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Abraham B. Jayne was a 'jobmaster', supplying carriages, horses and drivers for hire. His business was apparently established in 1864, although it is not clear where (he does not appear in the 1869 street directory covering Upper Norwood). By 1874, however, he was established in the Holly Bush Stables in Westow Street (at the back of the Holly Bush Hotel in Westow Hill). In about 1879, Jayne moved to the yards behind the White Hart and The Alma, important inns on opposite sides of Church Road. The business may afterwards have been reduced, as he appears in directories of 1882-1886 simply as a Fly Proprietor. He seems to have ceased trading in about 1886, and does not appear in directories after that date.
From the Bryson Collection, a collection of business archives and ephemera assembled by Joe Bryson. The collection was acquired by Merseyside County Archives in 1977; and passed to the Archives Department of the National Museums Galleries on Merseyside in 1986, on the abolition of Merseyside County Council. Non-Merseyside material from the collection has been distributed to other appropriate repositories.
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Accession Number: A86
AB Jayne bill
Bill (with printed head) for hire of carriage and pair issued by AB Jayne, Riding and Job Master, Church Road, Upper Norwood.
Item date: 1882
Depositor's Name: Merseyside Maritime Museum
Accession date: 18/10/1995
Custodial history: From the Bryson Collection, a collection of business archives and ephemera assembled by Joe Bryson. The collection was acquired by Merseyside County Archives in 1977; and passed to the Archives Department of the National Museums Galleries on Merseyside in 1986, on the abolition of Merseyside County Council. Non-Merseyside material from the collection has been distributed to other appropriate repositories.
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Bill (with printed head) for hire of carriage and pair issued by AB Jayne, Riding and Job Master, Church Road, Upper Norwood. The printed billhead includes text reading 'AB Jayne, Riding Job Master. Church Road, Upper Norwood.; 'The White Hart Alma; 'Horses Carriages taken at Livery; 'Appropriate Carriages for Weddings; 'Horses Carriages of every description To Let on Hire. Ladies Gentlemens Saddle Horses Ponies.; 'Established 1864; 'Terms Monthly; 'And Dulwich Wood House Hotel; 'Riding School, Sydenham Hill; and three illustrations of carriages.
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