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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.

Childhood

I lived opposite the Angel Hotel from 1940 to 1955. There were several farms in Bolton and most of the farmers had children my age, so I spent many happy hours in the farm ...Read full memory

A memory of Bolton Upon Dearne by Janet Lancaster

Looking For My Bolton Family

My Grandmother kept a newsagents shop on the High Street in Bolton after her husband Frank died in the Bolton typhoid epidemic, leaving her to bring up their ...Read full memory

A memory of Bolton Upon Dearne by Judith Stevens

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) ...Read full memory

A memory of Bolton Upon Dearne by Terry Askew