Bolton Upon Dearne, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Joseph Askew

My Great Grandad Joseph Askew came to Bolton-upon-Dearne around 1876 from Lincolnshire . He worked at the newly opened Wath Main Colliery (where there is now a Golf Course) On ...Read full memory

Growing Up In The Pit Houses

We were raised in a pit house on Springfield (sometimes 'Avenue') near the far end of Ings lane, in the Fifties. It was a small street, only 6 houses. 2 or 3 ...Read full memory

Old Ings Lane1936

That is the year I was born at 23 Ings Lane. I went to Bolton Infants, on to junior school then Dearneside School. I worked at Wath Main Pit for 14 years. In 1968 I went to ...Read full memory

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