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

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

Neg. S37060

Memories of St Neots

Good Old Days

i lived in ferrers ave in 1960 to 1978 great times with wren fish @chip van and the vegy cart which came on satursday morning and giving the horse call gipsie and apple and going on milk round with bob maze great time im eric ...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. ...Read full memory

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

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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.