King Street traders in 1857

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Hamon and Vonberg, drapers and outfitters, still trading today in the same King Street premises as Hamons

A full list of King Street traders in the 1850s has not been located, but Thorne's Guide to Jersey of 1857 mentions a selection of what is described as 'a vast number of most elegant shops' along the street, starting at Charing Cross and moving towards Halkett Place.

  • Waldron, pastrycook and confectioner
  • Gondon, umbrella and parasol manufacturer
  • Metivier's drapery establishment
  • Mrs Metivier (widow) stationery warehouse and circulating library (the largest in Jersey)
  • Wallis's stationers
  • Le Feuvre brothers drapery establishment
  • de Gruchy's drapery
  • Benham fancy goods depot
  • Hong Kong tea stores
  • Bulbeck pastrycook and confrectioner
  • Luce's toy and fancy goods depot
  • Boutier fine arts
  • Ste Croix and Guille's drapery
  • Calcutta tea warehouse
  • Gates, tobacconist
  • Hamon's Staffordshire warehouse
  • Manning, hatter
  • Mrs Shapcott, boot and shoe depot
  • Hamon and Vonberg's magnificent drapery establishment, forming the corner of King Street and Brook Street, known as Victoria House, and the celebrated Eureka shirt depot
  • Voisin, Bisson and Co (the largest tailoring and linen drapery establishment in the island, being only surpassed in size by that of Shoebridge and Cook's, of Tottenham Court Road, London
  • Peagam, haircutter and wig maker (No 27)
  • Anderson. chemist and druggist
  • Netten's outfitting warehouse
  • Aubin's drapery establishment
  • du Parcq wine and spirit merchant (the oldest in its line and a most respectable house)
  • Wellman chemist and druggist
  • Collenette jeweller
  • Ramie Le Brocq's extensive linen drapery establishment
  • Millais chemist and druggist
  • Aubin chemist and druggist
  • de Veulle grocer, wine and spirits merchant
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