Mrs Haines And Mr Bawtree

A Memory of Box

Here we're looking towards Margaret Haines' shop which sold sweets, greeting cards and all sorts of sundries - and in the 1970s it was, I think, the only shop open in Box on a Sunday afternoon! Further down (past the - was it? - VG store) is Mr Bawtree's the barber, who had a handlebar moustache and used to sell 'something for the weekend' ...

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