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Waiting for the Delivery

Waiting for the Delivery

Mrs. Roberts and the dog are watching as the goods are delivered to the shop in Spring, 1969.

Image courtesy of John Roberts.

This is Your Life

This is Your Life

Mr. and Mrs. Roberts inside the shop with Mrs. Frost, who is behind the loaf of bread, holding the red book.

Image and information courtesy of Marjorie Magor

Handing Over

Handing Over

Mr and Mrs Roberts retired in 1984. They are pictured here with the new owners, Jim Frost and his wife with their daughter Rebecca. Mr and Mrs Roberts had a special day; ’This is Your Life’ red folder presentation; and wine. Mary Breckon is in the doorway and the new owner’s name has been painted above – ’J.S. Frost & Sons’. Tracy Hayton told us: “My sister use to run the same shop – Vanessa Allinson (nee Barnes )- just before it was pulled down. I can remember Mr Roberts coming round in his blue van and selling stuff out of the back, he always had a smile on his face.”

Image courtesy of John Roberts, thanks to Marjorie Magor and Tracy Hayton for information; also Rebecca Fisher-Smith (nee Frost) for the correction.