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

Historic Maps of Kirkby and the local area.

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

Hi can anybody tell me the name of the soap factory that was on Kirkby Trading Estate in the 1950's / 1960's?

I come from Poland. I met L.T. Williams (Uncle Bill for me) when he was visiting Poland some years earlier. To be honest, he made me learn English, he invited me and my brother to Kirby then his son David and his wife Elizabeth invited me to Maidenhead. It all seemed like a fairy tale as Poland (...Read full memory)