Wombwell, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

101 Netherwood Road

Moved to Wombwell with my family about 1953, happy days roaming round the fields and messing about in the dyke and the cricket field. We had goats, these could sometimes be seen munching there way thro' everything they could - sometimes even the grass on the outfield of the cricket pitch. Not far from where we lived ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by Trevor Sawyer

Happy Days

Hi, I was born in Wombwell at my Grandparents home in Cemetary Rd. My Grandad was the manager of the Co-op grocery shop on high st. George Woolston. My mum was born in Wombwell and her brother. What i remember and loved was , my Grandad had a party each christmas for his staff , and the Salvation Army used to ...Read full memory

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 Co-op, Woolworths & Tesco's which later became Shoppers Paradise. "The Feast", which was a yearly event, and many more nice memories.

A memory of Wombwell