Kilnhurst Photo Gallery

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The Canal/Railway bridge being widened. circa 1955/56. Note the Railway employee from the bottom station looking what is going on. The buildings to the right are long gone and are now Industrial buildings. (Mairi Beighton)

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Charles Street just as Demolition has started. circa 1955-56. The man standing on the left is believed to be the ‘Bookies Runner’ . He would take the illegal bets handed over to him to a back street Bookmaker. (pic Mairi Beighton)

Kilnhurst Victoria Street

Kilnhurst Victoria Street

 

 

 

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Kilnhurst Co-op Committee

 

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Kilnhurst Co-Op is on the right. Victoria Street

 

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Meadow View branch of the Kilnhurst Co-op

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Station Inn on Victoria Street

 

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Midland Station

 

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Kilnhurst Post Office now closed

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Bentleys Shop, Hooton Road

 

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A sepia tone photo from 1919 which says on the bottom,Kilnhurst Peace Celebrations 1919. Special 1st.prize. The very young girl with the slightly taller and older boy is Freda Smith,daughter of John Smith Kilnhurst lock keeper who later married Bisby Ward from Mexborough. (Our Researcher Ron James’s Uncle)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The aboved photo is of John Baker Smith and Mary Alice Smith (formerly Vaughan), John was the lock keeper at the lock house Kilnhurst. He was a barge captain , they lived there for years, till they moved to Charles St. Kilnhurst, one thing they were known for they had a green Amazon parrot. ¬†They were Freda Smiths parents and grandparents to Mary who has provided this photo. The photo is believed to be taken in the 1920’s.

 

Albany Row Wentworth Rd Kilnhurst 1932

Albany Row Wentworth Rd Kilnhurst 1932

Cottage Wentworth Rd 1932 stables now

Cottage Wentworth Rd 1932 stables now. (picture Mairi Beighton)

 

Don Kilnhurst 1930s

Don Kilnhurst !930’s Flood (picture Mairi Beighton)

 

Don near allotments Charles St Kilnhurst 1930s

Don near allotments Charles St Kilnhurst 1930s (picture Mairi Beighton)

 

 

Hooton Roberts 1930s

Hooton Roberts 1930’s (picture Mairi Beighton)

 

Kilnhurst Church School abt 1896 Hilda Sykes 2 lt 3 row

Kilnhurst Church School abt 1896 Hilda Sykes 2 lt 3 row (picture Mairi Beighton)