Appleton's Butchers, Kirkgate

Image ID: 00629

Appleton's Butchers, Kirkgate

Date: 1936

A line of four delivery vans and drivers, taken in front of Appleton's shop which at that time was at 12 Kirkgate, before moving to the Market Place. The gentleman leaning against the first vehicle is Mr Jonas Gaunt. Jonas Gaunt was a pork butcher who came from Leeds c1920s and later traded under the Appleton name, continuing to employ Jack Appleton and his sister Gladys. According to local trade directories, the Appleton's butchery was established in 1811.

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Category: Shopping and Services, Street Scenes, Transportation, Cars and Lorries, Shops, Streets, Transport

Organisation Reference: B6705

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