Old Maps of Shaw Mills

Historic Maps of Shaw Mills and the local area.

Memories of Shaw Mills

Read and share your memories of Shaw Mills itself or of a particular photo of Shaw Mills.

I, Ray Murphy, came across your site, re Shaw Mills, Yorkshire, U.K., as I was looking into events of my past life, for the benefit of my son’s Australian family, at the time of my 84th birthday, 19/9/35. I am the Patriarch of the family that, over time, owned/operated both the Upper & Lower Mills; plus, (...Read full memory)

My father was the manager at the bottom tannery in Shaw Mills and we lived in Sunny Lea from 1955 - 1960. Although I was only 6 when we left, I have numerous vivid memories of that idyllic time and feel privileged to have lived there. My sister and I used to walk up to Hardcastle's farm to get eggs and our mother wasn't (...Read full memory)