Thirsk, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I grew up in Bagby, moving there around 1988 and it holds some of the fondest memories for me. I lived in the village for 15 years before moving out of the area but I always make a point of driving through whenever I visit family close by. ...Read full memory

A Childhood In And Around Thirsk

I spent my childhood in and around Thirsk, although living in the nearby village of Sowerby. Thirsk was where I went to secondary school. It is where we shopped and went to the cinema (there were two of them, ...Read full memory