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A Business Narrative c1930
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The source of this interesting narrative for the businesses in Dersingham is unknown as is this date but from a little knowledge it appears to be from the late 1930s.

Dersingham & District Trade Notes
The Daily Paper and "Something to Read" can always, be obtained from W. J. & H. L. Ewer, Newsagents, Stationers, Confectioners, Drapers, and Fancy Goods Dealers, near Post Office, Dersingham. Stocks are always well maintained, and bargains are often to be found in the footwear department.

No matter what it may be connected with motors you will be well advised in calling on Mr. J. Twaite, Motor Engineer, The Garage, Dersingham. Repair work is promptly attended to, and you are assured of having the job done by expert mechanics. Best Cars and careful drivers ensure your safety.

One of the district's best known businesses is that of Mr. W. H. Lines, Family Butcher, Manor Road, Dersingham . For many years recognized as one of the leading butchers for many miles around. He sells only finest quality English meat. Mr. Lines' noted sausages are sent regularly to all parts of the country.

One of the most progressive businesses in Dersingham is that of Mr. H. J. Cobbald, Grocer, Provision, Wine and Spirit Merchant, Draper etc.  "Best Value" is to be found in each department. Motor deliveries are made throughout the district, and promptest attention is always given to all.

Your watch and clock repairs should be placed in the hands of a practical watchmaker. You can always have satisfaction, and repairs that are guaranteed, if you entrust your work to Mr. C. V.Ebberson, Watchmaker and Jeweller. Market Place, Snettisham. Branch also at Heacham.

Mr. A. E. Brown, Confectioner, Tobacconist and Fancy Goods Dealer, of Station Road, Snettisham, has all the leading brands of Tobaccos and Cigarettes in stock; a choice selection of Confectionery and good stocks of Glass, China, Drapery, etc.

A bright and cheerful fire is assured if you secure your coals from Mr. W. J. Nurse, Coal and Coke Merchant, Dersingham. You get the "Best Quality and promptest delivery. Cartage work of every description also undertaken ; reasonable charges.

The busy housewife will find the hundred and one things needed for the home, if calling on Mr. R. Linford, The Corner Stores, Dersingham, Groceries and Provisions of highest quality are sold. Good stocks also carried in Tobaccos, Cigarettes. Confectionery, etc.

If you are a motorist you should consult Eric Hyner & Co, Ltd., Motor Engineers. The Sandringham Garage, Dersingham.  This firm have experienced mechanics to attend to all repairs and up-to-date Cars for hire. Haulage work of any and every description is undertaken at most reasonable rates.

Another of Dersingham's popular businesses is that of Mr R.Terrington, Tobacconist, Fancy Goods, and Hardware Merchant.

A visit here will convince one as to the completeness of Mr. Terrington's stocks, which comprises the best brands of Tobaccos and Cigarettes, Stationery, Postcards, and Photographic requisites.

Visitors, when requiring Teas or light Refreshments, will be well advised to call on Miss Dora Brown, Beach Tea Room, Snettisham. Here one can always obtain a good meal, at most moderate charges.

If in need of the plumber, send for Mr. W. H Tooke, Station Road, Snettisham. Decorating of any and every kind can be safely entrusted to Mr. Tooke. A first-class job is always the result. Electric installations are a speciality.

You must have the Best Bread, ensure getting same by placing your order with Mr. M. E. Smith, Baker and Confectioner, Snettisham. Only best ingredients used in all that Mr. Smith supplies. A trial will prove this.

One of the oldest established businesses in the district is that of Mr. Leonard Rice, The Stores. Snettisham. Groceries and Provisions of highest quality are always to be found here, also best value in Drapery, Millinery, and Outfitting. Each department is staffed by capable and experienced assistants.

Messrs. Lewis Bros., Monumental Sculptors, Heacham, can be safely entrusted with anything appertaining to Memorial work, .and are noted for their first-class workmanship and moderate charges.

The Peoples' Refreshment House Association, Ltd., controls 180 licensed houses in England and Wales, of which some are Country Inns, and others large hotels. The P.R.H.A., has now been in existence for just over thirty years, commencing with one house, and has been favoured by invitations to control new licenses In large housing and mining areas.

Visitors will find every comfort and convenience if applying to Mrs. D. Standaloft, The Willows, Dersingham. Charges are always reasonable, and an enjoyable stay is assured. Lunches, Dinners and Teas always procurable.

For a restful holiday, Dersingham is to be thoroughly recommended. Those who desire every comfort and attention whilst on holiday, will find that these things are two important factors carefully studied by Miss Brookes, "Airlee," Dersingham. Truly "home from home".

Everything that can be done is done for the contvenience of all Visitors staying at Victoria House, Snettisham. Special attention is given by Miss N. Lemmon to the catering, everything is always the best.

NOTE:- While every precaution is taken to ensure accuracy, the Publishers cannot  guarantee against the possibility of an or omission in Trade Editorial or Lists of Advertisers.