Memories of Dewsbury

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, ...Read full memory

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 ...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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Betty Sanders

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

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

1960s

I loved the shops that were around - J&BS Hodgsons, Wilkinsons and many more. Dewsbury had plenty of shoe shops. I started working at Freeman Hardy Willis - my first job after leaving school ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Sylvia Foster

Dewsbury Market

My memory of this great and very popular market was during the late 1970's as a young kid and was every kids paradise. My mum worked at what must have been the world's largest sweet ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury

Caddies Ice Cream Parlour

The ice cream parlour was at the back of The Princess Of Wales Precinct in Dewsbury, it is now a car park, what a complete waste of a lovely business, but the problem was the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by mickandsue16

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

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