Monthly Archives: May 2012

No. 38 – Messrs. Parrott & Son, Sweet Manufacturer

Number 38 is located on the corner of the High street and New Street and has been used for various purposes over the years. In 1861 James Leaf, aged 54 lived in Number 38. He was unmarried and working as … Continue reading

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Now and Then – Central High Street

In these pictures of central High Street, we can see the last stages of private houses being transformed into commercial premises. On the extreme right of the oldest picture, taken in the 1880s or ’90s, the rather grim looking brick building, No. 100, was built in … Continue reading

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