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Postcard showing Edwards' Dairy, Windmill Road, Brentford

Thanks to Peter Stuart for this sepia postcard image which shows Edwards' Dairy at 112 Windmill Road, Brentford. Proudly on show are (presumably) JT Edwards and nine employees - one holding a rather mobile dog - with eight hand carts, churns and milk cans required to meet the demands of local families - signage notes they made three deliveries a day. As well as milk they offered salt and fresh butter and "new laid and cooking eggs". The milk came from Boston Farm; an early 1900's postcard shows this part of Boston Road was still a rural area.

As to dating the image, Kelly's Directory of Middlesex, 1914 lists J T Edwards Limited, dairymen, 112 Windmill Road; however they were not long established as Kelly's Ealing, Acton, Hanwell, Brentford, Gunnersbury and Chiswick Directory ("Buff Book") for 1911 records Willison's Ealing Park Farm Dairies Limited at this address.

View outside dairy

Page published October 2017