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Wrights Chemist / Goodworths Bread Shop

Market Hill 1949, Barnsley
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Most of my working life, to this day I have walked daily down Market Hill. In the 1960s I worked at Wrights chemist. I remember Guest's provisions shop, very classy, wonderful smells of fresh coffee. I remember Goodworth's bread shop, where you could buy real, 'proper bread.' It was difficult to get the bread all the way home, it smelt so good. I remember the market stalls on the left hand side going up. All the shops had standards. As shop assistants we had to behave in a certain way.
Are we getting older, when we think the past was better?
Lovely to remember though.
Denise.

A memory of Barnsley in South Yorkshire shared on Saturday, 14th February 2009.

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RE: Wrights Chemist / Goodworths Bread Shop

I was born in Worsborough Dale and went to school through the 1950's and left "White Cross High School in 1966. I worked for just one week at Albert Hirst Butchers in the actual bakery. From there I went to GOODWORTHS bakery which I think was down the hill behind the bus station? I used to wait for a lift at about 4:30am at 'Cutting Edge', to be at work ready to start by 5 am. One of the perks of working in GOODWORTHS was indeed the lovely bread, in fact I took home at least one "damaged" loaf almost every day. I left that lovely job in December 1966 when our family moved back to my mothers home town Hull. I will always have good memories of Worsborough Dale, of Barnsley and of course GOODWORTH's.

Comment from Patrick Thompson on Friday, 26th March 2010.

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