GW Morris Butchers and Barton’s Stores 43 High Street

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GW Morris Butchers which later became Bartons Stores until they moved to the other side of the High Street
Wivenhoe Memories Collection
The original Barton stores in the High Street
Linda Panton / Wivenhoe Memories Collection

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By 1918 GW Morris Butchers had closed and was a private dwelling belonging to Mr Havens and his daughter Polly.

Len Barton’s grocers opened after WW2. In 1972 he bought the property opposite to the shop that had once belonged to Stacey Wood.

Read more about Barton’s.

In the 1980s, the son and daughter-in-law of Alberto Semprini, opened and ran the Talisman, a gift shop in the premises. The internationally famous pianist and composer, Alberto Semprini, lived in Wivenhoe, in the house called Price’s House, in Bethany Street. See more about Semprini.

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This page was added on 31/07/2018.

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