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Post office and stores, Slaugham
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Post office and stores, Slaugham

This replacement shop and post office was built in the early 1920s to provide a home for the business transferred from the adjacent building which had been given permission to be converted into a pub. I cannot name the gentleman in the picture; can anyone help? Could it be Victor Kensett in his working clothes? Note that the telephone kiosk has yet to be erected on the grass in the foreground of the picture. The letterbox is located in the right-hand window of the shop beneath the sign “Slaugham Post Office”.
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This may well be a bit late but I have a postcard dated 1932 of this exact view in my stock which includes the following text: "This is the P.O. Mr Kensett, the man that used to have it, is standing outside"
Hope this helps. You are quite right with your identification.
Added by Michael Large on 24 July 2015
Michael, many thanks for the confirmation.
I think the picture deserves an enlargement and this can be viewed by selecting Large Version.
Added by Barry Ray on 24 July 2015
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