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Batley, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Batley and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Rosie's Cheap Shop

I remember Rosie's cheap shop. My mum and dad used to shop there, there were some good bargains there. wish those times were back.

A memory of Batley by Joan Shaw

Rosie's Cheap Shop

I remember Rosie's Cheap Shop so well. I can actually picture Rosie now with her slight lisp. Did she not run the place with her son/sons. I also remember the 10 pence lucky bags from the market, and the sweet shop called the 'Talk of the Town'. I have such fond memories of Batley, but sadly haven't been there for 13 years.

A memory of Batley by Karan Antonio

Royal Hotel

Does anyone remember the Royal Hotel in Batley, it was on a corner I think of Bradford Road and a road that went up a very steep hill to a village. Lived there from 1963-1965 and went to Park Road School. Looking for a photo of the pub if anyone has one. Remember traffic lights being outside on the corner and a man that used to keep ferrets down his shirt and trousers when he came in for a pint.

A memory of Batley by Sandra Browne