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Hockley Over The Years

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Some good photos in there, including a lot of shop names no longer around.

 

Several years ago in the NS thread about Gee Dees Model Shop, I said I remembered them being at the lower end of Hockley, but no-one else could remember it. Finally a photo to prove it.

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A lot of memories of Hockley, Joy Huchinsons shop, mother of actress Sherry Hewson.The Moon cafe, had a mate who worked in Price and Beale outfitters. Jeffs fashion, anyone remember Pigalle club?

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I remember the name of Pigalle Club, but I don't remember where it was.

 

I wouldn't have said Hockley......and I wasn't old enough to go to such places anyway.

 

 

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I've only quickly browsed through the pics, and couldn't see the long gone pub, Jallands. It was just up from Burtons. When I first went in in the very early 60's, they still put sawdust on the floor. They were also the only pub in Nottingham to sell draught Guinness ! 

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On 9/30/2019 at 10:28 AM, FLY2 said:

I've only quickly browsed through the pics, and couldn't see the long gone pub, Jallands. It was just up from Burtons. When I first went in in the very early 60's, they still put sawdust on the floor. They were also the only pub in Nottingham to sell draught Guinness ! 

I can remember Jallands it had a long passage, 

 

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I remember going upstairs in a large gents outfitters at the bottom of Hockley to reach a barber shop that had moved from a Clumber St. This would be in the early 60’s. They gave you a scalp massage where you had to hold an electrode!

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The shop I went through wasn’t Burtons. It was below Cranbrook St. on the LHS going down to Lower Parliament St.

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I remember a gents and boys outfitter about where Downtown restaurant now is, on the last stretch of Hockley before Parliament st. There was a Carlsboro in the premises at one time recently. 

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Harrisons, there for donkeys years. Took up most of Hockley after Woolies.

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Whereabouts was Jallands? Roughly facing what became Carlsboro? 

This is way before my time..

Mentioned it to dad over the phone this evening, his first recall 'did cracking cheese & onion cob's! This would have been about 1956, a very narrow place, had a sign inside stating Jallands..& before Hockley became separated. Would that be the bowling alley 'cut through '.?

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I remember Emanuel House..I have been informed that was formally Burton's, think I have a minor recollection of 'Woolworths across the road..wasn't there also a menwear shop on the corner of Hockley/Southwell Rd well into the 1980's.

 

 

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There was one on the corner of Southwell road, Price and Beal?

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Thats correct Den,,,and on the next corner going back towards town,,was a Marsdens with a rounded shop front,very distinctive (surprised cliff ton not shown a photo of it...knock knock...please Kev).....i remember this branch very well,for a couple of reasons,,1/  i closed the store one sat morning in 1965 for 5 or 10 minutes for Winston Churchill's funeral,,.......2/  Wally Swifts Mam used to shop there............EDIT.......Always bought a shirt from Price and Beal,,anytime i worked near one of their stores.

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HSR, Jallands was the building with thick heavy looking window mullions on the north side of "Hockley" between Heathcote st and Brightmoor st facing Timothy Whites. (Big 1st floor windows).

Hockley was actually the bit of road from Woolworths to Parliament st. This Hockley was cut off when Belward street (back of the ice stadium) and Cranbrook street sliced through the old Carlton street/Goose gate/Hockley area which together were colloquially called Hockley.

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Please elaborate..I am somewhat confused..any chance of a picture or a map?

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HSR, Hockley is actually two things, an area and a road. If you google Hockley it will show the area on the current map, basically the area between Hockley/Goosegate/Carlton St and Lower Parliament St. Hockley the road is the bit between Cranbrook St and Lower Parliament St. Hope that helps.

 

Bit I mentioned earlier about outfitters Harrisons on Hockley, I realise that was probably earlier than the outfitters referred to, although this later one was next to Woolies.

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Pre 1840 Hockley is Hockley to me..thought we were trying to locate a pub...Jallands? Reason I showed interest two buildings on the corner facing right of what was Carlsboro still survive I think..and old...think one was an independent printers in the late eighties.

When I get the chance I will go over Google earth with the old man to find the pub....thought it may have been in the same row..

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