Explore Rotherham's secret history through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs.
Mel Jones is the author of numerous articles and books on the local history of South Yorkshire and for twelve years was BBC Radio Sheffield's 'History Man' with a regular half-hour live local history spot. He is a well-established Amberley author. Tony Dodsworth is a retired secondary school teacher. He helped to set up Rawmarsh and Parkgate Local History group in 2011 and gives historical and geographical talks to groups such as the U3A and Probus in the Rotherham area. He recently produced an oral history book, Voices of Rawmarsh and Parkgate and edited a diary written by a visitor to South Yorkshire from New Zealand in 1939-40 entitled entitled Gwennie's Diary.