Nineteenth century Grantham ironmongers became a TV shop 100 years later
Looking more like a scene from the American Wild West, this photo from 1860 shows the 12 staff of the High Street ironmongers Slater & Padget.
They are pictured together with assorted rakes and forks outside, with hip-baths in the large Georgian bow window.
The shop later became Gorin’s tobacconist, and Westmoreland’s television and radio store.
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