Memories of Dewsbury

Caddy's Ice Cream Parlour

Was Caddy's ice cream parlour on a corner near the market? Can anybody tell me?

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Gordon Sharpe

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.

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

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 our ...Read full memory

A memory of Dewsbury by Gillian Frazer

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

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

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

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

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

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