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  • Date contains "1880s"

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Looking across Hangingroyd and Nutclough Mills to Birchcliffe late 1880s.

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Details of programme for 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' 1883

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Programme from a production at the Theatre Royal in 1883. Note the 'Distinguished Patronage and Presence of John Fielden' of Dobroyd Castle. Also, the addresses of the distinguished persons!

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The New Church was built in 1854. It contains a fine Italian painting of the "Last Supper".

The Old Church was originally built in the 13th century, but was rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries. The two churches are extremely unusual in that…

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Possibly the oldest photograph of the town.

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Buttress Brink was a warren of dwellings near the end of Old Bridge and facing the old Hole-in-the-Wall Inn. When the buildings were scheduled for demolition many said they should be preserved, but no-one wanted to live there.

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Foster Mill far left, Hangingroyd Mill in the centre and above that Nutclough Mill. Birchcliffe Road climbing up the undeveloped hillside with the first Birchcliffe Chapel and grave yard to its left.

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LYRS2741. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station here opened at the same time as the line and was…

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LYRS2740. The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The first station seen here looking towards Low Moor opened at the same…

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LYRS 2724 - The Spen Valley Line connecting Mirfield on the Calder Valley Main Line with Low Moor opened in July 1848 and the line between Low Moor and Bradford opened in May 1850. The 1848 station seen here looking towards Mirfield was replaced by…

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LYRS 2680 - 1880s. Station staff and maintenance ganger's at the station. The station half way between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden was opened by the Manchester & Leeds Railway in December 1840. The valley is so narrow that the track had to be built…

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The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Company had to build a double retaining wall alongside the canal side at Salford due to land subsidence but also to extend the goods yard.

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The crew of a canal boat consisted of captain, bosun and horse man. This photograph also shows members of the captain's family who, from the 1850s, were allowed to travel with the boat.

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Mabel' passing 'Ellen' at Derdale. All the Rochdale Canal Company boats were named after women or flowers. In this photograph, flour from Stansfield Corn Mill is being hoisted into the barge.

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A family group photographed outside the toll house on Cross Stone Road in 1887.

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General view across to the Stubbings hillside. Centre left the Board School which opened in 1878 and along from it the partially constructed Zion Particular Baptist Chapel which was constructed in 1881 and opened for worship in 1882.

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