EWELL BUSINESSES 1911


26 High Street, Ewell
Current Occupier Skin Secrets
Beauty salon
Occupier in 1911 John Turner Wilkins
Baker
Details of 1911 Proprietor Came to Ewell as proprietor of the Eastern Approach Coffee Rooms, having been a baker in Hawkchurch, Dorset, and then took over a bakery from George Picknell. Born in Musberry, Devon in 1851 and married Thirza Hancock (born 1853 Lanreath, Cornwall) at St Mary's, Ewell in 1881. Thirza had been in Ewell for some years and in 1871 she was a nursemaid to Henry John Tritton's family at Ewell House. Children - daughter and two sons, all born in Ewell - Mildred Emmeline (1882-1937, married miller Edwin Vernon Harwood), Harry (c.1884) and Percy John (1886). Percy became a carpenter, married Gladys Burgess and died in Redhill in 1940. Harry took over his father's business; he married Eva Rose Sutton (1888-1963), daughter of Epsom builder Alfred Sutton, at St Martin's, Epsom in 1916 and died on 4 January 1959, then living at 12 Briarwood Road, Stoneleigh. Eva died in 1963 (same address). John died on 16 May 1916 and Thirza in 1931, then living at Sutton.
Details of building, where known 17thC refaced in mathematical tiles in 18thC. Two sashes. Modern shop and sash windows to ground floor. Old tile roof with roughcast gable end. Front has a fire insurance plate of the British Fire Office. Rear elevation weatherboarded.
26 High Street



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