A distinctive smell, boutiques, an antique shop, a second hand bookshop, a camera shop, a little café, an art supply shop…where am I? Brighton? Portobello Road? No, Barbers Lane in Luton just a few decades back in time.
This article is about Davis Butchers shop with a focus on my great-great-grandfather, Harry Buckley.
Mr BP Shah came to this country with just £20.00 in his pocket yet built a thriving accountancy business and is making a significant impact upon the town. The article offers memories on the formative years of the Asian community in Bury Park.
The price of around 1/- (5p) meant that they were more affordable than the cost of seeing a doctor ...
This article describes the Market Hill area of Luton from the middle of the 19th century onwards, when photographs started to become available.
During the 19th century, Luton's population was about 4000. No less than four surgeons and four chemists and druggists were present in the town, prescribing not only medicines, but also selling a various range of products.