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Old Maps of Barnsley

Historic Maps of Barnsley and the local area.

‘BARNSLEY BEAUTY’ – THE RE-DISCOVERED ANCESTRY OF A VIOLIN! from KEN SILVER Since my early years as a music teacher in the district of Hunslet Carr, South Leeds in about 1970 I have been - thanks to the kindness of a ‘mystery’ caller at my school, the owner of a violin bearing, (...Read full memory)

My wife's grandfather was Herbert Goodwin Cooper (1880 - 1937) who was a professional cornet player and a member of the Cooper Royal Barnsley Brass Band. I think that the band was active from about 1890 to about 1940. Does anyone have any information about the band, please?