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Some of the articles in
Issue 55 - AUTUMN
  • Working for the Co-operative
  • Tragedy at Gawber
  • Pit Ponies to War Horses part 2
  • Summer Holidays in the 1950s
  • Holy Rood Convent school 1950s
  • General Booth comes to Barnsley
  • A Barnsley lass abroad 1960s
  • News from 1920
  • News from 1946
  • Readers' pages
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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This photograph of what was then known as Barnsley Road shows Carlton Board School and School House. It was here that a makeshift mortuary was made after the tragedy at Wharncliffe Woodmoor colliery where the bodies of the 58 victims were taken.
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