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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terry Askew

Goldthorpe The Miners Welfare Hall

Ooh, I remember going to the Goldthopre Welfare Hall to see musicals staged there by the South Yorkshire Musical Comedy Society in the 1960s when they moved from their former home, the Mexborough Empire ...Read full memory

The Police Station & Cinema Advertisements

The memory from 1948 reminded me of my first and ALMOST ONLY experience of a cell. My parents were friends of Cliff Hayward of Bolton on Dearne and his family. Cliff was a Police constable on the ...Read full memory