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. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Annie Devereux

Saturday Afternoon Shopping

I remember Dewsbury on Saturday afternoons when everyone was shopping for bargains in the market and shops. You couldn't move for people and trying to go round Woolworths was a nightmare! Everywhere was heaving ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Betty Sanders

Woolies !

I found this site through a link on another, which had pictures of old buses - 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