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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 Past 1955

The Seven Stars pub & Mr Kiplings across the road, just before the dip into Apperley Bridge.

Rowlestone Rise

I was born in Laisterdyke but moved to Greengates when I was about 4 years old, this would have been in 1962. I can remember walking up Redcar Road with my dad and brothers towards our new home on Rowlestone Rise. My first school was Brookfield, we lived opposite the school gates, then up to Eccleshill North.(Mr.Butler was ...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 Saturday morning, it used to play music most weekends. My nan was the best, the people on Greengates ...Read full memory