|51 High Street, Ewell|
|Current Occupier (2013)||The Cottage Hair Lounge|
|Occupier in 1911||Percy Francis Crockford|
|Details of 1911 Proprietor||Born Ewell c.1885, son of George (carman) and Sophia Charlotte (nee Stone). Married 1909 Louisa Annie Perry (1886-1989), daughter of George and Sarah Ann. One son, Francis George (1910-77). Family emigrated to Queensland c.1912 and moved to Kyogle, New South Wales c.1916, where they stayed. Percy was a JP in Kyogle and ran a garage business with his son; he died on 28 May 1946 in Kyogle.|
|Details of building, where known||
This was once part of a terrace of 5 cottages (43-51), built in the 19thC, which used to have front gardens separated by posts and chains. The shop fronts were added in the 20thC, but it seems that in the 19thC small businesses were carried on in front rooms.
51 High Street (centre), 2013
Photo by Brian Bouchard