Catalogue description J BLAKE, BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS

This record is held by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Details of CR 378
Reference: CR 378
Title: J BLAKE, BAKERS AND CONFECTIONERS
Description:

Accounts, photographs

Date: 1890-1967
Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

J Blake, Chester, bakers

Physical description: 30 Files
Access conditions:

Prior notice required for access

Custodial history:

Accession No. 342

Administrative / biographical background:

The firm of J Blake, bakers and confectioners, of 5 & 7 Watergate Row, was established in 1842.

 

In Bagshaw's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the County Palatine of Chester, 1850, the firm is listed in Bridge Street Row, but later moved to Eastgate Row South. By the mid 1860s, the firm had moved again, to Watergate Row. In 1920, Blake's Cafe was opened at 12 Bridge Street. The cafe was closed in the mid 1930s.

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