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Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories

The photo 'Dinnington, Square c1965' appears in this book

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Caption for Dinnington, Square C1965: The independent parish of Dinnington almost cuts the parish of Laughton-en-le-Morthen in two. In the mid 11th century Dinnington was still a part of the old royal estate of Conisbrough, along with Harthill, Braithwell and Anston, though Laughton had been detached and was ruled by Earl Edwin of Mercia.

An extract from Sheffield and South Yorkshire Photographic Memories.

Memories of Dinnington

The Miners' Welfare Centre was a Godsend to everybody. There were swings, roundabouts, and the rocking horse on the left where I spent many a happy hour when I was a boy. The hall was used by miners where they could read all the papers in the Reading Room. There were two snooker tables and card tables, (...Read full memory)

I lived in Coronation Road, drove coaches for Excelsior Continential of Lordens Hill. I also played Rugby for Dinington Old Boys. I lived with my friend and his wife Dave Best, I was friendly with a lovely young lady Sarah Williams . Does any one remember me or can they put me in touch with Sarah???

At the age of 11 nothing was more valuable than a set of old pram wheels. Using a 4-foot plank (this is old money) for the base. To sit on, we fastened a short piece to the back with an axle and 2 wheels, the same at the front but fastened with a bolt so you could steer it. Fix a seat and you were away. Pull it to the (...Read full memory)

WAS BORN IN MAY 1939 IN 38 FORE STREET OPPOSITE MARTINS SWEET SHOP. I LIVED WITH MY GRANNY MRS L.LAITY AND AUNTY ETHEL JEFFERY. WHAT A HAPPY CHILDHOOD. I STILL SEE A LOT OF MY SCHOOL;FRIENDS WHENEVER I GO HOME. MY NAME IS TERRY LAITY AND IF ANYBODY WOULD LIKE TO TALK OR CONTACT ME I AM SURE YOU CAN FIND MY DETAILS.

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