Pontefract, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Memories Of Old Church Pontefract 1929 1939 K. Atkinson

The formative years of my early childhood were spent at No. 39 Bondgate, Pontefract, which was one of a block of four small two-up, two-down ...Read full memory

Happy Days

I was born in 1962 and remember walking along this street with my mum and my brother in his pram. He was born in 1965. Many a happy memory I have of those days. We lived in Robson Close, Carlton, till we moved to Leeds. Also remembering my grandparents, God bless.

A memory of Pontefract by Karen Morgan

The Show Boat

My Aunt Freda used to run the show boat and when we went to Ponty to visit my dad, Spank Mattocks, I spent a lot of time in there. We live down south, a lot of my family lived up ...Read full memory

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