Pioneers or Partisans? Governing Huddersfield 1820-1848 (2008) by David Griffiths

Pioneers or Partisans? Governing Huddersfield 1820-1848 was written by David Griffiths and published in 2008 by the Huddersfield Local History Society.

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Contents

  • Introduction: Turbulent Times
  • The Traditional Institutions
  • Civic Innovation? — The 1820 Commission
  • Lighting the Streets
  • 'Watching' and Policing
    • Traditional policing arrangements
    • Co-operation in the 1820s
    • Conflict and crisis in the mid-1830s
    • Integration reversed in 1845
    • Did it all work?
  • Cleansing, Street Management & Public Health
    • Whose streets?
    • Street cleaning
    • Refuse collection
    • Other 'nuisances'
    • The 1831/2 cholera epidemic
    • The Board of Surveyors from 1837
    • Drainage and sewerage
    • 1844 — looking to the future
    • 'Nuisance wars' of 1846/7
    • Public health in retrospect
  • The Key Players
    • 1820 to the mid-30s
    • The CLWC from 1836
    • Township leaders from 1835
    • Comparing the two groups
    • Two political cultures
  • Looking Back, Looking Forward
  • Appendix 1: The Commissioners For Lighting, Watching and Cleansing, 1820-48
  • Appendix 2: Principal Police Officers And Magistrates, 1819-48

Pioneers or Partisans? Governing Huddersfield 1820-1848 (2008) by David Griffiths

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