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High Street
Description:
Undated. Clifford is a small village located between Bramham and Boston Spa. This View shows the High Street looking towards the Catholic Church of St. Edward. The Magnet Ales sign for the Bay Horse Public House can be seen right of centre. The Mace store foreground, right is run by G. & E.M. Mackenzie. This shop can be seen as a draper's in a similar view dated 1897.

User Comments:

Name:
Don Smith

Comment:
In the 1940s near the end of the war a school mate and I used to take a large leather suitcase to a small grocer's shop on this street it was fill'd up with all the weeks rations, we had a right job to get the thing off the Clifford bus on to the Wortley tram, I never found out why we came all the way from Wortley in Leeds when there were all kinds of shops on Wellington Road, as a kid I did'nt ask why, all I did know he had lived in Clifford for a while. His name was John McClean we both were at Green Lane School at the time.

Email:
anne-donsmith@shaw.ca

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Name:
Phil Lewsey

Comment:
I was the grocers delivery boy for Mr Mackenzie in the late 1960s early 70s. Beyond the shop was a side alley and next was a drapers shop also owned by the Mackenzie. this photo i would estimate the late 1960s

Email:
kclewsey@hotmail.com

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