Old Maps of Skelmanthorpe

Historic Maps of Skelmanthorpe and the local area.

Memories of Skelmanthorpe

Read and share your memories of Skelmanthorpe itself or of a particular photo of Skelmanthorpe.

I was born in Leeds Yorkshire, but my maternal grandmother and other relatives lived in Skelmanthorpe. My earliest memories are of being the first grandchild and visiting grandma every Christmas to celebrate. Then in 1940 I was evacuated briefly to Skelmanthorpe to live with my grandmother (...Read full memory)

This was my school transported from Birdsedge to school each day, quite a trip. Lots of great memories, 1949-50-51- those were the years I attended. I remember the school flat we got to play house for a whole week and miss the regular classes. Doreen Osborne