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. The village seems to have grown enormously, new houses near to The Greyhound which I believe has ...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, The Regent and The Ritz). Teenage years saw me and my friends attending dances at the local town ...Read full memory