Cornmarket: Old views

Looking north from Carfax

CarfaxAbove: on the left is the Midland Bank of 1896–7 and on the right Lloyds Bank of 1900–3

Looking north from CarfaxAbove and below: H. Samuel jeweller moved into 1 Cornmarket by 19059.
The fingerposts on the Carfax lamppost indidate WITNEY and FARINGDON to the left, and LONDON to the right.
The wall mounted lamp on the left indicates the passage to the SUN BILLIARD ROOMS

Carfax, with H. Samuel jewellers

South end of CornmarketAbove: the first shop in view on the right is Davis’s at 2 Cornmarket.
On the left are the new buildings at Carfax of 1897

Cornmarket, with Buol on rightAbove: The Clarendon Hotel is on the left, and on the right are 13–20 Cornmarket (running north from Market Street, and demolished to make way for the Marks & Spencer building) and then the tall Buol’s Restaurant at No. 21.

North endAbove: F. Frith & Co postcard dating from 1905
First on the left is Henry Woodward, outfitter at No. 51,
and Long’s Registry can be seen upstairs at No. 48.
First on the right is Mrs Andrews’ milliner’s shop (with the large blind) at No. 22;
Gillman & Son boot makers at No. 23; and the Capital & Counties Bank Ltd at No. 24

North end with carriagesAbove: On the right are 20–28 Cornmarket.
The second building with the striped blind is the White Hart public house at No. 21

St Michael-at-the-NorthgateAbove: a scene in the late 1890s. On the right is part of No. 23 (Gillman & Son, boot makers);
then Luff the Chemist at No. 24; Frank Long the Cutler at No. 25, the Blue Anchor pub at No. 25A;
Zacharias at Nos. 26 & 27; and Harvey Bros, tea dealers, at No. 28

St Michael close upAbove: Zach’s on the right advertises motoring outfits under its top window

Looking south towards Carfax

RoebuckAbove: on the left is Margetts the hatter at No. 12, then an estate agent at No. 11,
and the Roebuck Hotel at Nos. 10, 9, and 8 Cornmarket

XmasThis phototgraph shows Cornmarket in the snow on 26 April 1908,
and was used for a Christmas greetings postcard later that year.

Cadena and Fuller'sF. Frith & Co postcard 71696, dating from 1921

Cornmarket in the 1930sCornmarket in the 1930s

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