Doncaster, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Way Back

I used to stay at the"Almel Hotel"&the"Salutation"in Doncaster whenever I was on the long haul up to Northern Scotland

A memory of Doncaster by Paul Overton

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