Sandbach, The Square And Crosses c.1960

Memories of Sandbach


l am 65 in Jan and l think l can name nearly all the shop from the 1955 Tho l not lived there since I was 16 Fond memory Jill carrie

I remember Florrie's chip shop, the chips were 6d a bag and were great. The sweet shop next door was called Timmins, and like you said, Mrs Farnsworth's shop was across the road where the betting shop is now. I used to walk through there to go to church school which is now St Mary's church hall.

This was the family home of Harold and Dora Bagnall (my Grandparents) until the 1960s. The address used to be 21 Hawk Street and I was told as a child the incline next to Lower Chequer was for people to disembark from the stagecoach. I was also told although I cannot confirm this that the Lower (...Read full memory)

In this picture one can see the town hall in the background and next to it now is Price City (2008), prior to that the Co-op. When I was a child this building used to be the Hungerford Cafe. I used to look forward to getting on the market bus at lunchtime with my mother and going to the Cafe for a (...Read full memory)

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