A Virtual Tour of Sowerby in 1913
The photograph was taken by Thomas Heap in 1913 from the top of St Peter's Church tower looking west. Thomas formerly lived at Church Terrace in Sowerby and was a friend of the local postman, Levi Haigh, and followed him on his rounds taking photograph of the village.

Point your mouse to a building to see its description. Click on a building to see more details.

The same applies to the map below the photograph - this covers much the same area but shows buildings that are hidden or off the side of the photograph.


Image produced from the www.old-maps.co.uk service with permission of Landmark Information Group Ltd and Ordnance Survey