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The Village showing the Smithy

Subject ID:
Thorp Arch
Subject Year:
The Francis Frith Collection
Class number:
The Village showing the Smithy
Undated. View of The Village, showing the old Smithy on the left, the chimney of which had been extended at one time to improve the draft. Around 1910, Bill Smith and his brother John were in partnership as wheelwrights. John constructed the wooden wheels and bowled the down the village street to the smithy where Bill fitted the metal rims. The Pax Public House can be seen in the distance, centre.

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