42 Cross Street

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

42 Cross Street
Magnolia Coffee/fish bar
Oct 2017 : NOW CLOSED & for sale
fish and chips

??

Before and After Images

 

 1979/80

 2015


 

About the building

Early 19th century

Hipped slate roof.  Pilasters

 

 

Recent history

In 1990s (? exact dates) : Known as The Mighty Bite : Fish & Chip & Pizza Parlour (source : ad in Abergavenny Chronicle in 1991)

Prior to Magnolia Fish Bar, was known as Nemo Fish Bar (date changed unknown but possibly 2014

From 1960 to at least 1980s : Quo Vadis Cafe (which also occupied no.43 Cross Street)

Ad in Abergavenny Chronicle in 1956 : “Irene’s”  Milk Bar

 


 

Previous occupiers

Year

Name

Detail

Source

to ? 1980s

See “Recent History”

 

 

1937

Bishop & Brooke

Yeast Merchants

Kelly

1934

(Bishop & Brooke at 44 Cross Street)

Yeast Merchants

Kelly

1930

Bishop & Brooke (manager : Yarnold)

Yeast Merchants

Car/Npt & Dis

1927

James & Son

Greengrocer

Kelly

1923

G W Morgan

Fruiterer

Kelly

1920

Gwatkin Bros

Painters & Decorators

Kelly

1914

Gwatkin Bros

Painters & decorators

Kelly

1910

J H Goss & Co

Decorators

Kelly

1906

Gwatkin Bros

House Decorators

Kelly

1901

Gwatkin Bros

House Decorators

Kelly

1891

Hazard, James Cottle

House Decorator

Kelly

1879

H G Cadogan

Linen Draper

Thacker

1875

Joseph Shaw

Draper

Mer & Croc

1871

Richard Shaw

China & Glass

Kelly

1865

Richard Shaw

China & Glass

Webster

1862

Richard Shaw

China & Glass

Morris & Co

1858

Richard Shaw

China & Glass

Slater

1851

Mary Thomas

Pauper

Census

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Other information

Bishop & Brooke, Yeast Merchants were at this address from the 1930s to 1960.

(In 1926 & 1934 they were at 44 Cross Street  : source : Abergavenny Local History Society Survey 1980)

Richard Shaw, China & Glass merchant in 1860s-70s, was in Monk Street in 1850

 

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