After the fire at Huggins and Chambers, High Street, Uttoxeter

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Date:November 1921

Description:A crowd stand in front of the scorched and boarded premises of Hawkinsons' Chemist, surveying the damage to Huggins and Chambers, ironmongers and vendors of "Witchem's Firelighters", 3 High Street. The shop on the left is Harper's newsagents and amongst the crowd is a young Bob Harper who ran the shop in the 1940s and 1950s. This image is No.5 in a series of postcards taken by Alfred McCann in the aftermath of the fire.


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1890s
Cross Keys, High Street, Uttoxeter
Cross Keys, High Street, Uttoxeter

The Cross Keys, dates from 1697, and was one of only a handful of brick built buildings ...

1910s
High Street, Uttoxeter
High Street, Uttoxeter

View up High Street from near the end of Carter Street. Hankinsons Chemists, Sampsons, ...

1950s
Westhorpe's, Jewellers, 22 High Street, Uttoxeter
Westhorpe's, Jewellers, 22 High Street, Uttoxeter

This picture was taken after some renovation work had been completed.

1980s
High Street, West Side, Uttoxeter
High Street, West Side, Uttoxeter

View of businesses including Currys, Halfords, Bourne Sports, and Hodgkinson's newagents....

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Source: Uttoxeter Heritage Centre

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