Memories of Goldthorpe

Good Old Days

My memories were of the club trips, they would have been a lot of people's holidays. Our dad would have been a member of at least four clubs so that meant we got a trip to the seaside, ...Read full memory

40s And 50s In Goldthorpe

Although I've spent most of my life living in Bolton-upon-Dearne I was born in Goldthorpe at number 9 Orchard Street. I had 3 brothers and 1 sister. I remember Little Harold ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terry Askew

Goldthorpe In The Fifties

I was born in 1946 and lived in Manor Avenue. Cricket with dustbin lids propped up with a house brick in the "backins" were our stumps and we played from dawn to dusk during ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by swamidhyan

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 based ...Read full memory

Goldthorpe

Pauline's memories of the market stalls reminded me as well.... swinging on the cross bars especially.  I also went to the Saturday matinees. We got a little card stamped each week. ...Read full memory

Goldthorpe The Miners Welfare Hall

Ooh, I remember going to the Goldthopre Welfare Hall to see musicals staged there by the South Yorkshire Musical Comedy Society in the 1960s when they moved from ...Read full memory

Childhood Memories

I came upon the website by accident and although I don't live far away now I started to remember my childhood days there.  Born and brought up in Goldthorpe by my parents who ...Read full memory

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 time. ...Read full memory

The Police Station & Cinema Advertisements

The memory from 1948 reminded me of my first and ALMOST ONLY experience of a cell. My parents were friends of Cliff Hayward of Bolton on Dearne and his ...Read full memory

Pantos At The Welfare Hall 1960s

I have just found this site and was amazed at the photo of the Welfare Hall circa 1960. My dad, Henry Dilkes, and his great friend Sid Robinson were the mainstays of ...Read full memory

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