Ecclesfield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Ye Olde Tankard

Does anyone know the decendants of Moses Yeardley who was a Landlord of the said public house? I am a decendant of his brother Arthur Yeardley, my father was named after him. I know that his Mother was the Landlady of The Royal Oak in Chapletown and that this pub is supposed to be haunted? Hope someone out there can help? ...Read full memory

A memory of Ecclesfield

Chew Of Tobacco

Just turned eighteen I was to get employment at Woolley Colliery but had to do my training at Grimthorpe Colliery. We had to do underground training and were to spend many hours looking at safety films on what, and what not to do. Once we had got through the safety drills we were to be issued with pit clothes which ...Read full memory

Childhood

i have some wonderful memories of visiting my grandma in the early 1960's in Ecclesfield, and later moving there to live in 1967. my dad's mum and dad lived in Ecclesfield and every Sunday we would go for a walk around the church area and the woods, then my dad would drop me at my grandmas house while he went to the pub, ...Read full memory