Dewsbury, Town Centre c.1960
Memories of Dewsbury
I was born in Ravensthorpe in 1937, went to school at St Saviour's infants and the Secondary Modern school until I was 15 years of age. I began working at Hartley Bros, a leather mill at ...Read full memory
I remember Caddy's, that was our weekend treat. I tried to get one of the rounda seats that went around a pillar. The ice cream in pop was my favourite "ice cream soda" with the long glass and long spoon. Then a look in the toy shop window next door. Can't remember the name of the toy shop.
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
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
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