Crawley record shops

In the early part of the 20th century it was common for cycle shops to also sell gramophones and records.

Kirkman’s was in Crawley Square from the 1930s until the 1950s. They then moved to 40 The Broadway. The Square was the buildings that stood in the middle of the High Street. It was demolished in 1958.

This record is ‘In a Persian market’ by The Band of Scots Guards and was issued in 1924.

78rpm record in sleeve. Sleeve reads 'H. Kirkman 'The Cycle Man' for Gramophones and records. 6, The Square, Crawley, Sussex. Gramophone repairs.

Which record shops did you go to in Crawley?

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Pat

7 months ago

Clair Records, London Road.
Was on the present site of Steven Drake and Pope.

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