Shelley Mechanics' Institute
Shelley Mechanics' Institute was established circa 1847.
The institute was still in existence in May 1894 although by then it was no longer providing evening classes — instead it organised guest speaker lectures and maintained a library for its members.
Notes and References
- A newspaper report of the institute's annual soirée stated 1848, but the West Yorkshire Archive Service's records are for 1847 to 1896.
- "Shelley Mechanics' Institution Annual Soirée" in Huddersfield Chronicle (02/Jan/1858).
- Huddersfield Chronicle (04/Jan/1868).
- "Shelley" in Huddersfield Chronicle (05/May/1894).
- "Shelley Mechanics' Institute" in Huddersfield Daily Examiner (03/Jan/1891).