Advert from Illustrated London News 1887
Matlock Bath, North Parade
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Disconsolate cab driver waiting for custom.
Two ladies, one with parasol and "widow's weeds?".
Three horse-drawn cabs leading an early car, number LN 7320.
A handcart outside Wyvill grocers carrying an interesting box.
"Central Restaurant for small or large
"Parade Boarding House",
"Central Hotel Restaurant",
"Ratcliffe's Dining Rooms",
Extreme right is "Bryan" milliner.
The 1901 Census
lists 7 cab drivers living in Matlock Bath. Car number LN indicates NW London,
about 150 miles away.
Unposted. Lady in white walks outside
W.J.Smith, hairdresser and tobacconist.
Next door is Evans Dining. On the wall is a CTC (Cyclist Touring Club)
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