Dewsbury, Town Centre c.1960
Memories of 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
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
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.
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
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