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 matinee every Saturday. I also remember Glovers newsagents, we had a newspaper delivered from them ...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 childs mind who would have a thing that was no good. I was also a choir boy at the church for years ...Read full memory

4 Gallaway Road, Greengates

I remember buying fish and chips in Gallaway Road, Greengates 1955+. Unknown to me at that time this fish shop used to a greengrocer's shop owned by my grandfather Lister Carter around 1935/40. My father was born at number 4 Gallaway Road in 1910, 10 yards from the fish shop (now a private home). No 4 is now a ...Read full memory

A memory of Greengates by Keith Carter