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65 Union Street

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65 Union Street
Historic Photographs
65 Union Street
John Falconer & Co., Ltd. at 65 Union Street in 1937.

Falconer's was a department store. Adverts described it as a general drapers, outfitters and house furnishers. At the time of this photograph they also had a hairdressing department and a millinery salon.

John Falconer & Co. was acquired by the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd in 1929. This company was in turn acquired by the House of Fraser Ltd in September 1952. John Falconer & Co Ltd went into voluntary liquidation in 1952 and from then on operated as the Aberdeen branch of the House of Fraser.

See the House of Fraser Archive website for more on the history of the company.

65 Union Street was a former hotel and was known as 'The Royal Buildings'.
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Aberdeen Local Studies