Welcome to Huddersfield Exposed!

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Welcome to Huddersfield Exposed, a collection of articles and pages about the history of Huddersfield and the surrounding area.

The pages reflect the research interests of those who contribute to the site and are not meant to be an exhaustive history of the Huddersfield area... at least, not yet!

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Heritage Open Days 2019

Heritage Open Days is England's biggest festival of history and culture. Every year, in September, thousands of sites across the country invite you in to explore local treasures of every age, style and function, and many special events are held. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences — and it's all FREE!

This year's Kirklees programme offers a record total of 68 events, including 30 new ones. The local brochure is now available on the Discover Huddersfield web site.


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We've launched an online shop where you can download high-resolution scans of historic items such as maps and photographs at reasonable prices. All income will be used to secure more content that can be added to the site.

What's New?

... or see the What's New? page for more recent additions to the site.


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Huddersfield & District Roll of Honour

Based on pioneering research by J. Margaret Stansfield into the lives of those who died in the First World War, the Huddersfield & District Roll of Honour is now available.

The entries are cross-referenced with local war memorials and by individual regiments.

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If you have conducted your own research and would like to help expand the entries, please get in touch.


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Aims of the Site

  1. The Huddersfield area is rich with history and the intention is for this site to explore some of the more obscure or unusual stories.
  2. To make available original content under a licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
  3. To make available out-of-copyright research materials, such as newspaper articles, books and Local Acts, and place those versions in the Public Domain.

Want to Contribute or Help Support this Web Site?

The site is maintained by Dave Pattern. He also helped develop the Buildings of Huddersfield site.

If you'd like to edit and contribute new content to the site, you'll need to request an account.

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