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Mexborough town centre c1950

The following series of photographs was taken around 1950 by the Police Force to illustrate traffic congestion. The images now provide a fascinating glimpse of the town half a century ago, easily within living memory, with trolley buses, shoppers and a surprising number of bicycles.



Looking towards Bank Street                                              Looking towards The Empress, Swinton Road

Bank Street                                                                              Outside the Majestic Cinema

Facing Market Street                                                               From outside the old Co-Op