Advertisements in Local Media
The following shops and businesses were advertising as Market Place, 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 the Market Place:
ABEL BROS, watches, rings, etc. FA 1893, 1932, 1937. #18
ANNS’ GARAGE, cars, FA 1914, 1915, 1918, 1919, 1931. #22
BALLARD & Co, chemists, Market Place, FA 1891, 1893, 1894, 1897, 1902 (photographic chemists), 1903, 1908, 1914, 1916, 1918, 1919. W.H. Cook, M.P.S, Proprietor, FDS 1949, 1966. #17
BARGAIN CENTRE, 21 Market St, Household, toiletries, fancy goods, FV 1972, 1973. #21
BARNARD F., cabinet maker & upholsterer, pianos, glass, china, earthenware, General furniture warehouse & manufactory, Market Place FA 1891, 1894. #4
BELCHER & HABGOOD, Brewery Court, Market Place, Faringdon, brewers, FA 1902, 1903, 1904, 1907
BELL HOTEL RESTAURANT, buffet bar, Wing, Commander & Mrs H.A.C.Stratton, FV 1972.
BREATH OF SPRING, 4a Market Place, Flowers, FDS 1994-97. #4a
BURGESS A., sports, Market Place, FA 1931. #24?
CADEL F.W., upholstery, carpets, bedding, china, glass, Market Place, FA 1903 (late Barnard). #4
CHELTENHAM & GLOUCESTER BUILDING SOCIETY, 10 Market Place, FDS 1987. #10
COOPER S & J.M., Market Place Gifts, Books, Pictures, China, Saddlery, FV 1972, 1973. #24
CREESE F.W. costumes, millinery, dressmaking, FA 1903 (no address). CREESE & CO, Market Place, FA 1907, 1908, 1914. #12
CROWN FAMILY & COMMERCIAL HOTEL, FARINGDON, FA 1909; CROWN HOTEL, Pub, Restaurant FV 1972, 1973.
DILLON’S, newsagent, 22 Market Place, FF 1991. #22
DURINGER’S, Chocolates, Novelties, and Cake Decorations, FDS 1966 #9
DYKE John, auctioneer and surveyor, and agent to the Royal Exchange and World Insurance, Market Place. DG 1863
DYKE George John, auctioneers & Valuer, FA 1894, 1897, 1902, 1903. DYKE, JACKSON & WELBY, Faringdon, 1904 (the partnership recently entered into by George John Dyke & Francis Robert Jackson has been extended to include Davis Welby of St Leonards on Sea), DYKE, JACKSON & CHANDLER, FA 1907, 1908.
EVANS Modern Dentistry, attends at Ballard & Co, chemist, Market Place, FA 1916. #17
FARINGDON TRAVEL, 11 Market Place, Faringdon 1991-94. #11Y
FERGUSONS LTD., 19 Market Place, wine & spirit merchants, FDS 1966. #19
HARE IN THE WOODS, 7a Market Place, Faringdon 2015-17. #7a
HEATH L., drapery & boots, Market Place, FA 1893, 1894, 1895.
HOBBS A.F. & CHAMBERS, estate agents, auctioneers & valuers, FA 1914, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1919, 1925, 1931 (HOBBS & CHAMBERS), FA 1940, 1941, FV 1972, 1973, FDS 1966, 1984, 1985. #16a
INTERNATIONAL STORES, grocer, FA 1931. #21
JANE’S PANTRY, Market Place, Coffee, Lunch, Teas, FDS 1949, FV 1972, 1973. #23
LANGHAM’S, Market Place, Florist & fruiterer, FDS 1953, FV 1972, 1973. #15
LAY E. pastry cook and confectioner FA 1895. #9
LIDDIARD & SON, general merchants, Market Place, FA 1893. Grocer, tobacconist, R. Liddiard, FV 1972. #7
LISEMORE A.E., china, cooking utensils, Market Place, FA 1936, 1937
MALLOWS NEWSAGENTS, 22 Market Place, FDS 1987, 1988, 1989. #22
MATHIAS J.G., taken over Mrs L. Heath, Market Place, FA 1903.
MORTONS, shoes, clothes, toys, 11-12 Market Place, FDS 1985. #11-12
PAT THOMAS LTD, Market Place, Butcher, Game & Poultry, FDS 1966, FV 1972. FF 1989. #3
POCOCK & SONS, Tailoring & Outfitting, Market Place, FA 1891, 1894, 1897, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1919, 1931. #14
RAMSBURY BUILDING SOCIETY, 9 Market Place, Savings, Mortgages, Geoffrey Parker & Chamberlain, FV 1973. #9
SAFFRON GALLERY (June & Bernard Broom,), 6 Market Place, arts & crafts, FDS 1978. #6
SALUTATION HOTEL, Bar, Snacks, Restaurant, FV 1972. #1
SINCLAIR’S Restaurant, 6 Market Place, FDS 1987. #6
SMITH Arthur W., Market Place, drapery & clothing FA 1916, 1918, 1919. #11-12
STAY GROUNDED, 7a Market Place, Faringdon 2019-20. #7a
THE BIG WOOL SHOP, Market Place, FDS 1985 #7a?
THE BUTTERY, 6 Market Place, Coffee, Lunch, Teas, Mrs G. Cox, FV 1972. #6
THE COUNTRY LADY, 4a Market Place, clothes, FDS 1985, FF 1989, 1990, 1991. #4a
THE MOUSE, 4 Market Square, dresses, coats, FDS 1978 #4b
THE RED SQUIRREL, Market Square, Cards & gifts, FDS 1970, FV 1972, 1973.
TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE, FDS 2015 #5 ?
WEEDON J.B., cut flowers, plants, Market Place, FA 1904.
WETHERED Thomas & Sons, Community Centre, FDS 1988 #5
WILKES N.R., (Noel) draper & outfitter, Market Place, FA 1927, 1931, 1937. FDS 1952. #11-12.
Media Key: FA = Faringdon Advertiser; FDS = Faringdon Dramatic Society; FV = Faringdon Venture; FF = Faringdon Folly; DG = Directory & Gazetteer of Oxon, Berks & Bucks (Dutton, Allen & Co. 1863)
The following traders were listed in the Directory & Gazetteer of Oxon, Berks & Bucks (Dutton, Allen & Co. 1863):
Abel John, hairdresser and perfumer, Market Place
Ballard Edwin,” pharmaceutical chemist, oil and colourman, hop merchant, agent to Royal Farmers Fire, Life, and Hailstorm Insurance, and stamp distributer”, Market Place
Charlwood Robert G., baker and mealman, Market Place
Clark Joseph, manager of County of Gloucester Bank, Market Place
Cooper Benjamin, dispensing & family chemist, Market Place
County of Gloucester Banking Co,” (open from 10 to 8, draw on Barnett, Hoare, and Co., London)”, Market Place
Deacon Charles sen., saddler & harness maker, Market Place
Dyke John,” auctioneer and surveyor, and agent to the Royal Exchange and World Insurance”, Market Place
Fairthorne and Philips, brewers and wine and spirit merchants, Vale of White Horse Brewery
Fidel Edward Reynolds, upholsterer & furnishing ironmonger, Market Place
Ford Thomas, Angel, Market Place
Habgood John, linen and woollen draper, Market Place
Haines John, superintendent registrar and postmaster, Market Place
Lay Henry, baker & confectioner, Market Place
Liddiard Henry & Co., grocers and provision merchants, Market Place
Lloyd Wm., butcher, Market Place
Moore Edward, smith and farrier, Market Place
Myers Thomas, Crown Family & Commercial Hotel and Posting House, Market Place
Neatham Thomas Mowbray, Bell Commercial Inn, Market Place
Oppenheim Edward, linen and woollen draper, Market Place
Pike Charles, butcher, Market Place
Researched by Ian Lee, December 2020.