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Memories of Goldthorpe

Pantos At The Welfare Hall 1960s

I have just found this site and was amazed at the photo of the Welfare Hall circa 1960. My dad, Henry Dilkes, and his great friend Sid Robinson were the mainstays ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Robert Dilkes

Tales My Husband Told Me Reg Merrill

Reg died recently in New Zealand where he lived since 1950's He was a child miner (14) in 1944 and I would like to collect a pit check or information of that ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Paddy Merrill

Where Did All Our Childhoods Go?

Looking at the comments and photographs of South Yorkshire and its then thriving industries, remembering the comradeship and dare I say "culture" of its people ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terence Flinders

Goldthorpe In The Fifties

I was born in 1946 and lived in Manor Avenue. Cricket with dustbin lids propped up with a house brick in the "backins" were our stumps and we played from dawn to dusk ...Read full memory

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Goldthorpe The Miners Welfare Hall

Ooh, I remember going to the Goldthopre Welfare Hall to see musicals staged there by the South Yorkshire Musical Comedy Society in the 1960s when they moved ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Richard Roper

40s And 50s In Goldthorpe

Although I've spent most of my life living in Bolton-upon-Dearne I was born in Goldthorpe at number 9 Orchard Street. I had 3 brothers and 1 sister. I remember Little ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terry Askew

Manor Farm

My earliest memory of Bolton upon Dearne was as a 5 year old living at Manor Farm next to the bookies - I used to chalk up the results at the bookies. We had sheep on the farm and I ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by D Fitzwilliam

Our Shop

Yes an old town with lots of my memories as we had the shop on Doncaster Road in the picture.

A memory of Goldthorpe by An Old Goldthorpian

Childhood Memories

I came upon the website by accident and although I don't live far away now I started to remember my childhood days there.  Born and brought up in Goldthorpe by my parents ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Pauline Seddon

The Police Station & Cinema Advertisements

The memory from 1948 reminded me of my first and ALMOST ONLY experience of a cell. My parents were friends of Cliff Hayward of Bolton on Dearne and his ...Read full memory

A memory of Goldthorpe by Terence George Flinders

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