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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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Undated photograph of Mary Ann Netherwood (1860-1940), daughter of brewer Law Netherwood and his wife Sarah.

Mary Ann was born on 11 January 1860, did not marry, and died on 17 June 1940.

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Undated photograph. The handwritten caption on the reverse appears to read "Mrs Woodcock, Leeds".

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Undated photograph of Annie Hilditch (1863-1942) née Broadbent, daughter of John Broadbent and his wife Elizabeth Ann. She married hosier and draper William Henry Hilditch (1857-1916) on 28 April 1886.

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Undated studio photograph. The handwritten caption on the reverse appears to read "Probably Aunt Talbot's mother".

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Undated studio portrait by E. Gregson of Halifax and Blackpool, probably of Mr. Tweed of Barkisland.

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Studio portrait of Elizabeth "Lil" Chapman (c.1865-1949), taken circa 1882 when she was aged 17.

Elizabeth was the daughter of draper Samuel Chapman (1829-?).

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

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Studio portrait of Mrs. Ainley of Lindley, by photographer John Edward Shaw. This photograph is presumably of her husband and was taken at the same time.

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According a handwritten note on the reverse, the photograph is of "Mr. Tweed".

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Studio portrait of Mr. Ainley of Lindley by photographer John Edward Shaw. This photograph is presumably of his wife and was taken at the same time.

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Studio portrait by photographer John Edward Shaw of Mrs Eadie (or possibly Eddie), housekeeper to draper Samuel Chapham (1829-?).

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Studio portrait of Katherine "Kitty" Chapman (1873-?) by photographer John Edward Shaw. Kitty was the daughter of draper Samuel Chapman (1829-?) and his wife Priscilla (née Bramah).

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Undated photograph of the Newsome tramcar.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer Samuel Stansfield Priestley of Church Street & John William Street, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographers Pentney & Co. of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer John Edward Shaw of Burlington House.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer John Edward Shaw of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer G. Walter Hirst of Buxton House, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer William Colton Pearson of 24 Manchester Road, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer Collins of 24 John William Street, Huddersfield.

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Undated studio portrait by photographer Emil Vieler of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield.

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Three invoices (1957, 1961 & 1963) from the Colne Valley Advertiser to Messrs. Stephens (Chemists) Ltd. of Market Street, Milnsbridge.

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1925 invoice and receipt from printers, bookbinders and stationers Norman Ellis of Macaulay Printing Works, Huddersfield.

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Invoice to Mr. Dobdon's executors from joiners, builders and funeral directors Crowther & Wilkinson Ltd. of Marsh, Huddersfield.

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1920 letter from I. Foulds & Son of Parkside Tannery, Keighley, to Messrs. C. Greenwood & Co. of Commercial Mills, Huddersfield.

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Undated photograph by Dumont Studios of Huddersfield.A second photograph appears to be a later portrait of the same girls.

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Promotional leaflet for the 1990 exhibition "Noel Spencer: Huddersfield in the 1940s".

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Reverse of a CDV by Meltham photographer John Powell (1857-1928), who moved to America in 1892. "Parking Lane" is presumably an error for "Parkin Lane".

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Undated photo postcard showing a view of Huddersfield from Castle Hill.

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Photograph showing the aftermath of the collapse of an arch of Penistone Viaduct on 3 February 1916.

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Studio portrait by photographer John Thomas Pentney of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer Henry Krüger & Sons of Queen Street and Lion Arcade, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer John Vincent Hatch of 25 Buxton Road, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by Samuel Stansfield Priestley of 28 Ramsden Street, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer F.A. Wilkinson of Byram Arcade, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer Wilkinsons of Claremont Hall, New House, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer W. Townend of South View, Shelley.

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Studio portrait by photographer W. Townend of South View, Shelley.

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Studio portrait by photographer William Colton Pearson of 24 Manchester Road, Huddersfield.

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Studio portrait by photographer W. Townend of South View, Shelley.

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Studio portrait by photographer W. Townend of South View, Shelley.

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Studio portrait by photographer John Thomas Pentney of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield.
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