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North and South Union Railway.jpg
Prospectus for the West Yorkshire North & South Union Railway (1871), which was one of several unsuccessful attempts to improve rail access between Huddersfield and Halifax.

Opening of the Mytholm Viaduct near Holmfirth (1867).jpg
Public notice of the reopening of the Holmfirth Branch Line, which had been partially closed following the collapse of Mytholmbridge Viaduct in December 1865.

The Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Railway Station at Huddersfield (1846).jpg
Letter relating to the laying of the foundation stone of Huddersfield Railway Station on 9 October 1846 by the Right Hon. Earl Fitzwilliam, sent by Thomas Heaton, Secretary of the Lodge of Harmony No. 342.

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Hand-coloured postcard of Lockwood Viaduct, with Meltham Branch Line in the foreground.

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Hand-coloured postcard of Greenhead Park, with the houses on Park Drive in the background.

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"What they say about Huddersfield and what it's really like!"

Huddersfield Cemetery - Huddersfield Chronicle 1 Jan 1853.jpg
Three illustrations of the proposed Edgerton Cemetery from the Huddersfield Chronicle newspaper: Bird's Eye View (01/Jan/1853) View of Chapels (18/Dec/1852) Plan of Chapels (18/Dec/1852)

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Photograph of the footbridge at Meltham Mills Halt (also known as Spinks Mire Halt) on the former Meltham Branch Line. The photo was taken at some point after the track bed had been dismantled in 1966. Although the bridge no longer exists, the…

Meltham Station.jpg
Photograph of Meltham Station, believed to date from the early 1900s.

Last Passenger Train from Meltham Station.jpg
Photograph of the last regular passenger service on the Meltham Branch Line. 90-year old Francis W. Creaser, who had travelled on the very first train from Meltham in 1969, is seen shaking the hand of the driver, Tom McCurley, of Low Moor, Bradford.…

Charles Brook (1814-1872).jpg
Lithograph portrait of Charles Brook (1814-1872) by J.B. Day.

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Photograph of the Rev. Joseph Hughes, author of The History of the Township of Meltham, Near Huddersfield (1866).

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Undated photograph by J.M. Bray of 10 Cloth Hall Chambers, Huddersfield.

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Undated hand-coloured postcard of Dry Clough House. The viewpoint is from the west of the property.

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Photograph by J.M. Bray of 10 Cloth Hall Chambers, Huddersfield.

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Illustration of Christ Church, Woodhouse, from the front of a church newsletter.

Gerald Vyvian Williamson (1903-1940).jpg
Photograph of Gerald Vyvian Williamson (1903-1940) from the Yorkshire Post (27/Feb/1940). He died when the RN Fairey Swordfish is was piloting crashed near Black Hill on 25 January 1940.

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Undated studio portrait by Windsor Studios, 24 John William Street, Huddersxfield.

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Portrait of George William Tomlinson from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1898) Volume XIV.

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Portrait of William Turnbull, first president of the Huddersfield Archaeological & Topographical Association, from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1915) Volume XXIII.

Sir Thomas Brooke (1830-1908).jpg
Portrait of Sir Thomas Brooke from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1915) Volume XXIII.

Henry James Morehouse (1806-1890).jpg
Portrait of Henry James Morehouse from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1915) Volume XXIII.

George William Tomlinson (1837-1897).jpg
Portrait of George William Tomlinson from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1915) Volume XXIII.

Fairless Barber (c.1835-1991).jpg
Portrait of Fairless Barber from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (1915) Volume XXIII.

Old Boat House and FIsh Pond, Milnsbridge.jpg
The fish pond was part of the Pleasure Grounds laid out to the east of Milnsbridge House. The pond had been filled in and built over by the late 1920s.

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Undated photograph taken from Church Lane, South Crosland, looking across to Hill Top, Netherton Bank and Spring Wood.

Mothers Union, All Saints, Paddock.jpg
Undated photograph of the Mothers' Union banner in All Saints Church< Paddock.

Deadwaters, Huddersfield.jpg
Undated photograph of the area along St. Thomas's Road that was known as Deadwaters, as it was a floodplain. The fertile soil was used for allotments.

Brockholes Bowling Green.jpg
Photograph of the first game played on the bowling green at Brockholes on 20 June 1914.

Plaques in Trinity (Horace Waite).jpg
Photograph of the First World War memorial plaque to Rifleman Horace Waite who was killed at the Battle of the Somme.

High St Chapel plaque.jpg
Photograph of the First World War memorial from the former Honley High Street Wesleyan Chapel. It is now situated in Trinity Church, Honley.

Karrier Motors Ltd Roll of Honour 1914-1919.jpg
Photograph of the First World War memorial which lists employees of the Karrier Motors Ltd company.

Bilberry Mill.jpg
The viewpoint is looking westwards, with the slope of Bilberry Reservoir embankment in the background to the right of the mill.

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Photograph or Marie Habron, a dancer who took park in local competitions in the 1930s before opening her own dance studio in Huddersfield. She was the dance mistress for Huddersfield & District Amateur Light Opera Society.

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Hand coloured photo postcard of the fire at Swan Bank Mill on the night of Friday 24 October 1924.