From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria
- A large white paper account with blue lines and handwritten black text from H. Baughurst to R.P. Cameron. There is a pink receipt with a yellow duty stamp from Baughurst & Hefford.
- H-248mm W-205mm
- baughurst-harry account book-keeping cameron-r.p.
- In 1924 Harry Baughurst, a returned WW1 soldier, in partnership with Mr Hefford, purchased a grocery and ironmonger business in Orbost. It was situated on the corner of Nicholson and Tarra Streets, Orbost. When Mr Hefford left the district two years later , Harry Baughurst purchased and managed the business. In 1927 Baughurst formed a partnership with Robert Gall And Herbert & Co.to form the United Bread Supply Company so that they could purchase flours etc in bulk and therefore sell bread products more cheaply.
- March 1927
- Baughurst, Harry (Maker)
- This item is an exam ple of the book-keeping of an Orbost business in the early 20th century. It is a useful research tool.
- 18 Jan 2018 at 12:16PM