I grew up on the estate near Kirkby pit known to locals as Little Wigan. It was a great place to live where everyone knew each other and I know peaple say you didn't ...Read full memory
I remember the snows of 1963, I was four, looking out of our bedroom window on Camp Road and the snow was drifted up to the windowsill! Gorgeous memories of our bedroom fire making ...Read full memory
I have lovely childhood memories of visiting Nanna and my Aunties in South Elmsall/South Kirkby. Saturday mornings were always spent at Elmsall Market doing the weekly ...Read full memory
I was christened here in April 1966. I was born December 1965 - lots of my relatives' funeral services have been held here and it was also where my parents got married in 1956. I ...Read full memory
I remember the loyalty to family and friends who worked at the pit. My grandfathers (Frickley) did, my father was a fitter and turner there at South Kirkby colliery. I ...Read full memory
My grandad used to work at South Kirkby pit for many years, so growing up I was forever hearing stories of his days down the mine. Being a very inquisitive child I would spend ...Read full memory
My granddad, Arthur Walker, was a miner at South Kirkby colliery until his retirement around 1960; and my dad, Richard Edwin Walker, known as Ted to his mates, was a ...Read full memory
Not really a memory of my own, but my father remembers going out with a young lady from South Kirby called Violet Shaw who lived on Clockrow Grove. Does anyone know of her ...Read full memory
I worked at the Invicta from leaving school in 1961. I worked as a button holer my name is Jennifer Paley nee Bradford. If you remember me please leave a message on this site.
Regarding your message, Jennifer Paley nee Bradford. It was so good to see the picture of Invicta Knitting Mills again and to hear you had worked there. It ...Read full memory
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