Sunday, May 20, 2018

Remembering Doncaster Market Place


This is a scan of an old picture postcard which must date from the first decade of the twentieth century. I worked in Doncaster for almost twenty years in the 1980s and 90s, and this scene of the busy market place was still recognisable then. There was a pub, just on the left, I remember well although its name has long faded into obscurity. Perhaps I need to revisit the town.

2 comments:

  1. I wonder why W.R.Cox needed the tall booth with curtained sides! I cannot discern much about his business from the scattered crates, barrels and boxes. I wonder if you can surmise. Cox is a family name; my grandmother's maiden name. I remember my great grandfather well. He was a painter and paper hanger. Kept the interiors of Cleveland homes looking good.

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