2 High Street

Main details

 

Address:
Present Occupier:
Present Owner:
Ground Floor:
Other Floors:
Date when first used by present occupier:

2 High Street

Cancer Research UK
Charity shop

Storage for charity shop      

Before and After Images

 

1979/80

2015


 

About the building

2a was a separate shop between approximately 1910 and 1920.

 

 

Recent history

From 1986: American Express Travel, travel agents

From 1952 (2 and 2a): Curry’s, selling bikes, prams, radiograms etc. Selling cycles, TVs and electrical goods by 1956. In 1959 washing machines were being sold, and “103 payments of 12/4d” were distributed. In 1960 advertisement for a TV and electrics boy to do general duties. In 1962 a salesman over 21 needed, £10 starting wage + commission.

1938: Berry’s, selling glass, china and cooking ware, occupied the building

Edward Baker was owner prior to 1877 and died on 14th January 1914, after which his daughter Gladys Barrington Daniel (nee Baker), widow of Algernon Daniel, became owner and sold to Mr Berry in 1920.

 


 

Previous occupiers

Year

Name

Detail

Source

1937

Berry’s Stores

China, glass and earthenware

Kelly

1934

Berry’s Stores

as above

Kelly

1930

Berry’s Stores

as above

Car/Npt & Dis

1926

Berry’s Stores

as above

Kelly

1923

G R Boundy

China and glass dealers

Kelly

1920

G R Boundy (& 2a John Berry; Bootmaker)

as above

Kelly

1914

G R Boundy (& 2a John Berry; Bootmaker)

Ironmonger

Kelly

1910

Edward Baker (& 2a Joseph Norton; Bootmaker)

China and glass

Kelly

1906

Edward Baker

China and glass warehouse

Kelly

1901

Edward Baker

as above

Kelly

1895

Edward Baker

as above

Kelly

1891

Edward Baker

as above

Kelly

1884

Edward Baker

as above

Kelly

1879

Edward Baker

as above

Thacker

1877

Edward Baker

as above

Owen

1875

Edward Baker

as above

Mer & Croc

1871

W Herbert

Boot and shoe maker

Kelly

1865

W Herbert

as above

Webster

1858

Mrs Margaret Griffith

Milliner and dressmaker

Slater

1850

Mrs Margaret Griffith / George Baker (Haberdasher) & Adolphus Fairchild (carpenter & joiner)

as above

Pigot

1844

Mrs Margaret Griffith

as above

Slater

1836

Mrs Margaret Griffith

as above

Pigot

1822



 


 

Other information

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