63 Smithford Street
July – Thos Waterston Jun Tailor & co 63 Smithford Street Coventry *Late of Paris and London) Begs respectfully to intimate that he has opened as above and trusts by strict attention to the business supplying articles of First Style and Quality to obtain a liberal share of that patronage so long enjoyed by his father.
July – To Sell by Auction – The important central freehold shop property at No. 62 and 63 Smithford Street an excellent Business position only a short distance from Broadgate and close to the corner of Market Street, now in the occupation of the Owner Mr Walter Newsome, Fish and Game Dealer who will give vacant possession on completion of purchase if required. The premises have a capital frontage of about 25ft 6in (including width of entry) and the advantage of a side approach and comprise Retail shop about 14ft depth and walls lined with white glazed bricks, small office, living room, three chambers (one used as sitting room) and a box room, and in rear kitchen with two rooms over approached by an iron spiral staircase to the cellar, two small yards w.c. and shed. The entry is subject to a right of way thereover and this property has a right of way over part of the yard belonging to the Leopard Inn adjoining. The view apply on the Premises and for future particulars to Messrs Kirby and Sons Solicitors or the Auctioneers, Coventry.
May – Bankruptcy Court – A receiving order was made in the Coventry Bankruptcy Court today against Walter Newsom, of 64 Hill Street Coventry, carrying on business as a fish and game dealer at 5 Market street and formerly at 62 and 63 Smithford Street. The receiving order was made on the debtor’s own petition. The debtor has been adjudged bankrupt.
February – John Manners Ltd – Late of 63 Smithford Street Coventry – Will be pleased to see all old and new friends at their Leicester branch where duplicate and comprehensive ranges of Men’s and Boys clothing and outfits will be available.
June – John Manners new shop opens at 6 high street – our many friends will remember us at pre-war days at 62-63 Smithford Street and will be pleased to learn that our new shop will be open at 9am on July 8th. Everyone looking for exceptional value in Men’s and Boy’s Clothing should make a point of calling to see the comprehensive stocks which have been carefully selected for their choice. Make a note of this opening date and do try and pay us a visit this is an invitation it will be worth your while to accept. Our School outfitting is noteworthy of special attention.