History of Ashwell Stores/Parade House in photos

70/72 High Street

Researched and typed by Jackie Embury

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Photo:Postmen and boy outside J H Christy (Ashwell Stores) 1895c

Postmen and boy outside J H Christy (Ashwell Stores) 1895c

Ashwell Museum

Photo:J & H Christy (Ashwell Stores) on the left and A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) on right looking down the High Street 1930c.  Note the first house on the left no longer exists, Bear House does not have a front door

J & H Christy (Ashwell Stores) on the left and A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) on right looking down the High Street 1930c. Note the first house on the left no longer exists, Bear House does not have a front door

Ashwell Museum

Photo:A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) 1900c

A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) 1900c

Ashwell Museum

Photo:A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) 1900c

A & C Christy - Ashwell Post Office (Kirby Manor) 1900c

Ashwell Museum

Photo:A & C  Christy coal bill showing telephone Nos 1 and 4 dated 1927

A & C Christy coal bill showing telephone Nos 1 and 4 dated 1927

Janet Chennells

Photo:Pollie Eversden and Aunt Lizzie Law 1931

Pollie Eversden and Aunt Lizzie Law 1931

Ashwell Museum

Photo:Florence and John (Jack) Christy 1984

Florence and John (Jack) Christy 1984

Patrica Lewis (Christy)

Photo:Sacketts 1954c

Sacketts 1954c

Ashwell Museum

Photo:Letter to Mr Sackett authorising change of shop name 1954

Letter to Mr Sackett authorising change of shop name 1954

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:1958 Derek, Hazel and Colin Sackett outside the shop

1958 Derek, Hazel and Colin Sackett outside the shop

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:Letter dated 1957 informing Mr Sackett that Lousia Edlin (Christy) had left the shop and premises to her son John (Jack) Christy in her Will and that Jack would now be the Landlord.

Letter dated 1957 informing Mr Sackett that Lousia Edlin (Christy) had left the shop and premises to her son John (Jack) Christy in her Will and that Jack would now be the Landlord.

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:1958 Hazel, Stanley and Muriel Sackett in Parade House garden

1958 Hazel, Stanley and Muriel Sackett in Parade House garden

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:1958 Parade House garden - note the ornate shed no longer there

1958 Parade House garden - note the ornate shed no longer there

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:1958 Colin Easterbrook under the thatched arch in Parade House garden which is no longer there

1958 Colin Easterbrook under the thatched arch in Parade House garden which is no longer there

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:Colin Easterbrook & Hazel Sackett's wedding June 1959 at Ashwell Methodist Church, High Street. The church no longer exists.

Colin Easterbrook & Hazel Sackett's wedding June 1959 at Ashwell Methodist Church, High Street. The church no longer exists.

Hazel Easterbrook (Sackett)

Photo:Eric Gurney Parade House 1964c

Eric Gurney Parade House 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:Stuart Gurney outside E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Stuart Gurney outside E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:Audrey and Stuart Gurney Parade House 1964c

Audrey and Stuart Gurney Parade House 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:Audrey Gurney putting the blind up at E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Audrey Gurney putting the blind up at E.J. & A.A. Gurney - Ashwell Stores 1964c

Eric Gurney

Photo:Tommy (Francis) and Babs (Barbara) Thomas - 1974

Tommy (Francis) and Babs (Barbara) Thomas - 1974

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Tommy, Babs and son Stuart at Coffs Harbour NSW 1985

Tommy, Babs and son Stuart at Coffs Harbour NSW 1985

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Back of Ashwell Stores & Parade House garden 1965

Back of Ashwell Stores & Parade House garden 1965

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Old Jack Skerman 1965

Old Jack Skerman 1965

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Removing Oak beam 1965

Removing Oak beam 1965

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Removing Oak beam 1965

Removing Oak beam 1965

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:New lintel 1965

New lintel 1965

Stuart Thomas (Australia)

Photo:Lewis family - Peter, Catharine, Margaret & Elizabeth - Jubilee 1977

Lewis family - Peter, Catharine, Margaret & Elizabeth - Jubilee 1977

Hugh Lewis

Photo:Jackie Embury - Nov 1984

Jackie Embury - Nov 1984

Anne-Marie Embury

Photo:Brenda Fitzgerald - Nov 1984

Brenda Fitzgerald - Nov 1984

Anne-Marie Embury

Photo:Freda Brocket - at the till Nov 1984

Freda Brocket - at the till Nov 1984

Anne-Marie Embury

Photo:Janice Murton 1985

Janice Murton 1985

Ian Murton

Photo:Jenny Hunter (Harris) 1980s

Jenny Hunter (Harris) 1980s

Jenny Hunter

Photo:Jackie and Roy Embury Parade House 1984

Jackie and Roy Embury Parade House 1984

Jackie Embury

Photo:Amber the guard dog 1985

Amber the guard dog 1985

Jackie Embury

Photo:Robert, Anne-Marie and Roy Embury on the warehouse roof Parade House 1986

Robert, Anne-Marie and Roy Embury on the warehouse roof Parade House 1986

Jackie Embury

Photo:Jackie Embury on the warehouse roof - Parade House 1986

Jackie Embury on the warehouse roof - Parade House 1986

Jackie Embury

Photo:Parade House warehouse storm repairs 1986

Parade House warehouse storm repairs 1986

Jackie Embury

Photo:Colin Blumenau as PC'Taffy' Edwards in the Bill

Colin Blumenau as PC'Taffy' Edwards in the Bill

Photo:Debbie, Colin and Jack Blumenau in Parade House garden late 1988

Debbie, Colin and Jack Blumenau in Parade House garden late 1988

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Jack and Dan Blumenau planting a Crab apple tree in Parade House garden 1989

Jack and Dan Blumenau planting a Crab apple tree in Parade House garden 1989

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Harry Blumenau with Grandfather - Parade House May 1991

Harry Blumenau with Grandfather - Parade House May 1991

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Warehouse collapse during renovation work Parade House 1989

Warehouse collapse during renovation work Parade House 1989

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Warehouse and back of Parade House after renovation 1989/90

Warehouse and back of Parade House after renovation 1989/90

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Parade House c 1989/90

Parade House c 1989/90

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Parade House, Ashwell Stores and Scott & Partners Estate Agents 1989/90

Parade House, Ashwell Stores and Scott & Partners Estate Agents 1989/90

Debbie Blumenau

Photo:Jeet Dahdra - Ashwell Village Store - March 2012

Jeet Dahdra - Ashwell Village Store - March 2012

Jackie Embury

Photo:Parade House-Ashwell Stores new roof 2014

Parade House-Ashwell Stores new roof 2014

Jackie Embury

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