Vera Coom killed by lightening 1914. Thanks British Library

John Piper Painting Fishlake Church doorway 1941

Rev Eliezer Flecker from Leeds Mercury March 4 1907 Thanks to The British Library

A collection of anecdotes, recollections, reminiscences and personal histories related to Fishlake or Fishlake Folk



Conversations with Villagers, past and present.


James Oldfield resident of Church Street in the 1940s

Kathleen Shaw has been in touch with the History Society and has agreed to share her research about her Grandfather, James Oldfield, and his links to Fishlake.

James Oldfield 20th Battalion Manchester Regiment

Verdun House and Verdun Cottage

Will of William Parkin 1655.

Identity Card Harold Hodgson Fishlake

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Fishlake 1861 Information

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