Doncaster, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


Does anyone remember the illuminations in the Dell at Hexthorpe Flatts? I can remember seeing them in the 1950s. I lived on Urban Road and Beaconsfield Road, both of which are in Hexthorpe. I now reside in Canada.

A memory of Doncaster

The Trackless Buses

As a child in the late 1950s, I remember catching the trackless trolley bus in St. Sepulchre Gate, we lived on Beckett Road at the time, and caught the bus for home outside Hodgeson and Hepworths (Grocers), which was ...Read full memory

French Gate Opposite The Angel Inn

I have a letter written by my ancestor Ann Stanuell to her sister Elizabeth Stanuell & parents John and Ann Stanuell while on a coaching trip from Doncaster to London. The letter is addressed to "Mr ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster