Old Adverts and Prints From Garforth

An advert for William Green who seemed to be landscapers. The Vicar Lane branch of this establishment existed until the 1950s [3].

Date
1884
William Green

This advert is for the Charles H. Robshaw glue factory which was one located in the same place as the Pilot Overall Factory [3].

Date
Unknown
Robshaw Glue Works

This is an advert for George Mosby’s Drapery.

Date
Unknown
George Mosby

This advert is for W. Secker’s grocery shop, located at Holly House on Main Street (later Alfred Smith’s) [3].

Date
1884
W Secker

This is a lithograph showing T.B. Smith’s General Supply Stores which were located where the Council Offices now stand [3].

Date
Unknown
T B Smith

A poster advertising Thunderball showing at Garforth Cinema. Due to its populatity is was shown for seven days rather than the usual three days [3].

Date
May 1966
Thunderball

This is a 19th century lithograph depicting the Wesleyan Chapel [3]. The adverts around the outside are for products available at Taylor’s Stores and read as follows:

  • Dr. Butler’s Tic and Toothache Cure. One dose will quickly relive the pain while if repeated a few times a permanent cure will ensue.
  • Dr. Munroe’s Asthma Cure. The scientific remedy by inhalation for asthma, catarrh, bronchitis etc. Give instant relief in tins, 2/6 each.
  • The Clifford Hair Restorer. Never fails to restore the hair to its natural colour and gloss, preventing the hair from falling our or coming off with the comb, removing scurf and dandruff and preserving the scalp in a clean, cool and healthy condition. Bottle 1/- each.
Date
June 1893
Wesleyan

An advert from the 1930s for a local electrical engineer.

Date
1935
Malkin