Shops – S (part 2)

Smith. H
Sheaf Market
40 and 42 Sheaf Street.
“The Phono King. Est over 30 years, still the cheapest man in Sheffield. New and second hand records, part exchange.” Possibly established in the late 1800s. Sheaf Market demolished.

H Smith The Phono King Sheaf Market Sheffield

Smith. T.S.
65a Middlewood Road
Another busy shops, advertising themselves as “Newsagent, stationer, bookseller, gramophone record and toy dealer,” as well as offering films developed and printed, agent for rubber stamps, prompt delivery of newspapers and periodicals AND gramophone repairs! The shop is still a newsagents, right on the corner of Middlewood Road and Dyke’s Hall Road.

Smiths Middlewood Road Sheffield record shop

Smith’s (Decorators) Ltd
14, 16 Fitzalan Square.
A real oddity, a decorators selling records! I suspect it was a furniture shop in the main, and sold gramophone players and hence records as a sideline. Not sure which building it was.

Smiths decorators record shop Fitzalan square Sheffield

Spark’s Gramophone Depot
45-47 Fitzwilliam Street
Speciality: Gramophone repairs.
Listed in the Sheffield & District Trades Directory 1927-28. The site has been redeveloped.

Spark's record shop Fitzwilliam street Sheffield

Spooner & Son. E.
395 Langsett Road
“Musical merchandise”
M. Spooner lists himself as MBA, Mus Ind Council. Shop still extant, front much changed, now a plumbers.

Spooner & Son record shop Langsett Road Sheffield

Stead & Co.
Cricket Inn Road
Record stockist listed in Sheffield & District Trades Directory 1927-28, but no sleeve found yet. Exact address not known.

Steward. Alan
The Melody Shops
15 Union Street, 14 Cumberland Street
Also listed at 10 Cumberland Street on another sleeve. Both streets are close to The Moor but have since been redeveloped (twice for much of their length!).
“Gramophone Records / Radio / Gramophone Players.”

Alan Steward record shop The Moor Sheffield

Sugg., H H B Ltd.
127 / 131 Pinstone Street
Suggs later became a well known sports retailer, but began life selling a wider range of goods and electrical items, and had branches around the county. This sleeve is from their Pinstone branch when they still sold records.

H H B Sugg Sheffield Pinstone Street record shop


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