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Looking up Scholes from corner of Vauxhall Rd., 1960s.
Photo: Ron Dawber
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Looking up Scholes from corner of Vauxhall Rd., 1960s.

Comment by: DON FREEMAN on 4th December 2007 at 17:27


Comment by: dorothy on 16th May 2010 at 21:36

Ron. Did the shop on the corner, sell womens undies vests etc. Along with other habadashery items

Comment by: vbiggadike on 17th December 2010 at 11:28

The shop on the right was Ted Browns - Its where you went for wellies in winter and sandals in summer. You could buy anything in the shop from vests and knickers to pinnys.
Ted Brown was a white haired old man and his wife also served in the shop. I liked going into the shop with my mam because it meant I might be getting something new to wear - even if it was just socks!

Comment by: old scholser on 8th April 2016 at 13:37

I believe that shop was not Brown's I think it was Wilding's, you were right about the old man and his wife, they had a daughter named Dorothy.

Comment by: Vb on 15th December 2016 at 10:42

Old Scholser I was born in 1946 and during that time until the Post Office took over the shop it was always known as 'Ted Browns' was a brilliant shop to go in. Original floorboards and goods hung up everywhere. He sold most items of clothing.

Comment by: Veronica on 12th July 2019 at 04:13

The Newsagents was Henry's when I was a child - it's where I went for my 'Schoolfriend'

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