Hen Run 1948

The Council had decided to build a number of bungalows for the elderly on the allotments along Station Road.    There were no objectors with the exception of Johnny Naylor … Continue Reading →

Bringing Home the Bacon

Pre-war public health legislation was framed to improve hygiene by preventing the local slaughter of animals from allotments and ordering that such action should take place in approved slaughter houses. … Continue Reading →

Pigeon Racing

Len Richardson – Extract from Livewire Magazine 03/76 My first impression of the pigeon fraternity came about at an early age. I still have recollections of going and sitting at … Continue Reading →

Methley CC 1873/74

  Saturday September 20th 1873  Extracted from Pontefract & Castleford Advertiser HB Wards Eleven v’s Methley & District This match played in the park (Castleford) resulted in victory for the … Continue Reading →


First played in Methley in 1863 it is reported that in those days Methley had two cricket teams, Methley Moorhouse and Methley Gentlemen, presumably one team played at Moorhouse and … Continue Reading →