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

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

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Memories of St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c1965

The Angel, St Neots

I lived in The Angel opposite and spent all of my pennies in Roper's. I remember big Fred with much fondness.

A memory of St Neots by Peter Tantram

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 children and a some of their parents would take part. Chips from the van and fizzy drinks from 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 building being completed from behind the screens. This photo is of the Coronet Restaurant upstairs ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots

The Angel, St Neots

I lived in The Angel opposite and spent all of my pennies in Roper's. I remember big Fred with much fondness.

A memory of St Neots by Peter Tantram

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. While at St Neots, he and my grandmother resided in a lovely house on the banks of the Ouse in ...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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