Sproston's Gents Outfitters Shop, Stafford,

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Date:1909 - 1910 (c.)

Description:This menswear shop was at 35 Greengate Street and was run by Percival Charles Sproston. he died during the First World War and is buried at Castl Church churchyard. His parents John and Mary Sproston ran a fancy goods shop and tobacconists in Market Square, Stafford.

Note the display of caps, ties, collars and even an overcoat, on the outside of the shop.


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1780s
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1850s
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1870s
Ancient High House, Stafford,
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1890s
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1910s
Sir Walter Essex MP in a Horse-drawn Carriage, Stafford,
Sir Walter Essex MP in a Horse-drawn Carriage, Stafford,

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1930s
Road Works on Greengate Street, Stafford,
Road Works on Greengate Street, Stafford,

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1960s
Greengate Street, Stafford
Greengate Street, Stafford

1980s
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Cycle road race in Stafford,

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Donor ref:P97.004.0202 (18/1372)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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