Profile: David Borrett

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History Columnist

David Borrett is the Advertiser's new history columnist.

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Beech Hurst circa 1885
A photo from about 1920 that shows members of staff standing in front of the tobacco store.
Do you remember this store? It closed in 1988 after finding it impossible to compete with larger supermarkets
Andover High Street during the coronation celebration of 1902.
Vigo Road Recreation Ground, taken in the 1950s by the late Robert  Vincent from the top floor of the Swan Court flats
The building was created by George Burley, a draper, in 19th century
Can you help identify the exact year this was taken?
The upper High Street premises of Lander Buckland and his son, around 1905.
The original Railway Tavern...
...and how the site looks now