1,345 more photos of Norfolk & Cumbria in June 2017 Release

Doncaster, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Trolley Bus Driver

I can recall many happy times as a trolley bus driver in Doncaster , I started work with DCT as a conductor in the mid 1950s and passed a trolley bus driving test on the Wheatley Hills route by the late 1950s; in those days the bus service was the main form of transport. The first trolley bus left the depot at Grayfriars ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster by John Watson

Lovely Summer Sundays

I lived just outside Hexthorpe Flats, next to the shop called the Dell Chocolate Box. I remember that sometimes on a Sunday they had a talent show in the Dell. All those who had entered were taken into the bandstand to wait for their turn to go 'on stage'. The weather always seemed to be sunny and warm and everyone ...Read full memory

Wedding Reception At The Dell Cafe

My wife and I were married on the 31/12/60, our wedding took place at St. John's Church, Balby, which is approximately half a mile from the Dell Cafe.The Dell Cafe was the chosen venue for the wedding reception. We decided to visit the location on the day we celebrated our Golden Wedding. Although the ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster by Keith Hannan