Bolton Upon Dearne, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Growing Up In The Pit Houses

We were raised in a pit house on Springfield (sometimes 'Avenue') near the far end of Ings lane, in the Fifties. It was a small street, only 6 houses. 2 or 3 keys would open both front and back doors ...Read full memory

Joseph Askew

My Great Grandad Joseph Askew came to Bolton-upon-Dearne around 1876 from Lincolnshire . He worked at the newly opened Wath Main Colliery (where there is now a Golf Course) On doing my family tree I found out the he and ...Read full memory

Looking For My Bolton Family

My Grandmother kept a newsagents shop on the High Street in Bolton after her husband Frank died in the Bolton typhoid epidemic, leaving her to bring up their three children. She was Ada Beatrice Vamplew ...Read full memory