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  1. Showing Blue Posts Yard & pretty anonymous buildings really, so here’s a little history.

    Date Occupier Trade
    No. 117
    1837 – 59 John Robinson Walker Grocer, Tea and Wine Dealer
    1861 – 65 T.W. Walker Tea, Coffee and Grocer
    1868 – 79 Frederick Hall Chemist and Druggist
    1879 – 1905 Stirling & Co. Tailors and Clothiers
    1908 – 27 Smart & Co. Tailors
    1928 – 80 Alexandre Tailors
    (During the time Alexandre occupied the building the Georgian style building was replaced with a steel framed structure.)
    1983 – 84 Smokey Joes Tobacconist
    1987 Shu Biz Footwear
    1990 – Present Ladbrokes Betting shop

    No. 118
    1837 M. Procter Unknown
    1847 – 48 Robert Firth Music and Instruments
    1851 – 57 Thomas Wilson Butcher
    1858 – 61 William Learoyd Butcher
    1862 – 81 William Gill Butcher
    1896 – 97 T. & F. Robinson Butcher
    1899 – 1909 F. A. Robinson Butcher
    1912 – 22 A. Curry Butcher
    (A. Curry relocated to 115 High Street)
    1924 – 31 Shoes Ltd. Footwear
    1932 – 39 R. Collins Confectioner
    1958 – 60 Mrs. M.E. Skidmore Snack bar
    1960 – 63 Stockton Cooperative Society Shop and Showroom
    1968 – 71 Coombes Shop Repair
    1972 – 83 Farm Fresh (from Kew House) Grocer
    1986 – 93 Supersnaps Film Processing
    1999 – 2006 Klick Photopoint Film Processing
    2006 – Present(09) Butterwick Hospice Care Charity Shop

    Information taken from “Stockton Heritage in Partnership” – “Changing Faces of Stockton” (2009).

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