Label used by W. Smith Boot Makers

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Description:This is a machine embroidered label advertising W. Smith Boot Makers. The embroidery reads: 'Bespoke Boot Maker / W. Smith / 58 Bath St. / Leamington'. In 1875 William Smith bought the shoe shop at 58 Bath Street, Leamington Spa, where he was apprenticed. He ran the shop until his death in 1929, when he was succeeded by his son Cecil. During the 17 years until its closure in 1956, the shop was run by Muriel Smith, the wife of Cecil


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1830s
Bath Street, Leamington Spa
Bath Street, Leamington Spa

Framed copy of a black and white print of Elliston's Parthenon, Lower Assembly Rooms ...

1850s
Street Plan - 19th Century Street Plan of Leamington Spa
Street Plan - 19th Century Street Plan of Leamington Spa

A street plan of Leamington Spa showing Spencer Street, Bath Street, Stafford Wine ...

1870s
Shoemaker's Pliers
Shoemaker's Pliers

This pair of shoemaker's pliers were used at W. Smith and Son, Boot Makers. The ...

1890s
Account Bill
Account Bill

Printed and handwritten account bill dated 1896. The bill was issued by E. Francis ...

1910s
National Ration Book
National Ration Book

A Ministry of Food National Ration Book issued to Sarah Smith of 58 Bath Street ...

1930s
Draper's Receipt
Draper's Receipt

This receipt was issued by the drapers E. Francis and Sons Ltd., 34 - 40 Bath Street, ...

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M3884.1993.2 (70/19991)

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