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

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

Memories Of Clifton Park

            I lived near Clifton Park for a number of years. My memories take me back to WW2. During the Summer months my friends and I used to play football,we put our coats ...Read full memory