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Offline lorraineosborne

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Re: telephone exchange
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 08:06 GMT (UK) »
Wow! -thanks again. I looked on Directories at Findmypast but couldn't find anything. I think my cousin's tale of my greatgrandmother setting up the first telephone exchange in Gainsborough is a bit fanciful, but at last I've found there was something there.
I've been to look at this property and it doesn't look that big but obviously managed to house a shop, family home and telephone exchange.
Gainsborough Heritage society didn't seem to know any of this when I contacted them a good few years ago.
Do you think there would be any record of employees from this time?

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