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Bridport East Street
Elliott, Grocer 54 East Street, Bridport in the background. General Booth, founder of Salvation Army can be seen in the centre. He visited the town in August 1906 where he gave a speech and welcolmed by the Town Council.
West Dorset Mencap today
Frisbys Shop at 8 East Street. Joseph Frisby, Boot and Shoe Dealer. no.10 was W.W. Rumbold, Watchmakers and Jeweller. 12 Hine Bros. Stationewrs and Printers.
Frisby`s Carnival Float in July 1913
The shop was built in 1804 for Dr. Giles Roberts on the site of the former "George Inn". This was where King Charles stayed for one night in 1651 after trying to escape to France from Charmouth. Roberts was known for his product "The Poor Mans Friend" said to cure any skin complaint. After Dr. Roberts death in 1834 the business was carried on by his apprentices - Beach and Barricott.
At time of Postcard the premises was occupied by J.K.Hardy M.P.S. with a Tea Room shown here upstairs.
Carnival Procession July 1913. Railway Coach on left, outside the Bull Hotel. On the reverse of the postacrd it says that A.J. Major made the Elephant and is walking inside.
Symondsbury Procession January 25th 1910
Guppy`s were at 57 East Street, Bridport
Carnival Procession. Shops behind are Felstone 18 East Street Boots and Shoes.Redwood Bros. 20 East Street, Clothiers, 22 Lloyds Bank, 24 G. Dunn, Chemist, 26 West Dorset Conservative Association.