What would these Portsmouth shopkeepers have made of #shoplocal? | Nostalgia

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Saturday, 28th November 2020, 6:00 am
When Christmas was a nightmare for butchers with sometimes hundreds of turkeys to be dressed (gutted). Picture: Paul Gentle.
When Christmas was a nightmare for butchers with sometimes hundreds of turkeys to be dressed (gutted). Picture: Paul Gentle.

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Lee Bryant on a pony outside his grandfather's paper shop WH Bryant's in Charlotte Street, Portsmouth.
Samuel Knight outside his bakery in Arundel Street, Fratton. Picture: Katy Daniels

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William King, from Hayling Island, sent this photograph of his grandparents Mr and Mrs W Griffin, standing outside their small grocer's shop in Buckland.
Downs & Co pawn shop was at 157-161 Kingston Road. As well as exchanging goods for cash, money was lent. Picture: Barry Cox collection