Memories of Dewsbury

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

What Was The Public House Called?

From this photo there was a public house in front of the town hall over the road but I cannot remember what that was called, could anybody help?

A memory of Dewsbury by Diane North

Spencers Mountain Film Shown At Abc Cinema Dewsbury

The film, Spencers Mountain, was shown at the ABC cinema, Dewsbury and all the Spencer families in Dewsbury were invited for the first showing. I was only 6 years old at the time but have ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Jane Spencer

Under 17 Rugby League In Dewsbury

In the early sixties I played amateur Rugby League in the Dewsbury and Batley League - there were two levels U17 and U19. I played U17. Firstly for Ossett Trinity and then for Shaw Cross Rangers. The teams ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Geoff Bragg

Dancing

I so remember the Town Hall dances that used to be held on Saturday nights. Being able to go to a dance at age 14 was so grown up. Sometimes if we were feeling a bit naughty we would make our way to the Ben Riley dance hall which was ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Gillian Frazer

Dewsbury Swimming Baths

Wow... I learned how to swim in this place! Going with the school once a week. One time when I was changing back to my clothes someone stole my swimming costume! Mr Grimes was the swim teacher. I believe he continued for many years. I also remember going without the school later on...

A memory of Dewsbury by Christine Lee

Caddy's Ice Cream Parlour

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

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

More Caddy''S Memories And Also Queenie

I too remember the tall fizzy Ice creams at Caddy's, I suspect they were simply called Ice Drinks or something. As someone else mentioned (but I can't find it now) The Parlour was between Long Causeway ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Graham Denton

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