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Now further down Bridge Street, Frith's photographer was looking south uphill past the Newcastle Street crossroads. Beyond the mainly Victorian buildings in the foreground are some good Georgian ones further uphill, such as the stone-built Lion Hotel on the far right. The road is now partly pedestrianised, and leads to the Market Place and the 1851 Town Hall, which was originally built as the corn exchange.

Memories of Worksop, Bridge Street 1967

I would like to ask if anyone remembers the shop Winifred in the Morris Buildings on Watson road. As i was chatting to my mother and she could remember an aunt that had the shop in the 50s - 60s. i am hoping someone may have a photo or some more information i could surprise her with. thank you

Was student from 1943-1950. Canon Molony was the headmaster. Wartime. Poor food, dark at night and cold! But we survived. Michel Clark (535).

This photograph shows two ladies chatting together in the foreground.  On the right in the floral dress is my mother Mrs Beatrice Farnsworth.  My family have been farmers in the locality for three generations.  My mother's car is parked on the road just behind her.  The shop to the side is Perham Cox, which was a family grocer,  which also delivered groceries to our house on a weekly basis.  The other lady is Mrs Jean ...see more

Added 06 April 2006
To the left of this photo, the first shop you can see was Reg Matthews opticians. You can just make out the entrance and the window above which is a V shape. As a trainee dispensing optician working there around 1971, I used to sit at this window and look down on Bridge St. Happy memories. The business was later taken over by G. Gilbert (who'd previously been a partner) and he's still there today to the best of my ...see more

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