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5 High Street West
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7 High Street West
Nat West Bank
Norfolk Square
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Norfolk Square
Telephone Boxes
Norfolk Square
Summary

 1838 


Mr Thomas Collier built number 5 High Street West as part of the 12th Duke of Norfolk’s Town Hall and shops vision.



 1846 
Rateable Value of 5 High Street West in 1846 before the market opened £16 10s 0d



 1871 
Census
Number 5 was occupied by Charles Collier 41, a Grocer & Corn Miller, wife Margaret Collier 41, Samuel Collier 12, daughter Eliza Collier 7 and Sarah Griffiths 18, a Domestic Servant.



 1881 
Census
Number 5 was occupied by Charles Collier 52, a Corn Factor, his son Samuel Collier 22, an Assistant and his daughter Eliza Collier 17. Also at this address were Annie Woodrow 21, a Servant and Frank Siddall 23, a Visitor and Grocer.



 1891 
Kelly’s Directory
Swire William, fancy draper, & agent for W. & A. Gilbey, wine & spirit merchants, 5 High street west



 1891 
Census
Number 5 was occupied by William Swire 46, a Draper and three Boarders all Draper’s Assistants Mary E Taylor 24, Mary J Taylor 20 and Eleanor Taylor 14.



 1895 
Post Office Derbyshire Directory
Swire William, fancy draper, & agent for W. & A. Gilbey Lim. wine & spirit merchants, 5 High street west



 1899 
Kelly’s Directory
Swire William, fancy draper, & agent for W. & A. Gilbey Lim. wine & spirit merchants, 5 High street west



 1901 
Census
Number 5 was occupied by William Swire 56, Draper & Wine & Spirit Merchant and Mary Taylor 34, a Head Draper’s Assistant.



 1903 
Derby & District Trades Directory
DRAPERS
Swire, W., 5 High St., west
MERCHANTS (WINE AND SPIRIT)
Swire, William, 5 High St., west; and draper



 1903 
Rateable Value of 5 High Street West in 1903 after the market opened £60 0s 0d



 1904 


An advertisment from ’Glossop - A Sketch From The Earliest Period’ printed and published by Messrs. Jenkinson and Hamnett in 1904.



 1904 


An photo from ’Glossop - A Sketch From The Earliest Period’ printed and published by Messrs. Jenkinson and Hamnett in 1904.



 1911 
Census
Number 5 was a property with 5 main rooms occupied by Victor Branson 33, a Drapers Assistant, his wife Alice Branson 32, married 11 years with 3 children, Welfred Basil Branson 10, Gladys Marion Branson 5, both at School and Phyllis Audrey Branson 1. Also at this adress was Alice’s brother William Owen Lomas 35, an Assurance Agent.



 1912 
Kelly’s Directory
Hunter & Sons



 1920 


Number 5 is just visible set back behind number 3. Photograph courtesy of Glossop Heritage Trust.



 1925 
Kelly’sDirectory
Steels William Ernest, grocer, 5 High street west



 1925 
Kelly’sDirectory
Urban Electric Supply Co. Limited (The), electrical engineers, High street west. T N 34



 1932 
Kelly’s Directory
Urban Electric Supply Co. Limited (The), electrical engineers, 5 High st. west. T N 34



 1941 
Kelly’s Directory
Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Transport & Electricity Board, electrcl. engnrs. 5 High st. west. T N 34



 1950 


Partly obscured by number 3, Norweb Electricity. Photograph courtesy of Glossop Heritage Trust.



 1970 


Norweb Electricity shop just behind the group of people crossing the road. Photograph courtesy of Cliff Hales.



 1978 
Glossop Official Guide
Electricity - Electricty services are provided by North Western Electricity Board (Norweb)
Showrooms: 5 High Street West Tel. 2034



 1994 


Cancer Research charity shop. Photograph courtesy of Glossop & District Historical Society.



 2009 
Google Street View
Shows Cancer Research UK



 2014 


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.