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Ferrymoor Golf Club, Engine Lane, Shafton, Barnsley. (1930- WW2)

First appeared in about 1930 when the secretary was J Cumming, 78 Newtown Avenue, Cudworth, Barnsley. Local hotels were the Royal and the Queens.

Below is the result of the annual match between men and women played in December 1933.

Ferrymoor Golf Club (Women)   Ferymoor Golf Club (Men)  
Miss Brooksbank 1 G Hoyland 0
Mrs Winstanley 0 J E Madeley 1
Miss E Haigh 0 E Winstanley 1
Mrs Parkinson 0 W Scholey 1
Miss Cunningham 0 C Petch 1
Mrs Neale 0 J E E Madeley 1
Miss W Madeley 0 J Booth 1
Mrs Scholey 0 C Bailey 1
Mrs Barnsley 0 J Hyslop 1
Mrs Bailey 0 H Moorhouse 1
Miss Moil 0 H Morgan 1
  1   10

The competition prize giving took place at the annual ball held in Cudworth Village Club, the trophies were presented by Dr. and Mrs T F Quigley; Women's Section; Walker Rose Bowl and Captain's prize - Miss Brooksbank; Eclectic Competition - Mrs Scholey; Monthly Spoons - Miss McIntosh, Miss W Madeley, Mrs R Wainscoat, Miss Brooksbank, Mrs Scholey, Mrs Bailey; Men's Section; Walker Cu - C Bailey; Legard Cup - C Petch; Captain's Prize - G Hoyland.  

Below is the result of a foursomes match played at Ferrymoor against Ardsley Golf Club (now defunct) in June 1934.

Ferrymoor Golf Club   Ardsley Golf Club  
G Hoyland and C Petch 1 A Jones and G S Bunn 0
H Moorhouse and C Bailey 1 C Laughton and A Lazenby 0
E Madeley and J Booth 1 H Jones and J E Wainwright 0
F Greaves and F Hotchen (halved) 0 W Foulstone and W Richardson (halved) 0
W Scholey and J Hyslop 1 J M Haigh and A Beevors 0
B Neale and E Winstanley 1 W C Jackson and B Taylor 0
  5   0

Below presentation and dinner November 1934.


Ferrymoor Golf Club, Barnsley. Dinner and prize presentation November 1934.

From the Leeds Mercury Friday 9th November 1934. Image © Johnston Press plc. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD


In 1940 the secretary was E E Winstanley. A 9-hole course with a SSS of 68. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 2/- on Sunday and bank Holidays. There was a local bus service to the course.

Advert selling the course equipment October 1941 - Three gang mower nearly new, etc.; can be seen from 2 to 5 pm on October 16th, best offer - Ferrymoor Golf Club, Engine Lane, Shafton, Barnsley.

The club did not appear following WW2. 

Ferrymoor is pinpointed on the Google Map below.