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East Dereham


     
Frederick William Abram William Robert Herbert Anderson Edward Barwell
Samuel Bidwell & Co Blomfield's Bowden & Anderson
Archie Bullard Charles Buxton William Cooper
Cooper-Brown & Co John Stephenson Dent Harry Diver
John Francis William Giles Goddard & Son
Goddard & Gilbert Hobbies Limited Robert Hudson
Henry Samuel Kingston Kingston & Hurn James Mann
Richard Johnson Marr Nehemiah Norton Oldham & Son
Thomas Parke William Parke Edward Peck
Alfred E. Robinson Roy's Stores Alfred E. Robinson
Bernard Skinner Robert Smith William Smith
Smith & Forster Ernest Callow Stammers James Stimpson
H. L. Sturgeon George Tunney Joseph & Esdaile Wyatt
     

Frederick William Abram

Stoneware Storage Jar With Abrams Details Impressed "W. Smith Late Abram Chemist East Dereham"
Bankruptcy Notice Abram Billhead
 
Joseph Abram was listed as a Chemist & Druggist in the Market Place from 1836 until 1858 when Frederick William Abram is first listed. He continues to be listed until 1883 when William Smith is Listed as a chemist and druggist in the Market Place. The last listing for William Smith is in 1892. The only reference I can find for the partnership between William Smith and Arthur William Forster is through the London Gazette where it shows the partnership  has been dissolved by mutual consent in 1888.  
 

William Robert Herbert Anderson

1 Pint Black Glass Beer Bottle Embossed "W.R.H. Anderson East Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "W.R.H. Anderson Wine & Spirit Merchants East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Bowden & Anderson Late E. Barwell East Dereham"  
Partnership Dissolved Between Bowden & Anderson    
 
Bowden and Anderson were listed in 1879 as wine spirit and corn merchants at Market Place Dereham. The Partnership was dissolved in 1883 and in that year William Anderson is listed as trading on his own.
 

Edward Barwell

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Edward Barwell Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Edward Barwell East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "E. Barwell Wine & Spirit Merchant  East Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "E. Barwell Wine & Spirit Merchant  East Dereham"
 
Edward Barwell is listed at the Market Place, East Dereham as a wine and spirit merchant from 1854 until 1877.
 

Samuel Bidwell & Co

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed  "Bidwell & co Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "S. Bidwell East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "S. Bidwell East Dereham" Premier Patent Codd Bottle Embossed "East Dereham Brewery Bidwell & Co"
6 & 10oz codd Bottles Embossed "East Dereham Brewery Bidwell & Co" Partnership Dissolved Between Samuel & James Bidwell
 
The first listing for Bidwell in Dereham is 1822 where Samuel Bidwell was listed as a Brewer. In 1830 Leonard and John Bidwell were listed as Brewers at the South Green Brewery. There was again a change in 1836 when it was listed as the Executors of Samuel Bidwell. The Executors continued to trade as S. Bidwell until 1875 when they became a limited company. John Ray who took over as manager of the brewery died in 1890 and it was decided that the brewing at Dereham would cease and the brewery and it's 30 pubs would be auctioned. The brewery was bought  by Thomas S. Bidwell of Thetford and was dismantled shortly afterwards.
 

Blomfield's

Saltglazed Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "Blomfield Dereham" made By Doulton Lambeth 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Pair Of Two Tone ginger Beer Bottles Impressed "S.M. Blomfield East Dereham" 10oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Price Of Bristol Made Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "Blomfields, Dereham" 6oz Codd Bottle Acid Etched "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "Blomfield Dereham" Chapman's Patent Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Saltglazed Ginger Beer Bottles Printed To The Left "Blomfields Trade B Mark Old Established Manufactory East Dereham" One The Right "Blomfields 1D Old Established Manufactory East Dereham" 6oz Bulb Neck Codd Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottles Printed To The Left "Old Established Manufactory Blomfield's East Dereham" And To The Right "Blomfields 1D Old Established Manufactory East Dereham" 6oz Bulb Neck Codd Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "Blomfield Dereham" 10oz Bulb Neck Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Green Glass Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "Blomfields Trade B Mark Old Established Manufactory East Dereham" 10 Oz Reliance Patent Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Crown Cap Ginger Beer Bottles Embossed "Blomfields B Dereham" Small Amber Seltzer Embossed "Blomfield's Trade B Mark Dereham"
Pink Soda Syphon Etched "Blomfield Mineral Water Works East Dereham" Price Of Bristol Water Jug Printed "Blomfield's Mineral Waters Dry Ginger Syphons Ale Cordials Works- E Dereham"
Soda Syphon Etched "East Blomfield's Dereham" Price Of Bristol Water Jug Printed "Blomfield's Mineral Waters Dry Ginger Syphons Ale Cordials Works- E Dereham"
Paper Labeled Soda Syphon Blue, Green & Brown Top Water Jugs Printed To Front "Blomfield's High Class Mineral Waters Works E. Dereham" & To Rear "Ask For Blomfield's Pure Mineral Waters"
Soda Syphon Etched "Blomfield Mineral Water Works East Dereham" Stoneware Matchstriker Printed "Blomfield's Dry Ginger Ale"
Brass & Glass Ash Tray Printed "Blomfields The Oldest The Best Mineral Waters" With Baden Powell Image. Pint & Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Dereham"
Stretched Seltzer Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Dereham" Late Beer Bottle Embossed "Blomfields Dereham"
Crown Cap Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Trade B Mark Dereham" Half Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Blomfield's Dereham"
Half Pint Shouldered Beer Bottle Etched Blomfield Dereham 10 & 6oz Flat Bottomed Hamilton Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Old Established Manufactory East Dereham"
Crown Cap Bottles Embossed "Blomfield's Trade B Mark Dereham" Wooden Codd Bottle Opener Stamped "Blomfield Dereham"
Fired On Label Ginger Beer Bottle Which Reads "Ginger Beer Trade B Mark E.M. Blomfield & Son 4 Wellington Rd East Dereham" Blomfields Treasury Note Book
Blomfields Showcard Billhead
Enamel Sign Printed "Blomfield & Son Makers Of High Class Table Waters. Wholesale Confectioners" Thistle Shaped Matchstriker printed "Blomfield's Mineral Waters"
Bankruptcy Notice For Miles Blomfield Blomfield Delivery Lorry At Beetley
Robert Hudson Fined Whilst working for Thomas Blomfield Member of staff injured at Blomfields mineral water factory in 1896
 
The first entry I could find for Blomfield's was in 1875 for a Miles Blomfield Mineral Water manufacturer Theatre St. Dereham by 1879 the company was being run by Mrs. Sarah Maria Blomfield and by 1883 had switched premises to Wellington Rd East Dereham. By 1904 the company was in the hands of Thomas Blomfield but by 1912 the reigns had changed again to Mrs. Edith M. Blomfield who continued running the business into the 30's.
 

Archie Bullard

Labeled bottle for Household Embrocation    
 
Listed in 1933 and 1937 as a chemist at 21 High Street
 

Charles Buxton

Large Hamilton Bottle Newspaper Article Concerning Charles Buxton
Newspaper Article Concerning Charles Buxton Newspaper Article Concerning Charles Buxton
 
Charles Buxton is listed as a Saddler & Harness maker from 1865 until 1883 in High Street, Dereham. In 1868 as well as being a saddler he is also listed as a soda water & ginger beer manufacturer and dealer in game.
 

William Cooper

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Cooper East Dereham" Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Cooper Dereham"
Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Cooper Dereham Norfolk" William Cooper Death Notice
Sale advert of William Coopers Brewery    
 
William Cooper was first listed in 1830 as a brewer, he continued brewing until his brewery was offered for sale in 1854. He was  also the father of Edwin Carter Cooper of Holt.
 

Cooper-Brown & Co & Cooper-Brown & Day

Pint Shouldered Beer Bottle Embossed Round Shoulder "Cooper Brown & Day" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Cooper, Brown & Day Brewers Dereham & Norwich"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Cooper Brown & Day Crown Brewery East Dereham" Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Printed "Cooper Brown & Co Ginger Beer East Dereham & Eaton" Left Hand Bottle Made by Bourne Denby Right Hand Bottle By Price of Bristol
Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Printed "Cooper Brown & Co Ginger Beer East Dereham & Eaton" Pint & Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Blob Top Stretched Seltzer Bottle Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham" Crown Cap Stretched Seltzer Bottle Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Pint Beer Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham" Two Pint, One Pint & Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Green Internal Screw Flat Bottomed Hamilton Bottle Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham" Two Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Cork Top & Internal Screw Flat Bottomed Hamilton Bottles Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham" Half Pint Shouldered Beer Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Flat Bottomed Hamilton Bottle With Internal Screw Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham" Green Rileys Patent Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham"
Rileys Patent Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham" Rileys Patent Embossed "Cooper Brown & Co Brewers Dereham"
Soda Syphon Etched "Cooper Brown & Co Crown Brewery Dereham & Eaton Brewery Norwich" Wooden Barrel With Brass Spigot Which Reads "Cooper Brown & Co Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Printed "Cooper, Brown & Co Crown Brewery East Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Cooper Brown & Co Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham"
Cooper Brown & Co Advert Two Tone Tap Jar Flagon Printed "Cooper Brown & Co Crown Brewery East Dereham"
Arthur John Day Leaves The Business Charles Pearse Takes Over From Cooper Brown
Newspaper Advert from 1890 Newspaper Advert from 1888
Newspaper Advert Newspaper Advert
 
Cooper- Brown & Day took over from Edwin Stammers of the Crown brewery in 1888. The Partnership between William Cooper-Brown and Arthur John Day was dissolved in 1890 and the company was renamed Cooper-Brown & Co. In 1923 they were Taken over by Steward & Patteson of Norwich.
 

John Stephenson Dent

Paper Labeled Chemist Bottles Paper Labeled Chemist & Poison Bottles
Dent paper flyer    
 
John Stephenson Dent is listed from 1908 and beyond 1937 at 2 Market Place as a Dispensing and Agricultural Chemist
 

Harry Diver

Two Tone Tap Flagon Printed "Harry Diver Wine & Spirit Ale & Stout Merchants East Dereham" Two Tone Tap Flagon Printed "Harry Diver High Street East Dereham"
Stoneware Flagon Impressed "Diver Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham" Diver Advert
 
William Henry Diver is listed from 1865 until 1879 as a grocer and provision merchant at High Street, Dereham. By 1896 His son Harry had taken over the business as grocer and provision merchant. His last entry is in 1906.
 

John Francis

Slab Sealed Flagon Impressed "I Francis E Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "John Francis Spirit Merchant East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "J Francis Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham"    
 
John Francis is listed as a grocer and draper at Church Street from 1830 until 1856 when the grocer side of the business is taken over by William Knapp Francis. John Francis continues to be listed from 1858 until 1868 as a wine and spirit merchant and sack manufacturer.
 

William Giles

Slab Sealed Flagon Impressed Wm Giles Wine & Spirit Merchant E. Dereham & Mattishall" Bankruptcy Notice
Advertisement stating William Giles is no longer an agent for Gayford & Co in 1872 Liquidation Notice from 1873
 
William Giles went bankrupt as a Corn Merchant and Maltster in 1873.
 

Goddard & Son & Goddard & Gilbert

Two Tone Flagon Printed "Goddard & Son market Place East Dereham" Sepia Print Two Tone Flagon Printed "Goddard & Gilbert Wine Merchants East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Goddard & Son Wine Merchants East Dereham" Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Goddard & Gilbert East Dereham"
Pint & Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Goddard & Son East Dereham" Half Pint Shouldered Beer Bottle Embossed "Goddard & Gilbert East Dereham"
Goddard & Gilbert Advert    
 
In 1896 Goddard & Son are listed as importers of wine and spirits and seed and wool merchants at the Market Place. By 1900 they had become Goddard & Gilbert who continued to be listed as wine and spirit importers up until 1929.
 

Hobbies Limited

Desk Pen/Pencil Pot Printed "Hobbies Hobbies Limited Electrical Engineers Dereham" Desk Inkwell Printed "Hobbies Ltd Dereham"
Labeled bottle fro Hobbies Wood Stain    
 
The first entry I could find for Hobbies Ltd was in 1900 as Fretwork machine and tool makers. In 1904 they incorporated John Green and expanded into seed merchants. Hobbies Ltd is sill in business today. 
 

Robert Hudson

Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottles Printed "Hudson's Brewed XXX Ginger Beer" 10 & 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Hudson East Dereham"
Hudson's Delivery Cart Robert Hudson fined whilst working for Thomas Blomfield
 
Robert Hudson was listed in the 1891 census as a soda water manufacturer at 21 Theatre Street Dereham. He was last listed in the Kelly's directory in 1916. Robert Hudson was born in Ipswich in 1848. 
 

Henry Samuel Kingston & Kingston & Hurn

Two Tone Flagon Printed "H.S Kingston Mid Norfolk Stores East Dereham" Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "H.S. Kingston Mid Norfolk Stores E. Dereham"
Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "H.S. Kingston Mid Norfolk Stores East Dereham" Half Pint Beer Bottle With Kingston & Hurn Label
H.S. Kingston Advert   H. S Kingston Shopfront
Kingston & Hurn Go Into Liquidation G.R. Kingston Leaves The Business
 
George Roadley Kingston is listed in 1868 as a grocer and draper at High Street and Norwich Street. By 1877 Henry Kingston had joined his father to make G. R. Kingston & Son. Henry Samuel Kingston is first listed on his own in 1890 and by 1900 he had named his stores the "Mid Norfolk Supply Stores" and had also become wine and spirit merchants as swell as grocers and provision merchants. In 1929 the company became Kingston & Hurn which continued up until 1975 when the company went into liquidation.  
 

James Mann

  Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "J. Mann Dereham" Insolvency Notice For James Mann
 
James Mann was listed as a wine and spirit merchant in 1836 at Norwich Road, Dereham but was declared bankrupt in 1837. 
 

Richard Johnson Marr

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "R.J Marr Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham" Pair of Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "R.J. Marr East Dereham"
Gazette Notice From Marr's Previous Business In Whitby Marr Advert
 
The first listing I could find for Richard Johnson Marr is in 1890 where he is listed as a Wine and Spirit & Seed Merchant at the Market Place Dereham. His last listing is in 1892.
 

Nehemiah Norton

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "N Norton Dereham" Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "N Norton Wine & Spirit Merchant Dereham"
Norton Billhead London Gazette Notice Concerning N. Norton
London Gazette Notice Concerning N. Norton London Gazette Notice Concerning N. Norton
Sale notice for Nortons estate    
 
Nehemiah Norton was listed in 1836 and 1839 in Market place Dereham as a wine and spirit merchant but was declared bankrupt in 1840.
 

Oldham & Son

Meat Paste Pot Printed "Oldham & Son Fine Potted Ham Dereham" Meat Paste Pot Printed "Oldham's Patent Digester Potted Beef High Street East Dereham"
Funeral Notice for Robert Oldham in 1907 Winner of first place silver medal and diploma for savoury moulds and diploma for wedding and betrothal cakes. 1903
A.S. Oldham Advert    
 
Robert Oldham was listed as an confectioner and pastry man in 1896 and 1900. In 1904 they became Oldham and Son. By 1908 Arthur Oldham is listed as a high class confectioner with 4 Silver medals and 7 Diplomas at London Exhibitions. The last listing for Arthur Oldham is in 1916.
 

Thomas Parke

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Thomas Parke Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham" Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Thos Parke Wine, Spirit & Porter Merchant East Dereham"
Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Thos Parke Wine & Spirit Merchant East Dereham" Death Notice For Thomas Parke
 
James Parke is listed as a brewer in Norwich Road, Dereham as a brewer from 1836 until 1846 when Thomas Parke is listed as a brewer and wine and spirit merchant and also at the "King's Head" up until his death in 1874. 
 

William Parke

Button Pot Lid Printed "William Parke High Street Dispensary East Dereham" Button Pot Lid Printed "William Parke High Street Dispensary East Dereham"
 
William Parke is listed as a chemist & druggist in the High Street, Dereham from1868 until 1883. He is also listed as the manufacturer of the carbolic composition for the crowboy substitute and also the proprietor for the solution for killing the turnip fly.
 

Edward Peck

Glass Baby Feeder Embossed "E. Peck Dispensing Chemist Dereham" Paper Labeled Chemist Bottle
Stained Window Which Reads "Edward Peck Chemist" Perfume Bottle "The Salisbury Bouquet Edward Peck East Dereham"
Advert for Edward Pecks Asthma cure 1886    
 
Edward Peck is listed as a chemist at 21 High Street from 1888 until 1925 when the executors of Edward Peck are listed. This continues to be the case until 1932. 
 

Alfred E. Robinson

Paper Labeled Chemist Bottles Chemist Bottle Embossed "Chemist A E Robinson East Dereham"
 
Alfred E. Robinson is first listed in 1912 as a Chemist at 36 Market Place Dereham. He continues to be listed after 1937.
 

Roy's Stores

  Two Tone Flagon Printed "Roy's Stores Dereham"    
 
Roy's Stores is listed in the 1908 to 1916 directories as grocers and provision dealers at 16 High Street. This is the same Roys as at Wroxham. Which is still going strong today. 
 

Bernard Skinner

All White Footwarmer Printed "Bernard Skinner Dereham Foot Warmer" Two Tone Footwarmer Printed "Bernard Skinner Dereham"
All White Footwarmer Printed "Bernard Skinner Dereham"    
 
Bernard Skinner is first listed in 1900 as a china and glass dealer at 28 Norwich Street. He continues to be listed up until 1922 when a Mrs. Annie Skinner is listed as a china and glass dealer at the same premises. She is last listed in 1925. 
 

Robert Smith

Saltglazed Vets Bottle Impressed "Robt Smith Veterinary Surgeon Dereham" Court Summons
Insolvency Notice For Robert Smith Dividend Payout To  Robert Smiths Creditors
 
 Robert Smith is listed in 1846 up until 1858 as a Veterinary surgeon at Back Lane, Dereham. 
 

William Smith & Smith & Forster

Button Pot Lid Printed "Smith & Forster Dispensing & Family Chemists Market Place Dereham" "W. Smith Late Abram Chemist East Dereham"
Arthur William Forster Leaves The Business    
 
Joseph Abram was listed as a Chemist & Druggist in the Market Place from 1836 until 1858 when Frederick William Abram is first listed. He continues to be listed until 1883 when William Smith is Listed as a chemist and druggist in the Market Place. The last listing for William Smith is in 1892. The only reference I can find for the partnership between William Smith and Arthur William Forster is through the London Gazette where it shows the partnership  has been dissolved by mutual consent in 1888. 
 

Ernest Callow Stammers

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "E.C. Stammers Brewer & Spirit Merchant East Dereham" Stammers Advert
 
Ernest Callow Stammers is listed from 1875 as a brewer and Maltster at High Street, Cowper Road & "Crown Brewery" Dereham until 1883 when the Brewery was taken over by Cooper-Brown & Day. 
 

James Stimpson

Slipglazed Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "J Stimpson Dereham" Slipglazed Champagne Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "J Stimpson Dereham"
Various 10oz Hamilton Bottles Stimpson Billhead
Newspaper Article Concerning James Stimpson Dividend Meeting
Bankruptcy Notice    
 
J. Stimpson started at Wymondham as a game dealer and soda water manufacturer in 1854 until and 1858 and then moved to Dereham and was listed in 1864 and 1865. 
 

H. L. Sturgeon

Paper Labeled Chemist Bottle
 
I Cannot find any directory information for Sturgeon. This bottle is probably from the 40's
 

George Tunney

Saltglazed Porter Impressed "G T D"    
 
George Tunney listed as a Brewer and Maltster in 1845 also as having a beer house in Market place Dereham, also listed as a brewer in 1846 at Hall Lane, Dereham.
 

Joseph & Esdaile Wyatt

Saltglazed Porter Impressed "J & E Wyatt Dereham" Insolvency Notice
 
Joseph & Esdaile Wyatt listed as Maltsters and spirit merchants in Mattishall in 1845. The Partnership split up in 1847 and Joseph moved to Swaffham and became a commercial traveller, whilst Esdaile moved to Norwich and became at first a clerk and later became partners with George Arnold at St Margaret's Brewery to form Arnold and Wyatt. 
 

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