Account of a tragic mill fire in a cotton mill, that shook the nation and contributed to the first change in the law in the employment of children.
Richard Wilson of Ossett’s long walk to sell his woollen cloth at Leeds Cloth Market.
A new book to commemorate 150 years of photography and photographers in Oldham 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 Luddite uprising in West Yorkshire and a possible family connection.
History of the Sheards of the West Riding. Will of Thomas Sheard of Ovenden. Wool trade in 16th Century Halifax.