Can we help them by indentifying the whereabouts of this Wolverhampton shop.
The shop in question in 1948 was owned by Rothmans’ later by other Tobacconists with barbers in the rear as both Maggie and George said Preedies is best remembered.
Was it rationing of cigarettes that caused the obstructon:
Answer:No although they were in short supply at that time they weren’t rationed.
Or was it because the queue were obstructing the pavement:
I would say the Answer is Yes the regular queue’s were a continual obstruction to a busy pavement.
I agree George the gent in front with the trilby seems to be enjoying the attention Not so his lady companion who seems to be annoyed at the cheek of the photographer.
Below the old cellar head.