In 1852, Isaac URIDGE married Elizabeth OBBARD. At the time, he was a Grocer. In 1855, they moved to Market Square Bromley, Kent, where they opened the first of their grocery shops. 

 

Uridge's Stores 12-13 Market Square, Bromley

 

 

 

 

 

   12 & 13 Market Square is the house with a sign
   painted on the wall. The sign reads "Uridge's Stores". 

   Left: Recent photograph of 12-13 Market Square, Bromley, Kent

   Below: Bromley, Kent taken 2000

Uridge Stores 12-13 Market Square, Bromley taken 2000

 Additional photographs are available at A Bromley Ghost Sign - Uridge's Stores.


In 1910, his son Isaac URIDGE opened a shop in Sevenoaks. These photographs, taken by Frank Clements, show the exterior and interior of the Sevenoaks shop in the early 1930s. These photographs were given to me by Ralph Uridge, Isaac's grandson in 1985.

Uridge Stores Sevenoaks High Street Facard

   Isaac Uridge's store at Sevenoaks, Kent (High Street Facade). 
   Bought about 1910. Sold to Stevenson & Rush
   in approximately 1938.

Uridge Stores Sevenoaks taken early 1930s
Uridge's Stores, Sevenoaks, Kent - Interior of the shop  
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