Snainton, Yorkshire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Snainton, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Snainton

Historic Maps of Snainton and the local area.

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

Well, Wesley, the famous preacher, preached from my garden, to the populous in about 1763. This was pre-soap days, so I'm sure lots of people turned out. I believe my house was a yeoman's small farm, but has grown from its beginnings in the 15th century. Inside the house shown on the right in one of the photos is (...Read full memory)

I am currently reasearching my ancestors and have found that my grandmother and her parents lived at 1 Vine Cottages in the late 1800s. I am really interested to know if they are still there. The family name was Spaven. I remember vaguely visiting Snainton as a small child. Alma Farm is in my mind but not sure if that is a (...Read full memory)