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Birstall, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

An Industrial Village

Having grown up in Birstall I have a fondness for this little market town in West Yorkshire, situated approximately 8 miles from Leeds and centrally placed for easy access to ...Read full memory

Lambert's Confectioners Bond Street

My grandma & granddad (Ted & Janet Lambert) used to run a confectioners in the corner building at the top of Bond Street, a steep cobbled road then. They used to ...Read full memory

A memory of Birstall by Paul Robinson

My Dad The Rag Man

My dad was born in Howden Clough but he had a rag warehouse at the Smithies cross roads opposite the Grey hound pub. He used to buy old clothing and rags from people known as ...Read full memory

A memory of Birstall by Peter Armitage