Old Maps of Bawtry

Historic Maps of Bawtry and the local area.

I lived here on the RAF camp in a Nissen hut married quarters. I had my first baby in Worksop Hospital. I used to walk from the camp down to the village to collect my weekly RAF wife's allowance further along the road and then pushing the pram would park it outside of the bakers on  the small parade of shops on the right. Opposite was the church where my son was christened.

I was born in 1963 in bawtry and until a year ago my mum still lived there. I grew up there with many happy memories. I loved looking at at these photos, some of the shops are still the same only different names. Our neighbors owned Herrings and we used to go and buy fresh yeast and coffee in there, it used to sell everything. The (...Read full memory)