Greengates, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

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

My Mum Still Lives Here

I'm 12 at this time, my mum still lives at Riccall Nook, I live up the road. I remember my nan's house at Rombury Shaw. I was looking out of the window watching people coming out of the Oddfellows pub at 2 in the ...Read full memory