St Neots, Roper's Shop, Cambridge Street c.1965
Memories of St Neots
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
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
I lived in The Angel opposite and spent all of my pennies in Roper's. I remember big Fred with much fondness.
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