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12" Measure

Wooden 12" measure from Southorn boot makers in Leamington Spa. Southorn was establised in 1825 by William Southorn. In 1847 the company moved to The Parade, where it remained until 1980, when it moved ...

17" Measure

Wooden 17" measure from Southorn boot makers, Leamington Spa. Inches are marked along one edge and shoe sizes along the other. Southorn was establised in 1825 by William Southorn. In 1847 the company ...

23" Measure

Wooden 23" measure from Southorn boot makers, Leamington Spa. It has a hole at one end and a metal strip along one of the long edges. The other long edge has a piece of metal embedded within it to be ...

A Surprising Incident

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a surprising incident which occurred during an attempt to slaughter a horse in July 1811. The caption at the bottom of the picture describes this as 'An Instance ...

Abraham Ortelius, Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theatre of the worlde, 1603 - binding

A binder's ornament on a book contemporary with Shakespeare. The sturdy, leather binding on this copy of Ortelius' small atlas is the original which was probably created for the book’s first ...

Abraham Ortelius, Abraham Ortelius his epitome of the theatre of the worlde, 1603 - binding view.

Binding for everyday use in Shakespeare's time. Elizabethan books were usually sold unbound, the price being set by a Stationers' Company ordinance, or regulation, of 1586 at 1d. [one old penny] per ...

Account Bill

Printed and handwritten account bill dated 1896. The bill was issued by E. Francis & Sons, Linen Drapers, Silk Mercers, Hosiers and Glovers, Carpet and Upholstery Warehouse, to the executors of the estate ...

Account Bill

A record of an account at Bo. of E. Francis & Sons, Linen Drapers, Silk Mercers, Hosiers and Glovers. The bill shows a handwritten record of the account for the late Mrs Hamilton Davies. It is attached ...

Address Label

This is an address label from Binnie Fashionwear Ltd of London to E. Frances and Sons Ltd, 34-40 Bath Street, Leamington Spa.

Advert for Harris & Son

This typewritten advert is from Harris and Son, grocers, wine and spirit merchants, of Leamington Spa. The advert gives the prices of goods sold by Harris and Son.

Advertisement for Thomas Paris, Gun and Pistol Maker

A small black and white printed card advertising Thomas Paris Gun and Pistol Maker, Leamington Spa and the Leamington Spa Brewery. c.1816

Alcester. Cooper's butchers shop

J T Cooper butcher's shop showing carcasses hanging outside and chapel to left, Alcester. 1910

Alcester. Whitehead's shop, High Street

Grocery shop belonging to R.H. Whitehead, at the bottom of High Street, Alcester. Two men are seen standing in the doorway. 1890s

Alcester. Wilfred Smith, photographer

Wilfred Smith, photographer, with camera. Photographed by Ernest Jones of Bidford on Avon. Alcester. 1960s

All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa

In 1902 the builders G.F. Smith and Sons were contracted to work on the tower extension at All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa. This photograph, by Ernst Lippiatt, was taken near to the completion ...

All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa

In 1902 the builders G.F. Smith and Sons were contracted to work on the tower extension at All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa. This photograph depicts the clergy and builder's workers at the time ...

All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa

Louis Haghe (1806-1895) Leamington Church Ink on paper 120mm x 150mm This view of stone masons at work outside All Saints Parish Church in Leamington Spa was produced by Day And Haghe.

Ancient and Modern Boots and Shoes

Ancient and Modern Boots and Shoes by J. Sparked Hall. Southorn was establised in 1825 by William Southorn. In 1847 the company moved to The Parade, where it remained until 1980, when it moved to Warwick ...