Photographers and Photographic Studios

The following is a list of early local photographers and their studios arranged by surname, collated from carte-de-visites, portraits, etc.

Where known, the decades in which they were working as photographers in Huddersfield are shown in square brackets.

  • Balmoral Studios, Cloth Hall Street, Huddersfield [1920s]
  • H. Bamforth of Bryam Arcade, Huddersfield (& Holmfirth) [1890s-1900s]
  • J.W. Boyes of King Street, Huddersfield, and Lockwood Road
  • Bray & Son of Holmfirth
  • J.M. Bray of Cloth Hall Chambers, Huddersfield
  • F. Burbidge & Co. of Huddersfield[1]
  • R. Cambidge of St. Peter's Street & 64 King Street, Huddersfield [1860s-80s]
  • Collins of 24 John William Street, Huddersfield
  • J. Crompton & Son of Huddersfield [1870s]
  • Percy Crosland of Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth [1910s]
  • Dawson of 20 John William Street, Huddersfield
  • Thomas Dent of Burlington House, Huddersfield
  • Frank Dore of 3 Bath Terrace, Lockwood [1870s]
  • Wm. Duffus of 23 Ramsden Street & 26 Queen Street, Huddersfield [1880s]
  • J. Duffus of 26 Queen Street, Huddersfield [1880s] — Williams's younger brother
  • Dumont Studio of Huddersfield
  • J. Dyson of Whiteley Bottom, Milnsbridge
  • Eddison Ltd. of Leeds, Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Barnsley & Dewsbury
  • Knight and Jackson of 20 John William Street, Huddersfield [1870s?-1890s?]
  • H. Kruger of Northumberland Street, Victoria Studio (26 Queen Street), and Gladstone Buildings (King Street), Huddersfield [1880s-1910s]
  • J.B. Law & Co. of Leeds and 24 Ramsden Street, Huddersfield
  • Leslie of Lion Arcade, Huddersfield
  • Longley & Co. of Huddersfield
  • Henry Lord of St. Peter's Street, Huddersfield [1860-1880s]
  • Mansfield Ltd. of 16 Cloth Hall Street, Huddersfield
  • J. Middleton of King Street, Huddersfield [1870s] — same address as Emil Vieler
  • B. Milner of Huddersfield
  • Montgomery of 19 Exchange Buildings, Market Street, Huddersfield
  • W.C. Pearson of 24 Manchester Road, Huddersfield [1890s-1900s]
  • Pentney of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield [1890s-1930s?]
  • Pitchforth of 44 Great Northern Street, Huddersfield
  • S.S. Priestley of 28 Ramsden Street, Church Street, and 56 New Street, Huddersfield [1870s-1880s]
  • Relph & Co. of 57 New Street, Huddersfield
  • O.S. Richards of Honley
  • W.E. Rimmer of 41 Bridge Street, Slaithwaite
  • Sellman & Co. of Huddersfield [1890s-1910s]
  • Jno. E. Shaw of 26 Manchester Road, Huddersfield [1870s-1910s]
  • Jno. E. Shaw & Son of 6 South Parade, Huddersfield, and Burlington House, Huddersfield [1870s-1910s]
  • Smith & Ashman of 20 John William Street, Huddersfield [late 1880s]
  • Reginald Spurr of Ramsden Street, Huddersfield [late 1860-1880s]
  • Stapleton & Sons of 24 John William Street, Huddersfield [1910s]
  • J.A. Stephenson of 16 Cloth Hall Street, Huddersfield
  • J.A. Sykes of Albert Studio, Lindley [1880s]
  • Taylor's Studios of 16 Cloth Hall Street, Huddersfield
  • Emil Vieler of King Street, Huddersfield [1870s-1890s] — same address as J. Middleton
  • Verona of Market Place Chambers, Huddersfield
  • A. Watson of Huddersfield
  • Wilkinson of the Steam Finishing Works, Claremont Hall, New House, Huddersfield [?-1890]
  • F.A. Wilkinson of Byram Arcade, Huddersfield[2]
  • Windsor Studios of 24 John William Street, Huddersfield
  • B. Wolfenden of Bradford Road, Huddersfield [1880s]

Trade Directories

White's Trade Directory (1870)

Bennett's Business Directory (1910)

Notes and References

  1. Possibly Frank Lockwood Burbidge (1884-1949) of York, born 28 December 1884.
  2. Likely travelling photographer Francis A. Wilkinson (c.1863-?) of Nelson, Lancashire. His brother Solander Wilkinson (c.1867-?) of Morley, Leeds, was also a photographer.

Photographers and Photographic Studios

This page was last modified on 12 August 2017 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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