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Bottom right is the Central Methodist Church, and the impressive building towards the top of the picture is Brighouse Library and the Smith Art Gallery.
William Eddleston's Mill in Sowerby Bridge, taken from the bridge over the river on Town Hall Street.
Photographed in early 1960's. This chimney is now a Grade II listed building.
This shows the street going past Halifax Town Hall (on the right). The now demolished bowling alley in Broad Street is in the centre of the picture.
This shows the view up Commercial Street, Rawson Street goes off to the right, the Post Office is on the left. The cupula on the top of what is now the Victoria Theatre can be seen.
A view of Broad Street, just below the Town Hall which is just visible extreme right. April 1979
This buidling was on the junction of Cow Green and Pellon Lane. It was closed in 1968 and demolished in 1971. The road in the centre of the picture is the bottom of Gibbet Street. The area of town was also known as Swine Gate.
Possibly looking down Wade Street from Market Street, where it joined Northgate. probably early 1960s, prior to the whole area being demolished.
The Princes Arcade was a covered shopping area in the centre of Halifax. It was opened in 1931. It was closed in the late 1970s at the same time as the old Woolshops which were adjacent, prior to demolition. This is now the site of W H Smiths.
Crossley and Porter School History
The Crossley Heath school building owes its existence to the philanthropy of the Crossley brothers, Francis, John and Joseph. In 1857 they formulated a scheme for the establishment of a ‘superior College for the…
Congregationalists had held regular meetings in Halifax since at least 1763 and the Square Chapel, named after the area although it is also square in shape, was opened in 1772 at a cost of over £2,000. The chapel was first preached in on 24th May…
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