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

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

Neg. S37060

Memories of St Neots

I Attended Here In The Late 50s And Early 60s

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots by David Matzk

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 ...Read full memory

A memory of St Neots by Wendy Mason

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 ...Read full memory

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

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About this photo

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.