Wombwell, Yorkshire
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Brampton Bierlow ~ Concrete Cottages Tingles Ices

As I mentioned in my memories of Brampton - Cortonwood - I also mentioned Tingles Ice Cream - The man driving the cart was not a member of the Tingle family - his name was Riley who worked occasionally for the Tingle family. I would like to add that my memory is a fond one of tough times.

A memory of Wombwell

Melville St And The Pigs

I was born at no 3 Melville St in 1947 - which is long gone but not forgotten. The row of houses used to be opposite a butchers factory with a large store adjoining High St. My grandfather used to keep pigs in the garden across the road and every year or so used to kill one - and the whole row, no 3 to 12 were ...Read full memory

Wombwell Main Row

Valerie Dobson formaly schofield born and bred on the main row going to the woods paddling in the stream in the woods playing in the cricket field had some good times .going to wombwell lsecondry modern school left there in 1959 we where in the huts at the top of the school yard called the horse huts I wondered ...Read full memory

A memory of Wombwell by Valerie Dobson