Stainforth, Yorkshire (near Settle)
Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Stainforth, 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.
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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 (...Read full memory)