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Some of the articles in
Issue 29 - SPRING
  • Local miners during First World War
  • Barnsley Girls High School
  • On the trail of a Pal
  • Elsecar Cinema
  • Barnsley and its street names
  • Gem from Archives - Holgate
  • Readers Story - Gipsy Ria
Home Memories of Barnsley is a quarterly magazine which looks back over Barnsley’s past, filled with history, photos and stories of old Barnsley. With information researched from the Barnsley Chronicle and other sources, it recounts the events that shaped the lives of our ancestors.

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A view of the top of Spark Lane, Mapplewell, which was named after John Spark who in 1696 brought rod iron, used by nail makers, to the village from Rotherham and Wortley on pack mules.
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