Stocksbridge, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

In The Shadow Of The Steel Works.

It is indeed Hunshelf Bank, and the school was probably Stocksbridge County Primary, although there were a couple of church schools as well. I spent my first ...Read full memory

Worked Samuel Fox

I worked for Samuel Fox from 1942 when I left school and worked there for 20 years. I was born at 39 Manchester Road, Deepcar and lived there for 19 years, opposite the Co-operative and next to the fish & chip shop.

Sunday Mornings.

From about 1961, it was my job to be up at 4.30am every Sunday so as to pack paperbags for delivery througout the valley. Then when I had passed my driving test I had to deliver ...Read full memory