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MEMORY LANE: Barretts shop in Nottingham Road

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Barretts shop in Nottingham Road, Eastwood can been on the right of this photo, taken in the 1950s.

The shop, which sold wool and drapery, opened in 1935 and was first run by Evelyn Barrett, before her daughter Constance took it over after the war.

Evelyn’s husband, Charles, had a leather and saddlery business in the old stables in the yard behind the shop.

The two businesses were separated by Mr Carlin’s shop and an archway leading to the yard.

You can see the Billiard Saloon on the far right corner of the picture.

 

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