J. G. Peace circa 1860s
White Hart Street
 (proprietor James George Peace, born 1838)
White Hart Street
Picture from the SWOP website
Reference number RHW : 01063

My parents both died far too young
And so, to find my way,
I came to visit relatives
Who kindly let me stay,
I worked within a drapers
With a pawnshop just next door,
And felt just like a second son,
So couldn’t want for more,
And Emma, she’s a lucky find,
A Williams/Gibbs by birth
For she'll inherit money
So a bride of utmost worth.

James George Peace was the son of Samuel Peace and Elizabeth Williams, he was born in Stevenage.  He married Emma Ellen Gibbs, the daughter of John Gibbs and Margaret Williams. He worked, initially, for William Redington in Canal Side, branched out on his own in White Hart Street and then later moved to Queen Square.
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