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Joseph Bishop Samuel H. Berry Charles Bland
Thomas Henry Bouttell & James Simmons Collins China Stores Isaac Curson & George Quintus Meadows
William Durose Elgood & Sons Charles Exley
Gibson William Robert Girling Ann Goddard
Frederick Gotelee William George Hayward Matthew Herrod
James Hill Major Hill William Johnson
William Henry Langford Matthew Leach Robert Lendrum
Thomas Marlow Middlege & Bailey Ltd George William Mills
Mills Brewery Charles Oldham Oldham & Jessop
MH Osborn Thomas Peatling Peatling & Cawdron
Rebecca Ringham John Rudderham Ralph Scrafton
Smith, Brown & Peatling Samuel Stanford William Tidnam
George William Whitehead Alma Woods Yates Brothers
     

Joseph Bishop

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Josh Bishop Wine & Spirit Merchant Wisbeach" Death Notice For Joseph Bishop
London Gazette Notice Mentioning Joseph Bishop    
 
Born in 1816 and listed in the White Lion Public house as a Wine and Spirit Merchant from 1836 also listed in 1846, 1851, 1854 & 1858 moved to the Red Lion Hotel in Fakenham between 1868 and 1871. Joseph Bishop Died 1871
 

Samuel H Berry

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "S. H. Berry Vine Inn Old Market Wisbech"    
 
Listed in the 1891 Census and the directoriess of 1892 & 1896 at the Vine Inn & fruit and Potato merchant at 7 Old Market
 

Charles Bland

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Charles Bland Spirit Merchant Wisbeach"    
 
Charles Bland was Born in 1809. The First listing I can find is in 1841 as a Grocer. In 1846 he is listed as a Grocer and Wine and Spirit Merchant. The last entry I can find is in 1854 as a Grocer and Wine and Spirit Merchant at Market Place Employing 5 Men and 1 boy. he died in 1854.
 

Thomas Henry Bouttell & James Simmons

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Messrs Bouttell & Simmons Standard Brewery Wisbech" Dissolving of Partnership Notice
 
The Partnership between Thomas Henry Bouttell and James Simmons was dissolved in 1856. Thomas Henry Bouttell was also a Ship Agent and in the Green Dragon Inn.
 

Collins China Stores

Teapot Stand Printed "Collins Largest & Cheapest House For China, Glass and Earthenware No11 High St Wisbech Lamps & Oils." Newspaper Advert
London Gazette Notice    
 
The First entry is for John Collins as a China and Glass Dealer is in 1846 at High Street. John Collins Continues to be listed in 1851, 1854 and 1858. By 1869 William Collins was being listed as an China, Glass and Earthenware & Paraffin Oil & Lam Dealer at 11 High St. In 1883 Frederick Collins is listed at 18 North Street and William Shepherd Collins at 11 High Street. In 1888 only William Shepherd Collins is listed at the High Street Address. 1896 the address was listed as 9 & 10 High Street. The business goes out of business in 1904.
 

Isaac Curson & George Quintus Meadows

Glass Cucumber Bottle for J. E. Curson Glass Cylinder Embossed "Curson & Meadows Nectar Wisbeach"
10oz Hamilton Bottle 10oz Hamilton Bottle
London Gazette Notice London Gazette Notice
 
Partnership went bankrupt in 1876 and were taken over by Marlow and Ward.
 

William Durose

Pearson's Made Two Tone Ginger Beer Printed "W. Durose Brewed Ginger Beer Wisbeach" 6oz Premier Patent Acid Etched "This Bottle Is The Property of W. Durose Wisbech"
10oz Bulb Neck Codd Bottle Embossed "This Bottle Is The Property of W. Durose Wisbech" 6oz Bulb Neck Codd Bottle Embossed "This Bottle Is The Property of W. Durose Wisbech"
10oz Bullet Stoppers Embossed "W. Durose Wisbech" & "This Bottle Is The Property of W. Durose Wisbech" 10oz Codd Bottle Embossed "W. Durose Wisbech"
6oz Dobson's Patent Embossed "W. Durose Lent Until Empty Wisbech" 10oz Dobson's Patent Embossed "This Bottle Is The Property of W. Durose Wisbech"
William Durose Showcard Old Advertisement
 
William Durose is first listed in 1883 as a Wholesale & Retail Grocer at 24 & 25 Norfolk Street East & Soda Water Lemonade and Mineral Water Manufacturer 40 Great South Street. In 1888 he is only listed as a Mineral Water Manufacturer at Victoria Road. Between 1896 and 1900 William Durose Is taken over by Oldham & Jessop at Victoria Road.
 

Elgood & Sons

Two Tone Slab Sealed Flagon Impressed "Elgood & Sons Brewers Wisbech" Glass marles Patent Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "Elgood & Sons Wisbech"
Two 1 Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Elgood & Sons Ltd Wisbech" & "Elgood & Sons Wisbech" Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Elgood & Sons Wisbech"
Enamel Sign Which Reads "Elgood's Wisbech Ales & Stout Imperial Pints 2/6 Per Dozen" Old Advertisement
 
Elgoods are first listed in 1883 at the North Brink Brewery in Partnership as Elgood and Harrison Possibly buying the brewery from Charles Exley.  By 1888 Harrison had left the business and the firm became Elgood and Sons. Elgood & Sons are still going today. For more information click here
 

Charles Exley

Bourne Denby Two Tone Ginger Beer Printed "C. Exley & Son Home Brewed Ginger Beer Brewers Wisbech" & Doulton Two Tone Ginger Beer Printed "C. Exley & Son Home Brewed Ginger Beer Brewers Wisbech" Half Pint Aqua Beer Embossed "C. Exley Wisbech"
Two Tone Flagon printed "Charles Exley Wisbech" Black Glass Beer Bottle Embossed "C. Exley Wisbeach"
London Gazette Notice Mentioning Charles Exley Old Advertisement
Old Advertisement    
 
Charles Exley is first listed in 1858 as a agent to Norwich and London Accident and casualty insurance at North brink. By 1869 he was in business as a Wine & Spirit Ale and Porter Merchant at 16 North Brink and was also in the Wisbech Arms. In 1880 Charles Exley was listed as also having premises in Peterborough. By 1883 he has left the North Brink premises possibly selling out to Elgoods who began being listed there. Charles was listed as a wine and spirit merchant at 4 bridge Street. In 1900 Charles Exley was listed as a Wine, Spirit & Porter merchant at 4 Bridge Street and also Charles Exley & Son Brewers Standard Brewery Up Hill St. The last listing i can find is in 1904 Charles Exley & Son Brewers Standard Brewery Upper Hill Street & Wine and Spirit merchant 3 Cornhill. The business finished between 1904 and 1916.
 

Gibson

10oz Cylinder Bottle Embossed "Gibson Wisbeach"    
 
Information Needed
 

William Robert Girling

Chemist Bottle Embossed "Girling Pharmacist Wisbech"    
 
William Robert Girling is listed as a pharmaceutical chemist at 8 High Street from 1904 up until 1925 as a chemist and in 1933 he had moved to 11 Crescent ad was an  F.B.O.A Consulting Ophthalmic optician.
 

Ann Goddard

Saltglazed Spirit Flask Impressed "Goddard Wine & Spirit Merchant Wisbeach"    
 
 Robert Goddard was listed at The Rose & Crown in 1839, By 1846 Ann Goddard was listed up until 1854. Ann Goddard was taken over by William Tidnam.
 

Frederick Gotelee

Royal Footwarmer printed "FredK. Gotelee Ironmonger Wisbech."    
 
Frederick Gotelee is listed from 1916 until 1925 at 8 & 9 High Street as an Ironmonger.
 

William George Hayward

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "W G Hayward Wine & Spirit Merchant High St Wisbech"    
 
First listed in 1900 as a grocer at 25 High Street, In 1904 he is listed as a grocer & wine and spirit merchant. Died prior yo 1914.
 

Matthew Herrod

Glass Medicine Bottle Embossed "M. Herrod Wisbech" Lemonade Crystal Bottle Embossed "Herrod Wisbech Balloon Brand"
Lemonade Crystal Bottle Embossed "Herrod Balloon Brand Wisbech "    
 
Matthew Herrod is listed as a Chemist at 41 Norfolk Street from 1896 until 1904 when he was listed at 98 Norfolk Street. The last listing at Norfolk Street was 1925. In 1933 he was listed as M.P.S. F.R.H.S. Horticultural Chemist at St Peters Road.
 

James Hill

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "James Hill Wisbech" With Castleford Pottery Mark Bankruptcy Notice For James Hill
 
James Hill is listed as a Brewer in 1822 at Timber Hill but went bankrupt in 1826. James Hill Junior is then listed in 1830 as a brewer at South Brink.
 

Major Hill

Measuring Cup Etched "Major Hill Chemist Wisbech" Square Pot Lid Printed "Otto of Rose Cold Cream Specially Prepared for toilet Use Major Hills, M.P.S. The Cash Chemist, Wisbech.
Newspaper Advert    
 
Major Hill is listed as a chemist and druggist at 52/53 Norfolk Street from 1892 until 1900. In 1904 until 1925 he is listed as chemist and druggist at 109 Norfolk Street.
 

William Johnson

Two Tone Footwarmer Printed "W Johnson Wisbech"    
 
William Johnson is listed as an ironmonger at 6 & 7 Norwich Street from 1904 until 1925.
 

William Henry Langford

Slab Sealed Ginger Beer Bottle Impressed "Langford Wisbech"    
 
William Henry Langford is listed as a Chemist at 1 High Street from 1858 until 1869.
 

Matthew Leach

"Matthew Leach & Son Wisbeach" London Gazette Notice
London Gazette Notice London Gazette Notice
 
James Leach & Son are listed in 1822 as wine & spirit merchants at North Brink. Matthew Leach takes over the business and is listed from 1830 until 1858.
 

Robert Lendrum

10oz Hamilton Bottle    
 
Robert Lendrum is listed as a Soda Water Lemonade & Aerated Water manufacturer at 32 Victoria Road in 1869
 

Thomas Marlow

10oz Cylinder Bottle 10oz Hamilton Bottle
Amber Glass Seltzer Bottle Embossed "Marlow & Co Wisbech" to Base London Gazette Mentioning Thomas Marlow.
Thomas Marlow is listed as a Soda Water Maker  at 40 Great South Street in 1879.
 

Middlege & Bailey Ltd

1 Pint Bottle Embossed "Middlege & Bailey Ltd Wisbech" Wooden Crate Stamped "Middlege & Bailey Ltd Wisbech"
Old Advertisement    
 
Took Over from Charles Oldham at Victoria Road after his death In 1937. Middlege & Bailey Ltd went bankrupt in 1956.
 

George William Mills & Mills Brewery

Clear and Aqua Dobson Patent Codd Bottles Embossed "Mill's Brewery (Wisbech) Limited" 6oz Also Available Two Tone Crown Cap Ginger Beer Printed "Mills Brewery (Wisbech) Limited"
Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Printed "G. W. Mills Wisbech" 10 & 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "G. W. Mills Wisbech"
10oz Bullet Stopper Embossed "G.W. Mills Wisbech" Newspaper Advert
10oz Hamilton Bottle Two Tone Transferred Flagon
 
George William Mills is listed as a Brewer and Spirit Merchant from 1851 until 1858 at Lower Hill Street. From 1869 they moved to the Union Brewery on Lynn Road and listed as Brewers and Maltsters. From 1925 onwards the company becomes Mills Brewery (Wisbech) Ltd.
 

Charles Oldham & Oldham & Jessop

All White Ginger Beer Bottles Printed "Oldham & Jessop Ginger Beer Wisbech & "Oldham & Jessop Stone Ginger Beer Victoria Rd. Wisbech" Codd Bottles Embossed "Oldham & Jessop Wisbech"
Dissolvency notice for Oldham and Jessop Two Tone Tap Jar Printed "Chas. Oldham & Son Wisbech"
All White ginger Beer Bottles Printed "Chas. Oldham & Son Wisbech" All White ginger Beer Bottle Printed "Chas. Oldham & Son Wisbech"
Rubber Stamp for Printing Ginger Beer Bottles All White ginger Beer Bottle Printed "Chas. Oldham & Son Wisbech"
Small Flat Bottom Hamilton Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech" Glass Ginger Beer Bottle Embossed "Chas. Oldham & Son Wisbech"
Glass Demijohn Bottle Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son (Wisbech) Ltd" Blue Glass Soda Syphon Etched "Oldham & Son Pure Waters Wisbech"
10oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech" Amber Glass Globe Bottle Acid Etched "Drink Chas Oldham & Sons Mineral Waters"
10 & 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech" Beavis Patent Codd Bottles Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech"
Machine Made Codd Bottles Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech Ltd" 6oz Clear Glass Codd Bottle Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son Wisbech"
Charles Oldhams Premises at Victoria Road Wisbech Codd Bottles Embossed "Chas Oldham & Son (Wisbech) Ltd"
 
Oldham & Jessop take over from William Durose between 1896 and 1900. The only entry i have for Oldham and Jessop is in 1900 as mineral water manufacturers at 418 Victoria Road. Charles Oldham & son are listed as mineral water manufacturers from 1904 until 1925. in 1933 the company becomes a limited company and are known as Chas Oldham & Son (Wisbech) Ltd.
 

M H Osborn

Stoneware footwamer printed "M. H. Osborn House Furnisheers Wisbech"  
 
Matthew Herbert Osborn is listed as a draper at 1 & 2 Norfolk Street & Cabinet Maker 4,5 & 6 Royal place & 18 Church Terrace in 1922 and 1925  He had become a limited company by 1933.
 

Thomas Peatling

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Smith Brown & Peatling Wisbeach" London Gazette Notice
Green Shouldered Beer Bottle Embossed "Peatling & Son Wisbech" Slab Seal Slip Glazed Flagon Impressed "T. Peatling Wisbeach"
Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Peatling & Sons King's Lynn & Wisbech" Two Tone Flagon Printed "Thos Peatling & Sons Ltd Kings Lynn & Wisbech"
Two Tone Flagon Printed "Thos Peatling & Sons Wine & Spirit Importers Wisbech & Kings Lynn" Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Thos Peatling & Sons Ltd King's Lynn & Wisbech"
Half Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Peatling & Sons King's Lynn & Wisbech" Two Tone Flagon Printed "Thos Peatling & Sons Kings Lynn & Wisbech"
Half Pint Crown Cap Beer Bottle embossed "Thos Peatling & Sons Ltd King's Lynn & Wisbech" Pair of Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Thos Peatling & Sons King's Lynn"
Left Hand Beer Bottle Embossed "Peatling & Sons King's Lynn & Wisbech" Right Hand Bottle Embossed "Thos Peatling & Sons King's Lynn & Wisbech" Small Bottle Embossed "Thos Peatling & Sons Ltd King's Lynn & Wisbech"
Slip Glazed Slab Sealed Flagon Impressed "Thomas Peatling & Sons Importers Of Wine & Spirits Wisbeach" Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Peatling & Sons Wisbech"
Wooden Crate Which Reads "Thos. Peatling & Sons Ltd Wine & Spirit Merchants Wisbech & King's Lynn" Wooden Crate Which Reads "Peatling & Cawdron"
Peatlings Stores At King's Lynn Click On The Image For A Short Video Of Thomas Peatlings Premises In Kings Lynn
Thomas Peatling Advertisment for Johncup Whiskey    
 
The partnership between Smith, Brown and Peatling is dissolved in 1835 and the company becomes Smith & Peatling who were wine and spirit merchants. Between 1839 and 1846 Smith leaves the business. From 1846 until 1858 the company is listed as Thomas Peatling & Sons who were Brewers & wine and spirit merchants at 9 Old Market and also in the "Wisbeach Arms". From 1858 until 1925 they are listed as Thomas Peatling & Sons Wine Spirit Ale and Porter Merchants at 9 Old market. They become a limited company between 1922 and 1925. The company later merge with Herbert Cawdron of Wells and Fakenham. Thomas Peatling are still in business today at Bury St. Edmunds
 

Rebecca Ringham

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "R. Ringham Ship Hotel Wisbech"    
 
In 1879 Rebecca Ringham is listed at the Royal Hotel at 25 Church Terrace. In 1883 and 1888 she had moved to the Ship Hotel at 40 market place.
 

John Rudderham

10oz Chapman's Patent Embossed "J. Rudderham Wisbech" Bulb Neck Codd Bottles Embossed "J. Rudderham Wisbech"
10oz Bullet Stopper Embossed "J. Rudderham Wisbech" 6oz Chapman's Patents Embossed "J. Rudderham Wisbech"
10oz & 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "J. Rudderham Wisbech" 10oz Codd Bottle Embossed "Rudderham Wisbech"
10oz Cylinder Bottle    
 
John Rudderham is listed as a aerated water and soda water manufacturer and coffee house at Upper Hill Street in 1869 and 1879. From 1883 until his last listing in 1900 he is listed as a soda water maker at 14 Upper Hill Street. In 1900 the business has expanded into 12 & 13 Upper hill street.
 

Ralph Scrafton

Glass Chemist Bottle Embossed "Ralph Scrafton Wisbech"    
 
Ralph Scrafton M.P.S. is listed as a Chemist and Druggist at 1 High Street from 1922 and continues beyond 1933.
 

Smith, Brown & Peatling

Saltglazed Flagon Impressed "Smith Brown & Peatling Wisbeach"    
 
The partnership between Smith, Brown and Peatling is dissolved in 1835 and the company becomes Smith & Peatling who were wine and spirit merchants. The company then becomes Thomas Peatling
 

Samuel Stanford

Spirit flask embossed "S. Stanford Wine & Spirit Merchant Wisbech"    
 
Samuel Stanford is listed from 1879 to 1916 at the Wisbech Arms Tavern on Chape Road.
 

William Tidnam

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "William Tidnam Wine & Spirit Merchant Wisbeach" Sealed Wine Bottle Embossed "H. A. Tidnam Wisbech"
1 Pint Spirit Bottle Embossed Around Neck Advertisement
Advert for Tidnam's Armourial Scotch Whiskey    
 
William Tidnam takes over from Ann Goddard at The Rose and Crown. In 1858 he is also listed as a wine and spirit merchant. In 1896 his Wife had taken over and was running the business still using his name. In 1904 the company is listed as William Tidnam (Exors of). By 1916 Harry Augustus Tidnam was running the business under his own name and is last listed on 1925.
 

George William Whitehead

Slab Sealed Flagon Impressed "G.W. Whitehead Wisbech" Two Tone Flagon
Glass Spirit Flask Embossed "G.W. Whitehead Wisbech" Glass Spirit Flask Embossed "G.W. Whitehead Wisbeach"
 
George William Whitehead i listed from 1879 until 1904 as being in the Griffin public House. in 1892 he was also being listed as a wine and spirit merchant. The last entry is in 1916 as a wine and spirit merchant at 41 Market Place but not in the griffin.
 

Alma Woods & Co

Two Tone Ginger Beer Bottle Printed "Alma Woods & Co Home Brewed Ginger Beer Walpole & Wisbech" Pearson's Of Chesterfield Potters Mark Two Tone Flagon Printed "This Jar Is The Property Of Alma Woods & Co Walpole & Wisbech And Must Be Returned When Empty Anyone Retaining Or Using Will Be Prosecuted"
Beavis Patent on Left Embossed "Alma Woods & Co Walpole & Wisbech" Middle Bottle Embossed "Alma Woods & Co Wisbech & Walpole" Right Bottle Embossed "Woods Walpole Brewery Trade Mark W" All 10oz 6oz Codd Bottles Embossed "Alma Woods Walpole And Wisbech" & Alma Woods & Co Walpole And Wisbech"
10oz Codd Bottles Embossed "This Bottle Costs Two Pence And The Purchaser Of The Contents Agrees To Return It As Soon As Empty To Alma Woods/ & Co Walpole And Wisbech Anyone Destroying Using Or Failing To return Will Be Prosecuted. 10oz Codd Bottle Embossed "Alma Woods Wisbech Walpole And Lynn"
Small Crown Cap Flat Bottomed Hamilton Embossed "Alma Woods Wisbech & Walpole" Large Flat Bottomed Hamilton Crown Cap Embossed "Alma Woods Wisbech & Lynn"
Pint Beer Bottles Embossed Left Hand Pair "Alma Woods Brewer Walpole & Wisbech" And "Alma Woods And Co Walpole Brewery" On Right Small Crown Cap Bottles Embossed "Alma Woods Wisbech & Walpole"
Small Crown Cap Bottle Embossed "Alma Woods Walpole and Wisbech" Half Pint Glass Beer Bottle Embossed "Alma Woods Wisbech"
Blue Glass Soda Syphon Clear Glass Soda Syphon
 
Alma Woods & Co are listed as mineral water manufacturers at Upper Hill Street in 1904. From 1916 until 1925 Alma Woods is listed as being in the Standard Inn, Upper Hill Street.
 

Yates Brothers

Two Tone Flagon Impressed "Yates Bros Wine & Spirit Merchants Oak Brewery Wisbech" Machine Made and Applied Lip Half Pint Beer Bottles Embossed "Yates Bros Wisbech"
Half Pint Beer Bottle Embossed "Yates Wisbech" Firedn On Label Beer Bottle "The Oak Brewery Co Ltd Wisbech The Oak Brewery"
Painted The Oak Brewery Co Ltd Sign for The Railway Inn Painted The Oak Brewery Co Ltd Sign for The Railway Inn
 
James Yates is listed as a Brewer & wine and spirit merchant at Oak Brewery Leverington Road from 1869 until 1892. By 1896 J & H yates were being listed and by 1904 they were known as Yates Brothers. They continued to be listed beyond 1933.
 

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