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Pontefract, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

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

A memory of Pontefract by Deborah Ayres

Happy Days

My mum and my nanna use to take my brother and me here alot in the mid 60s. We were very young. I was born in 1962 and my brother 1965. Happy days!

A memory of Pontefract by Karen Morgan

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

A memory of Pontefract by Graham Atkinson