Goldthorpe, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

40s And 50s In Goldthorpe

Although I've spent most of my life living in Bolton-upon-Dearne I was born in Goldthorpe at number 9 Orchard Street. I had 3 brothers and 1 sister. I remember Little Harold (as they called him) who had a stall on the market. Another contributer remembers Tommy Hartley who had the shop on the bend of High Street. ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terry Askew

Goldthorpe Chemist

I was born in Bolton on Dearne in 1948; my grandfather was Guy Lewis the Goldthorpe chemist whose shop was in Doncaster Road. My grandparents lived in Market Street (number 5) Has anyone a photograph that might show the chemists shop? My grandfather retired about 1963. David Lewis

A memory of Goldthorpe by David Lewis

Mrs. Booth's Shop

Does anyone have a photograph of the part of the main road where Mrs.Booth's shop was situated? Or perhaps the garage belonging to Mr. Booth? I think the shop was either between the Police Station and Sharp's fish and chip shop or on the row beyond the school, going towards where Sugdens was near the Zebra crossing. The ...Read full memory