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 1787...


  • Heavy rains cause damage in neighbourhood of Huddersfield. Most of the bridges in Saddleworth and Holmfirth are washed away, along with river weirs.
  • Matthew Wilkinson, threadmaker of Lindley, declared bankrupt.

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This page was last modified on 25 October 2016 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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