The cost of living

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These items were taken from the Bury Free Press archives, from 1922.

School outfits from Smart & Farries, in Cornhill and Buttermarket, Bury St Edmunds, cost from 20s for boys’ three garment suits.

English cheese – Cheddar, Derby and Cheshire – was available for 1s 4d per lb at Pawsey’s stores, in Bury.

E Pretty & Co, Bury, was selling fur muffs, including wallaby, from 35s to 99s.