Holmfirth, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Tramping Over Holmfirth Moss To The Youth Hostel

I remember a winter walk in early winter 1966 with a group of friends from Manchester YMCA. We took the bus out to the Pennines and went for a wet, misty and boggy walk over the top towards ...Read full memory

Cartwrights Was That Hinchcliffs In The 70s

My dad worked for Pearl Assurance, and l think at one point in the early 70's the local office was above this shop. I remember it being called Hinchcliffs, they used to sell all sorts; Mr ...Read full memory

My Birthplace

iwas born in holmfirth valley hospital in july 1944. my name is judith rowley and i had a sister jean.my mother mavis and my father jim.we lived in south lane,then moved to a lovely house called cliftonville but cant remember the road ...Read full memory