habitat of my Barber ancestors c.1786
See lower left corner for property etc.
**omas Barber of Hollin Hall was a half-brother of my ancestor Mary
The wavy, nearly vertical line to the right of the buildings
became a turnpike road
(now A642) connecting Leeds and Wakefield.
Approximate area displayed = (One mile N-S) x (0.75 miles E-W)
The sketch was drafted by a Rev. Mercer, circa 1950
presumably transcribing data from an historic tithe map.
to more of the Rev. Geoffrey Mercer's history of Oulton,
The content of the above LINK is massive
although easy to
to navigate as it is in .pdf format.