Kirkburton, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

North Road And The Treacle Hole.

I was at the local junior school, the headmaster of which was Mr Ronald Pearson,when this photo was taken.He lived just beyond and to the right of the area of the photo,in Hallas Road.My uncle Jim Wroe was at one time,Manager of Kirkburton Baths mentioned in another posting and situated close by in the ...Read full memory

A memory of Kirkburton by James Wroe

Kitkburton Primary School

I attended Kirkburton First School (School Hill), prior to this I was sent to a Catholic school in Huddersfield, although living in Burton at the time, there was no comparison, Kirkburton School was like heaven following the Catholic school. I thought Mr. Pearson was wonderful and if you did your best he tried to ...Read full memory

A memory of Kirkburton by Mary Ryan

Memories Of My Past

This scene hasn't changed very much. My grandfather Archibald Barnaby Eliott live in the Co-op house which was in Low Town, 'Treacle Ole' as it was called. He used to drive a donkey-cart, delivering coal I think, round the village. My great grandma lived in a one up one down across from what used to be the old swimming ...Read full memory