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Old Clayton West and High Hoyland

More evocative photos from the Leslie Robinson collection, as Clayton West was transformed after the Industrial Revolution from a small agricultural settlement. Photos of High Hoyland are included to reflect the historic links between the two settlements.

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001 Greetings from Clayton West

002 Greetings from Clayton West

003 Greetings from Clayton West

004 Clayton West viewed from Emley

005 Clayton West viewed from High Hoyland

006 The 16th century Pack Horse Bridge over the Dearne

007 The Pack Horse Bridge with Manor Farm behind

008 The Pack Horse Bridge

009 The Pack Horse Bridge with Manor Farm and cottages

010 View of Park Mill, with the colliery left

011 The Old Toll House, Park Mill

012 The Old Toll House, Park Mill

013 Old houses, Park Mill

014 Manor House, Park Mill

015 Wakefield Road & Park Mill

016 On the Langleys, (Jimmy Senior on left)

017 Flooding on the Langleys

018 The old Woodman Inn, Park Mill

019 The old Woodman Inn, Park Mill

020 View of Spring Grove

021 Spring Grove Mills

022 Presentation of Coronation bibles at Spring Grove House

023 Spring Grove Mils

024 Spring Grove Mills

025 Mrs R Beanland, Spring Grove House

026 Presentation of Coronation bibles at Spring Grove House

027 Chapel Hill, with Park Side Chapel on right

028 Chapel Hill

029 Chapel Hill with United Reform Chapel

030 Chapel Hill with Park Side Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

031 Park Side Wesleyan Methodist Chapel & Sunday School

032 Park Side Wesleyan Methodist Chapel & Sunday School

033 Park Side Wesleyan Methodist Chapel c1928

034 Mount Tabor Wesleyan Reform Chapel, Chapel Hill

035 Chapel interior

036 The United Reform Chapel at the top of Chapel Hill

037 Mount Tabor Chapel Sunday School

038 Victoria Street

039 Albert Terrace

040 Victoria Street

041 The Primitive Methodist Chapel, Wakefield Road

042 The Primitive Methodist Chapel, Wakefield Road

043 Inside the Primitive Methodist Chapel

044 Outside the Primitive Methodist Chapel

045 Where has the girl gone?! (cf 044)

046 Rear view of the Primitive Methodist Chapel

047 Junction of High Street & Church Lane

048 Junction of High Street & Church Lane

049 High Street

050 High Street opposite Church Lane

051 High Street with Co-op & Co-op butcher's

052 High Street

053 High Street

054 High Street with the former Commercial Inn

055 The Baptist Chapel (built 1840) on High Street

056 Inside the Baptist Chapel

057 All Saints Anglican Church, Church Lane

058 Laying the foundation stone at All Saints

059 All Saints Church, Church Lane - consecrated 1875

060 Scott Hill with (left) the lower lodge for Park House

061 Long Lane

062 Hill Top

063 Hill Top

064 The Holmestead, Hill Top

065 Holmestead pump

066 Holmestead Chapel

067 The Holmestead, Hill Top

068 Clayton West & High Hoyland war memorial

069 War memorial and Common End

070 Clayton West Co-op butcher's with G Taylor

071 Clayton West Co-op, 1935

072 Harry Foster's shop, Park Mill

073 Hinchliffe's stone-mason's yard

074 Hinchliffe's stone-mason's yard

075 John Gelder, shopkeeper

076 Park House, built by John Kaye, the"king of Clayton West"

077 Park House grounds

078 The Park

079 The Park

080 The Park

081 The Park

082 The Park

083 The Park

084 Cliffe House

085 Cliffe House

086 Laying the foundation stone at Cliffe House

087 The Cliffe

088 The Cliffe

089 Cliffe Park

090 Cliffe Park

091 Cliffe Gardens

092 The steps in Cliffe Park

093 Cliffe Park

094 Cliffe Gardens

095 High Street Chapel

096 Laying the foundation stone at the Congregational Chapel

097 Bretton Hall Lodge, Litherop Lane

098 Ferrous House, Clayton West

099 Suffragette meeting outside the old Shoulder of Mutton

100 The first soldiers from Clayton West to joinup for WW1 in 1914

101 Clayton West Home Guard, 1940

102 Peace Celebrations, 1918

103 Young Leaguers Union Clayton West branch, August 1915

104 Primitive Methodist Chapel trip

105 High Street Rovers, 1932

106 Waiting at The Commercial for the char-a-banc

107 All aboard!

108 Primitive Methodist Chapel group

109 Family group outside Park Side Sunday School

110 Primitive Methodist Chapel group

111 Primitive Methodist Chapel concert party

112 Clayton West Old Folks Treat c1938

113 Clayton West Sports, 1909

114 Chapel gathering

115 Wesleyan Sunday School

116 Chapel elders

117 Sally Hall & relations - possibly of Victoria Street

118 Norman Tyas, butcher

119 Isaac Lodge, greengrocer, Park Mill

120 Election time!

121 Election time!

122 Charles Wm Bedford

123 Harry Turton, postman

124 Harry Turton, postman

125 John Gelder

126 The Gelder family at Holmfield, Clayton West

127 The Gelder family at Holmfield, Clayton West

128 Jacquard weaver at Gelder's - possibly John Gelder

129 "Putty" Ackroyd

130 Clayton West motor-cyclist

131 High Hoyland Church pre 1904-1908 restoration

132 High Hoyland Church pre 1904-1908 restoration

133 The interior pre restoration (cf 145)

134 The ancient cross and font

135 During the restoration, started in 1904

136 High Hoyland Church post restoration

137 High Hoyland Church post restoration

138 Sketch by B Cudworth

139 High Hoyland Church post restoration

140 High Hoyland Church post restoration

141 High Hoyland Church post restoration

142 High Hoyland Church post restoration

143 High Hoyland Church post restoration

144 High Hoyland Church post restoration

145 The interior post restoration (cf 133)

146 High Hoyland Rectory

147 High Hoyland Wood

148 High Hoyland Lodge

149 High Hoyland Lodge

150 The last class at High Hoyland School, 1932

151 High Hoyland George V Silver Jubilee beacon May 6th 1935

152 High Hoyland George V Silver Jubilee beacon May 6th 1935

153 High Hoyland George V Silver Jubilee beacon May 6th 1935

154 High Hoyland George V Silver Jubilee beacon May 6th 1935