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Glossop : Oliver & Sons Ironmongers with Old Automobile in Church Street with Shops on High Street West [c.1934]

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Glossop : Oliver & Sons Ironmongers with Old Automobile in Church Street with Shops on High Street West [c.1934]

Glossop : Old Car in Church Street with Shops on High Street West [c.1934]

Glossop : Member of Oliver family outside their Ironmonger's Shop with Old Automobile in Church Street with Shops on High Street West [c.1934]

Glossop : View of High Street West from Church Street [2018]

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An inter-war photograph of an ironmonger's shop at No.85 High Street West, on the corner of Church Street. The shop, which had traded here from Edwardian times, was established by Walter Oliver and continued by his sons. Walter and Elizabeth had three sons : Frank, Leonard and Edward. This is probably one of the sons standing with the convertible automobile around 1934.

Walter Oliver, a plumber and ironmonger, had previously lived with his family in North Road. He initially traded from the corner unit but the shop was later extended into No.87 next door. The business traded here until the early 1990s. After being sold, the propeties were divided again with a charity shop opening on the corner with Taj Balti and takeaway next door. The corner shop later became part of an estate agency. In the late 19th century the corner property was used by the chemist and dentist Henry Kinder. Mainly working with false teeth, he had learned dentistry with Mr. Morrey of Stalybridge. When he was trading on the corner of Church Street a Wesleyan Chapel and School was on the opposite corner.

This photograph also provides an excellent view of the shops on the opposite side of High Street West. With a blind drawn across the pavement, the shop on the right was operated by the former engraver James Gilbert Broughton and his wife Ada as wholesale and retail tobacconists. The shop had previously been run the tobacconist John Cuthbert. He was succeeded by his wife Mary before the shop was taken over by the Broughton's. In more recent times the shop has been known as Pizza Plus.

The centre shop across the road was a bike shop trading as Hadfield Cycle Co. In the 19th century, this retail unit was a chip shop, a business for which the potatoes were grown by the Armitage family who operated the shop. In the 1890s the chippy continued under the ownership of Job Pickford. By the end of the Edwardian period the chip shop was being run by Eliza Bramhall, along with niece Alice. However, she soon sold to Joseph Leach. The premises were converted into a cycle shop during the 1920s. In more recent times the shop was home to Ursula's Ladies and Gents Hair Salon.

At the time of this mid-30s photograph the shop on the left was part of the Gas Company, the works and gasometers being situated on land to the rear of the main street frontages. In the late Victorian era it was however a retail confectioner's store run by Herbert and Caroline Bunn. In the Edwardian period the sweet shop was kept by Harriet Douglas. The shop was later used as a gas showroom, a role it served for many years. In recent years the premises has been a branch of Cheetham Jackson Financial Planning.

The car is a Wolsley 11, an automobile produced between 1924-8.

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