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Curry Cottage & Goodheart Heating, Rodbourne Road

ID Number – 455.113

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Subject – Curry Cottage & Goodheart Heating

Date – 2006

Donor – RogersStan

House No/Name – 9 & 10

Street – Rodbourne Road

Location – Front Elevation

Rons Pet Stores, Rodbourne Road

ID Number – 455.123

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Subject – Rons Stores

Date – 2006

Donor – RogersStan

House No/Name – 196

Street – Rodbourne Road

Location – Front & Side Elevation

Additional Info – This was originally three separate shops, 195, 196 & 197. They have all now been combined into Rons Pet Stores. One of a dying breed of old fashioned hardware stores where you can get anything from bird seed, garden plants, light bulbs & loose nails & screws. This is only one of two stores now left in Swindon of this kind.

J.G.Bailey, Butchers, Rodbourne Road

ID Number – 1428

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Subject – J. G. Bailey’s Shop

Date –circa 1933

Donor – ClemmentAnne

Street – Rodbourne Road

House Number/Name – 1a

Location – Shop Front

Addt. Info – The Rodbourne Road business closed in 1935.

J.G.Bailey, Butchers, Rodbourne Road

ID Number – 1430

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Subject – J. G. Bailey’s Shop

Date –circa 1933

Donor – ClemmentAnne

Street – Rodbourne Road

House Number/Name – 1a

Location – Shop Front

Addt. Info – The Rodbourne Road business closed in 1935. The man in the shop is Ann Clemment’s Dad J. G. Bailey Jr.

J.G.Bailey, Butchers, Robourne Road

ID Number – 1429

Image No. – 002

Subject – J. G. Bailey’s Shop

Date –circa 1932

Donor – ClementAnne

Street – Rodbourne Road

House Number/Name – 1a

Location – Shop Front

Addt. Info – On the right is James George Bailey who was born in 1883 in Bemondsey, London and on the left James George Bailey Jr ( Anne Clement’s Dad) who was born in Poole in Dorset in1911. They lived at 28, Wootton Bassett Road. The shop changed hands in 1933.

J.G.Bailey, Butchers, Rodbourne Road

ID Number – 1431

Image No. – 004

Subject – J. G. Bailey’s Shop

Date –circa 1933

Donor – ClemmentAnne

Street – Rodbourne Road

House Number/Name – 1a

Location – Shop Front

Addt. Info – In front is James George Bailey Jr. with James George Bailey Snr in the background

Miscellaneous Advertisements in St Augustine’s Church Magazine

ID Number – 253.15

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Subject – Miscellaneous Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Rodbourne Road & Jennings Street

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in Rodbourne Road and Jennings Street

Miscellaneous Advertisements

ID Number – 253.14

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Subject – Miscellaneous Advertisements

Date – 1950

Donor – WalkleyJoyce

Street – Not Listed-See Additional Info

Additional Info – Advertisements for various premises in various streets

Reference for Alan Hazell

ID Number – 096

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Subject – Reference for Alan Hazell

Date – 1953

Donor – HazellAlan

Street – Rodbourne Road

House Number/Name – 164

Location – Rodbourne Road

Additional Info – Alan used to be a paper delivery boy for E.E. Witts (Newsagents).  Mr Witts always called him Roy.

Delcia Appleby nee Worsdell outside the Even Swindon Bakery

ID Number – 382

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Subject – Delcia Appleby nee Worsdell

Date – circa 1952

Donor – ApplebyDelcia

Street – Rose Street & Jennings Street

Location – Junction of Rose Street and Jennings Street

Group Activity – Family Photo

Even Swindon Bakery Ltd  shop & bakehouse in the background. This was known as Castles locally

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