Holmfirth, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I think it was 1976 when our dad took us to Holmfirth. He loved watching 'Last of the Summer Wine' which was filmed there. As we were children we sat in the back and watched the hills coming closer and closer. Dad drove careful up ...Read full memory

A memory of Holmfirth by Jean Smith

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 ...Read full memory