Barmston, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Barmston and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Family Holidays At Barmston

My grandfather bought one of these ex-RAF officers bungalows after the Second World War so that the family could have a holiday base. In the B850004 photo, our bungalow is roughly alongside the white car you can see parked in the road - it was more or less halfway along the road. We all lived in Sheffield - in ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Peter Rodger

Village Life In Verse Local Dialect East Yorkshire

Born and brought up in Barmston village, my book, 'Diz Thoo Remembr' recalls many of the happenings in the village from 1933 onwards. I was born into what could have been a family of twenty. My mum had 17 (seventeen) children, though not all lived, and helped bring up an 18th. The book has ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Donald Bemrose

Wynton Cafe On The Clifftops

I would love to hear from anybody that remembers WYNTON CAFE that was situated on the south cliffs at Barmston. My parents, Terry & Ida McGuire owned & ran the cafe from approx 1966 to 1970. I was just a boy at the time and have very fond memories of Barmston, the hot summers and the cold, isolated snowy winters. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by Tony Mc Guire