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Local Industry

Here is a series of articles about the industries and trades which used to exist in Repton.

Basket Making Repton was once famous for basket making and osier beds (for the raw material) still exist.
Taylor's Shop A brief history of the grocers shop, now the Jaipur restaurant.
Repton Steam Laundry How washing was done in the village prior to electric machines.
Repton Gas Works Before gas was piped in from further a field, Repton had its own gas works.

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