Welcome to the Thurgoland Local History Group website

We have thousands of photographs of Thurgoland and surrounding villages, documents, newspaper cuttings, family trees and maps etc. Our collection is growing all the time and we hope to add much of it to this site over the coming years.

Village Life

Towns & Villages

Brief, individual histories of Thurgoland surrounding villages.



Focussing on people and their lives in Thurgoland.

Covers of Thurgoland History Group DVD and Books


Publications by the the Thurgoland Local History Group.

Montage of Thurgoland Scenes


Come along to our meetings – see the Programme page for info.


Donated photos of Thurgoland and the surrounding area

We welcome all donations of materials to the Thurgoland Local History Group. Our aim is to preserve the history of Thurgoland and make available all in one place. Even photos and ephemera that might seem unimportant now may be viewed differently in the future so think carefully before you throw anything away! If you have anything you think might be of interest, please get in touch.