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Ellen Highley (1848-1929) née Dennison.jpg
Undated photograph of Sam Highley (1845-1927) and his wife Ellen (1848-1929) née Dennison. Ellen was an early member of the Huddersfield branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).

Edith Ann Key (1872-1937) née Proctor.jpg
Undated photograph of Edith Ann Key (1872-1937) née Proctor, first secretary of the Huddersfield branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).

Tolson Half Sheep - Daily Mirror 10 December 1925.png
Newspaper photograph the new "half sheep" exhibit at the Tolson Memorial Museum, from the Daily Mirror.

Standard Fireworks - Daily Mirror 24 October 1956.png
Advertisement for Standard Fireworks from the Daily Mirror newspaper.

Catherine Augusta Yeats-Milne (1857-1905) née Hutchison.png
Newspaper illustration of Catherine Augusta Yeats-Milne (1857-1905) née Hutchison -- captioned as Catherine Yates Milne -- who one one of the two people who died following a railway accident at Huddersfield Railway Station on 21 April 1905.

Constance Alice Buckingham (1901-1986) nee Mills.jpg
Undated portrait of Constance Alice Buckingham (née Mills), baker and confectioner of 122 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield.

Born 24 March 1901 at Romsey, Hampshire, she married baker Fred Godfrey Buckingham (1893-1970) circa 1919 and the couple moved…

DFE Sykes.jpg
Undated portrait of Daniel Frederick Edward Sykes (1856-1920).

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.

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

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

"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)

Spinks Mire footbridge.jpg
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.

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

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

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

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

Christ Church, Woodhouse.jpg
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.

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