St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965

St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965

Neg. S37060

Memories of St Neots

Ferrers Avenue

My family moved to Ferrers Avenue in the late 50's and I still remember most of the people who lived there. In the days before both sides were cluttered up with parked cars we would play rounders using 4 trees as posts, all the ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots by Wendy Mason

Happy School Days With The Ropers

Brilliant to see this little piece of St Neots History Ropers were well known for their small shop in Cambridge Street mid 60s, As local kids from the council estates we waited in anticipation of the new ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots

St Neots Paper Mill, Wartime

My grandfather, Charles Lawrence, was manager of the St Neots paper mill during much of the 1940s. He formerly worked at the Dover mill and brought a great many workers from there to St Neots in (I believe) 1939. ...Read full memory

Freemans Jewlwers Shop.

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 the Jeweller's before the work was carried ...Read full memory

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History

A child's paradise in the 1960s, this shop still stands just over the crossroads on the Huntingdon Road out of St Neots. It has since been a newsagents and video rental shop, and is now a fast food outlet for USA Chicken.

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