Category:Secondary victims of the Holmfirth Flood of 1852

This page is part of the Holmfirth Flood Project which aims to make content available to researchers in advance of the 175th anniversary of the 1852 Flood which will be commemorated in 2027.

The following are individuals whose deaths can be (or were at the time) linked to the Holmfirth Flood of 1852 but who were not killed by the flood itself.

At least three deaths occurred from typhus fever between March and June 1852, with outbreaks focused on the Burnlee and Hinchliffe Mill areas.

Not included in the list below are:

  • Thomas Newsome (aged 38) — a reporter for the Halifax Guardian who had been covering the inquest in Holmfirth and died after attempting to jump from a moving train at Huddersfield Railway Station

Pages in category ‘Secondary victims of the Holmfirth Flood of 1852’

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.