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Memories of Goldthorpe

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

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

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

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

Our Shop

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

What Happened

To be fair, from what I hear, Thurscoe was a nice place back in the day, but now there's fighting everywhere and Thurscoe is filled with a bunch of hard nuts. Cave woods is a good laugh though, it is the only place that is nice and peaceful, my great nanan's ashes are there.

A memory of Goldthorpe

Good Old Days

My memories were of the club trips, they would have been a lot of people's holidays. Our dad would have been a member of at least four clubs so that meant we got a trip to the ...Read full memory

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

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

Another Goldthrope Lad

I have just read the above comments and would like to hear from any Goldthorpers. Contact me on:  wryhipuk@yahoo.co.uk

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