For a full history of this family, please go to Hemingway of the Walterclough. John Hemyngwaye, parish of Halifax, will proved 8th February 1526 by Elen his widow, Richard and James, sons. “John Hemyngwaye, of the parishe of Halifax. To be beried with in the churche yerde of Sancte John…

A book to commemorate 150 years of photography and photographers in Oldham 1867-2017 Description of “A Victorian Society” “A Victorian Society” is a book about early photography and photographers, told against the backdrop of life in what was to become the most productive cotton spinning town in the world. In…

The advances in education opportunities over a century and how they affected one family.

The will of William Land is as follows: “In the name of god Amen. The first day of ffebraury in the yeare of our lord God one thousand six hundreth thirtie and nine. I William Land thelder of Horbury in the countie of York Yoem. being of many years of…

The last will and testament of Thomas Sheard of Ovenden in Halifax Parish in 1565 reads: “In the name of God, amen, the 12th September, 1565, I, Thomas Sheard of Ovenden, in the prsh of Halifax, within the co. of York, wolman, of whole myne and pfete remembrance but………………………and troubled…

WILL: Copy obtained from the Borthwick Institute, York University, Will reference: 1803 June – John Archer the Younger – Ossett Parish of Dewsbury John Archer the Younger – Ossett – Blacksmith. WILL: In the Name of God Amen this is the last Will and Testament of me John Archer of Ossett…

WILL: This is the transcript of the will proven in 1774: The Will of John Archer the Older of Ossett. In the name of God Amen, I John Archer the older of Ossett, in the parish of Dewsbury in the County of York Blacksmith do make this my last Will…