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  • Tags: Holmfirth Flood of 1852

Flood Memorial, Holmfirth.jpg
Undated photograph of "Th'owd Genn" in Holmfirth, which was originally erected to commemorate the Peace of Amiens of 1802. A marker was later added to show the height of the 1852 flood water.
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Flood Oak, Holmbridge, Holmfirth (postcard circa 1920).jpg
Undated photo postcard of the Flood Oak, Digley. It was reportedly one of the few trees in the immediate area to survive the devastating flood of February 1852. In later years it was claimed that a man survived the flood by climbing the tree, but…
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Flood Oak, Digley.jpg
Undated photograph of the Flood Oak, Digley. It was reportedly one of the few trees in the immediate area to survive the devastating flood of February 1852. In later years it was claimed that a man survived the flood by climbing the tree, but this is…
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