Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Gillian Frazer

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Geoff Bragg