• Mackereth's. (Ladies's and gents shops) Central buildings
  • Walton's ( Cafe and confectioner) Lake Rd
  • T.B Atkinson (Ladies and Gents outfitters) Lake Rd
  • Earnest Bennett (Carter and Furniture remover)
  • M.E Tyson   (sweets and tobacco; barber)
  • C Simpson (Grocer) Market Place
  • J Banks (Stationer, photographer) Market Place
  • John Short (Greengrocer) Lake Rd
  • Stalkers (Furniture, joiner and undertaker) Compston Rd
  • Earnest Hunter (Leather goods, saddler) Lake Rd
  • Mary (Mammy) Dugdale (sweets, tobacco, and famous "Clagum") Church St
  • Clarke & Gibson (Cycles)   Church St
  • Wilkinson (Taxis)
  • Hayes (Nursery gardens)



A few adverts from 1901

  • Herd's (chemist)
  • Mackereth's (Ladies wear)
  • J.Longmire (Baker and confectioner)

All of these were in Central Buildings and put out a calendar with their own adverts.