Shops & Businesses in Gloucester Street (adverts)

Advertisements in Local Media

The following shops and businesses were advertising as being or are known to have been in Gloucester Street, Faringdon in the years stated. Some of those listed here do not appear anywhere else as it has not yet been possible to locate their exact address. The rest provide some of the evidence used to compile the full history on the main page Shops & Businesses in Gloucester Street.:

BUTLER A.E., surgeon dentist, Gloucester St, FA 1891, 1897, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1919.
COBDEN ARTHUR F., accountant etc, Gloucester St, FA 1902, 1903, 1904, 1907.
DeBANK Robin, Gloucester St, car repairs, FDS 1985
EILEEN GIBBS, 26 Gloucester Street. Hairstylist. FV 1972. #26
FARINGDON POTTERY SHOP, 9 Gloucester St, FDS 1978 #9
FOCUS VIDEO LIBRARY, 30 Gloucester St, FDS 1987 #30
JOHN MAXWELL, Health & Beauty Studio, FDS 1985, Oakley House, Gloucester St. #26 (moved 1987 to 2 London St.)
LADIES SCHOOL, Gloucester St, FA 1895 Miss Cadel & Mademoiselle Bap, 1907 Mrs G.E.Bye, 1916 Mrs Bye & Miss Bye.
LANGFORD’S, 10 Gloucester Street, garden & pet requirements, flowers, FV 1972, 1973. FDS 1978, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989. #10
MOORE N.B. CARS, Langham’s Yard – rear of 20 Gloucester Street, FDS 1987, 1988, 1989. #20
NICHOL J. & E. 22 Gloucester Street. Wedding receptions. FV 1972. Presumably became ELSIE NICHOL & SUE ALLEN, no address, FDS 1984, 1985, 1987.
PORTER F.W., corn & seed merchant, Gloucester St, FA 1891, 1894, 1902, 1903, 1907, 1919. #12-10
ROBERTS G. (Farm Supplies) Ltd., Gloucester Street, FDS 1978. #3
SEEBIC & CO, Gloucester Street, estate agent, FDS 1985. #20
SHEPPARD JOSEPH, junr, undertaker, Gloucester St, FA 1903, 1904.
YEATMAN A.E., ladies tailors & habit maker, Gloucester St., FA 1895, 1903, 1904, 1907. Probably same shop as #10 Corn Market?

Media Key: FA = Faringdon Advertiser; FDS = Faringdon Dramatic Society; FV = Faringdon Venture; FF = Faringdon Folly

Gloucester St Butler Advert 1914Gloucester St Cobden Advert 1903Gloucester St Adverts 1897Gloucester St Langfords Advert 1988Gloucester St Moore Advert 1988Gloucester St Porter Advert 1891Gloucester St Porter Advert 1902Gloucester St Porter Advert 1903Gloucester St Sheppard Advert 1903Gloucester St Yeatman Advert 1904Gloucester St Nichol Advert 1984


Researched by Ian Lee, December 2020.