Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 30th September 2022 and Saturday 1st October 2022 so this is going to disrupt the delivery of some orders.

Wombwell, Yorkshire

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

Historic Maps of Wombwell and the local area.

Grandad was a Winder at Cortonwood Colliery. Lived at 53 Knollbeck Lane.Well known for his model railway in the garden. Variously known as Joe, Job and sometimes Alfred Job Wright. My Dad Sidney now gone some ten years since. Well known model maker. Memories of Traction Bus turning round in junction opposite, walks to Elsecar which always involved a 'whittling stick'! Also just down the road was 'DANIELS' shop. ...see more

Hi, I was born in Wombwell at my Grandparents home in Cemetary Rd. My Grandad was the manager of the Co-op grocery shop on high st. George Woolston. My mum was born in Wombwell and her brother. What i remember and loved was , my Grandad had a party each christmas for his staff , and the Salvation Army used to come and play in the street. they would play Silent night for my Grandma.we'd ...see more