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Letters to Orchards circa 1916
The Start of the Post Office
Late Victorian Hey Day
Memories of the Post Office
William Orchard, Founder
William Thomas Orchard
Will and Fred Orchard
Memoirs of William Orchard, sub-postmaster
Tributes to William Orchard
Orchard Bros Today
More of the recent staff
Shopping in 1865
What was that for?
Events in 1865
Local news in 1865
Some of your memories
An early view of the shop taken from an old paper bag
An early coloured postcard.
An early sepia photograph. Note the shrubs alongside the shop.
Thought to be taken around 1930 with two new smart delivery vans on display.
An architect's plan from 1862.
Dick Orchard outside the shop in about 1960.
The entrance to the branch of Lloyds Bank, formerly Capital and Counties, now the entrance to The Old Store.
The shop front in the "Spar" days.
An interesting photograph, possibly from the early 20th century.
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