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Heckmondwike, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Heckmondwike In The Early 1960s

I remember the market so well, it was the heart of Heckmondwike. You could buy anything from it, including clothes, meat and veg. The pork pies sold there were ...Read full memory

A memory of Heckmondwike by Jan Mason

My Grandad Hwood

I am the grandson of Harold Wood, the son of Enid his daughter, who is now the last desendent of H. Wood who is now 82. My grandfather started the buseness in 1922 with one ...Read full memory

Heckmondwike Itself

In winter time the fog and smog could last several days, and never clear. Coming from a seaside town, I found the first winter very depressing, but after 3 years I did not ...Read full memory

A memory of Heckmondwike