Description of the shoddy and mungo industry of West Yorkshire.
My interest in researching our family history began with the stories I remembered my grandmother telling me about about my great-grandmother Ellen Wilson Hemingway, who was known as Ellen, daughter of John Wilson. “She was a mannequin – she was disowned by her family – her family were wealthy mill owners – her mother had a servant and she was driven about in a carriage”.
Account of one man’s war – how a soldier in a Bantam Battalion found himself at Passchendael.
The origins of the Hemingway family in Southowram and a connection with the writing of Emily Bronte.
Harold Archer’s own account of his service in the Royal Army Service Corps in WW2, from training to the Normandy landings, the push through France, Belgum and Germany including Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp.