Welcome to the Penistone Archive website
The archive is in the process of being digitised which as you might imagine, is a lengthy process. We won’t be able to upload all of it here so what you’ll see on these pages is just a taster. If you don’t see what you’re looking for or would simply like to find out more, please send us an email or pop in to see us – you’re assured a warm welcome and we’ll see what we can do to help.
For more information about the archive and how you can help, please see the About section.
Penistone Archive Group would like to thank anybody who helped to establish this website especially members past and present of the Penistone Archive Group who have donated their time, research and documents which have helped to make this Archive the success it has become.
The Penistone History Group
The Penistone History Group hold regular meetings with presentations and talks. They’re interesting, informative and most all, enjoyable, covering old, local and modern history plus some by sessions by collectors and enthusiasts, many with local connections. Most are supported by a video screen presentation. Click here to read more about the group and view the year’s programme.
The new 2022 History Group programme is now available.
An article about the development of the school between 1392, then at the centre of Penistone, and 1893 when it relocated to Weirfield.
A history of the Rose and Crown Inn, 1749 – 1868 – before the top of Shrewsbury Road even existed!