Leyburn, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Leyburn, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Leyburn

Historic Maps of Leyburn and the local area.

Leyburn is my home town, although, I was born in the Gatehouse to Danby Hall and lived there for the first 2 years of my life. I remember marching up and down the market place with the army bands. We never had many ameneties in those days but it was a wonderfull place to have a childhood, with lots of countryside to roam around. August bank holiday was the time of the Miss Wensleydale contest. Although a small town we had ...see more

My grandmother's sister and brother-in-law (Elsie and Harry Walton) lived most of their married life in Leyburn. I have happy memories of going there with my grandmother, and staying there with them in the school holidays. I remember going to the old tea-rooms in the Market Square, and having tea-cakes and cream cakes, they were delicious. Sadly my great-aunt and uncle are no longer here, but I still have good memories of them, and of Leyburn.    Brenda.