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Photos of old Rotherham showing first, new photos second, taken in 2010.

The Crofts. Rotherham C. L.

The Crofts in 1964, Rotherham town centre.

The Crofts. Rotherham

 

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River Don C. L.

River Don, town centre. The building at the far right (Below photo) is Rotherham bus station. Photo 1964.

River Don

 

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School C. L.

Wellgate School in 1966, corner of Frances St/Wellgate, town centre.

Houses

 

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High Street C. L.

High Street, town centre. The building on the left dates from 1892 and is currently occupied by a national bank. Photo taken in 1960.

High Street

 

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Cross Key pub C. L.

The Cross Keys public house at corner of Moorgate St/The Crofts, town centre. Photo 1969.

Cross Key pub

 

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Baths and public Library C. L.

These are the remains of the Baths and public library built in 1887.
It is now apartment blocks with retail facilities, situated at corner of Market St/Main Street, town centre. Photo c1966.

New apartments

 

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Charity School C. L.

This building was originally a Charity School in the 1770’s and because of the colour of the uniform worn by the children at the time, it was known as the “Blue Coat School”. It is now a public house appropriately named “The Blue Coat” situated on The Crofts, off Moorgate Road, town centre. Photo taken in 1964.

The Blue Coat pub

 

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High House pub (white building) C. L.

High House pub (white building) in 1961, Moorgate Street, town centre.

Moorgate Street

 

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Moorgate Street

Moorgate Street, Rotherham.

High House pub (right)

 

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Railway Station

'Rotherham Masbrough Station', the main building on the right it is now a restaurant.

The former Railway Station

 

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Kimberworth Road (right) C. L.

Ferham Road, looking towards Kimberworth Road (right). Photo taken in 1980.

Kimberworth Road (right)

 

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Kimberworth Road C. L.

Kimberworth Road, looking down into Midland Road. Photo taken in 1979

Kimberworth Road

 

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Kimberworth Road

Kimberworth Road, the road immediately to the left is Psalters Lane, Kimberworth.

Kimberworth Road

 

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Wortley Road C. L.

The building on the left is 'Robert Jenkins' a very well know Rotherham works on Wortley Road near Bradgate. Photo taken in 1970.

Wortley Road

 

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Railway Station C. L.

Rotherham Masbrough Station, now a popular restaurant. Photo 1965.

Restaurant

 

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Town Hall

The Howard Street/Effingham Street corner of the old Town Hall complex was originally the Mechanics' Institute, now a shopping arcade.

Shopping arcade

 

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Wellgate C. L.

Wellgate in 1969, the town centre.

Wellgate

 

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High Street

High Street, town centre. The right part of the four-gabled facade building is the oldest surviving secular building in the town centre. Its timber frames dates from the 15th century with late 16th/early 17th century additions. The building has sadly been empty for many years.

High Street

 

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Wellgate

Wellgate.

Wellgate

 

Photographs of 'Old Rotherham' supplied by Rotherham Family History Society

 

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