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Lambert's Confectioners Bond Street

A Memory of Birstall

My grandma & granddad (Ted & Janet Lambert) used to run a confectioners in the corner building at the top of Bond Street, a steep cobbled road then. They used to bake bread and cakes at their main shop in Drighlington, next to what is now the doctors surgery. I remember him taking me in his Bedford van to stock the Birstall shop, I always thought the van was going to trundle down the steep hill as I was only about 6 at the time. Janet Grayshon (as she was before married) learned to bake in Birstall when young, not sure where but she used to have to walk up Fieldhead Lane as a young girl when it was an ash road with no lights! I am sure someone out there will remember their shop and their baking as it was awesome.

A memory shared by Paul Robinson , on Sep 17th, 2012.

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