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Knottingley and Ferrybridge Local History

FERRYBRIDGE HENGE | AIRE STREET | ROPEWALK METHODIST CHURCH

AIRE STREET, KNOTTINGLEY

AS DEPICTED BETWEEN 1930-1950

by PAUL DEAN

With additional information submitted by Mr. Ronald Byram

This map of Aire Street, Knottingley, has been compiled by Paul Dean with additional information submitted by Mr. Ronald Byram who was born there over 80 years ago and it is believed to be an accurate account of the area between approximately 1930-1950.

Aire Street

Travelling up Aire Street from the bottom near to the Cherry Tree pub, up towards the top of the street where it turns left and runs by the side of St. Botolph's Church. From between 1930 to 1950 this is a fairly accurate picture of the area.

LEFT HAND SIDE

  1. 1 Toddies Bikes
  2. Crabtrees cafe / buns etc
  3. Naylors groceries
  4. Amos Willcox garage
  5. Alf Braim - undertakers
  6. Dickinsons Sweets
  7. Claytons fish and chips
  8. Horncastles drapers / paper and hardware
  9. Clays groceries
  10. Woods clothes
  11. Furbanks bakery
  12. Hodgens bakery
  13. Taylors barber
  14. Jack Dudley groceries
  15. Robinsons chemist
  16. Buck Inn
  17. Lees Draper
  18. Backhouses Bakery
  19. Downs sweets / groceries
  20. The Habro Toys
  21. Taylors Pork butcher
  22. McDonalds Groceries
  23. Tom Taylors Beef
  24. Hargraves Groceries
  25. J. Hessey's Radio Shop
  26. Telephone Exchange
  27. Post Office
  28. Humphrie's Drapers
  29. J. Hollinsworth Drapers
  30. Yorkshire Penny Bank
  31. Sharp's Chemist
  32. Lyons Sweet Shop
  33. Midland Bank
  34. Farrars Grain Store
  35. W. Wrays Vegetables
  36. Spiers Paper Shop
  37. Smiths Butcher
  38. Yardleys Antiques
  39. Morrells Groceries
  40. Carvers Boots and Shoes
  41. Meadow Dairy
  42. York County Bank
  43. Miss Semples Wool Shop
  44. Ibbotsons Fish Shop
  45. Pettys Butcher

RIGHT HAND SIDE

  1. Opposite Margaret Petties butchers was their slaughter house set back from the road, this was at the back of the church and there was a footpath that led to Ferrybridge via the Holes's.
  2. Sailors home pub.
  3. Barclays Bank and O'Driscols Tripe Shop
  4. Suffield Watch Repair
  5. Wagon and Horses Pub
  6. Barkers Fish Shop and Watts Hardware
  7. Merrits Cobbler
  8. Cooks Barber Shop
  9. Haikins Ironmonger
  10. Hings Court Houses
  11. Sam Doubtfire Fruit and Veg
  12. Aire Street Hotel
  13. Hannah Rhodes Allsorts
  14. Ship Lane
  15. Palace Cinema
  16. Pilgrim Gross Painter
  17. Sammy Marshall Groceries

We would like to thank Paul Dean and Ronald Byram for submitting these accounts to us


 

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