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Undated postcard of Town End, Shelley. The pub on the left was the Commercial Inn and now known as the Flying Ferret.

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Undated photograph of Huddersfield Road, with the mill at Bent Ley at the left. The mill complex at Meltham Mills is in the centre right.

Berry Brow.jpg
Undated photograph. The large building on the left was the Brown Cow Inn at 47 Chapel Street.

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Undated photograph of the chuchyard of Holy Trinity, South Crosland.

Slaithwaite Reservoir.jpg
Undated photograph of Hill Top Reservoir, Slaithwaite (also known as Slaithwaite Reservoir). The viewpoint is from Holme Lane.

Bridge Street, Berry Brow.jpg
Undated photograph. The original road was Lady House Lane (shown on the right climbing up towards Castle Hill). Newsome Road South (shown as the road junction and originally known as Coalpit Lane) was laid out in the 1880s. The chimney was part of…

Berry Brow.jpg
Undated photograph of Woodhead Road at Berry Brow. The viewpoint is from near the Golden Fleece pub (previously known as the Robin Hood) and shows tramcar number 28 en route from Honley to Sheepridge via Huddersfield.

Cinderella Home Honley.jpg
Undated photograph of the Cinderella Home for Poor Children at Honley.

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Detail from the 1890 O.S. Town Plan of the area once known as Mount or Ark Hill Mound, which is suspected to be the location of an early motte and bailey castle.

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Photograph of Robin Hood's Grave at Kirklees Hall, taken by photographer Jonathon Tattersall.

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Photograph of Robin Hood's Grave at Kirklees Hall, taken by photographer Jonathon Tattersall.

Robin Hoods Grave 2.jpg
Photograph of Robin Hood's Grave at Kirklees Hall, taken by photographer Jonathon Tattersall.

Robin Hoods Grave 1.jpg
Photograph of Robin Hood's Grave at Kirklees Hall, taken by photographer Jonathon Tattersall.

Upperthong (1920s).jpg
Undated photograph of Upperthong, possibly dating from the 1920s.

Olde English Faire, Woodsome Hall.jpg
The photograph is believed to date from the third Woodsome Village Pageant, held on on Saturday 5 September 1908. The woman is most likely Mabel Annie Wade (1883-1958) who was living at 103 Long Lane, Dalton, at the time of the 1901 Census.

Slaithwaite Road, Meltham.jpg
The viewpoint is looking up Slaithwaite Road from just above the junction with Mean Lane. The buildings in the photograph still exist today.

Scan Lane, Milnsbridge.jpg
The viewpoint is looking eastwards along Scar Lane to the junction with Crow Lane (formerly known as Viaduct Street).

Newmill.jpg
The mill in the foreground is Glendale Mills, which was previously known as Ing Nook Mill.

Swallow Park Fountain.jpg
Undated photograph of the fountain that was installed in Swallow Park (also known as Peel Park) in the 1880s.

Samuel Copley - Leeds Mercury 03 November 1919.jpg
Photograph of Samuel William Copley's birthplace at Berry Brow, from the Leeds Mercury (03/Nov/1919).

Hope Bank Pleasure Resort (c.1929).jpg
Section of the Yorkshire CCLX 11 sheet, published by the Ordnance Survey in 1932, showing the layout of the Hope Bank Pleasure Resort.

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The pencil handwriting on the reverse appears to read "Will Firth / Hudd / Friend" and the year 1885 is mentioned at the top.

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Photograph of Sam Dyson, cousin of Elizabeth Hannah Wilkinson.

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Portrait of "Mary A. Netherwood's sister".

Mary Ann Netherwood (1860-1840) had at least three sisters: Louisa (c.1856-?), Ellen Ann (1857-1897) and Emily (c.1867-?).

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Studio portrait of John Henry Wilkinson (1863-1937), son of Joel Wilkinson (c.1819-1876) of Lindley.

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Undated portrait of Minnie Chapman (1867-1936) née Hammond and her son Ronald, presumably taken in America. Minnie married Huddersfield draper Samuel Chapman (1861-1897?) on 18 September 1895 and their son Ronald (1896-1914?) was born the following…

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Studio portrait of Minnie Hammond (1867-1936) by photographer John Edward Shaw. Minnie married draper Samuel Chapman (1861-1897?) on 18 September 1895 and their son Ronald (1896-1914?) was born the following year. Samuel's drapery business (known as…

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Studio portrait by photographer John Edward Shaw.

The caption on the reverse of the photograph suggests that the woman is either Blanche Sykes of Marsh (possibly the Blanche Sykes born c.1895, daughter of mill manager Edwin Sykes) or Mrs. R.…

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Studio portrait by Davis & Sons of Halifax. On a note on the reverse suggests the man is Sam Dyson.

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The pencil writing on the reverse of the photograph is too faint to read, but possibly names the woman as Ellinor Augusta Sykes (born 28 Aug 1892), daughter of mill manager Edwin Sykes and sister of Blanche Sykes.

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Studio portrait by photographer E. Gregson of Halifax and Blackpool, of Mrs. Law Netherwood.

This is most likely Sarah Ann Berry (c.1833-1902) who married brewer Law Netherwood (c.1833-1886) on 28 February 1853.
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