Turner & Co., late Brookfields, Greengate Street, Stafford

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Date:1911

Description:The tea room which was on the first floor of Turner & Co.'s shop. When Brookfields department store closed in 1909 James Turner, one of the store's departmental managers acquired stock and fittings and opened a general drapers and ladies outfitters at 4 Greengate Street. Under a series of different owners, Turner & Co. continued to trade up until 1955.

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


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1910s
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1950s
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