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This store and bakery which used the trade name ‘IXL’ was situated in The Square, between Rangitikei Street and Coleman Place. The man on horseback in the centre of the photograph is Mr James Carroll, owner of the Clarendon Hotel on the corner of Rangitikei Street and The Square. The gentleman far left wearing an apron is Mr William Thomas Wood, a blacksmith who had premises on the corner of Cuba and Rangitikei Streets, who later became Mayor, 1895-1899 and 1901-1903, and Member of Parliament for Palmerston North 1902-1908.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008N_Bc30_BUI_1794
Title
Boon and Cole's Store and Bakery
Held In
Coolstore
Date
circa 1890 to circa 1895

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Place
The Square, Palmerston North

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bakery,
businesses,
grocery store,
shopkeepers,
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