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Famous for Suits: the story of Foster and Tetley, clothiers and outfitters of Goole

ByRobert Ward

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This book traces the history of Foster & Tetley Ltd, clothiers and outfitters, who traded in Goole, Yorkshire, from 1922 to 1982. As well as having a shop, the firm travelled the nearby villages supplying clothing to farming communities, mainly on credit, repaid in weekly instalments. They witnessed many social changes, serving two, sometimes three generations of the same families, sharing their joys and their sorrows as their children grew up to become customers themselves. The book has the following sections: The Early Days; The Stock; The Vehicles; The Village Rounds; From Church Street to Aire Street; The End. Appendices: Foster and Tetley staff; Customers on the 1963 Saturday round to Cowick, Snaith and Drax; Bruce Ward's list of acquaintances who have died.

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Publication Date
Jun 25, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781447675631
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Robert Ward

Specifications

Pages
77
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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