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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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Although dated 17 October 1913, the only newspaper reference located during research was to an accident which occurred on 28 October when a goods train laden with coal from the Hillhouse Sidings (en route to Clayton West) accidentally decoupled near…

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An unusual photo postcard sent in January 1911 to Berry Brow jeweller Levi Windle, who was recovering in a nursing home following an operation. Windle died a few months later, aged 35.

The device in the photograph was seemingly owned by Windle, as…

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A school photograph taken by Clarence Dowling of Dunford Road, Holmfirth and is dated 1919 on the reverse. The school is believed to be in the South Crosland or Lockwood area. The name "Mrs Keys / 9 Summer St" is written on the reverse, which was an…

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Photo postcard of the northern steps leading up from the lower entrance of Beaumont Park.

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Photo postcard of nursing staff at the Royds Hall War Hospital, published by M.A. Armitage, Lower Studio, Longwood, Huddersfield.

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1910 letterhead for T. Brook & Co. of Chapel Hill, Huddersfield.

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The magazine contains advertisements for the following firms:J. & J. Bottomley (painters, decorators, plasterers, etc) of Lower Clough Lee Mills, Marsden E. Goodyear (tobacconist & confectioner) of Victoria Terrace, Manchester Road,…

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Photo postcard of the aftermath of the a steam wagon crash near the Dog & Partridge Inn (A628) which occurred on the evening of 4 July 1916 and killed all three occupants of the wagon.

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Hand-coloured postcard of Triangle, between Sowerby Bridge and Ripponden.

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1917 advertisement for Jarmain & Son Limited of the Minerva Works, Kirkheaton.

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Letterhead of the Longwood Engineering Co. Ltd. of Parkwood Foundry, Longwood.

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Undated hand-coloured postcard, appearing to show moorland heather being burned in the Wessenden Valley.

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Hand-coloured postcard showing Lockwood Viaduct with Meltham Junction in the foreground. The line going to the right is the Meltham Branch Line.

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Photo postcard of the aftermath of the a steam wagon crash near the Dog & Partridge Inn (A628) which occurred on the evening of 4 July 1916 and killed all three occupants of the wagon.

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Photo postcard of the aftermath of the a steam wagon crash near the Dog & Partridge Inn (A628) which occurred on the evening of 4 July 1916 and killed all three occupants of the wagon.

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Hand-coloured postcard of Storthes Hall Lane. The colouring of the distant houses is likely a case of artistic licence.

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Photo postcard of Cliffe Lane, Farnley Tyas, with Castle Hill in the far distance.

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Undated photograph, presumably from the during the First World War, captioned "Shaw Son and Greenhalgh, Albert Works, Huddersfield". It is uncertain if the photograph was taken at Albert Works or if the soldiers were employees of the company.

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Order from Josiah France Ltd. to Messrs. Gledhill & Roberts Ltd., both of Honley.

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Postcard sent to Miss Florrie Brown, who lived and worked in Meltham and Honley.

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Postcard sent to Florrie Brown, who previously worked as a servant in Meltham and would later return to live in the Honley area.

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Hand-coloured postcard sent to Florrie Brown of Preston New Road, Blackburn.

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Hand-coloured postcard sent from Harry Knight to his future wife Florrie Brown of Moll View, Netherton.

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Postcard sent to Private Harry Knight (future husband of Florrie Brown) from Fred Knight of Taylor Hill Road, Lockwood.

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Multiview colour postcard of Morecambe, sent to Florrie Brown of Newtown Laundry, Honley.

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Humourous postcard sent from Bella to Miss Florrie Brown of Bent House, Meltham. As a teenager, Florrie (daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Brown of Darton) worked as a domestic servant at Bent House (Meltham) before marrying Lance Corporal Harry Reuben…

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Postcard sent to Florrie Knight (née Brown) of Moll View, Netherton, from her husband Harry before his death. As a teenager, Florrie (daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Brown of Darton) worked as a domestic servant at Bent House (Meltham) before…

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Postcard sent to Miss Florrie Brown of Moll View, Netherton, near Huddersfield. The design, by schoolteacher Vincent W. Sternberg ("V.W.S.") of Leeds, was typical of First World War postcards. As a teenager, Florrie (daughter of Henry and Elizabeth…

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Hand-coloured postcard of Huddersfield Railway Station, sent from Lizzie to Miss Mabel Bowman of 20 Rock Cottage, Lydgate Road, Northowram, near Halifax.

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Decorated tram for the coronation of King George V. The caption reads "Huddersfield's 25,000 Candle-Power Illuminated Coronation Car, June 22nd 1911".

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

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Invoice from stovers and finishers Littlewoods Ltd. of Grove Mills, Honley, to Thomas Broadbent & Sons Ltd.

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A West Yorkshire Freemason's "In Memoriam" booklet published in April 1910, containing obituaries for: Thomas Hill (1825-1891) of Bradford Fountain Read (1843-1909) of Leeds Walter Wright (1853-1909) of Halifax Benjamin Oates (1836-1910) of Dewsbury

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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.…

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Invoice from chemists Ralph Cuthbert of Westgate, Huddersfield, to Messrs. Littlewood of Gynn Lane, Honley.

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Correspondence from fancy worsted manufacturers B.H. Moxon & Sons Ltd of Springfield Mills, Kirkburton to Messrs. Thomas Littlewood & Son of Honley.

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Delivery note from John Brooke & Sons, Limited, of Armitage Bridge Mills, South Crosland, for goods to be transported via Berry Brow Station.

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Order note from fancy worsted manufacturers Kate & Stewart of Broadfield Mills, Lockwood, Huddersfield, to Gledhill & Roberts Ltd. of Honley.

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Order note from Taylor and Littlewood Ltd. of Newsome Mills, Huddersfield, to Gledhill & Roberts Ltd. of Honley.

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Correspondence from Smith & Calverley of Plover Mills, Lindley, to Messrs. Gledhill & Roberts of Honley.

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Order note from Tempest & Walker of Bradford to Littlewood Ltd. of Honley.

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Programme for the church's 107th anniversary service on Whit Monday, 15 May 1910.

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Invoice for ironmongers Sykes & Cartwright of 29 Cross Church Street, Huddersfield.

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Invoice for ironmongers Sykes & Cartwright of 29 Cross Church Street, Huddersfield.

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Invoice for colliery agents Joseph Sykes & Son of Slaithwaite.

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Invoice for chemical manufacturers Godfrey Woodhead & Son of Slaithwaite.

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Invoice for paint and wallpaper merchants Allen Jackson & Co. of 8 Church Street, Public Library Buildings, Huddersfield.

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Engraving of Bridge Dye Works, Honley, taken from a letterhead for James Beaumont & Sons.

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Letterhead of timber merchants Jarratt, Pyrah & Armitage of Dock Yard Sawing & Planing Mills, Huddersfield.

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Photograph of Northgate, Almondbury. The young girl is stood outside the Post Office. The newspaper headline about the arrest of Harry Thaw dates the photograph to 1913.

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1919 map of Huddersfield published by Alfred Jubb & Son. A detailed PDF version and a high-res PNG image can be downloaded from Huddersfield Exposed.

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Postcard showing the Holmfirth Technical Institute on Huddersfield Road.

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Photograph of the statue of King Edward VII outside Huddersfield Infirmary.

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Photograph of Dora Thewlis published in the Leeds Mercury (27/Mar/1907).

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1913 Christmas card sent by E. J. Siddon and Eli Whitwam to the Pyrah family.

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Photograph of Birks Mill Lane, Almondbury, from circa 1910.

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Hand-tinted postcard of the Technical School building, more commonly known as the Ramsden Building, which was built in the early 1880s (designed by architect Edward Hughes). Situated beyond the Technical School is the Milton Congregational Church.

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Photo postcard of the Mayor and Mayoress of Huddersfield being presented to King George V and his wife on 11 July 1912.

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Advertisement for Bent Ley Mill, Meltham, from Worrall’s Yorkshire Textile Directory of 1917.

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Front cover of Holy Trinity, Huddersfield: Three Lectures on the History of the Church and Parish, 1819-1904 (1913) by Rev. A.S. Weatherhead. The book can be read online for free.

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Postcard of the Holmfirth Technical Institute, situated on Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth. The building is now an adult education centre.

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Postcard showing the bandstand in the grounds near Slaithwaite Spa Baths. The bandstand had been demolished by the late 1960s.
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