I saw her enter another shop, baby linen
shop or some nonsense of that sort, so it was plain for what she had popped her watch; but what cared I?
His sister, Miss Graves, who kept house for him, gave up her secretaryship of the Maternity Club, which provided the pregnant poor with flannel, baby linen
, coals, and five shillings.
Then I was moved to baby linen
. The nannies would come in wearing a uniform to buy clothes.
The new manager was a woman, a Miss Pinnock, who presided over 400 staff working in 100 departments from the basement brooms and buckets to the glories of jewellery, perfume, bedding and baby linen
. Then there were the 12 assistants just to serve ladies stockings.
With the recent news of the new Royal baby, it is fitting that two unusual specimens of Royal baby linen
were also exhibited.
Even though many years had passed, Winnie could still name many of the traders on North Ormesby Road close to her home in Stone Street, including Dale's butchers, Robinson's fish shop, Miss Riley's baby linen
, Sargent's bread and cake shop, 'Porky' Walkers, the Extension pub, Mrs Butterfield's outdoor beer-off, Clewlow's newsagents, Mr Bales the butcher, Sadlers Club and Piggot's candy store.
Later in 1953 my wife was employed by Mr Geoffrey Howell and she worked in the baby linen
department, which was next to my cabinet/furniture department.
My sister also earned 3d a week serving in a baby linen
shop after school every afternoon.
Lilliput World, the new concept, is a chain of large format stores showcasing the complete range of toys, soft toys, strollers, walkers, car seats, baby care products, feeding bottles and other feeding gear, nursery furniture, bedroom furniture, baby linen
and furnishings, premium party wear, ethnic wear, casual wear, footwear and accessories.
Living in Heaton and Cochrane Park all their married life, Sheila worked at Parish's on Shields Road, Byker, in the baby linen
department while Jack stayed at Wills until he retired.
IWOULD love to trace a friend who started work in 1940 at the Premier Baby Linen
, Belgrave Road.