Shopping In Bentham In The 1940s - a Memory of High Bentham.
I have been collecting information about the shops in Bentham during the 1940s and early 1950s, I can recall a lot of them but have been trying to remember the name of the pub which, if one came up Station Road and turned right by the Black Bull pub ,was along main street going towards the Auction and the School, I cannot remember what it was called so can anyone help me there ?
Bentham was very active especially on a Wednesday when everyone came in from the outlying farms and villages, the men to the auction and their wives to shop. There were a lot of stalls along the street in front of the pub whose name I cannot remember. When I was a child Bentham was our nearest place for shops and other amenities and it seemed a very busy and bustling place to a child from the country.
R P Colley
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