THE CENTRAL MARKET
Aye up M'Ducks...."Luvly Day"......do you fancy a walk down Central Market? See you all at the hot peas stall, up the steps and first on the left, I will have a pot waiting for each of you that join me....my treat......."Bogger the Washing" Cheers Tony.
Nottingham Market Square
Photo taken on a business day in 1930.
1953 Central Markets. Coronation decorations.
1965 Central Market - intersection Lower Parliament St, Glasshouse St and King Edward St.
1974 Central Market - view from Lower Parliament St. The Victoria Centre in evidence by the high rise beyond.
1934 Central Markets
1934 Central Market - The Fish Market....Mushy Pea Man just out of camera to the right.
"...can smell the wet fish now, oh the memories, peas, mint sauce and I loved the pet stall and Arthur the 2nd hand record man, - once spent all my £3/12/6 wages there on Motown records, that someone had bought in to sell- think I got about a dozen at 2/6 each or less!! That was about 1968 ish!"
1949 Central Market. Cnr Huntingdon and King Edward St.
1958 Central Markets (entrance from Glasshouse St?)
Central Market circa. 1950's ish....very happy personal memories of the old market. My wife Ann had a Saturday job on the market as a girl, she started to work at "Middup,s" Fruit & Veg, market gardener's from Woodborough (the stall at the bottom of the pic) at the age of 13 & worked for Sam & Elsie Middup right up to when we got married in 1964... We first started courting when Ann was 14 & I was 16. I used to take her out to the pictures Saturday night's....she was always tired, worn out & smelt of potatoes...but it was still romantic & very exciting........ah....Tony.
Ray Walker : "Can remember a man walking around the market with a fox."
“Great picture, can smell the wet fish now, oh the memories, peas, mint sauce, and I loved the pet stall and Arthur the 2nd hand record man, once spent all my £3/12/6 wages there on Motown records, that someone had bought in to sell think I got about a dozen at 2/6 each or less!! That was about1968 ish! ”
1953 Central Market, Fish Market - Coronation Day decorations
“Can anybody remember Len Parker, who had a paper + magazine stall closer to the bottom of King Edward St. Near the fish market?”
“Used to love central market, the smell of the hot peas and mint still love them, even the cockles stall, loved them”
“My Aunt had a market stall selling fruit and veg and their home made Colwich cheese”
“The shop on the corner of the Central Market was a Cake and Biscuit shop. Mum would send me there to get 1/2 pound of "Broken Biscuits". There was never 1/2 pound when I got back home.”
1929 Central Markets
“Just as you went inside ........ on the left, there was a large sweet stall, and at the end of the day there was always sweets scattered all over the floor, so that's were my friend and I was most nights collecting them up and stuffing our pockets, we liked the toffee's best, but we weren’t too fussy anything would do. And to this day I still have my own teeth... ”
“THE GOOD OLD CENTRAL MARKET MY MUM USED TO TAKE ME SAT MORN THERE TO JOICES FOR A BAG OF BROKEN BISCUITS YUM YUM HOT PEAS & MUSSELS FOR MY DAD
The food old central market, my mum used to take me Sat morning there to Joices for a bag of broken biscuits..YUM YUM… hot peas and mussels for my dad”
1934 Central Markets
“Still using a set of Swan Brand saucepans, pale blue handles very retro to day & still really good, I got them from the Pot stall on the front near the 40 bus stop. Got them for my "bottom drawer”, think they were £3/2/6, I got £3/12/6 wage. ”
“THE GOOD OLD CENTRAL MARKET MY MUM USED TO TAKE ME SAT MORN THERE TO JOICES FOR A BAG OF BROKEN BISCUITS YUM YUM HOT PEAS & MUSSELS FOR MY DAD”
1962 Central Markets.
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