New Rossington, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Staying With Nanna.

This memory goes from 1953 up to the 1960s because our holidays in them days were always at Rossington, staying with Nanna. Me my older brother Alex and my twin brother John loved it. Nanna and Grandad were Jack and Burtha Bird who lived at 57 Haig Crescent. Grandad was a miner like a lot of people in Rossington. One ...Read full memory

Memories Of My Childhood In Rossington.

My story starts on the 1st of March 1950, the date of my birth at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.  My parents Jack & Mary Flather lived in Old Rossington at 65 Haigh Crescent, living with relatives (Guy) until a house became available for our family to move into. We then moved to 57 Gattison Lane ...Read full memory