Wednesday, 4 March 2020

The Peppercorn Brothers Deptford Broadway


Not quite sure where on the Broadway they were. Can anyone help with identifying 
their location Please. 


 This Pewter teapot was sold by them




2 comments:

Charlie said...

According to the 1890 Post Office Directory they were at 15-19 Broadway.

47 Bus said...

Can trace Peppercorn Bros in old directories -

Furniture Depot at 18 - 20 Deptford Bridge

Grocers 9 - 10 Deptford Broadway

House Furnishers, 11 and 15-19 Deptford Broadway

Grocers, 54 - 56 London Street, Greenwich (now part of Greenwich High Road - somewhere about opposite Greenwich Town Hall)

and Provision dealers at High Street, Sidcup (without giving a number)

The shop picture is most likely the Sidcup shop - references to 'shop at Deptford' and 'book to New Cross' suggest this isn't in Deptford. Although can't find this shop in Sidcup High Street (but possibly re-developed)

The invoice says "close 1 pm Thursday" - found a reference on https://www.victorianlondon.org/professions/travelagents-cooks.htm , "The first to adopt the early closing movement in the grocery and allied trades were Messrs. Peppercorn Bros., of Deptford and Greenwich"