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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 1781...


  • Edward Mundell, linen draper of Huddersfield, declared bankrupt.


  • Thomas Chadwick (aged about 15) is killed crossing Londroyd Bridge. He was pitched from his horse and “fractured his skull in so terrible a manner” against the bridge’s wall.
  • William Willson, cloth dresser of Huddersfield, declared bankrupt.

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