Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Linton-on-Ouse, 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 Linton-on-Ouse

Historic Maps of Linton-on-Ouse and the local area.

I remember Linton Locks very well as the upper lock gate enabled me to visit the Power Station that was manned 24hrs a day, year in year out. There were three attendents, Aleck Musgrove, an unknown, and Ernest Muir. In the 1940's the power station was generating electricity for the York Electric Supply Co. To feed the (...Read full memory)

My Grandma, Joan Atkinson, was born at Linton-on Ouse in 1927. Her father was the lock keeper there for a number of years and the family lived in the house in the photograph. Joan was the eldest of four children, three of whom were born at Linton-on-Ouse including Betty and Ian. The youngest child, June, was born (...Read full memory)