The Elkes family.

The Elkes family.

Description:

The Elkes family. Bakers & confectioners of Newport. Their business was at 66 High Street (Middle Row). Henry - the founder of the business - is in the centre. 2nd from the left, standing, is Charles Elkes who foundered the Uttoxeter brand which specialised in biscuits. Standing to the left of Henry is John, who ran the business after Henry's death. John was a master cake baker & decorator. The girls at the front are, from left: Pattie, Annie and Harriet May ("Polly").