Horbury, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

The House Of Mercy Horbury

My mother in law was sent from Herefordshire to the House of Mercy (later the Convent of St. Peter) in about 1925 (aged 12/13). She left in 1927 and was put into service in London. I have traced some documents in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Horbury by Jennifer Cook

My Youth

I was born at Springend near Horbury in 1948, lived at 40 Northfield Lane, Horbury emigrated to Australia in 1961. I remember the Library, spent hours there reading the famous five books and secret seven, still do. Whites fish and ...Read full memory

A memory of Horbury by Chris Melville

Lockwoods Of Horbury Circa 1800s 1880s

I just read letters from long past ancestors that state they grew up in wonderful times in Horbury. Joseph Drake Lockwood, brother, Thomas, sister, Nancy and sister Elizabeth. Elizabeth and husband, ...Read full memory

A memory of Horbury by Nancy Bommer