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#891805 - 3rd Aug 2014 11:10pm True-Form
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True-Form 195 Grange Road, Birkenhead


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#892239 - 5th Aug 2014 8:23pm Re: True-Form [Re: ZipperClub]
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Great picture. Remember the Clark shop near top of grange rd where you got a badge when you bought new shoes!

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#892295 - 5th Aug 2014 11:28pm Re: True-Form [Re: chris58]
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Mum could not afford Clarks shoes :-(
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#892297 - 6th Aug 2014 6:59am Re: True-Form [Re: ZipperClub]
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The shop in the photo looks gleaming, if it is a shot of when it opened, it would date the photograph between 1911 and 1916, Standing in the doorway would likely be John Williams, manager (1916 Directory)
Previously (1911 Directory) is was a butchers shop, owned by Mrs Elizabeth Owen.
True-Form were owned by J Spears & Co who later went on, 1927, to acquire Freeman, Hardy & Willis, a shoe store that had a long association with Grange Rd.
195 was on the corner of Grange Rd/Gomer St.


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#892379 - 6th Aug 2014 11:56am Re: True-Form [Re: bert1]
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Thanks for the great picture, Zipper, and Bert for the info.
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#892389 - 6th Aug 2014 12:58pm Re: True-Form [Re: ZipperClub]
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