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Mobile Shop ?

This photo may have came from Westray.
Has anyone any ideas.? Date is an estimate.
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Picture added on 26 February 2009
A site better than Tesco, at least the shop came to you not the other way roond.
This must be a new cart as they were aye laden wae all sorts o buckets and bags and drums o paraffin, or maybe this gent has just returned from a very hard selling day.
Added by John Budge on 28 February 2009
In the early 1950s there was a horse drawn shop similar to that in a shed at the old Custom House in Longhope.
Added by John Schollay on 28 February 2009
Yes John I have commented before aboot the shop van at the Custom House. I was young at the time but from what I remember it was quite a nice looking van. It was in a shed across from the shop door... wonder what became off it..
Added by Jimmy Hamilton on 03 March 2009
My Westray contact Jessie Rendall says that the mobile shop belonged to Gavin Mowatt and the person with it was a David Rendall of Saverton, Westray, who was killed in the first world war. So my 1930 was well out.
Added by Angus Main on 03 March 2009
I remember Willie Sutherland at the foot of the Brims road with his horse drawn van, but he must have stopped when the war started.
Added by Fred Johnston on 04 March 2009
Have seen this photo before and it was in Westray and loaned to me by either Geordie o ' The Ring or David Rendall of Marcroft and added to the photographic Archives, they did not have a name for the man.
Added by Marlene Rorie on 06 April 2010
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