13 unseen photos of Dewsbury down the years

We have delved into the YEP archive and turned back the clock to bring you these photos of Dewsbury down the years.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Thursday, 20th June 2019, 12:40 pm

We hope these photos evoke some happy memories. READ MORE: In pictures - Historic Ossett - the town halfway between Dewsbury and Wakefield

Is this the town centre you remember?
The Dewsbury works of James France and Co. The company were the largest producers of carpet yarn in Europe and Asia.
A night scene of Dewsbury from Crackenedge.
Dewsbury open air market with the station and town hall in the background.
Dewsbury open air market.
Another photo of Dewsbury open air market.
Maintenance work in Dewsbury town centre.
Dewsbury Market Place.
Members of Dewsbury Fire Brigade stand by a 22 year old turntable fire engine. The fire engine saw service in Hull during the Nazi blitzes and was damaged by shrapnel.
Dewsbury Market Place and shops.
Two trams pass over the River Calder on Savile Bridge in Dewsbury.
Market Place and shops with the Essoldo Cinema in the background.
John Whifield pictured at Dewsbury station.