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Edwin Upex, Boot and Shoe Factor, Helston, 1907

NumberHESFM:2012.11578.2
PlaceHelston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1907
KeywordsHelston Trades and Professions Shoe Salesman
PhotographerUnknown
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The boot and shoe salesman, Edwin Upex, and his eleven year old son, Wilby Trengrove Upex, standing with their goods cart in 1907. Their business premises were at 29 Church Street, Helston, before moving to 4 Coinagehall Street in 1911. By 1918, he Upex family had expanded their business interests in to the motor trade.