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Photograph of the Golden Key, December 1892


Photograph of the staff in front of the Hook Brothers' Golden Key Grocery and Provision Stores. On the back is the following note:
Taken Christmas 1892
[left to right] C. Marshall; W. Hook - boss; C. Philips; H. Bryer; A. R. Poole; S. Coles; F. Hook - Boss.

Photograph, excluding the black backing board, measures 147.5mm by 101mm.

In 1884, some rebuilding works behind the Golden Key revealed a portion of the moat of Bridgwater Castle, which was found to have been filled with rubbish and black mud (Squibbs' History, p.96).


The Shop on a c.1905 picture postcard.


The shop highlighted on the 1880s OS Map.

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