Stocksbridge, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Early Years

I think the road you see near the top right of the picture is Hunshelf Bank. If I'm right then I used to live in a house at the top of the hill with my family. It stood back from the road and looked down on Samuel Fox's. When I was around 6 years old my parents moved us to the Coach and Horses on Manchester Road which is the ...Read full memory

420 Rimmington Row My Home

I lived at the above address with my mum Evelyn and dad Jim Hoyle who for a time was the caretaker at the Stocksbridge C Of E school just across the road. My sisters Valerie and Vivien and I lived with with our parents in a one down and two up house at 420 . The other downstairs room of the house contained my ...Read full memory

Worked Samuel Fox

I worked for Samuel Fox from 1942 when I left school and worked there for 20 years. I was born at 39 Manchester Road, Deepcar and lived there for 19 years, opposite the Co-operative and next to the fish & chip shop.