Greengates, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Not Greengates But Gods Green Acre

I was born in Bradford 1947 and grew up at Redcar Road. I remember Glovers the newsagents on the corner of this photo and across the road in New Line just down from the Roebuck pub my mum took me on the ...Read full memory

Happy Time Long Past.

The little shop in the far right of the photo was selling a tinplate model of the Airship R101 for which I had saved up for ages.Just when I was able to buy it the airship crashed in France. I did not buy it; for in my ...Read full memory

Greengates Was The Place To Live

I was born in and brought up in Greengates in 1949 at Redcar Road. I have many great memories of happy times. I went to Undercliff Girls School. I remember the picture house very well and used to go to the ...Read full memory