Many family firms get the chop after a decade or three.
But that’s not the case for this butcher’s shop – that’s passed through 26 generations and has now incredibly celebrated its 500th birthday.
RJ Balson and Son is officially Britain’s oldest family firm.
It began life as a market stall in Bridport, Dorset, in 1515 – the year that Thomas Wolsey was made a cardinal during the reign of Henry VIII.
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