Shakespeare Boot Mart

place and shop

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Easton Time Signs Trail #1j

John William Henry Wall 1855 - 1915 Novelist and Local Historian, "The Shoemaker Poet". A Pioneer of the Bristol and District Co-op Movement, founded at 38 Croydon St and opened at 22 Houlton Street in 1884. He set up the "Shakespeare Boot Mart" at 15 Croydon Street in 1887. A Bootcutter, on low income, who with Co-operative and Socialist Principles, fought for the rights of Working-Class people.

Croydon House, Croydon Street, Easton, Bristol, United Kingdom where it sited near