Rotherham, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Old Field Road East Herringthorpe Rotherham Rotherham

Fond memories of growing up on Old Field Rd Being one of the Fletchers ( Beverley) mum Edna Dad Les My Brother Bry sisters Ros Julie and Jo. Our good friends neighbours the Thompsons Lawton's Cain's, Walsh , Clarke, Hendricks, Jespers Tun stall Whites Hoods many more. Happier childhood ...Read full memory

R H S F Girls Beverley Fletcher

I attended from 1972 1976 Initially all Girls then became a comprehensive school during the latter years I remember some great girls,Lindsey Hathaway Helen Frith Kim Hessel Diane Douglas Julie Hutton Evelyn Lilly and many more I hope they are all well and should anyone from the school would care to get in touch I would be thrilled to hear from them.


I was a pupil at Rotherham Grammar School until 1948. My memories are of our form master 'Cabbage' Green, an ardent Labour Party member, and his use of the 'Flog Iron' which he used on all our form when we made a young female French teacher cry with frustration at our lack of discipline. Another memory is of a maths master whose name ...Read full memory

A memory of Rotherham