CHATSWORTH by R BRUNT

‘CHATSWORTH’ Chatsworth, home of Lords and Ladies, Peaceful haven from an outside fades. The house stands alone, majestic and royal, Built on foundations of sweat and toil.   All around, sights and sounds are kind, Looking and listening will rest … Read More

THE MOSS by EDITH BRUNT

“THE MOSS”   We travel far and wide across the countryside, Strolling thro’ historic villages and quiet country parks. Wander by rivers fast flowing and wide And yet I will say – the river Moss is my pride.   It … Read More

NEVER FEAR DAM

NEVER FEAR DAM   This Dam was worked by the Haslam’s of Ridgeway. The story of how it got its strange name is best told in the poem by one of the local children.   “Working, working, always working trying … 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

STRANGERS IN A BOX

Come look with me inside this drawer, In this box I’ve often seen, At the pictures, black and white, Faces proud, still, and serene. I wish I knew the people, These strangers in the Box, Their names and all their … Read More

The Village Sycamore by George Foster

Hail ! hail ! thou grand old sycamore ! Thou dear old favourite tree! The village would thy fate deplore, If harm should happen thee.   I`m pleased to see thee looking well ; Thou blooms as fresh as ever; … Read More

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