Read and share memories of Doncaster
Hi I lived in Hyde park in the1960s.We used to play football in elm field park,I used to have to walk to school on balby bridge called st Francis.memorable days.i have looked for photographs of Hyde park in the 60s but have never seen any.i lived on Palmer street,have you any pictures I would love to see them.
I was born in Kirk Sandall, Doncaster, and our family are trying to trace the family tree. My grandmother Mrs F M Britten used to run a grocery shop at 109 Balby Road in the 1930s (I believe it's now a hairdressers) Does anyone remember this, and has any photo's of the shop. My father, Samuel Britten died 5years ago, (...Read full memory)
Hi just wondering if anyone out there has any knowledge of an event that took place in Doncaster, on the 11th of June 1903, for the reason that my mum has inherited a necklace off her late mum, the charm is gold, and on the front what looks like the letter m, the inscription on the back say's, winner of the Doncaster (...Read full memory)
I can recall many happy times as a trolley bus driver in Doncaster , I started work with DCT as a conductor in the mid 1950s and passed a trolley bus driving test on the Wheatley Hills route by the late 1950s; in those days the bus service was the main form of transport. The first trolley bus left the depot at (...Read full memory)
Moved here to Rossington back in 1979. Lived at 42 Streatfield Cres, the end house. I rented the house from the N C B but a year later was offered to buy it from them. I paid one thousand 800 pounds for it, the morgage was 12 pounds a month - makes me laugh now. Moving from Durham, the village was so different - two (...Read full memory)
I lived just outside Hexthorpe Flats, next to the shop called the Dell Chocolate Box. I remember that sometimes on a Sunday they had a talent show in the Dell. All those who had entered were taken into the bandstand to wait for their turn to go 'on stage'. The weather always seemed to be sunny and warm and everyone (...Read full memory)