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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 servant Florrie Brown of Bent House, Meltham.
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Undated postcard written by Florrie Brown, who worked as a servant at Bent House, Meltham.
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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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Undated First World War postcard.
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"Town & Trade" glee composed by Joseph Yarwood of Manchester and published by George Horsfall of Lion Arcade, Huddersfield.
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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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Page scans of Owen Balmforth's short text Educational Funds: Their Necessity and Importance (1901).
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Town plan of Huddersfield from 1778.
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Photograph postcard captioned "18 Cambridge Road, Huddersfield" on the reverse in pencil. A unknown woman and girl (presumably mother and daughter) are stood in the doorway. At some point, the postcard was torn down the middle and then repaired with…
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1894 Ordnance Survey map showing the short-lived Harden Moss Racecourse, situated above Meltham and Holmfirth on the Greenfield Road. Solicitor Frederick Robert Jones (1814-1896) had hoped to build a racecourse next to his "model farm" at Harden Moss…
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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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"Special Certificate for Good Attendance" card for Frederick Rice (1918-1998), issued in 1927 by the Moldgreen Council School and stamped by the head teacher, John Francis Gent (1870-1943). Frederick — named after his paternal grandfather — was born…
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"Special Certificate for Good Attendance" card for Frederick Rice (1918-1998), issued in 1928 by the Moldgreen Council School and stamped by the head teacher, John Francis Gent (1870-1943). Frederick — named after his paternal grandfather — was born…
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Undated booklet (possibly published circa 1895) containing an illustrated description of Huddersfield along with details of Lockwood Brewery.
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Once of a series of hand-drawn postcards by Smith Carter (c.1864-1933) of Netherton.
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An unusual postcard containing contemporary references to Honley, believed to date from the early 1900s.The Star of the Day was a beerhouse on Oldfield Road. Waffen Fuffen bands (also known as Tommy Talker bands) were a group of local men often…
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An unusual hard-drawn postcard containing a number of references (some cryptic) to Meltham, likely produced in the early 1900s."The Cat Where is the Kitten" is likely a reference to the Cat Inn beerhouse. The Kitten was either a smaller adjoining…
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Photo postcard of one of the reservoirs in the Wessenden Valley above Marsden. Sent from Elsie Dyson to Miss Beatrice Mosley, Balholmen, 79 Longley Road, Huddersfield.
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Advertisement for jewelers A.E. Shackleton of Kirkgate Buildings, Huddersfield, from Armchair Cricket: A Summary of Huddersfield Cricket (1937).
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1926 advertisement for painter and decorator A.G. Oldfield of Trinity Street, Huddersfield.
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Advertisement for the Advertiser Press Limited, from Armchair Cricket: A Summary of Huddersfield Cricket (1937).
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1926 advertisement for confectioner Albert Atkinson of 11 Cross Church Street, Huddersfield.
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1950s advertisement for mungo and shoddy manufacturers Alfred Sykes & Co. of Viaduct Street, Huddersfield.
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Undated photograph of the interior of All Hallows, Almondbury.
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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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1950s advertisement for Allen Priest & Sons Limited of Bath Mills, Lockwood.
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Undated photograph of All Hallows, Almondbury.
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Undated postcard of All Hallows, Almondbury.
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Engraving by copper plate engraver Thomas Kendal (1849-1915) of Huddersfield from The History of Huddersfield and its Vicinity (1898) by D.F.E. Sykes.
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Photograph of the War Memorial in Almondbury.
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Photograph of Andrew Sanderson Roberts (1860-1926), a licenced hawker of Kirkheaton.
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Programme for the 79th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 80th Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing". The programme contains adverts for: Gee's Garage, Outlane Shaw Bros. Twin Lace (women's clothing) Fred Rhodes (butcher) Townend's (grocers) T.…
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Programme for the 82nd Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 84th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 85th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 86th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 87th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 89th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 95th Longwood Musical Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Front cover from the programme for the 99th Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Programme for the 100th Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Front cover and back cover of the programme for the 101st Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing".
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Front cover, advertisements and financial statement from the programme for the 102nd Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing". The advertisements are for: Barnes (furnishers & upholsterers) Metro Hanson (coach…
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Front cover, advertisements and financial statement from the programme for the 103rd Annual Longwood Music Festival, more commonly known as the "Longwood Sing". The advertisements are for: Barnes (furnishers and upholsterers) Metro Hanson (coach…
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Damaged 1908 apportionment notice for street repairs sent to James Rushworth of 12 Yews Hill Road, Lockwood. The total paid was £2 11s 1d on 21 July 1908.
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Photograph of Armitage Bridge House, circa 1905.
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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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Photograph of 16-year-old suffragette Dora Thewlis (born in Meltham Mills) being arrested in London in March 1907, published in the Daily Mirror.
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Signed but undated photo postcard of singer and performer Arthur Turton (1906-1984) of Birkby.
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Signed but undated photo postcard of singer and performer Arthur Turton (1906-1984) of Birkby.
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1950s advertisement for Aspinall & Heron Limited of Woodhouse Mills, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
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Engraving of the assassination of William Horsfall on 28 April 1812 by ''Phiz''.
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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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1955 advert for coach hire firm Baddeley Bros. Ltd. of Northumberland Street, Huddersfield.
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Stereoscope card showing a view of the Band of Hope Fountain in Greenhead Park.
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Photograph from "Huddersfield and District Band of Hope Union: Jubilee Memorial 1870-1920".
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Undated photograph of Bank Chambers, on the corner of Westgate and Market Street.
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Undated photograph of the Bar House on Varley Road. The road leading to the bottom-right (Bottoms Lane) ran down to the former Bottoms Brewery.
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Undated postcard of All Saints, Batley.
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Postcard of Bay Hall, Huddersfield
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Undated postcard showing the arches under Beaumont Park Road.
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Hand tinted colour postcard of the upper lake in Beaumont Park.
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Postcard from the early 1900s of the Castle Refreshment Rooms in Beaumont Park.
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