Memories of Barlborough

Beightonfield Priory

My father, who died in 1985, was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Recently I was going through some of his old papers, and I found a clipping from a newspaper. It is an ...Read full memory

My Family

From 1941 I lived in Clowne with my grandmother Mrs Turner. I have many happy memories of my time there and I am wondering if anyone has any memories of the family, apart from myself, Patricia, there was Eva, Jimmy, Christine & Bobby.

Barlborough Hall School

Barlborough Hall School celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and I am trying to collect memories of anyone who has had an association with the school during this time. ...Read full memory

A memory of Barlborough by Emma Salt

Helen Rodes Was My Mother

My mom's name was Helen Evelyn Rodes. She told me he family's name was deRodes and somethng about Horn Castle and Lincolnshire. Her father's name was Josephus deRodes, ...Read full memory

New Barlborough Police House

My dad, PC Leslie Ypres Wetherall, was the first policeman to move into the new Police House on New Road. My dad, mum, sister and I moved there from Grindleford. It was a ...Read full memory

Barlborough Hall

I was a pupil at Barlborough Hall School from Jan 1955 to July 1959. I then went to the senior school, Mount St Mary's, just a couple of miles away, until July 1965. Just above the ...Read full memory

Barlborough Hall

I have been told that my Great Uncle or Great-great uncle worked as head gardener at the Hall in the 1800s.  They were both called Robert Holdgate so I am not sure which uncle it was.

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