Family behind Ripley music shop reach grand finale, closing after 112 years

Family behind Ripley music shop reach grand finale, closing after 112 years
 

0 Have your say A Ripley home entertainment shop is to close this month, ending three generations of a family business which has served the town for 112 years.
Fowlers Music on Oxford Street will sound its final note at the end of the month, as brothers David and Jim Melbourne prepare to retire.
It is the end of an era for the store, which has pioneered new electronics and musical instruments in the region throughout a century of technological revolutions.
David, 72, said: “Our grandfather Albert Fowler moved here in 1904 and bought two cottages. He played the banjo and mandolin, and used... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Regional East, Views: 33
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