Yorkshire features of historical interest.

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History of Whitby Abbey – A Gallery Through Time

Whitby Abbey A Gallery Through Time The foundation of Whitby Abbey was, in part, due to the fulfilment of a vow made by ...

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Temple Works Leeds – History and Profile

Temple Works Leeds History and Profile by Paul Chrystal A Grade I-listed Victorian former flax mill that has gone down ...

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Masbro Boat Disaster, Rotherham

Masbro Boat Disaster, Rotherham by Vivien Teasdale Walk around Rotherham Minster Church (previously Parish Church of Al ...

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The Story of Kirkgate Market Leeds – History and Profile

The Story of Kirkgate Market Leeds History and Profile by Paul Chrystal Leeds was always a market town trading one commo ...

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Barnbow Munitions Factory, Cross Gates / Garforth, Leeds

Barnbow Munitions Factory, Leeds by Paul Chrystal Barnbow was a First World War munitions factory located between Cross ...

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Pablo Fanque – Circus Pioneer Buried in Leeds

Pablo Fanque Pioneering circus owner buried in Leeds The visitor to St George’s Fields cemetery, now part of the Unive ...

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Collapse of Newland Mill Chimney in Bowling, Bradford

Collapse of Newland Mill Chimney in Bowling, Bradford by Vivien Teasdale Most people now realise that Victorian mills we ...

Owen Madden Profile: Leeds Born Criminal Who Joined New York Underworld

Owen Madden The Leeds-born criminal who became a ruthless member of the New York underworld Although Leeds can pride its ...

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Ellen Heaton – Women’s Rights Campaigner from Leeds

Ellen Heaton – Profile Women’s Rights Campaigner from Leeds Ellen Heaton (1816–94) was an active campaigne ...

Mary Bateman – The Yorkshire Witch

Mary Bateman – The Yorkshire Witch by Summer Strevens The story of Mary Bateman, known as The Yorkshire Witch, or ...