Doncaster, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Hyde Park In The 1930s

Aged from 5 to 10yrs old I lived in Cunningham Road. I attended Beachfield Boys School walking the kilometre or so, through the back alleys and home again, this was all right in the warmer weather but quite a task in the winter snow and ice. I remember the gas lamp lighter coming round each evening to switch the ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster by William Baker

Tracing Family History

I was born in Kirk Sandall, Doncaster, and our family are trying to trace the family tree. My grandmother Mrs F M Britten used to run a grocery shop at 109 Balby Road in the 1930s (I believe it's now a hairdressers) Does anyone remember this, and has any photo's of the shop. My father, Samuel Britten died 5years ago, so ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster


i lived in old Rossington in the early 1950 had many happy hours playing on the old round tree it is not there any more and going down stringy billies .got married in 1966 and moved to armthorpe my name before i was married marlene thompson

A memory of Doncaster