Bolsover Photos; Fred Rollins collection donated by Sue Coulton

These Bolsover photographs were donated to Past Lives Project and Picture The Past Archive by Bolsover resident Sue Coulton; this collection is from her father-in-law Fred Rollins, these photos cover mostly 20s-60s.   See a slideshow of images below and scroll down to see the images individually. Click on any of the photos to see their entry at Picture The Past; photo archive for Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire.

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Sunday School Gala, Bolsover, c 1924 Elsie Bradshaw in the middle left holding a rose. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Tramp Supper, Parish Rooms, Bolsover, c 1925 Including: Cyril Ashby, Mr Lomas, Lucy Rowlands, Doris Winnard, Elsie Bradshaw, Fred Adsetts, Rose Barker, Ida Marsh, Faith Padget, George Marsh, Joe Hardwick, Albert Priestley and Fred Rollins. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bonny Baby Competition, Bolsover, 1920 Elsie Bradshaw is front middle of the picture being held by Blanche Bradshaw. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bonny Baby Competition, Bolsover, 1920 Elsie Bradshaw is the child crying. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Emmeline Bradshaw in the centre of the photograph. Bolsover Flood, c 1895 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Amateur Dramatic Production, Bolsover, c 1935 Taken from a contemporary newspaper excerpt: ‘Following a succession of excellent productions, the Bolsover Amateur Dramatic Association once again gave a fine performance when on Wednesday and Thursday they presented the highly amusing comedy “When We Are Married”, by J B Priestley, in the Senior Girls’ School. The characterisation was very good, and some of the younger actors are to be specially commended. Those taking part were: June Adams, Ronald Adams, M Wilkes, Christine Bower, John Falconbridge, E B Kent, Harold Evans, Doreen Booth, Harry Foster, Elsie Baker, G H Kent, Christine Walton, Loreen Woodhouse, and Colin Fulwood. The play was produced by Mrs P Martin.’ From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Amateur Dramatic Production, Bolsover, c 1935 L-R: Freda Shooter, Elsie Bradshaw, ?, ?, Phyllis Bird. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 A wheelbarrow race on Coronation Day. The figure in the waistcoat on the right is Bruce Woodcock, ex-heavyweight champion and landlord of The Angel Hotel. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Celebrations, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Football Club, 1914 Photographer: Evans, Tom From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Football Team, 1947-48 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Football Team, 1947-48 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Football Team, 1947-48 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Football Team, c 1945 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Carr Vale Football Team, c 1925 Front row far right is Lol Bradshaw, and second row first left Albert Bradshaw. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Garden, Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, c 1950 Home of the Sykes family. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Group Photo, Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, c 1950 Home of the Sykes family. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, c 1950. Home of the Sykes family. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, c 1950 Home of the Sykes family. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Illuminations, Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Sherwood Lodge Orchard, Bolsover, c 1945 Taken at the orchard next to Sherwood Lodge. L-R: Mary Blatherwick, Dorothy Woodhouse, Bill Woodhouse, Elsie Bradshaw, Olga Jones. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Coronation Illuminations, Sherwood Lodge, Bolsover, 1953 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Woodhouse Family, Sherwood Lodge, Oxcroft Lane, Bolsover, c 1945 Taken by the orchard next to Sherwood Lodge. Standing L-R: Diddy Woodhouse, Mr Woodhouse, ?, Mary Blatherwick, Dorothy Woodhouse. Front L-R: Fred Rollins, Elsie Bradshaw. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Middle Street Shop, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Old Cottages, Castle Street, Bolsover, c 1955 Now the ‘Pillar of Rock’ Wetherspoons Public House. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

High Street, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Middle Street in the Snow, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Cenotaph, Castle Street/Market Place, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Hilltop Lime Kiln, Lime Kiln Fields, Hilltop, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Red Cottage, Town End, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Town End White Swan Inn, Town End, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Shops, Town End, Bolsover, c 1955 Bullar’s Shop (displaying the Brooke Bond Tea advertisement). Oswald Mosley, the nephew of the shop’s owner, is the figure walking without a hat; next to him is Walter Timmins from Eastwood, Notts. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Salvation Army, Market Place, Bolsover, 1952 E Woodhead and Sons Ltd grocer’s shop is prominent in the background and to the left of that is The College Library, owned by Lily Sissons. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Looking across towards Middle Street. Parish Church Gates, Bolsover, 1952 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Blue Bell Inn, Bolsover, 1952 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Hilltop Methodist Church, Bolsover, 1946 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Chapel Anniversary, 1953 This dray went round Bolsover and Carr Vale collecting money for the Church Sunday School Anniversary. The boy in the braces on the left is Ian Vardy (later of Wilkins and Vardy, local estate agents), the girl with the eye patch is Kath Chambers, and the girl at the front is Gillian Yates (who later emigrated to Australia). Dennis Riley is also on the picture but is not individually identified. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

High Street, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Shop in Assembly Rooms Car Park, Hilltop, Bolsover, c 1955 Old cottage on the site of what became the Assembly Rooms car park. It may at one time have been the Barley Mow public house.

Unknown Doorway, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Castle, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Middle Street, Bolsover, c 1952 Stubbins and Hope undertakers next door. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Blue Bell Inn, Bolsover, c 1955 Stubbins and Hope undertakers next door. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Town End, Bolsover, c 1955 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Market Place, Bolsover, c 1955 From the Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Lol Bradshaw, Caretaker of Senior Girls School, New Station Road Bolsover, c 1965 From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Opening of Hides Green, Hilltop, Hides Green Bolsover, c 1975 Cllr Jack Spray cutting the tape. Fred Rollin with the briefcase. Cllr Cross with the chair. Also in the picture are Elsie Rollin, Stan Clarke, Mrs Spray, Mrs Margerison. Dennis Skinner in the background. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Scouts and Guides Birthday Party, Town End Methodist Schoolroom 1964 Susan Baker is second row back centre. To the left is Janet Russell then Liz Wilson, Linda Mellors. To Susan’s right is Julie Glasby, Diane Shooter, Christine Collier, ?, Christine Ashby, Marilyn Peat. Behind them is Mark Blatherwick (glasses), 3rd left from him is Martin Mountain, behind Martin is Susan Close. Also in the picture is Phillip Morton, John Biscett, Kay and Maurice Phipps, Tony Groves, Ruth Allen, Linda Shaw, Alison Green, Rosemary Churn, Tony Ellis, Garth Holdsworth, Barry Cockayne, Tony Shaw. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Bolsover Twin Town French Exchange, Decazeville, 1962 L-R: Monsieur Thamie, Fred Rollin, Elsie Rollin, Cllr Sid Fisher, Monsieur Robert Laumon. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

Town End Women’s Guild Easter Fair, Town End Methodist Chapel, Bolsover, 1960 L-R: Audrey Thompson, Elsie Rollin, Susan Barker. From Fred Rollins Collection, Courtesy of Sue Coulton

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One thought on “Bolsover Photos; Fred Rollins collection donated by Sue Coulton

  1. I loved looking at your lovely old Bolsover photos. Does anyone have any pics of the Handby family please? Lived in Castle street between the 1870’s and 1920’s. John and Sarah Ann were my g grandparents, John Handby was a master joiner.
    Alison

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