith & John Fryett's daughters wih her nephew, John Theodore Fryett, Edith and John's grandson.

Photo courtesy of John Goldsmith
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Similar date: Edith Maud Fryett (daughter of Edith Fryett) with young John Theodore outside the shop.

Photo cortesy of Pauline Williams,. great-niece of Edith Maud

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