David Martin collection

Title

David Martin collection

Description

Colour and B&W photos of events, people and views of the Upper Calder Valley.

David Martin is an enthusiastic amateur photographer living in Hebden Bridge. After a lifetime in the Motor Industry he is now retired and spends much of his time walking and taking photographs. His particular interest is in landscape photography, and he has been producing a local calendar since 2003. Born and bred in the area he also has a great interest in the architectural evolution of the Calder Valley and enjoys recording the changes. He has been taking photographs with a variety of cameras for over fifty years but embraced digital photography in 2000 and currently uses a Sony A77II DSLR.

Creator

David Martin

Date

ca. 1950 - 2010

Rights

Copyright (c) 1950 - 2010 David Martin

Collection Items

Hoyle House, off Water Hill, Warley - DMC05100
The left hand section is dated 1885. The three gables on the right are 17th century. For further information on the history of this property see The Halifax Antiquarian Transactions 1918.

Luddenden Lower Mill Site - DMC05099
This site was occupied for much of C20 by Lindley's Beauvoir Engineering Works which made nuts and bolts. Demolished in the early 1980s it is now the site of the Bluebell Walk Estate. The new estate on the right is on the site of Carr Field House.…

Wrigley Hill, Illingworth - DMC05096
St. Mary's Church in background.

Woodroyd Garage - DMC05095
Now 'Foam Works' Car wash.

Todmorden - DMC05085
Halifax Road area
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