Story by Graham Jones. Photos by Richard Webb. The 3rd in our series of history walks around Burngreave. Built in 1837 and standing at the junction of Burngreave, Pitsmoor and Barnsley Roads, Pitsmoor Toll Bar [Read more]
William Henry Foulke was the most famous of goalkeepers at the turn of the 20th Century and is buried in Burngreave Cemetery. He was born in Darley, Shropshire and seemed doomed to a life in the coal mines, but his height coupled with his vocation for sport – cricket and football – changed his fate. [Read more]
Story by Christine White At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 the country was mobilised. Men were enlisted, rationing introduced, and horses from all over the country were requisitioned to be sent [Read more]
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