Two undated photographs of S.Wilson, cutler, tool merchant and, clearly, clock and watch seller have been donated to the Society by member, Paul Laughlin. We will, in time, donate the originals to the Suffolk Record Office. Wilson’s hardware, do-it-yourself, tools business was still trading in the 1980s from the same site (by then five shop units). Martin & Newby and Smyth  Bros had premises nearby and there was clearly enough trade for all of them, later swept away by the growth of out-of-town DIY warehouse shops. More photographs of the shop are on our Image Archive.


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