Ecclesfield, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Happy Days

An early memory I have is the Whitsuntide march. We all put on our best Sunday clothes and marched behind a band with our church banner held aloft by the strongest boys. The marching column passed through the village picking up on the way other marching groups of children. These other children belonged to other places of ...Read full memory

Meynell Road School 1944 1954

I visited & spent happy times in Ecclesfied Park when I was a boy and a pupil at Meynell Road primary, junior & senior school from 1944-1954. It was a very good school & I would like to hear from anyone who could share happy memories of those bygone days. Thanks, George Quixall.

Hanging Out

I remember taking my friend's dog Tiny for long walks in the park, down Crofts Path and up again, going to the Willegar at the back of the dam with my net and jar catching sticklebacks only to be told to take them back by my dad. And going in the graveyard hopeing there were some fresh flowers so I could pinch the ribbons off ...Read full memory