J. W. McGrath & Co Store
Ridley St, Albion

James Walter McGrath opened two grocery stores Sunshine. One in Ridley St (Now No 12) & another one in Hampshire Rd, the first one being on the west side before building a new store on the east side in about 1919.

 

1912 Ridley St McGrath, James Walter & Co - Grocers

1912 Ridley St McGrath, William Reginald Samuel

1915 Ridley St McGrath, James Walter & Co - Grocers

1916 Ridley St McGrath, James Walter & Co - Grocers

1917 Ridley St McGrath, James Walter & Co - Grocers

1918 Ridley St McGrath, James Walter & Co - Grocers

1919 Ridley St McGrath, David - Grocer

1920 Ridley St McGrath, David - Grocer

1921 Ridley St McGrath, David - Grocer

1922 Ridley St McGrath, David - Grocer

1923 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1924 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1925 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1926 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1927 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1928 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1929 25 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs A. - Grocer

1930 28 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn - Grocer

1931 25 Ridley St McGrath, Mrs Evelyn

Source: Sands & McDougall Directories

Ref: When the Whistle Blew, A Social History of The Town of Sunshine 1920 - 1950, Prue McGoldrick