Pontefract, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Childhood Day's Growing Up In Pontefract

Pontefract a place I call home, my early years were spent Carleton Home's, it would be 58 years before I saw my real Mum Minne Martin from Castleford. from off the West wood Est. in Cutsyke. I was ...Read full memory

Paddleing In The Valley Gardens

i was born in pontefract , paradise gardens, when i married at button park i moved away to leicester, when i came to visit my mum , i would take my children to the valley gardens to picnic and paddle in the pool there .

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