Wombwell library

Brief description

The architect was AB Linford. The foundation stone was laid on 29 June 1905 by the Rev George Hadfield, chairman of the Education committee.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Barnsley MBC (2016)

  • Year grant given (if known): 1903
  • Amount of grant: £3,000
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 17 March 1907

Photo of library today (2007):


Wombwell library, © Copyright Steve Fareham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence


Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Not yet

Web links:

  • Entry on the waymarking site – includes a photo of the foundation stone.

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