The lintel of the original shop window can still be seen
above the two new house windows.
Thought to be James Moore Simpson, Marriner, the father of
Robert George Simpson who founded the ironmonger's shop.
Photo courtesey of Christine Schofield, James Moore's Great Great Grandaughter.
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Robert George Simpson outside his shop in the late 19th crentuy. Outside the door of No 7
is one of his sons, either James or George, both of whom emigrated to Australia in 1906.
Photo courtesy of Christine Schofield, Robert George's Great Grandaughter. Christine lives in New South Wales to this day.
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Advertisement from the 1907 'Southwold Visitors' List'
and from the 1922 Southwold Corporation Tourist Guide
1929 advertisement for
A Randall in the Southwold Wesleyan Church Guide.
Courtesy of Heather Osmer
No 9 during the 1950s when
it was run as a cycle repair shop by William Goldsmith.
Photo courtesy of William's son, John Goldsmith
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