Moulton's milliners,High Street, Eccleshall

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Description:Elizabeth Moulton's (nee Sillitoe) millinery shop at Cromwell House, High Street, Eccleshall. Elizabeth's mother, Helen, had a drapery business in the High Street in 1901 and Elizabeth's grandfather, Thomas Sillitoe, was a a draper and general dealer in Eccleshall High Street in 1881.

Mrs Moulton died in 1952 aged 76 and had run the shop as a milliners and stationers until illness the previous year forced her to retire, selling the business to her niece.

Image from 'Staffordshire Past and Present: An Historical Pictorial & Descriptive Guide' published in 1911 and edited by J.W. Bradley.

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Donor ref:LH2133_Moulton (37/41196)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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