Rationing Post War

Staple diet to be sure and during the war years, bread was not subject to the ration book.   So, when hungry, an older generation will well remember the term ‘fill … Continue Reading →

Maps over the Years

There are plenty of maps available in both Castleford and Rothwell libraries, these are mostly large scale plans and maps from the local authority and the coal mining industry.   … Continue Reading →

Savile Pit Reunion 28th Dec 2012

Closure in 1985 has brought about a number of get togethers.   This time the meet was in the Commercial Hotel.   [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”33″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ … Continue Reading →