Acocks Green Bennett’s Business Directory 1899

Acocks Green Institute, Dudley Park rd

Armstrong The Misses A R & M, stationary, fancy goods, books and magazines, &c., The Library, Warwick rd

Averill J, fish, game, poultry & rabbit salesman, Warwick rd

Beech G, dairyman and farmer

Bick J, nurseryman & seedsman, The Nurseries. Plans and estimates for laying out and planting new grounds in all newest designs

Birmingham Woven Wire Mattress Co, Limited, Pioneer works

Blackwell W, grocer, Warwick rd

Boston M M, modiste, Compton house, Warwick rd

Bourne W, fruiterer, Warwick rd, Poultry, fresh butter, new-laid eggs, etc. Families waited on daily. Light work done with horse and cart

Bradford C, surgeon, Warwick rd

Bridges D, baker & grocer, Warwick house

Bridges S, builder, Warwick rd

Britannia Inn, Warwick rd – A Doody

Brooks E M, baker & confectioner, Summer rd

Brown R F, milliner, draper, hosier & general outfitter, Marlborough house. Registry office for servants. Agent for Pullars Dye works

Cattell F G, grocer & provision merchant, West End house, W & A Gilbeys wines and spirits, Bass Ale, and Guiness’s stout

Chappell H, saddler & harness maker, Warwick rd, Red Lion square

Cherry E H, cabinet maker & carpenter, station rd. Greenhouses, garden frames, trellis work, wheelbarrows, etc. All kinds of jobbing work done. Residence, 9 Lincoln rd

Clifford G W, purveyor, pickled tongues, corned beef, etc, Warwick rd. Meat sent to all parts of the neighbourhood daily

Crooks J H, The Acocks Green Bazaar for all kinds of earthenware, tinware, hardware, stationery and fancy goods, Warwick rd. Also circulating library. Goods lent on hire

Cumberland House, ladies school, Station rd

Davis A, butcher, Station rd

Davies F, landscape gardener, Warwick rd

Drummond A, surgeon, Victoria rd

Ellis W, hairdresser & tobacconist, Excelsior buildings, Warwick rd. every description of smokers requisites. Try our “Key West,” 2 d each, 7 for 1s

Ellis A, boot and shoe maker, Warwick rd

Ford W, tobacconist, Station rd

Frost J, house agent, Post Office. Also fire, life, and accident insurance

Frost J, operative and dispensing chemist from Debastro and Watson, London, chemists to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Post Office

Garbett J & Co, Huntley and Palmer’s and Jacob’s celebrated biscuits and cakes; all goods at town prices. Noted for unparalleled quality in grocery and provisions. Warwick rd

Great Western Hotel, Yardley rd – S Hayden

Grindley W, grocer, Warwick rd

Hackett J, coal merchant, Warwick rd

Harris W, boot maker, Stafford house, Warwick rd

Harris H R, general dealer, Yardley rd

Hemming J, fruit & Potato salesman, Warwick rd

Hamon G T, general draper, hosier, milliner, and haberdasher, Manchester house. All kinds of wool (Berlin, Fleecy, Scotch, Shetland, etc).

High School for Boys, Yardley rd – F H Simpson

Hodges F, confectioner and baker, Warwick rd

Hodges W, tobacconist & refreshment rooms, Warwick rd Howle R, grocer, tea dlr & provision merchant, Warwick rd. Agent for Mazawattee tea, Huntley and Palmers celebrated biscuits, Crosse and Blackwell goods. Established 1869

Hulston Mrs, registry office, Station rd

Hulston H A, baker & confectioner, Station rd

James Misses, dressmakers, Warwick rd

Jessop J A, chemist, Warwick rd

Johnson G, licensed practical chimney sweeper, Station rd. Cleaner of flues of every description

Johnson G, coal merchant, Station rd

Kent Mrs M, general dealer, Shirley rd

Kent T, cab and car propr, Warwick rd

King G, boot & shoe mnfr, Station rd

Lewis G E, stationer, The Library

Lucas G H, cook & confectioner, Warwick rd

Martin A, pork butcher, Warwick rd

Mason A T, baker & confectioner, The Hygienic bakery. Cakes and all kinds of pastry made to order. Dailey deliveries to all parts

Merriman Mrs, dressmaker, Yardley rd

Metropolitan Bank, Ltd, Warwick rd – W H Oakley sub-manager

Mytton F, grocer, Yardley rd

New Inn, Warwick rd – Mrs E Proffitt

Old Dolphin Inn, Warwick rd – J Pagett

Parsonage T, baker, Foxhollies rd

Patterson H, butcher, Warwick rd

Price T & Son, builders, Yardley rd

Price W T, stationer & newsagent, The News Agency

Red Lion Hotel, Warwick rd – W Milnes

Ripley A, hair dresser, Station rd

Rosten W M, surgeon, Carlton house

Sheldon E, coal merchant, Yardley Tunnel wharf

Simmonds F, shoeing & general smith, Station rd

Smith, Crescens & Sons, builders & plumbers, Warwick rd

Smith Mrs, hardware dlr, Warwick rd

Spread Eagle Inn, Warwick rd – I Bissell

Stubbs E, dispensing chemist, Warwick rd. Special attention given to the dispensing of prescriptions; none but the finest quality of drugs and chemicals are used

Thornton G, fruit and potato salesman, Warwick rd

Tuner G E, wheelwright, Shirley rd

Tustin J C, grocer, West End House

Wellesbourne College, Warwick rd

White G, cabinet maker & upholsterer, Warwick rd

Walker & Pegg, cycle mnfrs, Park View, Warwick rd. Ladies machines specially made to order

Willcox J, furniture remover & car propr, Station road

Williams & Boddy, builders & decorators, Station road

Wright Mrs E O, fancy draper, Clifton house, Warwick rd

Young Womens Christian Association, station rd

Source: Bennetts Business Directory (Worcestershire Section) 1899; Bennett & Co. Printers and Publishers, Birmingham.

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