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.
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.