Goldthorpe, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Manor Farm

My earliest memory of Bolton upon Dearne was as a 5 year old living at Manor Farm next to the bookies - I used to chalk up the results at the bookies. We had sheep on the farm and I ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe

Tales My Husband Told Me Reg Merrill

Reg died recently in New Zealand where he lived since 1950's He was a child miner (14) in 1944 and I would like to collect a pit check or information of that ...Read full memory

Where Did All Our Childhoods Go?

Looking at the comments and photographs of South Yorkshire and its then thriving industries, remembering the comradeship and dare I say "culture" of its people ...Read full memory