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Photo postcard of the rediscovery in 1906 of the "wells" under the Market Place. The stamped caption reads: "Ancient Wells, which formerly supplied Huddersfield with Water. Just found under the Market Cross."

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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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An unusual photo postcard from the early 1900s which appears to show a painted backdrop of the 1852 Holmfirth Flood with physical objects representing debris in the foreground. It was possibly published to mark the 50th anniversary of the flood.

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Photo postcard of Hanson Lane, Lockwood. The large building near the centre of the photograph is the now-demolished Lockwood Mills.

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A curious postcard from the early 1900s which has had the road airbrushed out and various elements from the Market Place (including the Jubilee Fountain and a postbox) overlaid onto the right-hand side of the photograph.

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Photo postcard of the lower entrance to Beaumont Park, taken from the Meltham Branch Line.

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Photograph of the "Crowning of the May Queen" at the 1908 Woodsome Village Pageant at Woodsome Hall on 5 September.

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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 by photographer Walter Ernest Turton of 59 Blacker Road, Birkby, Huddersfield.

The name on the reverse is "Blanche Turner". This is likely Blanche Josephine Turner (1902-?) who married Ernest Johnson in 1923.

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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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Officially known as "The Rocky Stream" and commissioned by temperance organisation Huddersfield & District Band of Hope Union, the fountain was sculpted by Samuel Auty of Lindley and unveiled on 25 July 1885.Unfortunately the figure (usually…

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Photo postcard of the Ramsden Building, which is now part of the University of Huddersfield campus. The Milton Congregation Church is in the background.

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Hand-coloured postcard of the lower entrance of Beaumont Park.

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Photo postcard written by a patient at the Convalescent Home in Meltham.

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Photo postcard written by a patient at the Convalescent Home in Meltham.

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Multiview postcard of locations in Hightown, Liversedge: Hartshead Church, Wesleyan Chapel, Barnabas Church, Bronte House, and Hightown Board School.

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Multiview postcard of locations in the Spen Valley, including Liversedge, Heckmondwike and Cleckheaton.

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Undated Christmas photo postcard by Relph & Co. of 57 New Street, Huddersfield.

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Undated and uncaptioned photo postcard of school children taken by Krüger & Sons Ltd. of Huddersfield.A second photo of a different group of children was likely taken the same day.

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Undated and uncaptioned photo postcard of school children taken by Krüger & Sons Ltd. of Huddersfield.A second photo of a different group of children was likely taken the same day.

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Hand-coloured postcard of the Castle Refreshment Rooms in Beaumont Park.

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Photo postcard showing the Meltham Branch Line and Meltham Junction siding passing by the lower entrance of Beaumont Park.

Photographer Fred Hardcastle's Beaumont Street Studio can be seen in the lower right on the opposite side of Meltham Road to…
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