Ephemera

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Ephemera

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Miscellaneous items, including stationery, advertisements, engravings, paintings, memorabilia, etc.

Items in the Ephemera Collection

Theatre Royal: "Lady -- Be Careful!!!"
Handbill for "Lady -- Be Careful!!!" by Stafford Dickens, which was performed at the Theatre Royal, Huddersfield, from the week commencing 25 September 1944. The play was directed by Charlotte Frances and starred George Gee, Chili Bouchier, Stanley…

Cloth Hall and White Hart Inn
Painting of the Cloth Hall and White Hart Inn (circa 1850/60s)

Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition of 1883
Photograph of the commemorative coin issued for the Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition of 1883.

Bent Ley Mill, Meltham
Advertisement for Bent Ley Mill, Meltham, from Worrall’s Yorkshire Textile Directory of 1917.

Lockwood Viaduct
"Lockwood Viaduct" by artist Brian Fawcett. The train in the foreground is on the Meltham Branch Line.

Coat of arms of the Huddersfield Building Socieity
Formed as the Huddersfield Equitable Permanent Benefit Building Society in 1864, the society became the Huddersfield Building Society in 1918 and adopted a coat of arms based on that of the County Borough of Huddersfield. The coat of arms can also be…

Huddersfield Market Hall
Illustration from the Building News (27/Jul/1877). Huddersfield Corporation acquired the market rights from the Ramsden Estate in 1876 and then ran a competition to design a new market hall to be situated on King Street. Architect George Edmund…

Huddersfield Parish Church (circa 1900)
Illustration of Huddersfield Parish Church from J.S. Fletcher's "A Picturesque History of Yorkshire" (volume 2), published in 1900.

Victoria Tower, design by Edward C.H. Maidman
Design for Victoria Tower by Edward C.H. Maidman (1886-1919) of Edinburgh. When he wasn't successful, Maidman resubmitted the exact same design a few years later for the Sir Hector McDonald Monument in Dingwall, Scotland (again unsuccessful).

1928 Attendance Card
"Special Certificate for Good Attendance" card for Frederick Rice (1918-1998), issued in 1928 by the Moldgreen Council School and stamped by the head teacher, John Francis Gent (1870-1943). Frederick — named after his paternal grandfather — was born…

1927 Attendance Card
"Special Certificate for Good Attendance" card for Frederick Rice (1918-1998), issued in 1927 by the Moldgreen Council School and stamped by the head teacher, John Francis Gent (1870-1943). Frederick — named after his paternal grandfather — was born…

Miss Dora Thewlis
Photograph of Dora Thewlis published in the Leeds Mercury (27/Mar/1907).

J. Shaw, Son & Greenhalgh Ltd.
Invoice for J. Shaw, Son & Greenhalgh Ltd. of Albert Works, Lockwood, Huddersfield.

Cliffe and Co. Ltd, Woollen Machinery Makers
1936 letterhead for Cliffe and Co. Ltd, Woollen Machinery Makers, of Longroyd Bridge Ironworks, Huddersfield.

McKitrick Bros of Buxton Road
1935 invoice for McKitrick Brothers of 64 Buxton Road, Huddersfield.

Jno. E. Shaw
Reverse of a Carte de Visite by photographer John Edward Shaw of Burlington House, Huddersfield.

F.A. Wilkinson
Reverse of a photograph card by F.A. Wilkinson of Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

Samuel Stansfield Priestley
Reverse of a card-backed photograph taken by Samuel Stansfield Priestley (1826-1894) of Church Street and John William Street, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield Chronicle (28/Nov/1857).
Boiler Explosion at Upper Aspley Mill, Huddersfield, which occured around 2:10pm on 23 November 1857.

The Building News (1 July 1898)
Illustration of Isaac Jones' winning design for the Jubilee Tower, Castle Hill. The accompanying article is: CASTLE HILL TOWER, HUDDERSFIELD. On Saturday last, the 25th inst., the foundation-stone of this building was laid by Mr. J. Frecheville…

McKitrick Brothers
1939 letterhead for McKitrick Bros. of 64 Buxton Road, Huddersfield.

Coates and Bairstow
1940s letterhead for Coates and Bairstow of 3-7 Station Street, Huddersfield.

Burman and Greenwood
Letterhead for Burman and Greenwood of Albion Street, Huddersfield.

Burman and Greenwood
1920 letterhead for Burman and Greenwood of High Street, Huddersfield.

Wappy Stout beermat
Beermat for Wappy Stout, brewed at the Wapping Spring Brewery at Lindley (owned by John Ainley & Sons Ltd.)

Sykes, Albert Studio, Lindley
Reverse of a photograph taken by John Allen Sykes (c.1842-1912) of Lindley.

Elliott's Bulldog Cigars
Packaging for Bulldog Cigars, manufactured by R.J. Elliott & Co. Ltd. of Pack Horse Yard, Huddersfield.

Wilkinson of New House, Huddersfield
Reverse of a carte de visite by photographers J. & F.A. Wilkinson of the Steam Finishing Works, Claremont Hall, New House, Huddersfield

John Vincent Hatch of Huddersfield
Reverse of Carte de Visite by John Vincent Hatch of 25 Buxton Road, Huddersfield.

Vincent Hatch of Huddersfield
Reverse of Carte de Visite by (John) Vincent Hatch of Huddersfield.

Calvert & Co. of Huddersfield.
Letterhead for iron founders Calvert & Co. of Hope Foundary and Rashcliffe Iron Works, Huddersfield.

Firth & Wilson of Huddersfield.
Letterhead for wholesale grocers Firth & Wilson of Bradley Street South and King Street, Huddersfield.

J.J. Heppenstall of Marsden.
Debit to watchmaker and jeweller J.J. Heppenstall of Lingards Terrace, Marsden.

Jarratt, Pyrah & Armitage of Huddersfield.
Letterhead of timber merchants Jarratt, Pyrah & Armitage of Dock Yard Sawing & Planing Mills, Huddersfield.

Allen Jackson & Co of Huddersfield.
Invoice for paint and wallpaper merchants Allen Jackson & Co. of 8 Church Street, Public Library Buildings, Huddersfield.

Godfrey Woodhead & Son of Slaithwaite.
Invoice for chemical manufacturers Godfrey Woodhead & Son of Slaithwaite.

George Garton & Son of Huddersfield.
Invoice for plumbers George Garton & Son of Market Place and Kirkgate, Huddersfield.

George Garton & Son of Huddersfield.
Invoice for plumbers George Garton & Son of Market Place and Kirkgate, Huddersfield.

Joseph Sykes & Son of Slaithwaite.
Invoice for colliery agents Joseph Sykes & Son of Slaithwaite.

Slaithwaite Spinning Co. Limited.
Invoice for the Slaithwaite Spinning Co. Limited of Slaithwaite.

Huddersfield Bus Tickets.
A selection of bus tickets used in the Huddersfield area.

Sykes & Cartwright of Huddersfield.
Invoice for ironmongers Sykes & Cartwright of 29 Cross Church Street, Huddersfield.

D. Battye & Son Ltd. of Huddersfield.
Invoice for oil refiners and merchants D. Battye & Son Ltd. of Henry Street, off Upperhead Row, Huddersfield.

Sykes & Cartwright of Huddersfield.
Invoice for ironmongers Sykes & Cartwright of 29 Cross Church Street, Huddersfield.

Graham and Jessop of Moldgreen, Huddersfield.
Business card for "quarry proprietors and contractors" Graham & Jessop of Moldgreen, Huddersfield. The works shown were situated in the area bounded by Wakefield Road, Somerset Road, Maple Street, and Kings Mill Lane. The steam-powered tramcar…

Huddersfield Building Society.
Undated leaflet promoting mortgages with the Huddersfield Building Society.

Huddersfield Methodist Choir (1952)
Programme for a performance of Mendelssohn's "Elijah" given by the Huddersfield Methodist Choir on 5 March 1952 at Huddersfield Town Hall.

Zion Sunday School, Lindley.
Programme for the church's 107th anniversary service on Whit Monday, 15 May 1910.

Rushworths of Westgate, Huddersfield.
Undated selection of autumn styles by Rushworths department store, Westgate, Huddersfield.

Sir Joseph Crosland (1826-1909).
Portrait of Sir Joseph Crosland, the Member of Parliament for Huddersfield from 1893 to 1895. The item was presented with the "Huddersfield Ha'porth" in June 1892.

Mrs Sunderland Musical Competition.
Undated judge's score sheet from the Mrs Sunderland Musical Competition, awarded a competitor 86 marks out of 100.

Joseph Lumb & Sons, Limited, of Folly Hall Mills, Huddersfield.
Blank account form from worsted spinners Joseph Lumb & Sons, Limited, of Folly Hall Mills, Huddersfield.

Ernest Gill of Netherton.
Invoice from Ernest Gill of Bank End, Netherton, to the Netherton Spinning Co. of Cocking Steps Mill.

Tempest & Walker of Bradford.
Order note from Tempest & Walker of Bradford to Littlewood Ltd. of Honley.

Smith & Calverley of Plover Mills, Lindley.
Correspondence from Smith & Calverley of Plover Mills, Lindley, to Messrs. Gledhill & Roberts of Honley.

Taylor and Littlewood Ltd.
Order note from Taylor and Littlewood Ltd. of Newsome Mills, Huddersfield, to Gledhill & Roberts Ltd. of Honley.

Kate & Stewart of Broadfield Mills, Lockwood, Huddersfield.
Order note from fancy worsted manufacturers Kate & Stewart of Broadfield Mills, Lockwood, Huddersfield, to Gledhill & Roberts Ltd. of Honley.

Armitage Bridge Mills.
Delivery note from John Brooke & Sons, Limited, of Armitage Bridge Mills, South Crosland, for goods to be transported via Berry Brow Station.

Cliffe & Co. Ltd.
Invoice from engineers Cliffe & Co. Ltd. of Longroyd Bridge to the Netherton Spinning Co. Ltd. of Cocking Steps Mills.

Cliffe & Co. Ltd.
Invoice from engineers Cliffe & Co. Ltd. of Longroyd Bridge to the Messrs. Walter Walker & Sons Ltd. of Ossett.

B.H. Moxon & Sons Ltd of Kirkburton.
Correspondence from fancy worsted manufacturers B.H. Moxon & Sons Ltd of Springfield Mills, Kirkburton to Messrs. Thomas Littlewood & Son of Honley.

I. Foulds & Son of Keighley.
Correspondence from I. Foulds & Son of Keighley to Messrs. C. Greenwood & Co. of Commercial Mills, Huddersfield.

Fisher & Co Ltd. of Huddersfield.
Statement from Fisher & Co Ltd. of Huddersfield.

Ralph Cuthbert of Westgate, Huddersfield.
Invoice from chemists Ralph Cuthbert of Westgate, Huddersfield, to Messrs. Littlewood of Gynn Lane, Honley.

Harry Taylor of Milnsbridge.
Invoice from joiner and builder Harry Taylor of 32 Scar Lane, Milnsbridge, to chemists Messrs. Stephens of Market Street, Milnsbridge.

Thornton & Ross Ltd. of Linthwaite.
Invoice from manufacturing chemists Thornton & Ross Ltd. of Linthwaite to chemists Messrs. Stephens of Market Place, Milnsbridge.

N. Bray & Co. of Huddersfield.
Invoice from fancy worsted manufacturer N. Bray & Co. of Crown Works, Princess Street, Huddersfield.

G.R. Pickard & Son of Wakefield Road, Huddersfield.
Order note from G.R. Pickard & Son, wine and spirit merchants and bottlers of 87 & 89 Wakefield Road, Huddersfield.