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Doncaster, Yorkshire
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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

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

Events In 1903

Hi just wondering if anyone out there has any knowledge of an event that took place in Doncaster, on the 11th of June 1903, for the reason that my mum has inherited a necklace off her late mum, the charm is gold, and on the front what looks like the letter m, the inscription on the back say's, winner of the Doncaster liberal ...Read full memory

A memory of Doncaster by Karen Greely