Yeovil Trades & Traders

Yeovil Trades & Traders

Life before hypermarkets


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But before there were shops...


...and then came



Honeycombe's corner grocery store, West Hendford at the junction with Manor Road, typical of the pre-supermarket age. Photographed around 1900.

 

This photograph, taken around 1910, is of Hayne's butcher's shop in the Borough (literally). Hayne's moved to their current premises at the very northern end of Princes Street in 1939.

 

.... and in the early 1960s a horse-drawn ice cream van delivers to Sandringham Road.