John Dibb, Grocer’s – 1870

John Dibb Grocer's 1870

Title John Dibb, Grocer’s
Date 1870
Location Guiseley
Photo ID J086
Comment John Dibb’s grocers shop on Towngate before alterations.
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“John Dibb, Wholesale & Retail Grocer, Corn, Flour & Provision Merchant. Established 1859”
This was Dibb’s original shop on Town Gate, the window is full of tins of and advertisements for Borwicks Baking Powder.
There is also a poster for Birds Custard Powder.
The board to the right of the shop door advertises Chesire cheese at 1/- per pound and new laid eggs at 1/6d a dozen.

The business moved to larger premises on Otley Road (A65) and closed in 1989, when a supermarket opened directly opposite.

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The location is Guiseley Station, the horse and cart belonged to Dibb’s grocers.
John Dibb had his first shop on Towngate, later they had larger premises on Otley Road.
The business closed in 1989 shortly after a large supermarket was built on the opposite side of the road.

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J087 – John Dibb, Grocer’s, Undated.

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John Dibb’s shop after alterations, is this John outside the shop? The business was later transferred to premises on Otley Road and traded until 1989.

Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 03 May 2022.
Last updated: 04 May 2022 – Photo ID: N37.

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