Wheelwright's workshop, Bagot Street, Abbots Bromley

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Date:1981

Description:Exterior view of Bradbury's wheelwrights workshop, Abbots Bromley, looking towards Bagot Street. The forge is in the foreground and the workshop behind.

George F. Bradbury Senior bought the wheelwright's business and premises in Abbots Bromley from Mr Robinson in 1864. He and his son George F. Bradbury Junior ran a wheelwrights, joiners and undertakers business here until 1941, when it was passed on to his daughter and son-in-law, William Hammersley. They in turn passed it on to their son in 1971. The wheelrights had ceased by the end of the 1970s. The Bradburys had also operated as builders, painters and decorators.


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1830s
Needlework sampler, Abbots Bromley
Needlework sampler, Abbots Bromley

Cross stitch sampler with silk threads. The verse reads: 'An Adress / Jesus permit ...

1880s
Women's hat, late 19th century
Women's hat, late 19th century

A black net hat trimmed with grey, black and white ostrich feathers and a black ...

1970s
Chinese bell dancer marionettes, by Douglas Hayward
Chinese bell dancer marionettes, by Douglas Hayward

Chinese bell dancers used by Douglas Hayward in his puppet shows. Douglas Hayward ...

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Creators: Mr C Gutteridge - Creator

Donor ref:F.P.56.16.81 (37/14939)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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