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H. Snuggs & Co.

H. Snuggs & Co. (Trafik), 331 Old Street, Borough of Hackney, London N1, 2004 The superbly-named H. (aka Henry) Snuggs bowed out in 1899  – there’s a contemporary report in The London Gazette here. The business was originally an ironmongers in what was then the county of Middlesex, and the name was once picked out in white paint on red brick, as the 1995 pic here shows.

H. Snuggs & Co. (Trafik)

H. Snuggs & Co. (Trafik)

H. Snuggs & Co. (Trafik)

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  1. This is my great great grandfathers business , really want to go up and see it one day . I’m wondering if there are still employment records and such about for his time 🙂

    • My father worked there for most of the 1950s – 1970s (with a break emigrating to Australia in between). Mr. Welcome managed the firm at the time and I was very kindly treated there as a little boy when my father brought me in for the day. It was a truly Dickensian place, a warren of corridors, rooms and different levels with some pretty eccentric staff.

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