Barmston, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Cafe On Main Road

Grass triangle on A165, cafe on right later (1980s) a Little Chef built 1949, Winifred and Harold Crooks, my uncle and aunt, cafe was built and running about 1950, good home cooking and silver service. Unfortunately Harold passed away 1956, Winne sold cafe but carried on working at same for many years. Moved into ...Read full memory

A memory of Barmston by John Olivant

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