Abraham Diapers is named as a shopkeeper  Whites 1885, 1891/2 and then as a grocer in Whites 1896 and Kelly’s 1904..

The shop stood on land opposite today’s 37 Columbyne Close (owned by Studd in 1970)

Abraham’s wife  reportedly’ ran the shop whilst the husband Abram tended a small holding’. The shop stood behind the village pound.