Enamelled slate sign - M Thomas; 10
Enamelled slate sign - M ThomasAbout this object
Reddish brown enamelled slate sign, no fixings.
This plaque was fixed to the front of Maelor Stores, built for Mr Morris Thomas in 1870.
The drawers behind the counter were hand built at the time of construction of the shop and the original 'Licensed to sell British and Foreign wines' can still be seen over the door toplight.
Mr Thomas also ran a printing works, on the site of the present property known as Glandwr, which published a weekly Corris newspaper. The seat opposite the new Rehoboth Chapel was also donated by him and he also founded a scholarship at Towyn School to assist pupils in further education, which still operates to the present day.
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