Local Suppliers 1868-1930s

Examples of Local Suppliers to Normansfield

  • Gaydon and Sons, Jewellers and Opticians, Kingston 1891-1889
  • Hardy and Co, Coal Offices, Kew 1892
  • W. Youldon, Carman, Kingston 1880s
  • G. Lewis, Watch and Clock Maker, Kingston 1880s
  • A. T. Evernden, Boot and Shoe Repairer, Teddington 1920s
  • Gosling and Son, Drapers, Costumiers and Milliners, Richmond 1920s
  • Etheringtons Music, Piano and Gramophone, Richmond 1920s
  • Leach Brothers, Italian Warehouse, Kingston 1920s
  • W. Hayward, Florist, Kingston1922
  • Hide and Co, Funeral Directors, Kingston 1922

Suppliers in Hampton Wick

  • C. and A. Burgoine, Yacht and Boatbuilders, Hampton Wick and Kingston, 1882
  • J. T. Chapman, Engineer, Caxton House, 1893
  • Hampton Court Gas Company, Hampton Wick, 1886-1922
  • Eastman and Son, Dyers and Cleaners, Kingston Bridge, 1901-1923
  • F. E. Sayers, Newsagents, 13 High Street and 4 Home Parade, Hampton Wick, 1925

W. G. Bishop


  • Family Grocer and Provision Dealer, Wine, Spirit and Beer Merchant
  • Relatively a substantial amount of receipts
  • Ranging from March 1921-14th July 1930

The London Gazette, 2 May, 1939

NOTICE is hereby given that the Partnership which has for some time past been carried on by Reginald Bishop and Clarence Bishop under the style of W. G BISHOP AND SONS at 210 Kingston Road Teddington in the county of Middlesex in the trade or business of Grocers and Provision Merchants and Retailers of Beer Wines and Spirits was this day dissolved under a power for that purpose contained in the partnership deed and that in future the said business will be carried on by the said Clarence Bishop alone and all debts due to or owing by the late firm will be respectively received and paid by him.—Dated this 2nd. day of May 1939.

Examples of What was Purchased

  • March 1921 10 Gallons of Oil Cost 14s 2d Oil Sept/Dec 1921 1 Gallon of Cost 1s 6d
  • Ground Almonds 2s 6d for 1lb on19th April 1930
  • Bottle of Vanilla Essence on 21st June 1930
  • Sponge Fingers 5/- for a 1lb on 19th April 1930
  • 16 Sponge Cakes 10d 24th June 1930
  • Glace Cherries 1s 8d on 24th June 1930
  • 6 syphons 3s/9d – 19th April 1930
  • French Vermouth 5/- on 19th April 1930 and 21st June 1930
  • Italian Vermouth 3s 3d on 19th April 1930
  • Booths Gin 12/- on 21st June 1930
  • 3lb soap flakes 2/- on 3rd July 1930