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Memories of Dewsbury

The Queens Visit

I may be a year out with the date, apologies. I vividly remember the day a young Queen Elizabeth II visited my home town of Dewsbury. We were in a fever of excitement at my Junior ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Megan Clarkson

The Old Baths

My memories of the old Dewsbury swimming baths (at the back of the police station) feels like memories from an earlier era older than myself. I used to visit the baths with my school ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Ann Hart

Spencers Mountain Film Shown At Abc Cinema Dewsbury

The film, Spencers Mountain, was shown at the ABC cinema, Dewsbury and all the Spencer families in Dewsbury were invited for the first showing. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Jane Spencer

Shopping In Dewsbury

Enjoyed reading everyones memories of the good old days revisiting my home town. Recently, sadly, its gone down hill. There was once many nice shops and the market isn't the ...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 by Martin Bird

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

A memory of Dewsbury by Carol Hargreaves

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

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Geoff Bragg

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

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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