BROAD STREET, OXFORD

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Kelly’s Directory, 1937

Broad Street South side
(from Cornmarket Street to Holywell Street)

  • Baker William & Co.Ltd., house furnisher (Broad Street corner)
  • 1–3: H. Boswell & Co. Ltd., hardware merchants
  • Boswell House (1-5 upstairs): Boswell’s Properties Ltd; Critchley, Ward, & Pigott (chartered accountants etc.); Post Office Telephones (sales office); Colonial Services Club; Fraser School of Dancing; Kemp Hall Cafeteria; City of Oxford Schools of Technology, Art & Commerce
  • 4: Werff Bros., ladies’ tailors
  • 4A: Edwin M. Staniland, tobacconist
  • 4B: Thomas H. Long, confectioner
  • 5: Melson Wingate Ltd., opticians
  • 6: Ministry of Health Insurance Dept.; Inland Revenue Valuation Dept.; District Registry of High Court of Justice: King’s Bench Division
  • 7: Mireille, dressmaker
  • 8: Lindsey & Sons, Opticians
  • 9: & 10: Layton & Son, cycle agents; Alfred Charles Stroud, surgeon-dentist
  • 11: J. Thornton & Son, new & secondhand booksellers
  • 12: Shrimpton & Morris, boot repairers and Post Office
  • 13: Castell & Son, tailors

Here is Boxall’s Yard

  • 14: Alden & Co. Ltd, stationers & picture frame makers &c.
  • 14A: Miss C. Brown, café
  • 15: Emberlin & Son, stationers; Griffiths & Millington Ltd., advertising contractors
  • 16: W. M. Bayliss, Sons & Co., incorporated accountants
  • 17: William Marshall, ladies’ tailor; Pompadour, ladies’ hairdressing & beauty culture
  • 18: William Hunt, typewriter dealer, stationer, copying office, and Carfax School of Shorthand
  • 19: Feilding & Moore, furniture dealers
  • 20: West & Sons, florists
  • 21: Millin & Co. Ltd., tailors
  • 22: G. Cooke & Co., tobacconists
  • 22 & 23: Frank A. Wood, bookseller & stationer
  • Saunder’s Passage: 3: Mrs Busby
  • 24 & 25: W.H. Walker Ltd., tailors

Here is Turl Street

  • 27: Parker & Son Limited, new and secondhand booksellers
  • Exeter College
  • Old Ashmolean Building: Museum for the History of Science, including the Lewis Evans Collection of Historic Scientific Instruments); middle floor: Oxford Latin Dictionary
  •  Sheldonian Theatre
  •  Old Clarendon Building: Delegates’ Room, Proctors’ Office, Curators of the University Chest; University Registry; Boards of Faculties and Studies

Here is Catte Street


Broad Street east side

  • Indian Institute

Broad Street North side (from Parks Road to Balliol)

  • [35-47 not listed: newly demolished to make way for New Bodleian Library]
  • 49-51: Blackwell’s Booksellers
  • 52: White Horse P.H.
  • 53: Rev. Bartle Starmer Hack [Vicar of St Mary Magdalen] and Miss Victoria Smallpeice, physician (consulting room) and Miss Mary Fraser, medical practitioner
  •  Trinity College
  •  Balliol College

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