Businesses/Trades History

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Businesses/Trades History

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Cawston Business/Trades History and Photos

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Items in the Businesses/Trades History Collection

Public Houses
The 20th century has seen the disappearance of most of the public houses, apart from two notable exceptions. In the old days there were "beer houses" at which home-brewed beer was sold....

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Dents Business History
Business history and photos of Dents....

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Old Post Office Business History
Old Post Office with history and photos.

Business operated over the years by:

Mr Rivett - Mr Forster - Mr Moulton - Mr Alec Chapman (Manager Mr Lloyd White) - Mr D. Pratt - Barwells (Manager Mr Sid Gray) - Cooks Food Plus (Manager Mr Derek…

White to Cooks - Corner Shop at the High Street
Corner Shop on High Street/Church Lane Business History:
From Harness Makers to Electrical Business....

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Chapel Street Shop
Moving to Cawson in 1937/8 Mr & Mrs Wesley Riley took over the grocery shop....

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Howard Builder & Undertaker
Photos of staff and invoices etc. Richard Bothway Howard's Father Norman (1904-1972) was a Master Builder from M.D. Howard & Son, Cawston, The business was started in 1886 by his great uncle W.A. Howard who lived at Church Farm,…

Norwich Road Paddock - Dents, Smith, Marsham & Bell Garage.
Grays held fairs on the paddock early 1900s The School were allowed to use this for Netball & Football....

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Farming
A visitor to Cawston School in the 1950's remarked that he was pleased to hear the long summer vacation referred to as the Harvest Holiday. At that time it lasted five weeks; originally it was four, during the month of August....

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Beerhouse Farm
In the old days there were "beer houses" at which home-brewed beer was sold, being advertised by a bush hanging at the entrance, the name "Beerhouse" at sygate is misleading, for in tudor times it was "Beerhouse", ....

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New Street Shop
Shop at new Street: History of the shop and shoping in the 1950's.... Click on file to view full screen....

Fred Airie, Eastgate - "Knackerman"
Dead, Dying, and Injured farm animals including horses were collected by the Knackerman, a Slaughter House which was used for this purpose was at the rear of Perrys Lane Farm. Eastgate....

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W.H. Allen
Boot & Shoe Manufacturer.
Invoice from W.H.Allen dated 1905 to Mr Richard Tubby, Eastgate.

Other invoices made out to:
Mr Thos Steairman, Eastgate.
Mr Alfred Beacon, Brandiston.
and ? Mr Sam Pigg, Brandiston.

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Walter Dunn
Plumber, Glazier, Painter, Paperhanger, General Decorator.
Invoice dated 1915.

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C.E. Carman. Ivy Cottage. Dressmaker.
1918 billhead which came from the the Granddaughter of Frederick Charles Howard who had the general store in Chapel Street in the early 20th century and believe he
took in printing etc for invoices/billheads and posters etc.

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A.W. Bush
Wagons:- In about 1930 Wagons as in the photo above were supplied to HM the King....

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CWE- (Continental Wine Experts)
CWE was formed in 1962 by the Engelhard family, a German father and son traced their winemaking ancestry back to the 16th century in Germany. In about 1970 the businesses premises at Chapel Street was acquired which was the former…

Billy Dewing - Bakers<br /><br />
Dewing had a Bakers Business at Chapel Street. Photo: Billy Dewing & Alfred Easton Sen at the Ratcatchers Public House, Eastgate.

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J. Gaff
Tokens:- Mr J. Gaff of Eastgate in about 1900 was a licensed hawker and used tokens for trading.

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John Rogers - Goose Pie Farm
In the early days fruit would go on over night train and be on London market....

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William Russell - Clock maker
A well known Master Clockmaker named John Russell lived at New Street, Cawston in the 1800s, he was in business from 1827 (born 1793 - died 1870). Several of his family were also watch and clockmakers. In the early 1900s Austin Russell lived at the…

Jimmy Payne - Church Farm
ROBERT JAMES PAYNE, the seventh in a family of nine children, was born at Wood Dalling 82 years ago, and has been known in Cawston and the sur­rounding area as a friendly, quick-witted and efficient farmer....

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Sam Pye: Farmer - Slaughter House &amp; Butcher.
Early 1900's Mr Sam Pye was a Cawston Farmer who also had the slaughter house & butcher shop....

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S.J. Tooke - Garage
Received by e-mail September 2011 - After looking at the interesting history of Cawston and reading ....

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William Watts
Notices removed from signal box at railway station.
William Watts - Builder, Contractor, Pump Maker, Well Sinker, Coal bins at the railway station....

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S. A. Wilson - Slaughter House and Butcher shop
Mr Wilson had the slaughter house and butcher shop in Chapel Street....

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Hutton, Gould inc Tuddenham Butchers
Mr Frederick George Hutton, father of Billy (Photo Left) had a Butcher Business at the Lamb Inn.... Also see: Company Sgt Major W.J. Hutton Click on file to view full screen.....

Business History: Jones - Eastgate
Jones had the Old Farm at the Friendship Lane, Eastgate, Cawston who must have had a dairy....

The telephone No read Cawston 81.

Milk Bottle donated to the Cawston Heritage Centre
by Mr Darren Black.

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Cooks of Cawston
The business of Cooks of Cawston started in 1961 trading as....

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Trades in Village 1946
Driving into Cawston from Haveringland Aerodrome, at the first cross roads in Eastgate is situated the....

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Stackwood
Business in the High Street: Café, Fish & Chip Plus see Specimen Menus....

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Shopping in Cawston 1950s
In the 1950’s Cawston was quite a lively place. The soldiers who had fought in the Second World War had long returned home and many....

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Ottway
The Ottwell family ran the Blacksmith business in the High Street....

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John Covell/Continental Wine Experts
Continental Wine Experts - A Working History at the Winery (CWE) Cawston by John Covell....

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Corke &amp; Howard
Callander given details of business ....

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Barclays Bank Ltd
Barclays Bank Ltd in the High Street - 1960's....

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S.G.C. Lee - Builder &amp; Undertaker.
The business was owned by Mr S.G.C. Lee, known as Seppe....

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A.H. Harris
The Corner Shop Stores. High Street/Church Lane....

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