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Mr Burnside’s “Wine Merchant & Family Grocer’s” Shop was located at number 30 Damside,

1953
Mr Burnside's "Wine Merchant & Family Grocer's" Shop was located at number 30 Damside,

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1953 – opposite Legget’s Tannery & the Well Court.

My mother would buy some of her groceries there and also bags of (Churls) which was like coal. He also sold spirits and beer.

Their was a flat above Mr Burnsides shop which was number 32 Damside.

Dean Village Memories Added by Dean Village Memories Attributed to: Gail Featherstonhaugh

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    1. Patrick McCole
      Patrick McCole

      That’s interesting Andrew and was very considerate, did you live in the Village or were you passing through ?

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