Boy on a rocking horse, Rugeley

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Date:1906 - 1907 (c.)

Description:Thought to be James 'Jim' Henry Toy, born in 1905, when aged about 2 years. He was the son of Austin Toy, a butcher of Upper Brook Street, Rugeley, and his wife Annie (nee Lyons). This portrait photograph was taken when James was still wearing a dress and before he was 'breeched', i.e. put into breeches or trousers. At this period this would generally have taken place at the age of two or three.

James later assisted his father in the family butcher's shop. In later life, he and his wife Margaret (nee Sear) lived at Stockwell Heath near Colton.


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1890s
Stirzaker's Tobacconist and Hairdressers, Rugeley,
Stirzaker's Tobacconist and Hairdressers, Rugeley,

From left to right: Joe Heatherley, Mr E. Stirzaker, Mr Jack Cope. The shop, at ...

1910s
Toy's butchers shop, Rugeley,
Toy's butchers shop, Rugeley,

Austin John Toy's butchers shop at 14 Upper Brook Street.

1930s
Soldiers in Rugeley,
Soldiers in Rugeley,

Soldiers driving along Upper Brook Street during the winter of 1939-40.

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Donor ref:P82.008.0005 (18/3415)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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