PETER Sykes of Swanage said Poole High Street picture printed on May 12 showed the following shops. On the right, at no. 69 Sharp & Son general ironmongers, suppliers of patent 'Esse' anthracite and coke stoves and also installed baths, lavatories and water closets.

Near the 17th century Bulls Head Inn is William John Stevens corn stores and Boone & Giblett, ironmongers and hot water engineers. Harry Dorsett grocers shop is at either no. 79 or 81 and by the clock is the jewellery and watch making business of James Cole who was also a goldsmith and silversmith.

On the opposite side at no.70 is Tuson's pawnbrokers.