HLF funded

The Diss Heritage Triangle Trust

Samuel Bobby

The final Bobby was   Samuel He was born in Diss in 1829. Like his brothers he learnt his trade from his father and in the 1860s opened his own ‘establishment’ at 10 Market Hill in the building currently occupied by T.W.Gaze.  Samuel stayed in the shop until the 1903  when it was sold to Edwin and Emma Newbold , although he and his family had not lived there since in 1870s.  He died in 1908 at Melbourne House, Victoria Road , Diss. He remained a staunch Methodist.

Building link 10 Market Hill, Now Gazes

Diss Heritage Triangle