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Trade Directories?

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Janet

Janet Report 25 Jun 2014 21:18

I'm trying to find the name of a greengrocers that traded in Burwash Road, Plumstead SE18 during the 50's through to the early 70's. It was the only shop in the road. If anyone could point me in the right direction I would be very grateful.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Jun 2014 21:43

Have you looked at historicaldirectories to see if they go to those dates

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Jun 2014 21:45

I think they changed the name so probably this one now

http://leicester.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 26 Jun 2014 11:44

You could try to find out if there is a local (free?) paper. If there is and it has a letters page put a request for information in it. We occasionally get that sort of request in ours.

Worth a try

Chris

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Jun 2014 12:23

try this site

http://www.plumstead-stories.com/story%20-%20Head%20Greengrocers%20Ancestry.htm

Janet

Janet Report 26 Jun 2014 12:38

Many thanks all for your suggestions.