Meltham in Focus: Volume 3 by Meltham Photography Club

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Meltham in

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MELTHAM MILLS 1901

Meltham Mills is a village and ecclesiastical parish, formed from the parish of Almondbury in 1845, partly in Honley township and partly in Meltham township, a mile east from Meltham terminal station on a branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, and 4 south-west from Huddersfield, in the Colne Valley division of the Riding, Upper Agbrigg petty sessional division, Huddersfield union and county court district, and in the rural deanery and archdeaconry of Huddersfield and diocese of Wakefield. The church of

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MELTHAM MILLS CONVALESCENT HOME

OPENED AUG.3rd 1871

BY CHARLES BROOK

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MELTHAM MILLS CONVALESCENT HOME 1905

MELTHAM MILLS CONVALESCENT HOME 1903

OPENED IN 1871 CLOSED IN 1940

OPENED LATER AS ROYD EDGE SPECIAL SCHOOL

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MELTHAM MILLS CONVALESCENT HOME NOW ROYD EDGE SPECIAL SCHOOL

1990

OLD SIGNPOST OF WILSHAW ROAD OLD MARSDEN TO PENISTONE ROAD

MARSDEN 4MLS PENISTONE 11MLS.

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MIDGE COTTAGE BOTTOM OF NETHERTHONG ROAD IN THE WOODS BY THE STREAM FORMER WOOLLEN MILL POWERED BY WATER WHEEL

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BANK BUILDINGS 1930's

BANK BUILDINGS 1990

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PLEASURE GARDENS STREAM

APRIL 29th 1952

PLEASURE GARDENS MELTHAM MILLS

GIVEN BY MR CHARLES BROOK

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COTTAGES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PLEASURE GARDENS 1991

COTTAGES AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PLEASURE GARDENS 1950

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THE KNOLL EARLY 1900's

THE KNOLL 1991

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ACRE LANE MELTHAM MILLS

1903 SHOWING ENTRANCE TO THE OLD FIRE STATION FOR THE MILLS

ACRE LANE MELTHAM MILLS 1990

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COTTAGE BOTTOM OF ACRE LANE 1950

OLD COTTAGE BOTTOM OF ACRE LANE

IN 1990

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MELTHAM MILLS CO-OP 1950

JONAS BROOKS. FAMILY FOUNDED THE FIRST CO-OP IN SHADY ROW 1826 STORE SHOWN IN THE PHOTO.CLOSED IN

JULY 12th 1969

SITE OF THE FIRST CO-OP 1991

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HUDDERSFIELD ROAD MELTHAM MILLS 1930's

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HUDDERSFIELD ROAD MELTHAM MILLS 1990 THE NAME MELTHAM MILLS WAS

DERIVED FROM AN OLD CORN MILL CALLED MELTHAM MILL

JONAS BROOKS & BROTHERS PULLED DOWN IN 1920's

TAKEN FROM HONLEY WOOD SHOWING THE OLD MILLS AND CRICKET FIELD

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MELTHAM MILLS JONAS BROOK & BROTHERS 1830

MELTHAM MILLS 1903 WILLIAM BROOK IN 1774 BUILT A SMALL WOOLLEN MILL WORKED BY WATER WHEEL

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DRAWING OF ALL THE MILLS IN MELTHAM MILLS

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WORKERS LEAVING THE OLD CLOCK MILL IN 1903 PART OF JONAS BROOKS

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FEMALE EMPLOYEE BROOKS JOSEA & SIDNEY LOMAS COTTON MILL EMPLOYEES OF BROOKS COTTON MILL

1920 1920's

MRS BROWN IN HER CAR 1924

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DEMOLITION OF THE CLOCK MILL MELTHAM MILLS APRIL 7th 1959

SITE OF THE OLD CLOCK MILL 1990

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MELTHAM MILLS

ACQUIRED BY DAVID BROWNS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF TRACTORS IN 1939

BUILDING THE NEW EXTENSION FOR DAVID BROWNS MELTHAM MILLS

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DEPARTMENTS OF DAVID BROWNS

1958

HOLLERITH DEPARTMENT

TYPING POOL

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MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNTS DEPARTMENT

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A SECTION OF THE MACHINE SHOP

SECTION OF ASSEMBLY LINE

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ENGINE ASSEMBLY LINE

ENGINE TESTING AT THE TRACTORS

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APPRENTICE WORKING AT A LATHE

APPRENTICE FITTING

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PART OF THE PRODUCTION LINE 1960's

A 1960 MODEL DAVID BROWN TRACTOR WITH A PREWAR TRACTOR

1960

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LINES OF TRACTORS AWAITING DELIVERY 1960's

DAVID BROWNS TRACTORS IN MELTHAM GOODS YARD LOADING ONTO LORRIES FOR DELIVERY TO THE DOCKS 1960's

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LOADING TRACTORS AT THE DOCKS

FOR DELIVERY TO DENMARK

CONSIGNMENT OF 300 1960's

QUEENS AWARD D.B.TRACTORS AUG.1974

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TRACTORS AWAITING DELIVERY

1960's

DAVID BROWNS SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

1958

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DAVID BROWNS

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DAVID BROWNS SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

1958

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DAVID BROWNS FOOTBALL MATCH

1958

DAVID BROWNS

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CRICKET TEAMS DAVID BROWNS

1957

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DANES AT DAVID BROWNS

FRENCH GOVERMENT 1952

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DEMOLITION OF THE OLD MILLS 1991

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JONAS BROOKS RESERVOIR MELTHAM MILLS 1900's

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MELTHAM MILLS RESERVOIR 1950

MELTHAM MILLS RESERVOIR 1990

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ST.JAMES CHURCH MELTHAM MILLS

BUILT BY MR JAMES BROOK IN

1845 llth NOV. AS IN 1904

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INTERIOR OF MELTHAM MILLS CHURCH

MELTHAM MILLS CHURCH 1991

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LOOKING TOWARBS THE BAR HOUSE ABOUT 1890

MELTHAM MILLS

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LOOKING TOWARDS HUDDERSFIELD RD.

MELTHAM MILLS 1990

MELTHAM MILLS OLD SCHOOL BUILT IN 1856 BY CHARLES BROOK CLOSED AS A SCHOOL IN 1962 NOW A COMMUNITY CENTRE

1990

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BAR HOUSE NR MELTHAM MILLS EARLY 1900's

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BAR HOUSE JCN.OF MELTHAM MILLS ROAD AND HUDDERSFIELD ROAD

EARLY 1890's USED FOR THE COLLECTION OF TOLLS

BAR HOUSE CAFE 1970

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SITE OF THE OLD BAR HOUSE IN THE WALL OF THE

FACTORY MELTHAM MILLS

FIRE AT BAR HOUSE CAFE BURNED OUT 1971

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SITE OF THE BAR HOUSE AS IN 1990

SILK MILL AS IN 1990

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IRON BRIDGE EARLY 1900's

NEAR JUNCTION OF HUDDERSFIELD ROAD AND MELTHAM MILLS ROAD PULLED DOWN WHEN THE RAILWAYS CEASED

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VIEW OF MELTHAM SHOWING BENT LEY FARM & SILK MILL 1962

HAIGHS BENT LEY FARM 1962 SHOWING SHAWS FOUNDATIONS BEING LAID

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SITE OF THE FORMER

IRON BRIDGE 1990

COTTAGES HUDDERSFIELD ROAD 1990

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FOLLY DOLLY FALLS 1900's

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FOLLY DOLLY FALLS

FROZEN

FEB.1985

FOLLY DOLLY FALLS 1990

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FOLLY DOLLY FALLS OCT.11th 1960

MELTHAM GOLF CLUB HOUSE 1963

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MELTHAM FROM SLAITHWAITE ROAD 1905

MELTHAM FROM SLAITHWAITE ROAD 1990

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ALBION MILL AND GOLCAR BROW FROM BADGER GATE 1930

GOLCAR BROW 1930

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ALBION MILL FROM BADGERGATE 1985

THE HOLLOW,GOLCAR BROW MRS STOKES 1930

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GOLCAR BROW 1990

DEER HILL ROAD 1980

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QUEEN MARY FARM SLAITHWAITE ROAD 1989

QUEEN MARY FARM AFTER ALTERATIONS

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DEER HILL ROAD 1977

SNOW CLEARING SLAITHWAITE ROAD 1970

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SITE OF FORMER MOOR VIEW

HOSPITAL 1990

WILL"S O NATS EARLY 1900

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COLNE AND HOLME MOORVIEW HOSPITAL

SLAITHWAITE ROAD 1930

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COLNE VALLEY BEAGLES AT

WILLS"S O NATS SEPT.1973

HORSE RIDING BY WILL"S O NATS FEB.1984

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WILL"S O NATS INN 1990

ARTHUR DAWSON BLACKSMITH WESTGATE


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