Memories of Alsager

A Butcher's Lad

Mr Purvis the butcher, whose shop stood on the corner of Talke and Audley Roads, was my Saturday morning employer. He always wore a striped apron and a straw boater hat and sported a rather slick moustache. His manner with the ladies was, as I perceived, rather suggestive? I was paid 7s and 6p for my morning's work. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Alsager by Derek Marlow

Just Fields

There was never a housing estate in those days so everyone was able to walk to school across the open fields.  There was also a farm situated near the junction of Sandbach Road North and Lodge Road

A memory of Alsager by Peter Dale

I Was Also A Papergirl For Mr Dovey

I used to deliver The Evening Sentinal, Crewe Chronical and Daily papers for Mr Dovey. I used to ride my bike from Oakhanger all the way up there deliver my round and then go to school at the Comp! I think I got paid around £5.00. Happy days. Fond memories.

A memory of Alsager by Gill Dougherty

Mr Dovey Newsagent

I was born and lived in Alsager for over 40 years and remember Bank corner. I was a newspaper boy for Mr Dovey.  Also have a sepia photo of Hancocks store which I also recall quite well as a young boy.

A memory of Alsager by Peter Dale

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