Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury

Barrel Organ

The island in the middle of Market Place had a unique feature. Between the two zebra crossings on the island each Saturday was a man with a barrel organ. The music could be heard all over ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Janet Hagger

Dewsbury Swimming Baths

I remember having swimming lessons with school at the old Dewsbury baths. I know it later became a squash club because I had my wedding reception there! I live in Brighouse now but don't get over to Dewsbury very much, so I don't know if the building is still there.

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