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The Evolution of Stoke Newington Church Street 1847-2017

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A summary of my property survey of Stoke Newington Church Street.

The complete survey is available here: bit.ly/amirstokey

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The Evolution of Stoke Newington Church Street 1847-2017

  1. 1. The Evolution of Stoke Newington Church Street 1847-2017 Amir Dotan
  2. 2. My hobby since 2013
  3. 3. twitter.com/HistoryOfStokey
  4. 4. Derek Baker’s 1990 survey Inspiration
  5. 5. 1998 shopfront poster Inspiration
  6. 6. Going back in time
  7. 7. 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017
  8. 8. 45 min to transcribe a directory 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017
  9. 9. 45 min to transcribe a directory 21 hours in total 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017
  10. 10. 1 street 291 addresses 170 years
  11. 11. 1 street 291 addresses 170 years www.bit.ly/amirstokey
  12. 12. Challenges 1846 The street looked very different 170 years ago
  13. 13. 1846
  14. 14. 1846
  15. 15. 1846
  16. 16. Pre-Victorian20th century The architectural history of Church Street
  17. 17. Pre-Victorian20th century The architectural history of Church Street
  18. 18. Pre-numbering Challenge #1
  19. 19. Renumbering & renaming Challenge #2
  20. 20. A changing streetscape Challenge #3
  21. 21. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Confectioner Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  22. 22. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Confectioner Bootmaker Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  23. 23. No. 98 Thomas Spivey, Bootmakers
  24. 24. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Confectioner Bootmaker Tailor Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  25. 25. No. 35 James Henrey Fox, Tailor
  26. 26. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Confectioner Bootmaker Tailor Tobacconist Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  27. 27. No. 187 Fredrick Guttridge, Tobacconist
  28. 28. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Grocer Greengrocer/Fruiterer Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  29. 29. No. 109 Frederick Wood, Grocer No. 111 Sidney Jackson, Fruiterer
  30. 30. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Grocer Greengrocer/Fruiterer Supermarket/Off licence
  31. 31. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Manufacturing Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  32. 32. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Manufacturing Restaurant
  33. 33. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Manufacturing Restaurant Estate agent
  34. 34. 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Manufacturing Restaurant Estate agent Café/bistro Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes
  35. 35. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes 0 1 2 3 4 5 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Dining rooms Coffee rooms
  36. 36. Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 1847 1859 1867 1876 1885 1890 1900 1910 1917 1921 1925 1929 1937 1940 1946 1949 1951 1954 1962 1967 1970 1976 1980 1984 1990 1998 2008 2012 2017 Dining rooms Coffee rooms Restaurant Café/bistro
  37. 37. Most common shops and trade
  38. 38. Most common shops and trade
  39. 39. Clothing, Fancy goods, Gowns, Ladies knitted goods, Aprons, Skirts, Travel goods, Ladies' handbags, Furniture, Cycles, Millinery, blouses, Pianos, Carbon paper, Typewriter ribbons, Wireless apparatus, Ladies' underwear, Wireless loud speaker cones, Jewellery, Children's wear, Office furniture, Cleaning products, Sign boards Manufacturing in Stoke Newington (1930s-1970s) Most common shops and trade
  40. 40. 1973 No. 158-62 Flora’s Fashions - Wholesale housecoats, nightdresses, blouses
  41. 41. 1973 No. 158-62 Flora’s Fashions - Wholesale housecoats, nightdresses, blouses 2017 No. 158-62 St Mary's C Of E Primary School
  42. 42. 1990 No. 147-49 Rainbow Handbag Co., Ladies' handbag manufacturers
  43. 43. 2017 No. 145-51 Gujarat House
  44. 44. 1990 No. 71-3 Oyatex dress manufacturing
  45. 45. c.2004 No. 71-3 Booth’s Bar & Restaurant
  46. 46. Most common shops and trade
  47. 47. Most common shops and trade
  48. 48. Most common shops and trade
  49. 49. Average number of changes per address (1876-2017) No.ofoccurrences No. of changes 1876-2017 Number of changes Numberofshops
  50. 50. Fewest changes No. 40: Whincop & Son 1867-1998, WholeFoods 2001-Present
  51. 51. Fewest changes No. 40: Whincop & Son 1867-1998, WholeFoods 2001-Present
  52. 52. Fewest changes No. 40: Whincop & Son 1867-1998, WholeFoods 2001-Present
  53. 53. Fewest changes No. 46No. 46: Weeden’s Oilmen 1885-1951, KAC 1951-Present
  54. 54. Fewest changes No. 46: Weeden’s Oilmen 1885-1951, KAC 1951-Present
  55. 55. Longest running (1867-2017) 39 40 41 41 41 42 44 45 49 50 52 52 61 63 64 64 80 80 80 131 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 MASON R I CH ARD, G ASFIT TER, 11 CH UR CH ST (1890-1929) FL E I SH MAN, FAMI LY B UTCHE RY, 24 CH UR CH ST (1940-1980) D AVI S ST E PHE N, OPT I CIAN, 94 CH UR CH ST (1976-2017) FI VE STAR CL E ARNERS, D R Y CL E ANERS, 189 CH UR CH ST (1976-2017) G I B B S H E NRY, D Y ER & CL E ANER , 50 CH UR CH ST (1910-1951) T. J. E L E CT R ICS, R AD IO & T E L EVISION R E PAIRS, 174 CH URCH ST (1975-2017) WI L L E T T FAMI LY, CONFE CTIONE RS, 94 CH UR CH ST (1910-1954) G UT T R IDGE FR E DERICK, STATIONER, NE WSAGE NT, 170 CH UR CH ST (1917-1962) JACKSON'S G R E ENGROCER, 111 CH UR CH ST (1949-1998) E L L E MAD AME , L AD IES' OUT FIT TER, 22 CH UR CH ST (1940-1990) G I NO, ME N'S H AIRD RESSERS, 9 CH UR CH ST (1965-2017) G UT T R IDGE FR E DRICK, T OBACCONIST, 187 CH UR CH ST (1910-1962) WE E D MAN'S, OI L MAN, 46 CH UR CH ST (1890-1951) KAC, 46 CH UR CH ST (1954-2017) AG AT E AND CO. , PI ANOFORTE MANUFACTURERS, 183 CH UR CH ST (1890-1954) B R I T TEN FAMI LY, L I NOLE UM D E AL ERS, 58 CH UR CH ST (1890-1954) R OSA, COR SE T IÈR E, 3 CH UR CH ST (1936-2016) D AR T NALL FAMI LY, B UI LDE RS 172 CH UR CH ST (1910-1990) H OR L E Y FAMI LY, B UIL DERS, 130 CH UR CH ST (1890-1970) WH I NCOP & SON T I MB E R ME RCHANTS, 32-40 CH URCH ST (1867-1998) STOKE NEWINGTON CHURCH STREET - TOP 20 LONGEST RUNNING BUSINESSES (1890-2017)
  56. 56. 39 40 41 41 41 42 44 45 49 50 52 52 61 63 64 64 80 80 80 131 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 MASON R I CH ARD, G ASFIT TER, 11 CH UR CH ST (1890-1929) FL E I SH MAN, FAMI LY B UTCHE RY, 24 CH UR CH ST (1940-1980) D AVI S ST E PHE N, OPT I CIAN, 94 CH UR CH ST (1976-2017) FI VE STAR CL E ARNERS, D R Y CL E ANERS, 189 CH UR CH ST (1976-2017) G I B B S H E NRY, D Y ER & CL E ANER , 50 CH UR CH ST (1910-1951) T. J. E L E CT R ICS, R AD IO & T E L EVISION R E PAIRS, 174 CH URCH ST (1975-2017) WI L L E T T FAMI LY, CONFE CTIONE RS, 94 CH UR CH ST (1910-1954) G UT T R IDGE FR E DERICK, STATIONER, NE WSAGE NT, 170 CH UR CH ST (1917-1962) JACKSON'S G R E ENGROCER, 111 CH UR CH ST (1949-1998) E L L E MAD AME , L AD IES' OUT FIT TER, 22 CH UR CH ST (1940-1990) G I NO, ME N'S H AIRD RESSERS, 9 CH UR CH ST (1965-2017) G UT T R IDGE FR E DRICK, T OBACCONIST, 187 CH UR CH ST (1910-1962) WE E D MAN'S, OI L MAN, 46 CH UR CH ST (1890-1951) KAC, 46 CH UR CH ST (1954-2017) AG AT E AND CO. , PI ANOFORTE MANUFACTURERS, 183 CH UR CH ST (1890-1954) B R I T TEN FAMI LY, L I NOLE UM D E AL ERS, 58 CH UR CH ST (1890-1954) R OSA, COR SE T IÈR E, 3 CH UR CH ST (1936-2016) D AR T NALL FAMI LY, B UI LDE RS 172 CH UR CH ST (1910-1990) H OR L E Y FAMI LY, B UIL DERS, 130 CH UR CH ST (1890-1970) WH I NCOP & SON T I MB E R ME RCHANTS, 32-40 CH URCH ST (1867-1998) STOKE NEWINGTON CHURCH STREET - TOP 20 LONGEST RUNNING BUSINESSES (1890-2017) Longest running (1867-2017) Still open
  57. 57. Chemist at this address since 1867 Wine merchant at this address since 1885
  58. 58. Ghost signs
  59. 59. Ghost signs
  60. 60. Thank you

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