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ESSEX FARM CEMETERY

Private Arnold Owen – 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.  Regimental Service Number 15063.  Died 29 June 1916 Buried Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres (Ieper), Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium.   Grave Reference II.M.27 The inscription says “BLESSED IS HE WHO GAVE HIS … Read More

Memories of Fred Rotherham

FRED ROTHERHAM Hi, Im Fred Rotherham I was born in Mosborough in 1927 (I’m one of dinosaurs), I lived in Cadman street, and in them days the street lighting was Gas, house lighting was gas or oil lamp or carbid … Read More

THE VILLAGE SYCAMORE

In 1905 George Foster, son of a Blacksmith published a small book of poems from his home in Cadman Street Mosbrough.  We reprint a few verses from his poem “the Village Sycamore”.  This ancient tree stood until the 1950’s opposite … Read More

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY

Private William Walker 10TH Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Regimental Number was 201263 and 3930.  Died  1 July 1917 at France and Flanders. Buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle VIII. D.46. Arleux-en-Gohelle is a village on the main Arras … Read More

Recent and upcoming events

MEETING/SPEAKER CALENDAR FOR 2018

MEETING/SPEAKER CALENDAR FOR 2018   3 January 2018 – Local photographs by Terrence Goddard 7 February 2018 – A Mosbro Lad by A Darwin 7 March 2018 – A Victorian Melodrama in Hanging Lea Wood by Roger Marsh 4 April … Read More

Group meetings

The group meet at St Mark’s church on the first Wednesday of each month, 1pm to 3pm. Admission is £2 and includes refreshments. Everyone welcome so come along and join us!