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Post Office - Rooksbridge

The Post Office is adjacent to the Wellington Pub on the A38 in Rooksbridge. The earliest Post Office reference have found is "For letters arriving at Rooksbridge from Axbridge" in 1897' (Kellys). The first reference to an actual Post Office is 1902 when Charles King was listed as Sub-postmaster It is believed this has been a village shop for many years before 1900. The 3 photos loaded in the Gallery we understand are dated around : 1.  ...

Garage - Brent Road

The photos in the Gallery were provided by Mr Tom Lintern who’s family moved to the White House in 1952.   Tom was at that time just sixteen years old.  His father had retired from the steel industry and for six years before coming to East Brent had been a farmer in Cardiganshire. The only item Tom has of the time it was a garage (Esso) is a small half pint oil can – as shown in one of the photos – it seems in those days oil was sold from a  20 gallon...

The Stores - Brent Road

We hope to soon have information loaded here about The Stores on Brent Road. However, if you have any information / old documents or photos then please do let us have copies of them. Thank You.

James Stores

Rita Thomas mentioned " James Stores was owned by old Mr Martin who was something of a hermit after him The Stores were then run by a Mr & Mrs Harris followed by their Son, Emrys. Rita worked in the Paper Shop for 9 years from 1952 when she was just 15 years old" We hope to soon have some more information loaded here about James Stores, but if you have any information or photos then please do let us have copies of them. Thank You.    

Post Office - Brent Road

In the gallery you can see copies of the Title document and Conveyance of sale agreement from Mr John Ridout to a Mr Henry Sealey dated August 1902, plus floor plan diagrams. Rita Thomas who has lived in the village for a very long time, mentioned at one of the History Group meetings that "the Old Post Office back along Brent Road, had a Miss Hudson who apparently lived downstairs and Mrs Gibson living upstairs and at one time the shop sold clothes". The Post Office building...

Butchers in 2009

The Butchers on the corner of Church Road has been there for a long time, with the last butcher brothers of Mike & John Davies being there for some 30 years. The photos were taken in December 2009 when the shop closed.

Post Office - Rooksbridge

The Post Office is adjacent to the Wellington Pub on the A38 in Rooksbridge. The earliest Post Office reference have found is "For letters arriving at Rooksbridge from Axbridge" in 1897' (Kellys). The first reference to an actual Post Office is 1902 when Charles King was listed as Sub-postmaster It is believed this has been a village shop for many years before 1900. The 3 photos loaded in the Gallery we understand are dated around : 1.  ...

Garage - Brent Road

The photos in the Gallery were provided by Mr Tom Lintern who’s family moved to the White House in 1952.   Tom was at that time just sixteen years old.  His father had retired from the steel industry and for six years before coming to East Brent had been a farmer in Cardiganshire. The only item Tom has of the time it was a garage (Esso) is a small half pint oil can – as shown in one of the photos – it seems in those days oil was sold from a  20 gallon...

The Stores - Brent Road

We hope to soon have information loaded here about The Stores on Brent Road. However, if you have any information / old documents or photos then please do let us have copies of them. Thank You.

James Stores

Rita Thomas mentioned " James Stores was owned by old Mr Martin who was something of a hermit after him The Stores were then run by a Mr & Mrs Harris followed by their Son, Emrys. Rita worked in the Paper Shop for 9 years from 1952 when she was just 15 years old" We hope to soon have some more information loaded here about James Stores, but if you have any information or photos then please do let us have copies of them. Thank You.    

Post Office - Brent Road

In the gallery you can see copies of the Title document and Conveyance of sale agreement from Mr John Ridout to a Mr Henry Sealey dated August 1902, plus floor plan diagrams. Rita Thomas who has lived in the village for a very long time, mentioned at one of the History Group meetings that "the Old Post Office back along Brent Road, had a Miss Hudson who apparently lived downstairs and Mrs Gibson living upstairs and at one time the shop sold clothes". The Post Office building...

Butchers in 2009

The Butchers on the corner of Church Road has been there for a long time, with the last butcher brothers of Mike & John Davies being there for some 30 years. The photos were taken in December 2009 when the shop closed.