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For over a century the site was home to Footman's, a shop where most things could be bought, from groceries, furniture, the latest records or a loaf of bread. The business was founded by Robert Footman as a linen, draper and silk mercer in the Buttermarket, Ipswich, on June 21, 1815, three days after the Battle of Waterloo. Unusual visitors to Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich, as this promotion for Atora" suet arrived at Footmans store in the 1950s. A coach outlet coupons explorer range of cheeses at Footmans store in 1966. (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). Robert's brother, John, took over after Robert died, aged just 31. Furniture repairs and restoration at Footmans in September 1966. (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). Furniture repairs and restoration at Footmans in September 1966. (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). The business moved to is the coach outlet store online real the Waterloo House on the Cornhill. Who was working in the carpet department at Footmans in 1966? (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). Who were these men working in the bakery at Footmans Ipswich in 1966? (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). John Footman was joined by William Pretty and Alexander Nicholson and in 1842 the company moved to Westgate Street and a new Waterloo House. Who were these men working in the bakery at Footmans Ipswich in 1966? (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). 017 Kindred 11 April 17_ (11) a Many will remember the bakers shop inside the Lloyds Avenue entrance, coach outlet sale 2015 the 'posh' top floor restaurant, the large furniture and carpet department and the big queues that formed for the sales. Sept 65 The Lloyds Avenue entrance to Footmans department store in September 1965. (Photo by Ivan Smith/Archant). The shop was demolished and rebuilt in the late 1970s in large sections as trading continues.
Bargain hunters at a Footmans sale in July 1966. (Photo by David Kindred/Archant). What memories do you have of Footman's? Write to David Kindred, Days Gone By, Ipswich Star/EADT, Portman House, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, IP1 1RS or share your memories via email.
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