Old Maps of Stainforth

Historic Maps of Stainforth and the local area.

Memories of Stainforth

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As a teenager, myself and friends would holiday here for weeks at a time. Parents of two of my pals had holiday accomodation in the field upriver of the old bridge over the Ribble. We would spend hours fishing for trout in the Stainforth Beck, especially in the pool below Catrigg Falls. Or cross the hills to Malham Cove (...Read full memory)

I was born in Edlington in 1940 but was soon given to my aunties Joan and Lilley Desborough to be looked after as my mother already had a child by my future step dad. I lived at 39 St. Thomas Road, second to end house, my next door neighbours were the Lunn family. I remember playing truant a lot until my friend's uncle (...Read full memory)