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5 Suffolk Parade
Other than for a few years when it lay empty this property has been in the same trade for more than 150 years!
In 1852 it was recorded as being run by Mr E Turner, butcher; in 1857 by John Barrett, butcher; in 1871 by W.M. Warner, butcher; in 1881 it was empty; in 1891-1917 it was run by Chas Fryer, pork butcher; in 1926-52 by Charles Waltham, butcher; and in 1961-75 by Eric Waltham, butcher and poulterer.
It is now in the hands of MJ and JA Watts - butchers.
Researcher: Jill Waller
Below are a selection of articles and photos about E.C. Waltham that have been kindly provided by Monica Bean.
E.C. Waltham, Butchers
With thanks to Monica Hunt, granddaughter of Charles Waltham, who supplied these photographs and articles from local newspapers, as well as the 1927 Souvenir of Cheltenham. Click on them to see larger versions with captions, or read the transcripts.
Souvenir of Cheltenham, produced for the 1927 Biannual Conference of the National Federation of Meat Traders' Associations.
The souvenir has been scanned, and is presented as a 33-page .pdf document . Click here or on the picture to download (approx 25mb, so it may take about a minute or two).
Ps. You may get an error message saying that the document is in the wrong format, but it will nonetheless display after a short while.