The Holmfirth Disaster: an account of the great flood of 1852 (1952)
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 Holmfirth Disaster: an account of the great flood of 1852" was a factual programme broadcast on the BBC Home Service North on Sunday 3 February 1952 between 10:30pm and 10:52pm.
According to newspaper articles, it was researched by Manchester schoolteacher William Heppell Mason (1903-1975) with assistance from Winston Wood (Holmfirth solicitor), Cyril Armitage (editor of The Holmfirth Express), Sydney George Dilnot (Clerk to the Holmfirth Council) and Horace Goulden (Huddersfield librarian).
Notes and References
- ↑ https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/29e9012ec79cef94723d24fb9f0e102b
- ↑ "New Story of Holmfirth Flood Disaster of 1852" in Huddersfield Daily Examiner (01/Feb/1952).