Rationing Post War

Staple diet to be sure and during the war years, bread was not subject to the ration book.   So, when hungry, an older generation will well remember the term ‘fill … Continue Reading →

Roll of Honour

Pontefract & Castleford Express 19th December, 1947 Village Memorial WWII To raise £500 to complete the memorial in St Oswald’s Church to the villagers who gave their lives to the … Continue Reading →

John Willie Firth

Local Headmaster and outstanding sportsman both at soccer and cricket where he was to enjoy representative selection in both sports. In 1929 he was runner up in the Methley CC … Continue Reading →