Rotherham, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


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 ...Read full memory

A memory of Rotherham

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 ...Read full memory

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 ...Read full memory