F Lassetter and Co

Ironmonger and 'universal provider', whose large store at 413-421 George Street was widely known as 'Cheapside'.

Milestone
Closed
1926
Name
Alternate
Iredale & Co
1850 - 1863
Alternate
Lassetters
1863 - 1926
Position
1911 - 1915
Property
Owned by
1863 - 1911
Type

F Lassetter and Co

,
2011

Developing in the 1850s out of a blacksmith's business established in 1820, Lassetter's dominated the retailing of affordable household goods in its huge stores until the 1920s. Known as 'Cheapside', the stores carried thousands of lines and employed hundreds of Sydneysiders.