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ellenkate

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #21 on: May 18, 2011, 20:48:06 »
- Just found that Sid Bryson was the manager.

Head office of business was at 15 Bench Street, Dover.

see the other thread on Farley Woodhams & Co.

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2011, 20:44:45 »

It would appear that the man in the doorway was Sid Bryson. 
Picture on the poster is of King George 5 and Queen Mary, which dates the photo.  'Jubilee Tea'.  1935 I think.

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2011, 04:51:47 »
Yep, 242 Folkestone Rd: The Creameries, Farley, Woodham & Co Ltd.

strangelights

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2011, 22:47:04 »
Looks like above the shop it says Head office,15 Bench street??

keniff

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2011, 20:40:16 »
I think it's the Folkestone Road, Maxton end.

Yes - it is 242 Folkestone Rd - I cannot remember who ran the dairy - I am sure that someone with a Pikes blue book will come up with the answer !!! :)

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2011, 20:16:31 »
I think it's the Folkestone Road, Maxton end.
When you've got your back to wall, there's only one thing to do and that's to turn around and fight. (John Major)
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busyglen

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2011, 18:37:25 »
It looks as if the alley has shrunk....unless it's the angle the photo has been taken.  :)

keniff

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2011, 17:30:35 »
Another comparison




keniff

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2011, 08:48:03 »
My wife's old school - she shed a tear when they pulled it down and uttered a few expletives (in the Anglo Saxon vernacular) which were directed towards the developers.

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #12 on: March 13, 2011, 22:51:45 »
Then. Junior Astor. Astor Avenue.

Now.
When you've got your back to wall, there's only one thing to do and that's to turn around and fight. (John Major)
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« Reply #11 on: March 13, 2011, 22:08:39 »
When we were exploring the tunnels i can remember those side tunnels coming in from the outside under the cliff.One tunnel may have been quite large and may have had a car in it,but i'm not sure as it was about 50 years ago.Townsend Car Ferries had an office in the buildings that face the beach and this had a back entrance into Athol Terrace.This would have been somewhere opposite the (original) First and Last pub.There was also a cafe along Athol Terrace.

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« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2011, 21:01:59 »
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« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2011, 19:08:43 »
There are four entrances to the tunnel system in Athol Terrace. All bricked-up by English Heritage when they took over Dover Castle from the Council. If the above house is number 1. there's no entrance marked there on the Fire Brigade plan.
When you've got your back to wall, there's only one thing to do and that's to turn around and fight. (John Major)
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ellenkate

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2011, 19:00:10 »

could look up the 1881 census for Athol Terrace and see who occupied the house next to the start of the East Cliff houses ...

what a sad reflection on the present day care of the properties.

ellenkate

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Re: Dover - Then & Now
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2011, 18:55:27 »

Are the houses there listed buildings?

 

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