Below are links to groups of pages on particular aspects of shopping and
services to the home from sales outlets. Click an
image to go to its group.
What shopping was like at the beginning of the 20th century
Types of shop in the mid-20th century
What shopping was like in the rationing and austerity of 1940s and 1950s Britain.
Coins used for shopping before the 1971 decimalisation.
Deliveries and services to the home in the early first part of the 20th century.
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This website Join me in the 1900s is
a contribution to the social history of everyday life in 20th century Britain
from the early 1900s to about 1960, seen through personal recollections and
illustrations, with the emphasis on what it was like to live in those times.