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

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 Chequerfield Drive and some still do. My ...Read full memory

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 houses situated immediately adjacent to the ...Read full memory