St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965
Memories of St Neots
My father, Mr Childerley, worked here during the mid 50's serving as an apprentice carpenter, working for the firm Evans and Sons in Cambridge Street. A school master lived in ...Read full memory
My great-grandfather Ogilvie Bricknall was the manager of this mill at the turn of the century. He was a great papermaker and had moved to St Neots with his family from Longforgan in Perthshire. His son James was assistant manager in 1911 and the mill employed his two daughters as clerks.
I remember St Marys when Mr Naylor if im right was the headmaster when i left to go to Longsands in 1962. At easter and Christmas we use to go to St Marys ...Read full memory
I lived in The Angel opposite and spent all of my pennies in Roper's. I remember big Fred with much fondness.
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