This site was originally developed by Martin Parker (currently secretary of the Holcombe Society) and much of his material is preserved here.

John Ireland, who lives in the village, is an invaluable source of information on local history.

The photo of Peel Tower on the page headers is adapted from one by Roger W Haworth of a view from Harcles Hill.  The original can be viewed in the Wikipaedia article on the Tower.