Elsie Battle Hull

Elsie Battle was a very well known shop in Hull and Beverley.

Catering to the woman with taste and class, the shop specialized in wedding outfits.

Marie Parker received a receipt 30th January 1952 for £24 19 and sixpence, the cost of her wedding dress made at Elsie Battle, Hull.
Marie Parker received a receipt on 30th January 1952 for £24 19 and sixpence, the cost of her wedding dress made at Elsie Battle, Hull.

Even its advertising said: “Elsie Battle The Wedding Dress Specialist..”

Throughout the 1920s and 1930s it was extremely busy designing and making wedding outfits for local women.

It survived WW2 and continued to provide hand made, bespoke clothing for the discriminating bride for many years.

You can read about one here….

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