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Business on Ayre Road

Smaller signs say W & J Leslie, Engineers and D Meil and Son, Fish Merchants. Date estimated.
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Picture added on 16 July 2004
Comments:
I have a photo of leslie & leonard motor and cycle engineers, probably in the early 1920s, and a lorry in front has an orkney registration bs85, hence my searching for similar items on this site. Is this orkney do you think?
Added by Richard Stenlake on 13 January 2005
The car is a tall radiator model T Ford which came out in 1923.
Added by Ron Marwick on 10 March 2007
Isn't that you standing beside it Ron ??
Added by Whassigo on 11 March 2007
No No, That's just a whassigo !! Ron
Added by Ron Marwick on 11 March 2007
The fact that the T Ford model featured came out in 1923 and the fact that Peace's almanac does not have W R Tullock in Ayre Road until 1922 with the other entrance being on Burnmouth Road suggests that this photo would need to be dated 1924 or thereabouts

[Now amended from earlier estimate of 1910, thanks - Steven]
Added by David Partner on 17 June 2015
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