Category Archives: Butchers’ Shops

A Spotter’s Guide to Historic Butchers’ Shops

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Cheap Meat for the Masses: Multiple Butchers in Britain

The importation of meat from North America to Britain started in the 1860s and accelerated in the 1870s as refrigeration improved. One of the leading shippers was Timothy C. Eastman (1821-93) who owned a huge abattoir, or ‘killing yard’, in … Continue reading

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