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A SHOP THROUGH TIME

A Shop Through Time. 

Lewis & Hyland, Tenterden, Kent 1846-1986


ISBN: 979-8503275230 84 pages b&w images and map.
R.R.P £9.99
Published June 2021
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The iconic Lewis & Hyland store in Tenterden, Kent was part of popular Kentish Drapery and Fashion chain for 140 years from 1846 and due to its picturesque location in the town featured in dozens of photographs, postcards and paintings. The book offers an intimate portrait and unique insight into the life and times of all those that lived above the shop including apprentices, assistants, milliners, domestic staff and the managers and their families. Discover the success, tragedy, happiness, heartbreak and love that befell them and perhaps recognise an ancestor. The store played a part in the lives of hundreds of people and turned some ordinary lives into extraordinary ones.

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