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This building is now Crossley Heath School, before then it was Crossley and Porter Grammar School, it was built as the town's orphanage- albeit a very grand one. Postcard dated 1912.
These houses are on Savile Moor Road and were funded by the Mackintosh family of toffee fame. They are not as visible today because of all the trees which have grown up around the site today.
A view of the town from high up in Wainhouse Tower. There appears to be cleared areas and new development, although the date is unknown. St Jude's Church can be seen top right.
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.
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…
The croci spring up very year on this grass verge to this day.
This church is on Free School Lane which leads down to the former Royal Halifax Infirmary. The view is different today because of the large number of trees in the area. The houses on the right remaim and it is a sought after location for house buyers…
This building is now Crossley Heath School, formerly Crossley and Porter. It is on one of the roads which lead down to the Huddersfield Road and remains today much as in this image. Postcard dated October 1906.
This church is in the Savile Park area of the town, with Halifax Infirmary at the bottom of this road. The view is much the same today, though the trees have matured considerably.
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…
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