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Market Street, Colne, c1880s (and now)

A view down Market Street, c1880s. W Croasdale, Bookseller, Stationer and General ? is the shop on the far left. I suspect that’s Mr Croasdale in front of the shop, short white apron and arms folded; there’s another adult and … Continue reading

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shop til you drop

A wonderful snapshot of the shops, trades and other businesses in Colne and thereabouts in 1825. 22 places to get a pint but nowhere for a haircut cotton is king (and straw hats were quite popular too, especially on Windy … Continue reading

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