W. Griffin, Fruit Merchant c1900

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Distant spire: Christ Church, Bowling Green.
  • 1891: Telephonic communication between Strabane and Derry is established (reference Derry Almanac 1892 - fact supplied by Mr Curlyhill)
  • 1913: Cooper family or Burroughs establish the Pallidrome cinema on the Railway Road.
The name on the building on the right edge of the postcard appears to be W.Griffin. William Griffin is listed  in the 1901 Census as a fruit merchant at 15 Railway Road. In the same census Mathew McSwiggan (Railway Bar) is listed at 14 Railway Road. In the 1905 Tyrone Trade Directory William Griffin is also listed as a fruiterer on the Railway Road.

Related Documents:
1901Census: House And Building Return (William Griffiin , 15 Railway Road)

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