CORNMARKET, OXFORD

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Cornmarket: Old views


Looking north from Carfax

Carfax
Above: on the left is the Midland Bank of 1896–7 and on the right Lloyds Bank of 1900–3

Looking north from Carfax
Above and below: H. Samuel jeweller moved into 1 Cornmarket by 1911

Carfax, with H. Samuel jewellers

South end of Cornmarket, c.1910
Above: the first shop in view on the right is Davis’s at 2 Cornmarket

Cornmarket, with Buol on right
Above: The Clarendon Hotel is on the left, and on the right is Market Street, then 13–20 Cornmarket (demolished to make way for the Marks & Spencer building) and the tall Buol’s Restaurant at 21.

North end
Above: First on the left is Henry Woodward, outfitter at No. 51,
and Long’s Registry can be seen upstairs at No. 48.
First on the right is Mrs Andrews’ milliner’s shop (with the large blind) at No. 22;
Gillman & Son boot makers at No. 23; and the Capital & Counties Bank Ltd at No. 24.

North end, with carriages
Above: On the right are 20–28 Cornmarket.
The second building with the striped blind is the White Hart public house at No. 21

St Michael-at-the-Northgate
Above: a scene in the late 1890s. On the right is part of No. 23 (Gillman & Son, boot makers);
then Luff the Chemist at No. 24; Frank Long the Cutler at No. 25, the Blue Anchor pub at No. 25A;
Zacharias at Nos. 26 & 27; and Harvey Bros, tea dealers, at No. 28

St Michael close up
Above: Zach’s on the right advertises motoring outfits under its top window

Looking south towards Carfax

Margetts and the Roebuck
Above: on the left is Margetts the hatter at No. 12, then an estate agent at No. 11,
and the Roebuck Hotel at Nos. 10, 9, and 8 Cornmarket

Christmas 1908
This phototgraph shows Cornmarket in the snow on 26 April 1908,
and was used for a Christmas greetings postcard later that year.

Looking east

St Michael's Church in 1834
Above: St Michael’s Church in 1834, looking down Ship Street

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