Memories of Dewsbury

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?

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 with people and yet there were very few disruptions of fights - they were reserved for Saturday night ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Betty Sanders

Department Store

As a young girl my grandma used to take me to dewsbury every Saturday and we always went to meet my auntie in Bickers? Cafe I remember it was very posh they used to bring a selection of cakes and buns to your table, very similar to Bettys Tea Room... Then I would get a bag of the best toffee I ever tasted from the market think ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by m.garside25

Caddys

I remember Caddy's, that was our weekend treat. I tried to get one of the rounda seats that went around a pillar. The ice cream in pop was my favourite "ice cream soda" with the long glass and long spoon. Then a look in the toy shop window next door. Can't remember the name of the toy shop.

A memory of Dewsbury by Margaret Moult

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 and Westgate, it is now Tithe Barn Street and is the loading bay for the shops on Long Causeway. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Graham Denton

Delivering Bread In Dewsbury

When I was in my teens I had a Saturday and school holiday job on Newboulds bread van, and although I went to other areas of Yorkshire, I was more often than not on the Dewsbury journey. Our major customer was Knights, who had several shops next door to one another on Ravenhouse Road. They used to take four ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury

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

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

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