Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 ...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?

Victoria School For Boys

Just to correct Richard Parkin. During our time at the Vic. between 54-58 The headmaster was Mr Sleigh (without the T) who came from Halifax each day, but the hardest (strictest) teacher was Mr Moorehouse, followed ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Frank Firth