Old Maps of Skipton

Historic Maps of Skipton and the local area.

My Grandparents lived at 26 Otley Street in Skipton from the 1940 ( or earlier ) and I had first visited them in 1945 after VE day, They were Thomas Henry Jackson, my Grandmother Charlotte Jackson and their batchelor son, my Uncle Gordon. My Father Norman Jackson and Mother Sadie Jackson were living in (...Read full memory)

This was the entry onto the moor, the Moor Gate in the centre leads towards Long Wood. At the right hand side there is a gate, a stone stile by its side, just over the stile and a little way up the moor is Rankin's Well. Over the wall on left is a rocky beck, perfect for building dams. Often it was sunny and clear up here, (...Read full memory)