|Thread Topic: Broad Street Shopping In The Swinging Sixties
Topic Originator: Derek
Post Date September 9, 2018 @ 12:39 PM
Some of the news making the headlines during this period in time saw Cassius Clay, later Muhammad Ali win his first professional fight in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Beeching issue a report calling for huge cuts to the UK's rail network. U.S. President John F. Kennedy shot dead in Dallas. Murderers Gwynne Owen Evans and Peter Anthony Allen become the last people to be executed in the United Kingdom and a landslide devastate the town of Aberfan in South Wales killing a total of 144 people with 116 of the victims being children aged between seven and ten.
In local news 1961 saw the opening of the Stamford bypass.
Lets take a trip down memory lane and visit the shops and businesses in Broad Street during that period.
1 STAPLETON & SON. Solicitors
1 JACKSON & GRIMES. Accountants
2 CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATION, WILLOUGHBY HOUSE. Agent. D. M Shrigley.
3 RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL OFFICES. (BARNACK & KETTON). Clerk. G. P. Warters.
REGISTER OFFICE. Registrar. Mrs. O. M.
4 BROWNE'S HOSPITAL.
7 HOLE & CO LIMITED. Wine Merchants & Brewers.
8 LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER. P. W. Boundy.
9 BOWMAN, GRACE Ladies and Children's Hairdresser.
10 HART & SON LIMITED Seed Merchants.
10 HARTS CEREAL SEEDS LIMITED.
10 CRAIG. A. E. Auctioners. Estate Agents.
11 PEATLING & CAWDRON. Wine and Spirit Merchants.
12 MINISTRY OF LABOUR. Climpson. W. A. D.
12 COUNTY COURT OFFICES. Manager.
14 STAG AND PHEASANT INN. Lucking. A. E.
16 LENTON, F. J. & PARTNERS. Architects and Surveyors.
17 HAMIT BROTHERS. Builders.
22 GIBSON. T. & SONS. (STAMFORD) LTD. Engineers, Iron and Brass Founders.
25 CLARK, MISS P. Ladies and Children's Hairdresser.
28 NEEDHAM, H. W. Photographer.
29 CONGREGATIONAL HALL.
30 SAVAGE, J. G. Carpet Specialist.
31 KELHAM & HART. Chartered Architects.
32a BRICK, W. & SONS (STAMFORD) LTD. Builders & Contractors.
33 MANGAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY.
34 HONG KONG CHINESE RESTAURANT.
36 ST, MICHAEL'S MOTORS.
37 NELSON'S (BUTCHERS) LTD.
38 CLEMENT CLARKE LTD. Opticians Medical Eye Centre.
CORN EXCHANGE (Fridays).
RICHARDSONS SALE ROOMS.
39 HART & SON LIMITED. Seed Merchants.
40 VERA FASHIONS. G, Carr.
42 THE CENTRAL CINEMA.
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45 PARRISH & SONS. Furnishing Showrooms.
46 BARCLAYS BANK LIMITED. Freeman, J. G. Manager.
49 KELHAM & SONS. Solicitors.
51 ASKER, A. Baker & Confectioner.
51 MODEL FISH BAR. Brogan, J.