Horrabridge, The Bridge 1898

Photo ref: 42244

Memories of Horrabridge, the Bridge 1898


1950's to 1960's There were two butchers (Chinn's was one), two bakers (Toops and Hancocks), two barbers (Mr Colwill and Stansbury's who also had a Christmas Club for toys) numerous grocery shops. A Draper's shop that sold nearly everything - wool, a shilling an ounce skein. Post Office and (...Read full memory)

A section of this photograph was used by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate for one of the opening sequences in the programme Bagpuss. This was confirmed in 1978 when a Horrabridge resident wrote to the Bagpuss programme and received a reply from Mrs Joan Firmin giving an account of how the picture used came from an old postacrd (...Read full memory)

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