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Error: One is definitely the River Don as it is clearly tidal and the tide is out! The other with the grand sailing barges could be the Dutch River as well. I think the house on the left behind the barge is the lock keepers house that belonged to John Rawson, but I am not sure.
This photo is the Stainforth a Keadby canal - East Bank and on the right the New Inn pub - the building is Lock House, the lock keepers cottage is further on just past the Basin.


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My family and I are looking for information on the cemetery chapel on Southfield Road. As far as I am aware my great Grandad was given the job to build it JW Thorley and brothers we think was the name and they were stone masons. I cannot find any history of it on the internet unfortunately and I just wondered if anybody had any photos of it being built or know the Thorley family who lived in Thorne or know any history of the building.

Many thanks


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Born in Moorends 1934 Left in 1957 for Canada
While a young boy I delivered newspapers to Wilkingson Ave
Can anyone remember a family called Bamford living there
Thanks Ray


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I have a book for sale that would possibly interest local historians... Hatfield Chase By John Tomlinson... books in nice condition belonged to my Grandad. I am unsure of its value so open to offers. Anyone interested is welcome to come take a look, I'm in Scawthorpe. Please contact Lorna... 07756471563.

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I have a photo of my gran Jane wilmot Lindley nee Moxon stood outside a building which says Windmill Hotel with her mother Sarah hannah Moxon nee addy,l believe it is in either Doncaster or Thorne .l also believe it is in about 1900's.Can anyone help.Thank you Christine.

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I'm looking for info/photos of Church Lane Cottages in the mid 1800's. According to the 1851 Census my Great-Great-Grandfather, John Hampson, listed as a Grocer living there with his wife and Children

If you help please contact me so that I can complete the info on this ancestor in my family tree and move on to the next generation

Thank you


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Lovely site. I'm researching my family tree. Richard hembrough lived at waterside and riverside in 1850 - 1870. He was also a grocer in Ellison street. Other relatives lived in St James place and Hatfield rd.

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Hello,
I wonder if any Thorne residents remember Fred Roberts, my grandfather who was born in Scarborough in 1901. He joined the army when he was 18 and moved to Ireland but I know nothing about this life up to the age of 18. His second child, my aunt Marion was born in Thorne in 1927 so I assume there's some family or early life connection there? I think he might have been adopted or something. Can anyone help? It would be amazing if you could.

Thank you for looking!
Claire :o


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is this how I become a member of this web site?
Born in Moorends, moved to Thorne at 8 years.
Attended Greentop Junior School. Attended dance classes at the Miss Olive and Jones tap & ballet school in a hall on Church Street. Attended Moorends Secondary School for Girls on Marshland Road., Moorends.


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This site is poorly supported by Thorne Moorends Regeneration Partnership who do not appear to be answering the many requests for information they get.

Added: November 13, 2016
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