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Worksop Priory - Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England ..rh


A regular sight in town were local tramps Ned & Flo; Ned was said to be from a wealthy family, cast out for his love of a poor local girl

Priory Church and Priory Mill taken in 1900 from Ryton Street. Watson Road dissecting, seems bizarre not a building to be seen on either street, now the centre of town

Union Workhouse off Eastgate. The original workhouse was on Bedlam Square off Castle Hill, but woefully small for the expanding town. Records show inmates from all over Yorkshire, Lincs and the East Midlands, and even Holland and Spain, many retired small business owners or former agricultural workers who were left behind as the town grew and industry established. The new workhouse homed around 600, even so seperate children's asylums were later built on Cheapside

1936; the ascension of King Edward VIII is snnounced outside the town hall by the mayor

This is a comparison of public houses in the town in 1832, and 1879 from White's Directory. Not surprisingly for a town with brewing and malting industries, they were numerous. This also shows the growth of the town with many new streets appearing during this period.


Chorley took advantage of some costly mistakes as they defeated Worksop Town 4-1 in a dominant performance in the Evo Stik League Northern P...

Worksop Market place with the Town Hall in the background -taken 2014