Books & Sources



Old BrighouseRef 3-19
Derek Rastrick

Old HalifaxRef 3-20
Stephen Gee

Old HalifaxRef 3-347
A classic work by Henry Ling Roth looks at buildings, fashions and families in Halifax [1906].

See The Yorkshire Coiners CD

The Old Halls & Manor Houses of YorkshireRef 3-246
Louis Ambler FRIBA

The Old Halls & Manor Houses of Yorkshire, with some examples of other houses built before the year 1700.

The properties mentioned in the book include Ball Green, Sowerby, Barkisland Hall, Bin Royd, Norland, Bradley Hall, Holywell Green, Brearley Hall, Luddendenfoot, Clay House, Greetland, Coley Hall, Crawstone Hall, Greetland, Cromwellbottom Hall, East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, Giles House, Hove Edge, Hagstocks, Shibden Valley, High Bentley Hall, Shelf, High Sunderland, Halifax, Holdsworth House Farm, Holmfield, Holdsworth House, Holmfield, Hollin Hey Farm, Cragg Vale, How Royd Hall, Barkisland, Kershaw House, Luddendenfoot, Kirklees Hall, Brighouse, Langley Hall, Hipperholme, Marsh Hall, Northowram, Methley Hall, Leeds, New Hall, Elland, Norland Hall, Norland Lower Hall, Norland Old Hall, Norland Upper Hall, Norton Conyers Hall, Ripon, Old Cock, Halifax, Old Hall, Elland, Ovenden Hall, Royds Hall, Low Moor, Scout Hall, Shibden, Shibden Hall, Shibden Hall, Staups House, Shibden, Sunnybank, Greetland, Todmorden Hall and Wood Lane Hall, Sowerby.

Subscribers included Miss Byrne of Slead Hall, Brighouse, Mrs Crossley of Hebden Bridge, Florence J. Taylor, daughter of Dr James Taylor, Mrs H. Coupland Taylor, widow of Dr Herbert Coupland Taylor, William Henry Aykroyd, F. C. Cooke, Edward Green, Samuel Henry Hamer, George Hanson, Hugh Percy Kendall, Richard Kershaw, Arthur Selby McCrea, Edward Mortimer, George Frederick Ormerod, Hanson Ormerod, John Selwyn Rawson, Joe Sagar and Clement Williams & Sons.

Published by Batsford [1913]

Old to NewRef 3-385
A 32 page illustrated booklet giving the history of Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Church, Halifax [1822-2022]

Old YorkshireRef 3-200
William Wheater [Editor]

Published by Goodall & Suddick [Leeds] [1885]

Old YorkshireRef 3-201
William Smith FSAS [Editor]

Published by Longmans, Green & Company [1881]

Olde ElandRef 3-272
Lucy Hamerton

... being reminiscences of Elland. J. W. Clay provided chapters on the Antiquities of Elland, and the Preface was by Rev Ernest Winter. The book was written to raise funds for Rev Winter's appeal for the building of the new All Saints' Church.

Published by Elland [1901]

The Rev Oliver Heywood BA 1630-1702Ref 3-150
J. Horsfall Turner [Ed]

His Autobiography, Diaries, Anecdote and Event Books; illustrating the general and family history of Yorkshire and Lancashire

3 volumes with illustrations

Published by A. B. Bayes [1881-1885]

Oliver Heywood's DiariesRef 3-345
4 volumes of the diaries of Rev Oliver Heywood edited by Joseph Horsfall Turner

See Heywood & Northowram CD

Our Customary FeastsRef 3-168
J. Horsfall Turner

Published by Brighouse Echo [1913]

Our Eric: a Portrait of Eric PortmanRef 3-281
Andy Owens

The first biography of Eric Portman

Published by Sigma Leisure [2013]

ISBN: 9781-85-058981-5

Our Home & CountryRef 3-279
Between May 1914 and September 1915, Arthur Comfort produced a series of drawings which were published in the Halifax Weekly Courier.

The drawings covered one district per week. Each drawing was made up of 3 or 4 smaller sketches. Each drawing was accompanied by a short article.

It seems that the series was not published in book form.

The subjects are listed in the Foldout

The Oxford Dictionary of English SurnamesRef 3-326
P. H. Reaney & R. M. Wilson

Published by Oxford University Press [1997]

The Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyRef 3-158
This gives biographies of many of the people mentioned in Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion

© Malcolm Bull 2022
Revised 14:32 / 30th October 2022 / 12758

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