Great Smeaton, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Great Smeaton, 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 Great Smeaton

Historic Maps of Great Smeaton and the local area.

Memories of Great Smeaton
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Read and share your memories of Great Smeaton itself or of a particular photo of Great Smeaton.

A little bit of history about the Black Bull. My GGG Grandfather Thomas Banks (1791-1869) was the inn keeper during the 1850's and possibly for a short period before that. He also ran the slaughterhouse and the butchery business behind the pub which is referred to by Malcolm in his memory. Thomas died (...Read full memory)

In this picture I lived in the house with the porch sticking out, just past the pub THE BLACK BULL (white building). Up the side of my house, or country cottage as it was termed, was a slaughter house at the back.  I worked in Patons & Baldwins in Darlington textile mill as a woolsorter. Malcolm