Angles, Danes and Norse in the District of Huddersfield (1921) by W. G. Collingwood

Angles, Danes and Norse in the District of Huddersfield was the second in the series of Tolson Museum handbooks and was published in 1921, with a second edition printed in 1929. It was written by Liverpool academic W. G. Collingwood and edited by T. W. Woodhead.

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This book has been made freely available to commemorate the centenary of the Tolson Memorial Museum, which opened in May 1922.

Contents (1st edition)

  • Preface (page 3)
  • Chapter 1 : The Anglian Occupation of Yorkshire (page 7)
  • Chapter 2 : British Loidis and Elmet (page 9)
  • Chapter 3 : The Anglian and British Map of the Huddersfield District (page 12)
  • Chapter 4 : The Anglian Abbeys (page 16)
  • Chapter 5 : Anglian Monuments (page 18)
  • Chapter 6 : Dewsbury (page 23)
  • Chapter 7 : Thornhill (page 32)
  • Chapter 8 : Walton and Rastrick Cross-bases (page 36)
  • Chapter 9 : Kirkburton and Kirkheaton — the Danish Settlers (page 40)
  • Chapter 10 : High Hoyland and the Norse Settlers (page 45)
  • Chapter 11 : Domesday Book an the Norman Conquest (page 49)
  • Chapter 12 : Mirfield, Cawthrone, Penistone and Skelmanthorpe (page 53)
  • Summary (page 59)
  • Bibliography (page 61)

Copyright Status

The literary copyright is believed to have been held by the Tolson Memorial Museum for a period of 50 calendar years from the date of first publication.