The above photos show the parade of shops in Highbury
Park Just after the Great War (left) and present day (right). Click
on these photos for larger image.
The left picture shows Lambert Harris's shop on the left. The
floor immediately above were offices and the top floor flat was where
Harris, now widowed , lived with her two children. She never liked
this flat so when her uncle Lambert aquired the premises three doors
at 106 she moved into the first floor flat. Her brother Herbert Musgrove
at this time moved into her vacated flatas he was working in the
shop below. This old photograph shows this parade of shops just before
Harris opened his second shop. Next door is the Eclipse Laundry followed
by a News Agent Tobacconist named Frederick Venus. Next door is the
empty shop that Lambert was soon to lease.
right hand present day photo shows this parade of shops relatively unchanged.
There is evidence of bomb damage to the upper brick work above
Lambert's original shop now The Arsenal Fish Bar. Number 108 has
remained a newsagent and 106 is again empty.
left is Adelaide and her children Ruby and Herbie with her cousin
Ivy Harris, who was soon to marry her brother Herbert Musgrove.
Below is the Electoral Register dated 1928 for this parade of shops
between 106 - 112 Highbury park. Adelaide's brother Rupert Musgrove
has now moved into her flat above 106. He lived here for two years
until Adelaide moved.
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