Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Sowerby, Yorkshire (near Thirsk)

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Sowerby, 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 Sowerby

Historic Maps of Sowerby and the local area.

I met my wife who lived in huberton a little village about a mile up the lane from sowerby, back in 1970 . We married and lived at Dean lane paying 10/6d a week for a back to back one up and one down where my son came into the world . I worked in the carpet mill of humphrys down on the river in sowerby bridge and have such warm memories of such lovely countryside and warm people . Although I have traveled the world and ...see more

Sowerby holds many happy memories for me. I was born there in April 1935 and left for pastures new in 1957. Over the years I have made many visits back to my homeland from Australia. The village has changed very little apart from looking more prosperous than in my childhood, and alas most of the people I once knew have died or moved on.