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Rotherham, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Clifton Park

I used to live in tree-lined Lister Street. All I had to do was climb over the back wall to the rear of my house to get into Clifton Park. I remember Sunday School held at the Bandstand: 'Sunshine Corner always jolly fine, is for children under 99, all are welcome and it's all free, Clifton Sunshine corner is the place for ...Read full memory

Former Pupil 1957 1963

My maiden name is Lynda Roworth, and I have fond memories of attending Rotherham High School for Girls. I played hockey (right wing) for the school team - Christine Cutts was the first captain I remember. We rarely had school dances (I remember 2, attended by only 5 and 6 formers) - the boys from the Grammar School ...Read full memory


This was my high school from 1960 to 1967. I particularly remember the school dinners and the extensive playing fields. Back then we had 3 hockey pitches, 3 hard tennis courts and 13 grass courts. Not to mention the air raid shelters. Since I have lived in Australia since graduating from uni I wonder what remains of those facilities now?

A memory of Rotherham by Jan Cody