Janet Cruickshank, Optician, Uttoxeter

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Description:Janet Cruickshank was Uttoxeter’s first female opthalmist.

Janet was the daughter of Ernest Mellor, a chemist in Uttoxeter from 1910 to 1960. Janet left trained under Dr Max Coque at the London Optical Institute and set up her first practice in 1933, at the age of just 21, above her father's chemist shop at 32, Market Place. She died, aged 103, on Thursday 11th June 2015


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High Street, Uttoxeter
High Street, Uttoxeter

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Carnival Float, Carter Street , Uttoxeter
Carnival Float, Carter Street , Uttoxeter

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Group photograph, McCann studio, Uttoxeter
Group photograph, McCann studio, Uttoxeter

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Market Place, Uttoxeter
Market Place, Uttoxeter

A view looking north towards High Street.

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