Eccles Cake shop c1905 postcard


Ye Old Thatche Eccles Cake Shop, 82 Church Street, Eccles, c1905.

This was demolished in May 1915. It sold 'real original Eccles cakes' that were brought in from Bradburns. The owners, William and Esther Wardle, also sold tobacco, tiger nuts, liquorice sticks, ice cream and herb beer.