Ephemera

Title

Ephemera

Subject

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)

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…

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…

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…

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.

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

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.)

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

James Beaumont & Sons of Honley.
Letterhead for James Beaumont & Sons of Bridge Dyeworks, Honley.

James Beaumont & Sons of Honley.
Letterhead for James Beaumont & Sons of Bridge Dyeworks, Honley.

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.
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.

Photographic Souvenir published by Holdsworth of Holmfirth.
Undated photographic album of an unnamed school by photographer George Holdsworth (1864-1940) of Dean Bridge near Holmfirth. The initials of the school are "B.C.S." and a date stone reads "1907". The photographs were likely taken circa 1913.…

Greenhead High School for Girls, Huddersfield.
Programme for Greenhead High School for Girls' Speech Day, 1948.

John Edward Shaw, F.R.P.S.
A faded and fragile business card for photographer John Edward Shaw of Burlington House, Greenhead Park, Huddersfield.

National Union of Public Employees.
A membership and payment card for the Huddersfield Branch of the National Union of Public Employees for the year 1965-66. The branch met at the Friendly & Trades Club on Northumberland Street.

Fred Marshall & Co. Ltd. of Huddersfield.
Invoices from wholesale woollen & trimming merchants Fred Marshall & Co. Ltd. of Lord Street, Huddersfield.

Huddersfield Old Boys' R.F.C. (Rugby Football Club) charity competition (1946).
4 page leaflet for a charity seven-a-side competition organised by Huddersfield Old Boys' R.F.C. (Rugby Football Club) at Waterloo. The leaflet includes advertisements for: Huddersfield Building Society H.G Heaton, radio engineer of Honley &…

Hornby Railway Company membership certificate.
Certificate of membership dated 8 May 1948 for George Rodney Beardsell, who was born in 1944 in the Huddersfield area.

Brook Motors Limited of Huddersfield.
Set of collectable cards by Brook Motors Ltd. of Huddersfield, believed to have been produced in 1961.

Brook Motors Ltd of Huddersfield.
Set of collectable cards by Brook Motors Ltd. of Huddersfield, believed to have been produced in 1967.

County Borough of Huddersfield Jubilee Certificate.
Certificate presented to school children in 1918 to commemorate the jubilee of the creation of Huddersfield Corporation.

Grove Mills, Longwood.
Letterhead of Grove Mills, Longwood, circa 1890, when William Shaw & Sons occupied the mills.

Whitwam and Pogson.
Logo of Whitwam and Pogson, botanic brewers of Linthwaite.

Palace Theatre, Huddersfield (1950)
Programme for the week commencing 31 July 1950 at the Palace Theatre, Huddersfield, featuring K.K. Productions' presentation of "C'est Si Bon".

Palace Theatre, Huddersfield.
Front cover of a programme for the Palace Theatre, Huddersfield.

Palace Theatre, Huddersfield (1950)
Programme for the week commencing 17 July 1950 at the Palace Theatre, Huddersfield.