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Memorial to cricket club members who died in WW1

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Memorial to the fallen and those who served in the two Great Wars, 1914-1918 and 1939-1945. After the church closed in 2014 the memorial was moved to St Michael's at Mytholmroyd.

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Memorial to the fallen and those who served in the two Great Wars, 1914-1918 and 1939-1945

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21 June 1912. 'The Manchester to Leeds express literally burst the rails asunder' on the already notorious Charlestown Curve between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge killing four passengers and injuring many more. Seen here the derailed Aspinall 2-4-2T…

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Shown in the 1912 Thornbers Catalogue

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Postcard date stamped May 1916. Looking down the road from the canal bridge; over the river, past the Goods Yard and then over the railway and up to St Mary's Church. The church was built in 1873, closed in 1977 and its 126ft spire was demolished in…

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Postcard with June 1910 postmark. This walled path leads to Robin Hood Rocks. The nearest building is Birks Hall, behind and slightly to the right is Glen House. On the right of the picture is Twist Clough and Beech Cottages.

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Postcard with handwritten note on the reverse: '1912 CRAGG VALE. Front Robert Blatchford,3rd front James Benson, rear 3rd from right Helen Benson.

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Postcard with 1917 postmark. This church, built in 1838 to replace a smaller church constructed in 1813, was paid for from the 'million pound fund'. An Act of Parliament allocated £1 million to build churches in the rapidly expanding industrial areas…

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Postcard with 1917 postmark. This church, built in 1838 to replace a smaller church constructed in 1813, was paid for from the 'million pound fund'. An Act of Parliament allocated £1 million to build churches in the rapidly expanding industrial areas…

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Undated postcard. The bridge was built to carry a tramway from Whitehill Nook, Heptonstall, to transport materials and navvies to the construction site of Walshaw Dean Reservoirs. The bridge was 700ft long and 105ft above the valley floor. The bridge…

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Postcard with August 1915 postmark. Along the bottom are the terraced houses on Calder Bank, now long demolished, and to their left the small two storey Hebble End Dyeworks later enlarged and now (2015) apartments

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Mytholmroyd Co-op circa 1910. From left, Robert Boulton, Percy Horsfall, Fred Haigh, Fred Stansfield, Lewis Ackroyd and Bob Hartley. Inside the boy is Harry Greenwood and a man nicknamed "Luggage" so called because he once ran from Hollock Lea to the…

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Postcard, with April 1910 postmark, caricaturing nightly chaos, presumably on a Saturday, when the last tram of the night left.

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Postcard with September 1914 postmark. Looking down Cragg vale to Dauber Bridge and Mytholmroyd beyond. In the days of the turnpike Dauber Bridge house, seen here, was a toll house.

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Undated postcard showing the Church Institute Bowling Green 22 July 1911. Behind is St Michael's Church.

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Early 20th century postcard pre-1910, posted in Mytholmroyd. It was sent by a Mr & Mrs Hargreaves of 23 Hall Gate, Mytholmroyd. Is this them? Sending family postcards was quite common at the time.

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Postcard with August 1913 postmark. A long, westbound passenger train is passing Mytholmroyd station.

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Postcard with July 1916 postmark.

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Post card with 1917 postmark. The foundation stone for the church was laid in 1847 and the church was consecrated in 1848. The church was enlarged in 1887 and the following year the foundation stone was laid for a new chancel. Distinctively it has a…
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