Peter and Fred Asquith This is the site of Peter and Fred Asquith's first supermarket. From the success of this store they went on to become co-founding fathers on the national retailer ASDA, which later merged with Walmart, the world's largest retailer.
John de Lacy. Lord of the Honour of Pontefract 1211-1240. One of the 25 barons present at Runnymede on 15th June 1215, who forced King John (1199-1216) to accept the Magna Carta. The foundation stone of Freedom, Liberty and Democracy.
Catle Lodge, Castle Garth, Pontefract, United Kingdom