Dale's Ironmongers Shop Interior, Stafford,

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Date:1950 - 1960 (c.)

Description:Dale's shop was on Greengate Street. The sixteenth century building was first used as a shop in 1811 when Bartlem Tomlinson started his ironmonger's business there. Philip Dale was one of his apprentices. In 1826 Dale set up his own business, acquiring Tomlinson's old premises in 1835.

The shop was noted by Charles Dickens from the window of the Swan Hotel during his brief stay in Stafford in the mid-1800s. It was demolished in the 1960s and replaced by modern shops.


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1780s
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1850s
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1870s
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1890s
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1920s
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1940s
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1960s
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Donor ref:William Salt Library No., Stafford 20H, img: 958 (18/1434)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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