Southport Past (OTS News) John Duncans tobacconists and gift shop 1985-2013 September 23rd, 2013 admin Latest News Latest Past Shares Comments Southport Past (OTS News) John Duncans tobacconists and gift shop 1985-2013 Lord Street tobacconists and gift shop John Duncan’s closed its doors for the last time on Saturday 21st September 2013. Three generations of the Duncan family worked in the Lord Street tobacconists and gift shop John Duncan, died in 2004 so his wife Diane took over the family business with son Peter helping his mum out in their Lord Street outlet. Mum and son said goodbye to their loyal band of customers on Saturday 21st September 2013. The Duncan family business began in 1899, when John Louis Duncan established a pipe manufacturing company in Manchester. In the late 1960s the family opened a factory in Wigan, Lancashire. In 1985 John Duncan established John Duncans on Lord Street, Southport. Below is Kevin Doyle Removals emptying the shop on Monday 23rd September 2013. Video below is of John Duncans storeroom Please email in your old photographs of Southport to [email protected] Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Related Comments comments!