Archive centreWhitehaven
ReferenceYDB 80
TitleJosiah Hall, grocer and tallow chandler, Cockermouth
DescriptionOrder and receipt books detailing sales of groceries, and fat and lard.
Date1847-1917
Extent11 volumes
ContextJosiah Hall's premises were on Main Street, Cockermouth where Tarantella's restaurant now is [2014]. Mr Hall (c1851-1921) was a local Quaker, living at Elmhurst, Cockermouth. He was followed into the grocery business by one of his sons, Richard Watson Hall (1882-1935), known as Dick.
Related materialSee http://www.cockermouth.org.uk/album2.php?aid=1 for photograph of shop front, early 20th century
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