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History of Huddersfield and its Vicinity 1898 - D.F.E. Sykes

History of Huddersfield and its Vicinity 1898 - D.F.E. Sykes
History of Huddersfield & its Vicinity 1898
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Huddersfield History & its Vicinity
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The History Of Huddersfield And Its Vicinity 1898

THE HISTORY OF HUDDERSFIELD AND ITS VICINITY BY D. F. E. SYKES, LL.B. MDCCCXCVIII ( 1898 ).

 

CONTENTS. Physical features. Some place names. The Brigantes. Evidences of their  settlement. Celtic relics at Cupwith Hill. At  Woodsome.  At Pike-Law. At High- FJatts. Altar to God of the Brigantes.  Of the Celts. Voyage of Pytheas.  Expeditions of Julius Caesar . His account of the Celts. The Druids. The Triads.  Dr. Nicholas on the Ancient Britons. Roman Rule in Britain.  Agricola's account.  Roman roads. Roman garrisons -Camp at West Nab. Roman altar discovered at Slack  (Cambodunum).  Discoveries of Dr. Walker. Roman hypocaust at Slack. Explorations  at Slack. Evidences of camp there. Schedule of coins found at Slack. Influence  of Roman settlement. On government. On industries. On speech. Philological  indications. The withdrawal of the Romans. Saxon influx. Evidences of Saxon  settlement. Character of the Saxons. The Danes. Evidences of their settlement.  Introduction of Christianity. Paulinus. Conversion of Edwin. Church at  Cambodunum. Other Christian stations .  Destruction of Church at Cambodunum . Of  the Normans. Invasion of William the Conqueror. Ilbert de Laci.  The feudal  tenure. Domesday Book. Huddersfield and adjacent places in Domesday Book.  Economic and social life of this period .  The Villans -.  The Boardars. Common  land .  The descent of the Laci manor. The Earl of Lancaster-Richard Waley, Lord  of Honley. The Elland Feud. Robin Hood. The Lord of Farnley and Slaithwaite.  Execution of Earl of Lancaster . Forfeiture of Laci Manors to the Crown.  Acquisition by the Ramsden family. Other and part owners. Colinus de JDamelvill  . Pules de Batona. John d* Eyviile. Robert de Bellomonte.  John del Cloghes.  Richard de Byron. The Byron family in Huddersfield. Purchase by Gilbert Gerrard,  temp. Elizabeth. See appendix. The condition of the general people under the  Normans. Norman castles. Baronial oppression. Almondbury Castle. The Lord's  Hunting-ground at Marsden. Deanhead Chase. The Dog Kennels. Tragedy at  Almondbury Castle. Inquisition of Edward I.. The unjust steward. The Constable  of Almond-bury. The Inquisition  of  Edward   III.. Ancient dyehouse and falling  mill. Price of provisions. Wages. First traces of woollen industry- The free  tenants. The villeins. The term tenant*. Their services. The custom of  Lytherwythe. Chevage .  The Saxon hind. The Lord s Mill. Inquisition of  Elizabeth . King s Mill. Encouragement of manufactures by Edward III . Early  weavers. The aulnager. Decay of villanage under commerce. Legislative protection  of woollen industry. Burial in woollens. Statute of Philip and Mary.  The wool  driver. Earnings of early weavers The Subsidy Roll of Richard II (1379).  Population and Po11 Tax of Hoderfeld Almanbury, Ffarnelay Tyas, Whytelay,  Byrtoa, Heton, North Crosseland Crosseland fosse, Querenby Hauneley, Meltham,  Holmfirth, Siaxthwayt. Summary. The Subsidy Roll of Henry VIII (1523).  Population and assessment of Hudders-field-cum Bradley, Almondburry, Whitlay,  Fernelay Tyas, Kirk-burton, Kirkheaton. Crosland Wharneby (Quarmbj) Honlay,  Meltham, Holmefyrth, Slaghtwatt, Marsden. Summary The Parish Church of  Almondbury, All Saints. The Mother Church at Dewsbury founded by Paulinus. All  Saints erected about 1 zoo. The advowson m the Laci family. The College of Jesus  at Rotherham. Will of Archbishop Scot. The tithes.  The Parsonage House.  Property of the Church. List of rectors and vicars. Certain extracts from the  parish registers The Plague. Extracts from churchwardens accounts. Penance.  Communion wine. The bells. Interior of the Church. The Ka>e Chapel. The Beaumont  Chapel. Monuments of the Fenay family.  Of the Kaye family. Churches sprung from  All Saints* . Controversy as to Vicarage of Meltham. The faculty for celebrating  mass at Honley. The Church quartered See also appendix The foundation of the  Parish Church of Huddersfield by Walter de Laci. Advowson granted to Nostell  Priory. Deed of Ordination of Michael de Wakefield. Its confirmation. Valuation  temp Edvv I . Visitation temp Henry VIII . The Chantries. Early valuation.  Dissolution of the Monasteries. Advowson acquired by William Ramsden. List of  vicars. The Rev Henry Venn.  The Rev. Harcar Crook. The Highfield Schism.  Monuments in the Church. Mr Coates s School. Population m 1819.  The Rev Gabriel  Raynes. The Rev Edmund Hill. The Rev. Thomas Clarke. The Rev Josiah Bateman. The  vicarage.  The Church of St. Thomas. The consecration and non-conse- cration of  the Cemetery. Certain monuments and inscriptions.  The Brookes of New some. The  Wilkinsons of Greenhead . Sir J L Kaye. Extracts from the parish registers. The  first Huddersfield Pauper (n) .  Visit of the Somerset Herald. Of the Rev Joseph  Hunter. Re erection in 1836. The value of the living. The late G W Tomlmson The  Priory of Kirklees. The Cistercian Order. Their habit and discipline. Grant b^  Rayncr le Fleming. Elizabeth de Staynton . List of Lady Superiors. Their oath.  Various endowments.  The advowson of Mirfield Church. Grant of a female serf.  Survey of Henry VIII -Robin Hood. Dissolution of the Pnory . Papist Hall. The  Armitage family.  Education in early times. Establishment and endowment of  Grammar Schools. The Kaye grant. The Chapel of St Helen. The Charter of King  James I to the Almondbury Grammar School. Statutes of the governors. Course of  study . Other benefactors. The Nettleton Trust. Robert. Nettlcton . Monument and  residence. The Wormald Trust. Israel Wormald. His house. Present scheme of  government'. Visitor and governors. Scholarships-. Petition for original  Charter.  List of governors. List of head masters-. Some scholars The Beaumont  family.  Whitley Beaumont. William de Bellomorte.  Sir Richard de Bellomonte.  Sir Robert de Bellomonte. Sir John de Bellomonte. John de Bellomonte. Robert de  Bellomonte.  Henry de Bellomonte. Henry Beaumont. Richard Beaumont.  His will.  Thomas Beaumont. Richard Beaumont. Richard Beaumont. Fdward Beaumont. Sn Richaid  Beaumont. Monuments in Kirkheaton Church. bir Thomas Beaumont. The Civil War.  Siege of Sheffield Castle. Adam Beaumont. Richard Beaumont. Richard Beaumont .  Richard Beaumont. Henry Beaumont. Richard Beaumont-. Richard Henry Beaumont.  John Beaumont. Charles Henry Beaumont. Richard Henry Beaumont. Henrv Frederick  Beaumont. Beaumont Park.  Woodsome Hall. Henncus Teutonicus. Sir Baldwin  Teutonicus . Sir Francis Tyas.  Laurence Kav. Lawsuit for Manor of Slaith-waite.  The Fmchenden family. Pedigree of the Kayes of Woodsome. The Woodsome  manuscript. Arthur Kaye. Denby Grange. Slaughwaite Hall. The Manor House at  Slaithwaite.  Pole Chapel. John Kaye of Woodsome. Robert Kaye. John Kaye. Sir  John Kaye. The Civil Wars. Sir John Kaye.  Parliamentary elections. Sir Arthur  Kaye. His marriage. Sir John Lister Kaye. Sir John Lister Kaye of Denby Grange.  John Lister-Kaye. Sir John Lister Lister-Kaye. Sir John Pepys Lister Kaye. The  Legge family. William Legge. The Civil Wars. Honest Will Legge. Baron Dartmouth.  William Legge, second Baron and first Earl. Marriage of Viscount Lewisham and  daughter of Sir Arthur Kaye. William, second Earl of Dartmouth .  His friendship  with John Wesley .  George, third Earl .  William, fourth Earl. Some  correspondence of William Walter, fifth Earl .  Enfranchisement of Slaithwaite  estates .  The present Earl. Woodsome Hall The Ramsden family. Robertus de  Wodde. The Woddes of Longley. John Ramsden of Longley Hall. William Ramsden.  Deed of Purchase of the Huddersfield Estates. Bay Hall.  Sir John Ramsden. The  Civil Wars. William Ramsden.  Sir John Ramsden. Charter of market at  Huddersfield. Sir William Ramsden. Sir John Ramsden. The Huddersfield Cloth  Hall. Sir John Ramsden. The Huddersfield Enclosure Act. Sir John William  Ramsden. The Huddersfield Tenant-Right Case The Civil Wars. Catholic families of  the district. Muster at Almondbury for the Parliament. At Doncaster for the  King. Major Beaumont drowned. The defences of Almondbury. Sir John Ramsden at  Selby. Charles Nettleton of Honley. Captain Horsfall of Storthes Hall. Defence  of Sheffield by Sir Thomas Beaumont. Kaye of Woodsome fined by Parliament.  Thomas Hirst of Greenhead fined. The Rev Richard Syfces expelled his cure. The  Rev Christopher Richardson. Lascelles Hall . The Rev Abraham Woodhead of  Meltham. His endowment of the Church at Meltham. Sir Thomas Hoyle of Lmthwaite.  Resistance of James II by local gentry. Resistance of the Pretender. The Young  Pretenders Arm) at Scot Head. The Huddersfield Yeomanry Huddersfield in 1800. A  description of the town. The government of the town. The office and duties of  the constable. The Cuck Stool. The Whipping Post. The Court Leet. Petition for  appointment of constable. The surveyor of highways. The water supply. Public  lighting. Introduction of gas. Early magistrates. The Marsh Prosecution Society.  County Court.  The Riding School. The playhouse. The Cloth Hall. Private  schools. The police. Some private residences. Popular pastimes . Bull baiting.  Costumes of the period. The stage coaches.  The pack horses.  Coaching  accidents--The state of the Highways. General distress. Wages. Statute of  labourers. Hand-loom weavers. Merry  Dale Mill. Legislative protection of  woollen industry.  Resistance to union with lreland. Some early worthies of the  town. The introduction of machinery .  Riots. The Croppers .  Their earnings .  Restnctions on exportation .  Industrial distress.  Petition for Peace. E and J  Taylor of Marsden. The Luddites . Attack on Bradley Mills. Soldiery at Marsden.  Cartwnghts mill at Rawfolds. The Luddites at Longroyd Bridge. George Mellor. Ben  o* Bucks. The oath of the Luddites. Attack on Cartwnght s mill. The murder of  William Horsfall . The panic in the district. Activity of the magistrates.  Treachery of Walker .  Arrest and trial of the Luddite leaders. Their execution.  Sentences on other Luddites. End of Walker. Reward of Justice Radchffe. The  Radchffe family Continued distress. Price of provisions. Bank failures. General  disaffection. The Folly Hall fight. The services of the Yeomanry . Reform  meetings on Almondbury Bank. Plot to seize the town . A state of siege. Trial of  the conspirators. The Chartist agitation. The PJug Riots. Local Chartists.  Joshua Hobson.  William Armitage. The Factory Acts. Child labour. The system of  apprenticeship. A Parliamentary Commission. Evidence of Joseph Habergam. Of  Abraham Whitehead. The fire at Atkinsons Mills. Monument to the victims.  Elizabeth Barrett Brownings plea. Richard Oastler. The Huddersfield Short-time  Committee. The manufacturers petition. Great demonstration at York. Death of  Oastler. The Holmfirth Flood-Memorial at Holmfirth Nonconformist  Churches.  Salendme Nook Baptist Chapel. Rev Henry Clayton. The mother church at  Rodhillend. Salhndon Nook    licensed. Act   of   Toleration. Letters  dismissory.  Declaration of Faith. Covenant of Communion. First Subscribers. Rev  Joshua Wood. Rev Robert H>de. Rev James Macpherson. Rev   Thomas Lomas. Rev Dawd  Crompton.  Rev James Parker. Rev Dr Stock. Rev John Thomas. Rev D Wilton  Jenkins. Baptist Churches derived from Salendine Nook. Pole Moor Chapel.  Slaithwaite Baptists. Rev  Henry Wilcock Holmes. The Independents Highfield.  Secession from the Parish Chuich. Rev   Henry Venn. First  members of Highfield.  The Trust deed. Church discipline. Rev William Moorhouse. Rev   Benjamin  Boothroyd DD , LLD. His conversion. His   literary   pursuits. -The   Bibhae  Hebraica_ Monument to. Rei John Glendennmg. The Rev Dr Bruce .  Churches derived  from Highfield. Ramsden St  Chapel_The Trust Deed. The Rev  J  T  Standard.  Jones u  Stannard_ Milton Church. The Wesle) ans. John Wesley m Huddersfield .  His opinion of the country and people. At Honley. Dean house Chapel . Almondbury  Methodists . ' The Weeping Prophet . Abraham Moss. Old Bank Chapel. First  trustees.  Trust Deed. Constitution of circuit. First ministers. The Rev  Alexander Kilham. The New Connexion. High Street Chapel . Queen Street Chapel.  Churches derned from Buxton Road.  Local preachers. Squire Brooke Parliamentary  History Early elections. Lord Brougham. Captain Lewis Fenton. Captain Joseph  Wood. Riots. Michael Thomas Sadler .  John Blackburn KC .  'Bulls tigers  serpents".  General Johnson. Edward Ellis Jun. Richard Oastler. The New Poor  Law. Rev Joseph Rayner Stephens. The Leeds Mercury on the candidates. W R C Stansfield. Electioneering tactics. The Liberal Part>. John Cheetham. William Willans.  Viscount Godench. Joseph Starkey. Edward Akroyd.  Richard Cobden. F A I eatham. T P Crosland. W C Sleigh. W A Lindsay. Sir Joseph Crosland. William Summers. Thomas Brooke. Some account of the Brooke family. Elections since 1865. Joseph Woodhead .  The Colne Valley Division. The Holmfirth Division. Walter Arm it age. John Sugden Municipal government. The Court Leet. The Chief Constable. The Vestry. Act for lighting watching. &c . First Board of Commissioners. Huddersfield a pocket borough. The patrolmen.  Their duties. The Pindar. Introduction of gas. The Huddersfield Gas Works. Board of Highway Surveyors. Development of the town in this period. Banking companies. Churches.  Petition for incorporation. Improvement Commissioners. First Board of. The cemetery. Church rates. Model lodging house.  Market rights. Renewed agitation for incorporation. Government inquiry. Charter of incorporation granted. The first Council .  Population and rateable value of borough at incorporation. C H Jones. The Majors of Huddersfield.  Honorary Freemen. Longwood included.  Present population and rateable value. Covered markets. Gas. Electricity. Tramways. Tramway fatality. Artizans dwellings. Mechanics home . The police. The fire brigade. St. John Ambulance. The water supply. The reservoirs. Lead poisoning. Baths. Beaumont Park. Greenhead Park. The Lindley Moor ground. Free library. Municipal buildings. Town Hall. Borough debt. The Poor Law burdens. Riots. Formation of the Huddersfield Union. Chairman of the Board of Guardians. The Huddersfield Infirmary. The Meltham Convalescent Home. Honorary physicians and surgeons. Presidents. William Mallinson. The Industrial Home. The Charity Organisation Society. The Slaithwaite Free School. The Fartown Grammar School. The Longwood Grammar School .  Some private schools .  The Huddersfield College. The Collegiate. Sunday schools. The Mechanics* Institute. The Technical College. The School Board. Chairmen and vice-chairmen. Church schools. Sir C. W Sikes. Industrial development. The Weavers' Strike.  General Survey.

 

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