Worksop, Priory Gatehouse c.1955

Memories of Worksop

I remember swimming in Langold Lake ! I wouldn't do it nowadays ! Anyone one else been rowing or swimming there ? Karen

I remember the various market stalls well, and the market cafe where you could be a greasy bacon cob, and a well stewed tea from the giant tea pot ! I used to buy a bundle of nylon stockings from a stall on the town hall corner. There was a stall that sold records too. Does anyone remember the tripe stall ? It sold chitlins, (...Read full memory)

If anyone has pictures of the above I would be very interested,as I was born at that address when my mother was evacuated there from the Coventry bombings in 1941.Fred Dawson was my dads cousin. Thanks Malcolm Croft

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 (...Read full memory)

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