Worcester, High Street 1931

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Caption for Worcester, High Street 1931: Summer sunshine has brought out the flowery frocks, but the ladies will still not venture out without their hats. A passenger boards a Midland Red bus in the centre, perhaps off for a day's walking in the Malvern Hills. Some familiar names here include Lawley's china shop and the shoe-seller Stead & Simpson, both long-established chains still trading today.

An extract from Worcester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Worcester, High Street 1931


From June 1965 -May 1969 I lived with my family over the Stead & Simpsons shoe shop where my husband was the manager. This is the shop centre right of the picture with the 2 white blinds out. The large 3 bedroomed flat was on the top 2 floors and my youngest son was born Nov 1967 in the top floor bedroom.  The (...Read full memory)

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