Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Caddys Ice Cream

I loved Caddy's. Sometimes if I think hard enough I can get the memory of its taste, mmm. I remember having a tall glass of lemonade and ice cream and sitting on leather upholstery in the parlour in town. It was such a treat.  We also had an ice cream van came round and the man had a large brass bell he would ring out ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Annie Devereux

Woolies !

I found this site through a link on another, which had pictures of old buses - http://www.old-bus-photos.co.uk/?cat=51 I commented there on some of the Yorkshire Woollen District Transport fleet, which my dad used to drive. I was born in Dewsbury, Staincliffe to be exact, in 1957 and then lived in Princess Road, Chickenley for a ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Gordon Sharpe

Caddy's Ice Cream Parlour

Was Caddy's ice cream parlour on a corner near the market? Can anybody tell me?