Lords of the Manor

Ilbert de Lacy was awarded the Manor of Methley along with many others as a reward for services rendered by William the Conqueror. The land had previously been held by … Continue Reading →

The Manor Walk

As walks go, its the big one in Methley, it is of course the walk round the parish boundary. Starting at the waterbridge over the Calder at Three Lane Ends … Continue Reading →

News and Noticeboard

Forthcoming Diary 2018  The three Councillors for Methley hold their Monthly Advice Session every third Saturday of the Month from 10.00 to 11.00am at the Methodist Chapel. Contact details  are … Continue Reading →

Ghost Story

Death of a Wellington Veteran The landlady exasperatedly sighed ‘you put something down here and it disappears – we must have a ghost’. For some time after, the words remained, … Continue Reading →

Bay Horse RIP

As an alehouse and local inn the Old Bay Horse played an integral part in many social aspects of this village.   It also had  important historical aspects too, especially … Continue Reading →

Brewery Trip

Or was it a pub crawl.   Michael Shillito again!    Mike was working as a drayman for Bentleys Yorkshire Breweries out of Woodlesford.  We would be about 19 or … Continue Reading →