Old Maps of Hest Bank

Historic Maps of Hest Bank and the local area.

when i was young i would go for fish and chips they were great and there was always something to do some where to ride on our bikes at hest bank. I now live in australia and in 2006 took my three girls to england for a holiday and went for a walk along the canal and over the railway crossing they thought it (...Read full memory)

My great grandfather, Peter Wild, built the house called Uplands, on Haltex Lane on the banks of the canal in 1900 after he'd retired from the steel industry in Rotherham and Sheffield. I never met him but in 1996 I called at the house and had a lovely chat with Mrs Greenwood, the lady who lived in the flat which is (...Read full memory)