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


Pauline's memories of the market stalls reminded me as well.... swinging on the cross bars especially.  I also went to the Saturday matinees. We got a little card stamped each week.  Our main amusement was to get ...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