Advert from November 1908 when
another salon was opened at 76 High Street which had formerly been Jesse Dining Rooms.
c1905 - This shop at No. 126, on the corner with Station Road, was a hairdresser & tobacconist's kept by Charles Clark between 1903 & 1910.
It was taken over by Ernest Woolston, until 1935 when a change of use
to a general store followed and Bernard C Smith was the proprietor.
Rushden Echo, 19th Jan. 1917
at E J Woolston’s
126 Wellingborough-road, Rushden.
Rushden Echo, 16th Nov. 1917
At The Front for all smokers’ requisites:
Tobacco, cigarettes, cigars,
in good condition Woolston, tobacconist, Wellingborough-road, Rushden.
Rushden Argus, 25th May 1917, transcribed by Kay Collins
Rushden Tribunal - Hairdresser Exempted
Mr. E. J. Woolston, hairdresser and tobacconist (33 married), Wellingborough-road, Rushden, said it would be impossible to obtain a manager. He had been passed "A" but went with two others who were passed "A" and have since been discharged from the Army. He had had the business for four years, and it was one of the oldest established in the town.—Two months.