West of England Insurance Company, Fire Insurance Registers, including a description of the property and its situation, the sum insured, present payments including premium and duty, and number of policy [indexed by name and address]

Reference: L/A/20/A/6

Date: October 15th 1850 - December 12th 1855

Plans and correspondence for development of a shop and flats at 23 to 25, Bath Street

Reference: L/A/37/A1/748

Date: 1963 - 1963

Images of a demonstration of the fastest colour film processing equipment in the world newly acquired by Fotobar (Jersey) Limited at 23 Bath Street. Images G and H show Fotobar directors Martin Coleman, James Ship, Horst Kundigar and Edward Davoren examining the print quality with production manager Peter Bryant [second from right] [from JEP 08/06/1981 p 5].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/6/7739

Date: June 5th 1981 - June 5th 1981

Photographer: Ron Mayne

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1981/7739.

Bob Le Boutillier, aged 92, talks to Arthur McGugan about life as a gents' outfitter. Includes: Started work aged 13 for Noel and Porter's department store in King Street; 6 months with no wages, after that paid 2/6 a week; hours worked; description of work duties; after 6 or 7 years moved to Mr Aubert's shops - one in Hillgrove Street, one in Bath Street; different departments worked in at Noel and Porter's and members of staff; was at Aubert's for about 4 years; customers form all over the island; had to leave as there wasn't enough work; used to go to Mr Bailey's shop at lunchtimes - Ladies clothes/hosiery shop in Halkett Place; ended up working there; paid 28/6 a week at Aubert's, £2.5 a week at Bailey's; other assistant, one girl - sacked for stealing; at Bailey's 2 or 3 years; when Mr Aubert died took on the lease on his shop - was married to the owner's daughter so knew he would be able to continue the lease; later their son, Neville, worked at the shop; lived on the premises; wife had worked at Bailey's as well; later bought another shop opposite and so had shops at 21 and 23 Bath Street; during the occupation got an allowance from the States of products imported from France; wife worked in shop, Bob worked on the McGugan's farm; not enough stock to sell; clothing coupons; didn't get involved in bartering; rationing after the war; lists places where his supppliers operated; code used for prices so customer wouldn't know the cost price; used to sell cheaper than the other shops; other shops had waiting lists during rationing, Bob used to sell stock as it came in; didn't need to advertise, word of mouth used; opened late, sometimes until midnight. Recorded 16/01/1994. Good sound quality. Duration 45 minutes.

Reference: R/03/C/5

Date: January 16th 1994 - January 16th 1994

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