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.

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

Happy Xmas

I was staying at my Aunt Margaret's, and I met a lovely young man called Charley (Chuck )Senior. I lost touch with him soon after. I recently came across an old photo of Chuck, me, Maureen and my cousin Brian Westcott. I ...Read full memory

The Coombs Family From Kent Approz 1921 1935

My dad, lived with his family in Bolton upon Dearne from the age of about 3yrs in 1921. They were (like many others) very poor. My grandad, Frank Coombs (who my dad is named for) and my ...Read full memory