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Caption for Worksop, Canch Walk C1955: Along the north bank of the Canch is a footpath that leads east to Priorswell Road, with the Memorial Gardens on the right bank behind the trees that line it. The rather temporary- looking chain link fence has been replaced by proper railings. The very tall tree in the middle distance conceals the site of Priory Mill, an old watermill. By 1900 it had ceased milling corn and was a timber yard and chair maker's workshop, but it burned down completely in 1912. Only a few walls survive to surround the Memorial Gardens maintenance yard.

Memories of Worksop

I was born at number 2 Bracebridge in 1941. From childhood memories I think it was a canal side cottage.My mother was evacuated there from Coventry to avoid the bombing for a short stay.I think I must have arived early as I don't think the intention of my mother to give birth then. The cottage was occupied by my Grandmothers (...Read full memory)

Memories from many years ago. My father David Dickson was the dentist who built the house at 9 Newcastle Street which is where I spent my early years.. After the war we moved to Birkland Villa which we entered from a laneway just south of the pharmacy "Deauville". This house had been owned by TC Mills. My father had (...Read full memory)

Have just stumbled on this site and the entries about Worksop and Carlton have stirred a few memories. I lived in Worksop from 1956 to 1979. Shops: MacFisheries, an old fashioned W H Smith. Machin's hardware, the brilliant C V Berry and son record shop, Gordon Bassett barbers. And was it the Cipriani cafe? There was a (...Read full memory)

I remember swimming in Worksop Lido almost everyday during the summer - or so it seemed.  We swam in the early morning before school, we swam '5 'til 6' after school (cost 4d) and sometimes on a Saturday morning for two hours for even less.  It must have been cold but we didn't notice.  The only time that we did notice was when we (...Read full memory)

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