Hanover Stores and Tea Rooms

Hanover Stores and Tea Room -Introduction


A lynchpin of Brook life for 36 years was the village shop and tea rooms at Hanover House. In the spring of 1933 H & M Morris was formed.

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The Shop

With £25 borrowed from their mother Alice, Bert and Margaret bought a small amount of stock and opened the shop...

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The tea rooms

After the team shop was established, Hanover also opened as a tea room. Bert seeded the lawn ready for making a tea garden.

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The taxi service and garage

Walter Stone, a friend of Bert’s, joined the family ‘firm’ when he married Margaret. These two men were fitters and turners by trade...

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Retirement from Hanover Stores

A presentation on their retirement from Hanover Stores and Tea Garden was made to Mrs W J Stone and Mrs H F Morris by...

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