Books & Sources



The Calder & Hebble NavigationRef 3-180
Mike Taylor

The illustrated story of the Calder & Hebble Navigation A collection of photographs in the Images of England series.

Published by Tempus [2002]

ISBN: 0-75-242755-5

Calder Valley OffcutsRef 3-37
Lesley Goldthorp

This series of small pamphlets is based on lectures given by Goldthorp in the 1970s. The text was taken down and transcribed by Irene Mallinson. Mrs Mallinson and Issy Shannon produced the pamphlets.

The current list of titles includes

  1. The Normans & Mediæval Times
  2. The Constable: Law & Order, Punishments & Prison
  3. Overseers of the Poor & Churchwardens
  4. Surveyors of the Highway & The Turnpikes
  5. Visits of John Wesley to the Upper Calder Valley
  6. The Cragg Vale Coiners
  7. The Rochdale Canal and the Coming of the Railway
  8. Conditions in the Textile Factories in 1833
  9. Tyrants & Hypocrites – the local fight against Child Labour
  10. The Agitation against the New Poor Law Act [1834]

Published by Royd Press, Hebden Bridge [2007]

Calderdale: Architecture & historyRef 3-87
Ian Beesley & Andrew Caveney

Published by Ryburn Publishing [1988]

ISBN: 1-85-331007-7

The Calderdale BookRef 3-376
A Guide to Calderdale

A Calderdale DiaryRef 3-211
Mark & Jill Harrison

A book – with tit-bits of information about the district – in the form of a diary, this makes the perfect gift

Published by Nexus Publications [1988]

ISBN: 1-87-080800-2

Calderdale Industrial MuseumRef 3-254
A CD published by Spellbound which looks at some of the exhibits in the Calderdale Industrial Museum [1998]

Calderdale Murders, Homicides & Suspicious DeathsRef 3-328
Charles Rickell

Published privately [2017]

Calderdale Then & NowRef 3-138
Edward Riley [Ed]

A collection of pairs of photographs which show scenes of Calderdale then and now

Published by Halifax Courier Limited [1980]

See Halifax Old & New and Halifax through Time

Calderdale War DeadRef 3-321
A biographical index of the War Memorials of Calderdale by T. R. Hornshaw & M. W. Fowler.

Published 1995

Califudge, carfuffle & t'ChapelRef 3-287
Pat Kaye

Stories about Greetland, West Vale and Greetland & Lindwell Methodist Church

Published privately [2009]

Caring & SharingRef 3-108
Ruth Breakell

How Pennine people turned want into plenty: 1840-1914

Published by Pennine Heritage Network [1982]

ISBN: 0-90-761317-9

Cats EyesRef 3-184
Florence Edwards

The story of Percy Shaw

Published by Basil Blackwell [1972]

ISBN: 0-63-112710-0

CDsRef 3-343
Many documents, transcripts and indexes are published in compact disc format

A century of changeRef 3-161
Colin Spencer

100 years of Hebden Bridge & district

Published by Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society [1999]

ISBN: 0-95-372170-1

Charles Horner of HalifaxRef 3-141
Tom J. Lawson

The story of Charles Horner and Charles Horner Limited

Published by Gml Publishing [2002]

ISBN: 0-95-423540-1

Charlotte Brontë : A passionate lifeRef 3-121
Lyndall Gordon

Published by Chatto & Windus [1994]

ISBN: 0-70-116137-X

Charlotte Brontë : The novelsRef 3-122
Mike Edwards

Published by Macmillan Press Limited [1999]

ISBN: 0-33-374779-8

Cheers!Ref 3-204
Issy Shannon

A history of hostelries in the Upper Calder Valley

Published by Lgb Publishing, Hebden Bridge [2009]

Cheetham's PsalmodyRef 3-181
A collection of hymns.

Many local people contributed to, and published versions of, the work, including John Houldsworth, Dr John Varley-Roberts, Thomas Stopford and Accepted Widdop

Childhood memories of Southowram village in the 1950sRef 3-77
Barry Chapman

Memories of a child's personal walk through the Southowram of the 1950s. Published privately in 2000

The Churches of Halifax & Hebden Bridge DistrictRef 3-79
Rev C. E. Shipley

A chapter of Yorkshire Baptists looks at local Baptist Churches

Published in 1912

Circles, standing stones & legendary rocks of West YorkshireRef 3-52
Paul Bennett

Published by Heart of Albion Press [1999]

ISBN: 1-87-288339-7

City in the HillsRef 3-285
Corinne McDonald & Ann Kilbey

Dawson City and the building of the Walshaw Dean Reservoirs

Published by Hebden Bridge Local History Society [2012]

ISBN: 9780-95-372175-7

Clayton Heights War Memorial & Dolphin GraveyardRef 3-384
Susan Topham & Sheila Patchett

The story of the Clayton Heights War Memorial and the lives of the men who are remembered there

Clifton War MemorialRef 3-130
Margaret Sharp

The story of the Clifton War Memorial and the lives of the men who are remembered there.

The book gives many details of the lives of the individual soldiers

Published by the Brighouse & District Historical Society [2014]

ISBN: 9780-95-734161-6

Coiners ChronicleRef 3-29
Bruce Holdsworth

Published by Peacock Books [1984]

ISBN: 0-90-790811-X

Coiners of Cragg ValeRef 3-8
Calderdale MBC

Published by Calderdale MBC

A Concise History of the Parish & Vicarage of HalifaxRef 3-196
John Crabtree

The book was dedicated to Rev Charles Musgrave

Published by Hartley & Walker [1836]

See Halifax Families Etc. CD

Cornerstones of CalderdaleRef 3-146
Glyn Lee

Published by Lee Valley Publications [2004]

The Costume of YorkshireRef 3-216
George Walker

Illustrations and descriptions of workers in Yorkshire, showing their costumes and their daily activities

Published in 1814

See The Estate Worker's Cottage Shibden Hall

Cottage LibraryRef 3-382

Cottager's LibraryRef 3-383

Cragg Coiners WalkRef 3-33
Stuart Greenwood

Published by Sephton Enterprise Publications [1998]

ISBN: 1-87-068208-4

Cragg Vale – A Pennine ValleyRef 3-9
Stephen Welsh

ISBN: 0-95-227830-8

Crossley-Heath SchoolRef 3-522
Rose Taylor, Andrew Kafel & Russell Smith

A collection of photographs in the Images of England series.

Published by Tempus [2005]

ISBN: 0-75-243866-2

The Curse of the Factory SystemRef 3-387
John Fielden

The preamble reads:

A Short Account of the Origin of Factory Cruelties; of the Attempts to Protect the Children by Law; of Their Present Sufferings; Our Duty Towards Them; Injustice of Mr Thomson's Bill; the Folly of the Political Economists; a Warning Against Sending the Children of the South into the Factories of the North

Published by A. Corbett, 10 Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, London [1836]

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 17:58 / 4th December 2022 / 18175

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