Brighouse Heritage
14Sep2017
RETIREMENT - NELLIE BOOTH SAYS FAREWELL TO COLLEAGUES AT FIRTH'S CARPETS - 1990S

Long service medals and gold watches presented to retirees by a member of the senior management where you work, did you get one?.

13Sep2017
Ship Street or is it Victoria Street Brighouse Town Centre - Then and Now

Ship Street 1968

Ship Street  c 1968 - Below is the same Ship Street - 2010. This street was previously known as Victoria Street as can be seen on the map, which is c1893, I have no information to indicate when the name was chanegd but I doubt whether it would be in Queen Victoria's life time. This street dates back to the early ninteenth century. Further research could even reveal it to be older than that, judging from some evidence I have seen.   The origins of the current street name are linked to the Ship Inn, which was on the corner of Canal Street with Ship Sreet and is now the cafe 'The Secret Tea Rooms'. The illustrated 'Old Brighouse' map, which is A3 size can be purchased at the Secret Tea Rooms. 

12Sep2017
'...BRIGHOUSE THROUGH TIME...' IS BACK IN PRINT

Great news - I have just heard that my 2011 book 'Brighouse Through Time' has been brought back into print by the publishers - Amberley Publishing. This book direct from me is £12.99 + £3 p/p - if your delivery address is nearer enough I will deliver the book and of course that means no p/p.

It is 96 pages of both black and white and coloured images of aspects with views of Brighouse and its surrounding communities displaying scenes of 'then and now'. Whilst some scenes have hardly changed others have changed completely. If you would like to purchase a copy please contact me through the contact page on this website. 

01Sep2017
RYDINGS PARK SPECIAL VISITOR - 1907

'Hello, Hello, Hello, whats happened 'ere then ?'.

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