The Slaugham Archives

Albert Quick, High Street, Handcross
The Slaugham Archive
Albert Quick, High Street, Handcross

The newsagents shop was built on the site of two terraced cottages and Mr Staplehurst must have been one of the first proprietors. Next door, Mr A. Quick offers cycle repairs, and “suits to measure”. In November 1925 Alfred Quick bought the business at the old garage for his son, Archie, who joined the two blacksmiths/wheelwrights already working there. A trade directory of 1927 has an entry for “Alfred W. Quick, High Street. Cycle works, boot-maker and hairdresser”. It seems to me most likely, therefore, that the proprietor of the shop in the picture is Mr Alfred Quick, and not his son.
Picture added on 19 July 2012 at 19:23
This picture is in the following groups
Roads - Handcross - High Street (North)
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.


Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.


PC David Pearce goes incognito (5 of 5)Scheme to counter vandalism in Handcross (4 of 5)Mid-Sussex Special Constabulary on parade (1 of 5)The Doggett family of HandcrossCountry house staff, perhaps at WoodhurstNew housing development West Park Road, HandcrossOriginal Ashfold House, HandcrossSouth Lodge on Ashfold estate, HandcrossThe Brown family at Ashfold Lodge, HandcrossAshfold School, Handcross (2 of 2)