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Alfred Gillett Trust
Address

The Grange
Farm Road
Street
Somerset
BA16 0BQ

Telephone
01458 444060
Website
alfredgilletttrust.wordpress.com/
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Open by appointment only, please contact the site to book a visit.

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Free entry

Research can be conducted for a fee if you cannot visit in person.

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The Alfred Gillett Trust is a Street-based charity that preserves and promotes the heritage collections of C & J Clark Ltd. and the Clark family, which established the globally-recognised shoe company in 1825.

Founded by members of the Clark family, the collection now contains over 100,000 items relating to the shoemaking industry, social history, the Society of Friends and local geology. Particular highlights of the collection include over 25,000 historic shoes and a nationally recognised collection of ichthyosaur fossils found in a nearby quarry.

The archive and heritage centre is open by appointment only to researchers, but visitors to Street can see over 1,400 shoes from the collection on display in the nearby  Shoe Museum.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Brothers Cyrus and James Clark were working Street making sheepskin rugs when one day they decided to use the offcuts to make slippers. They soon switched to producing shoes and 200 years later the Clarks company is an internationally recognised shoe company!

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