Bubwith, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Bubwith and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

What A Sight Fore Sore Eyes

I was a farm hand at Whitley Bridge and was for that day a tractor driver. My job was to pull a trailer down a row of rhubarb roots which had been pulled out onto the surface. Mr Huddleston employed girls on his market garden farm - they'd total at least sixty girls & the majority of them were just turned sixteen. ...Read full memory

A memory of Bubwith by Roland Mitchell

Bubwith Memory

My parents, Maurice and Jessie Carroll, ran the White Swan pub at Bubwith from about 1962 to about 1966. There used to be a stable block to the right of the picture which they had demolished and an extension to the pub (just visible in the photo) was built.

A memory of Bubwith by Paul Carroll

Living In Bubwith 1966 1970

During the late 1960s I lived in the large house on the left of the main street in this picture. The shop just before it on the left was called Whittakers. My husband bought some land at the back of the shop to extend the area behind our house where we had some stables.

A memory of Bubwith