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Nos 2 & 2a Trinity Street

No 2 (the green door to the left of the black-painted 2a in the photo) was connected with the greengrocer's pemises round the corner at No 34 East Street.. This was where Greengrocer Arthur Goldsmith ran his small fish and chip shop in the 1930s. The room above the shop was a tiny restaurant.

Frank Field - Dealer in Antiques (PPP1924, 1926, SWCG1929). He also deals in fishing tackle.

Frank Field is the son of Aaron Field who has been trading in antiques at No 57 and 59 High Street. and is also recorded at No 4 Trinity Street. (confirmation required)

Frank Field - Dealer in Antiques and fishing tackle. (Southwold Magazine 1930)






Field Antiques closes this year. The shop itself has not traded for some time. (SLHR1989)



Private residence


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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.

Arthur Goldsmith advertising his fruit and veg business in the 1922 Southwold Shopping Week programme.

1929 advertisement for Arthur Goldsmith's fried fish business in the Southwold Wesleyan Church Guide.
Courtesy of Heather Osmer

1929 advertisement in the Wesleyan Church Guide.and Southwold Magazine 1930.
Courtesy of Heather Osmer