Sunday, April 17, 2016

Leicester Oral History Trail 3: Simpkin & James



Simpkin & James, a grocers rather than a department store, closed in 1971. There were a number of branches around the county, including Oadby and Stoneygate. They closed the same year.

You can read more about Simpkin & James in an old number of the Leicestershire Historian.

2 comments:

Unknown said...

My great grandad made all the cakes chocolate and Easter eggs

Anonymous said...

People today wou─║d give a fortune for food of the high quality which they sold.