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