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Banstead Village

The Mint - Park Road Banstead
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The Mint - Park Road Banstead

The Mint Public House on Park road Banstead at around 1910.
Picture added on 15 November 2009 at 20:58
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I worked in the Mint public house during the early 1970s, the landlord was Bob Shone and it looked very much then as it looks in the photo. A great pub with a good, regular clientelle, some of whom lived in the cottages shown to the right of the pub. Happy days!!
Added by Liz Williams on 10 February 2013
Not only is this an interesting photograph, but so, too, is the 'signature' - "W.T. Brown The Stationer Banstead". I wonder if Mr Brown actually published this (and presumably other postcards/photographs)- and whereabouts in Banstead his emporium was based?

Note from LNW: Peter, I do have several cards in my collection published by Brown but at this time I don't know where he was based. Interestingly, many English postcards were actually printed in Germany!
Added by Peter Denton on 17 March 2015
Lewis and Peter,William Thomas Brown is recorded in the 1911 census as a Stationer Newsagent Confectioner and Tabacconist,his address is given as High Street Banstead.I have also found him recorded on an Electoral Register in 1924 still at High Street Banstead.

Thanks Christine . Lewis
Added by Christine Kent on 26 March 2015
Very interesting... thank you, Christine.
Added by Peter Denton on 27 March 2015
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