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The following is just a flavour of the events which took place and we hope to add more soon!

The following events took place in 1764...


  • James Semple and John Steel, both linen drapers of Huddersfield, are declared bankrupt.


  • Walter Haigh, oilman of Honley, declared bankrupt.
  • Death of cloth merchant John Whitacre (aged 47) at Long Wood House, near Huddersfield.

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