Here is a gallery of some of the images in the Museum’s collection of Sun Street in Waltham Abbey.
Find more images of Waltham Abbey and the District at efdhistory.org.uk
The corner of Sun Street and Market Square looking north east
Row of shopfronts on North side of Sun Street, Nos 30-40: including No.30 Roy’s, No. 32 F.J Cook, and No. 34 E. Warner and Sons dairy
Row of shopfronts at north east end of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey: including Scotts, family bakers No. 42, Devon Library, stationer and lending library, No. 44, J.W Blake and Son, commercial vehicle builders and No. 44, and the Angel public house, No. 48
Row of shopfronts on south side of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey: including No. 15 Waltham Pet Stores with sign advertising fishing tackle above it and Dyer and Gowler, electrical goods shop
Row of shopfronts on north side of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey : including Pellings Stores, grocery and provisions shop and Francis, electrical goods shop
Shopfronts on north side of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey including Walshams artists suppliers, Roys greengrocers and a dairy
Row of buildings at north east end of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey including Clark’s confectioners and tabacconists and The New Inn Public House: signs advertising Walls ice cream fixed to wall of Clark’s
Row of buildings including bakery on north side of Sun Street, Waltham Abbey
Two women posing with baby in pram outside MacMullen’s off-licence on Sun Street – this shop later became Mr Fiddler’s Greengrocer
Row of buildings including the New Inn Public House in Sun Street
Row of buildings in Sun Street, Waltham Abbey : cars on road, and No. 242 bus to Upshire
North East End of Sun Street showing no.44 J.W.Blake and son Vehicle Bodybuilder and no.46 D.L.Hall Stationers
View of shops at west end of Sun Street; south side; showing no.1 Fruiterer and Greengrocer (P.Greenall) and no.3 Pharmacy (C.A.Engelsen) and no.3a Tobacconist and no.5 Former (T&K Senior) and Wills’ Capstan Cigarette Advertisement
Buildings and shops just down from corner of Sun Street and Foxes Parade
Below is a small gallery of images of old shops and trades in Waltham Abbey.
Find more images of Waltham Abbey at efdhistory.org.uk
T.W Puddephatt, drapers shopfront
Photograph of the entrance gate to W.Cooke & Son Smiths and Wheelwrights Sewardstone Street Waltham Abbey local wheelwright next to old wooden 16th century house opposite Essex
Photograph of shops on the south side of Church Street No.2 showing a barber (E.Lawrence) and a barber’s pole the lather boys (wages 2s. per week) were Master Bayford (right) and Roe (left) No.3 a sports shop also showing costume.
Photograph of International Tea Company and Waller’s Butcher’s Shop and Mr.Waller and assistant in Market Square with mount
Shop front of Puddephatt’s drapers store 6, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey showing T.W.Puddephatt’s shop and The Perth Dye Works
iew of shops at west end of Sun Street; south side; showing no.1 Fruiterer and Greengrocer (P.Greenall) and no.3 Pharmacy (C.A.Engelsen) and Green Dragon in the Market Place Wills’ Capstan Cigarette Advertisement
Corner of Market Square and Church Street with Brookes Ltd (Enfield Wash) betting shop and Uptons shoe shop and Esso Garage sign and W.H.C.U.D.C. Town Hall
Interior view of F.J. Fidlers Shop at 30 Sun Street
South side of Highbridge Street showing the ‘Hikers’ Rest’ tearoom and teagardens with terraced houses and confectioner and gas lamp and costume and Regen, Premier and Embassy posters
Mr Evans in driving seat and children on bonnet of lorry loaded with baskets of tomatoes and cucumbers ready to leave Breach Barns Nursery Waltham Abbey for covent garden market
Holland and Barrett in Waltham Abbey with staff in the doorway.
United Dairies milkman in uniform posing on street