Updated 16 Jan 2010

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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Adverts from 1909

Scans of adverts were supplied by Barry Cooper . Suggested date is late 1909, judging by billboards in one of the images. The advert image is shown below, advert text has been transcribed.

Advert text around photo:
printer, Bookbinders, Stationers
West End, Wirksworth

For Printing   For Bookbinding
Picture postcards a speciality
The cheapest house for printing
Send a trial order
Newspapers, Magazines, Books
of every desciption

Within photograph: A.Barker & Sons, Printers High Peak News. Weekly Dispatch 1d. Woman's Life Tit-Bits Derbyshire Advertiser Read Pearson's Weekly Daily News: Mr Balfour's Tribute to Liberal Policy in South Africa Daily Chronicle: Chancellor considers New Licence Proposal Daily Express: Lord Charles Beresford's reply Mirror: King Edward at Marienbad, photograph ??:Premiers new budget move Independent: Tories praise....

Advert text around photo:
Haworth's Temporance Hotel,
Headquarters of Cyclists' Touring Club
Arthur Haworth Family Grocer & Tea Dealer A good variety of Biscuits, Chocolates, and Sweets always in stock Within photograph: Over door: Temperance Hotel Armitage's Chicken Food 2 gallons lemonade

Advert text around photo:
(successors to Baggaley & Son)
Mary's Gate, Wirksworth
also at Bolehill
Sole Maker of the Original Baggaley's Pork Pies Orders for Pies sent promptly. Distance no object Bride, Christening, and Birthday Cakes made to order. Pure Wholesale Bread delivered daily to any part of the town. All orders promptly attended to. Within photograph: L.Hall, successor to Baggalley & Son Hovis Bread Little boy holding large wickerwork basket

Advert text around photo:
James Watterson
Wirksworth, Derbyshire
Overstrung Piano, finest possible tone and finish, ivory
keys, sold by dealers at £40 nett, delivered free for
30 guineas; others cheaper.

Within photograph:
"Pianos from 14 ½ guineas
Wellington plates, papers & films
old motorbike H208
Banjo with horn
2 gramophones with horns
Camera on tripod

In a letter dated 18th June, 1909, Mr W M Gregory, of Holloway, Matlock Bath, states: "I am delighted with the Overstrung Piano, and all my friends are enthusiastic in their praise of it." Other instruments: Organs, Banjos, Violins, Mandolins, Gramophones, etc, at prices to suit all.

Advert text around photo:
Market Place, Wirksworth
General Draper,
Hosier and Glover
Linoleums, Oilcloths
Mattings, Mats
Funerals Furnished
I & R Morley's superior Hosiery
Dent's Renowned Gloves
Agent for P & P Campbell, "The Perth Dye Works"
Thoroughly Shrunk, All Wool Flannels,
a speciality
Within photograph: Two shopwindows, both filled with drapery

Advert text around photo:
E.WILLIAMS and Co.Ltd., Matlock Bath and at Matlock
Official Repairers: R.A.C., A.A., M.U.,Touring Club of America.
Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation.
Accumulators Charged, Day or Night
Vulcanizing, All Sizes, Covers and Tubes.
Sole Agents for R.S.A. and Vauxhall Cars.
Cars washed Cars Garaged
Garage and Repair Shop 2,000 feet floor space.
Sole Local Agents for Michelin, Dunlop, and Continental Tyres.
All Sizes, Round, Square, Grooved, and studded.
Filtrate, Vacuum, and Moebius Oils.
Telephone: 57 Matlock
Telegrams: "Motors", Matlock Bath.
Open and Closed Cars for Hire, by Day, Week, or Mile.
Accessories and Novelties of all kinds in stock.
Within photographs: AL679 No Smoking. Cars garaged at Customer's Risk BU102 BK250 Motor Garage Your car for hire E.Williams & Co Garage Singer Motors

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