Old Maps of Thorne

Historic Maps of Thorne and the local area.

The fair arrived annually in June and was eagerly awaited. It was split between three sites in the town. The Market Square, then an open space with stalls only on market day, had as its main attraction what was variously known as a Noah's Ark or a Speedway ride - presuably depending on the ratio of animals to motorbikes available (...Read full memory)

It always seems a pity when someone's life ends and there is a decreasing memory of their place in the town as the years go by. Hence, if I may, I would like to share with current readers in the town the memory of one of its figures of the past. The reason I know something about Charlie is that he was my father's cousin, a (...Read full memory)