Memories of Dewsbury

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

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?

Ravensthorpe Hotel

can anyone remember what brewery had the ravensthorpe hotel huddersfield road ravensthorpe in the 60s 70s i seem to remember it was sam smiths ? but i cant remember. could someone help.

A memory of Dewsbury by David Smith

The Market And Caddys

My memories of Dewsbury as a girl in the late 1960s, early 1970s. The market. The butcher my mum used (who flirted outrageously with her, and most likely every housewife in town, which she loved and I'm sure always made ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Jo Anne Smith

Shop In Daisy Hill

I have a old photo of a shop in Daisy Hill belonging to E Brindle - it was a sadlers, it could be 1920's but I am not sure. If anyone would like it please let me know. There is two gentlemen in the doorway, could be the owner.

A memory of Dewsbury by William Day

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

Christmas At The Gardens

I was born in 1965 and I remember the 'Nativity' being at the gardens at Christmas time. I used to love looking at the different characters; the shepherds, the three kings, but best of all I used to love looking at ...Read full memory

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

My Home Town

I was born in Ravensthorpe in 1937, went to school at St Saviour's infants and the Secondary Modern school until I was 15 years of age. I began working at Hartley Bros, a leather mill at the bottom of Scout Hill, later I worked ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Ken Parratt

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