Wombwell, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Pleasant Memories

We lived in Wombwell from1970-80, we lived on the Dove Rd Estate. We have lovely memories of our time in Wombwell before we emigrated to Canada. My kids went to Park St. School then Wombwell High. Shopping at Hillards, the ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell

Brampton Bierlow ~ Concrete Cottages

I was born in 1936 at Concrete Cottages - Brampton. I would appreciate any photos of these old miners' cottages. My sister Margaret died there at the tender age of 10 years. My father was a miner at Darfield ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell

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 called Lundhill. 189 men and boys were ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by Cliff Grimshaw