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Some of the articles in
Issue 40 - Winter Issue
  • Early Mining Colonies
  • Clarkson's Old Brewery
  • Embleton's and the Oaks Colliery
  • Stringer's Station Taxis
  • Grove St Senior School
  • Seaside postcards - Brian Fitzpatrick
  • Girl Fridays 1973
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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The obelisk at the southern end of Birdwell was constructed in 1775 to mark the three-mile distance to Wentworth Castle at Stainborough. The obelisk was struck by lightening on 6 June 1906 but remains in its place today.
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