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

Cinema In Batley Carr

The name of the cinema at the top of Batley Carr was the Collins. I went there many times as a lad. I lived on Upper Cross Street on Bradford Road near the bottom of Mill Road.

Happy Days

I remember Batley Carr and Hyrstlands well. I moved to Hyrstlands in 1958 into the new council houses alongside the park, we'd all been re-housed following demolition of houses in Batley, Taylor Street and the houses between Yellands and the White Hart pub. The new houses were great as we had a bathroom inside not the usual ...Read full memory

A New Beginning

My first school was Purlwell. Then I attended Warwick Road School in Batley Carr. I remember the flats being built up the side of Hyrstlands Road. We used to have so much fun going up and down ladders and scaffolding. Needless to say, before H & S. Also, when they were knocking down the old houses, or slums (not that I ...Read full memory

A memory of Batley Carr