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Thankfully this area of Halifax has not been developed and remains a popular location to this day for dog walkers, runners, sports activities and the annual agricultural show and carnival.

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This scene today is very similar but there are very many more trees and no trams of course. The building top left is Crossley Heath School and the ever present Wainhouse Tower is in the centre of the shot. The smart lady in the trap is accompanied by…

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The croci spring up very year on this grass verge to this day.

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This very pleasant park is a very popular location for local families, there are attractions such as a playground, a cafe and and a tropical centre.

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The building seen in this photograph is now known as Crossley Heath School, formerly Crossley and Porter Grammar school. Seemingly a games session is in progress. Postcard dated 1950.

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This handsome house no longer exists, the spot where it was is now a rose garden in Manor Heath Park. It was once the home of John Crossley, one of the Crossley family who made their fortune from their carpet factory at Dean Clough. They were…

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Named after John Abbot, these ladies' homes are in the Skircoat Green area of Halifax. Postcard dated 1911.

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This residential area of Halifax is as desirable today as when this picture was taken. Postcard dated 1920.

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The view along this road is little changed today apart from the type and amount, of traffic.

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The view along this road is little changed today apart from the type and amount, of traffic. trams ran in the town and surrounding villages from 1898 until 1939.

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The view along this road is little changed today apart from the type and amount, of traffic. Note the little dog in the road watching proceedings.

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This lovely tree lined avenue is near the hospital in the town and leads to Huddersfield Road. It was and still is, one of the many desirable residential areas in the town. Postcard dated 1907.

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Postcard dated 1918. In November 1996, All Saints' celebrated the 150th anniversary. The infant Church of England parish was one of the new districts resulting from Sir Robert Peel's New Parishes Act of 1843, designed to make pastoral and other…

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This row of houses is in the Skircoat Road area of Halifax.

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Postcard dated December 1916.
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