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Summary:

Original estate: ?Hungerford
Earliest records: 1774
Date of building:
Listed? No
Commoner's Rights: Yes (now assigned to 9 High Street) (Frontage 25ft; 2 horses or 4 cows)

Thumbnail History:

This property (now two commercial premises) has been a staymaker, cooper's, fishmonger, then butcher and greengrocer. Various retail shops.

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- 9 & 9a High Street, Jun 2013

- 9 & 9a High Street, Jan 2007

- 9 & 9a High Street, Mar 2010

- Eden Baking and Coffee Shop, Apr 2016.

Timeline:

1753-61 (QR) ?No entry

1774-90 (QR) John Smith, for house late Lucas, q.r. 4d.
1781 (CL) John Smith, staymaker.
1795-1804 (QR) ..?.. Smith, for house late Lucas, q.r. 4d.

1805-17 (QR) James Smith, for house late Lucas, q.r. 4d.
1807 (CL) James Smith

1818-23 (QR) James Smith, for house late Lucas, amended to Henry Ball, q.r. 4d.

1832 (QR) Joseph Bance , for house late Henry Ball, q.r. 4d.
1836 (QR) Joseph Bance, for house late Henry Ball's, q.r. 4d.
1841 (CS) Joseph Bance (40) Cooper
1847 (CL) Joseph Bance (owner and occupier)
1851 (CS) Joseph Bance (57) master cooper
1861 (CL) George Bance
1861 (CS) George Bance (36), cooper.
1871 (CS) Joseph Bance (77) cooper

1881 (CS) Richard Barnard (46) fishmonger.
1896 (CL) Ernest Barnard , butcher; Richard Barnard (occ)
1902 (T&M Register) Ernest Barnard (owner);
1903 (T&M Register) Walter Barnard (occupier)
1914 (CL) Ernest Barnard; Walter Templar Barnard (occ)

1920s Alfred Mills (jnr), butchers. Wife was district nurse, and she started Silver Threads.
1923 (T&M Register) Stanley Raymond Hunt (occupier)
1924 (T&M Register) Archibald F Wilkins (occupier)
1925 (T&M Register) Frank Arthur Baden (occupier)

1928 (T&M Register) Alfred Edward Mills jnr (owner & occupier)
1932 (QR) Mr E. Barnard, House J. Bance formerly Lucas, afterwards Ball's, q.r 4d.
1939 (Blacket's) A.E. Mills, butcher
1947 (CL) Alfred Edward Mills
1952 (CL) Charles Geater
1956 (CL) Charles Geater
1963 (CL) Alexander Charles Callaway

1968 (T&M Register) Baxters (butchers) Ltd (owner); Peter Windsor, manager (occupier until 1976)
1968 (CL) Peter Winsor (butcher)
1970 (CL) Peter Winsor

Baxters divided the building into two shops – previously Mills had it as a single property.

1976 (CL) Peter Winsor (deleted Void) (Benbows/Baxters)

North end (9 HS):

1978 Baxter's – butchers
1978 (T&M Register) Alex Johnson, manager (occupier until 1978

1984 (CL) Void
1985 (CL) Void

24.10.1992 Dewhursts butchers closed.

Nov 1992 Halletts opened, butcher, wet fish, game dealer and delicatessen.

1996 "Hungerford's" butchers.

1998 "Kilvingtons" butchers

Nov 2000 "G&G Butchers" Peter Green
2000 (CL) Void
2005 (CL) Void
2011 (CL) Void
Aug 2011 "Simply Seasonal" fruit and veg shop joined Hungerford Butchers.

South end (9a HS):

c.1970 Benbows greengrocers (south part) ?rented from Baxters.
1978 Benbow's - greengrocers

?1980s Benbows sold/changed to Aldridges greengrocers (who had been ?in Inklings property)

1998 "Hungerford Fruit and Veg"
Aug 2006 "Hungerford Fruit and Veg" opened second premises at 18 High Street.
Sep 2006 "Hungerford Fruit and Veg" closed at 9HS.

Oct 2006 "Ruby" Ladies Clothes Shop
Apr 2007 "Ruby" closed – vacant.

Jul 2007 "Sugar Mouse" Sweet Shop opened, owner Ben Blake
Mar 2008 "Sugar Mouse" Sweet Shop moved to 10 HS. This property now "Sugar Mouse" cards and stationery, until lease expires in ?Sep 2008.
Sep 2008 Sugar Mouse consolidates in 10 HS. Property vacant.

Feb 2010 "Simply Seasonal" Fruit & Veg shop (Wendy)
Aug 2011 Simply Seasonal moved to adjacent 9HS Hungerford Butchers. Property vacant.

Nov 2011 "Sugar Mouse" sweet shop (Ben Blake) moved back from 10 High Street.

Dec 2011: "Blue Bee Florists" moved from 18 High Street, to share property with Sugar Mouse.

May 2012: Sugar Mouse closed (see NWN 24 May 2012). Blue Bee continued.
Feb 2013: Blue Bee closed (moved to Ramsbury). Currently vacant.

Jun 2013: T Keeble, Antique Silver & Jewellery bought and sold.
Dec 2014: T Keeble closed.

Apr 2016: Eden Baking and Coffee Shop.

See also:

- 10 High Street

- 18 High Street