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Wombwell, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Old Times

I have lived in Canada now for fifty two years and manage to return to Wombwell to meet old acquaintences. My childhood started in Womwell in 1943, first going to Park Street School and ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by Rita Perren

Cross Keys Black Bull

Can anyone tell me when the Black Bull and the Cross Keys got pulled down to make way for the Roundabout and junctions of Kendry, Ardsley, Wombwell and Lundwood. It was at the ...Read full memory

Memories Of Lundhill

I remember playing down the hillies on what is now Wombwell Golf Course. This area was once a thriving pit, until in 1857 a large explosion brought death and misery to the area ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by Cliff Grimshaw