The low-lying valleys of the district have always been subject to flooding as rainwater from the hills swells the local rivers, notably the Calder and the Ryburn.

Many incidents are recorded in the Calendar of Events:

Boy Bridge, Luddendenfoot
Rev Patrick Brontë

Charles Chambers
Christ Church National School, Todmorden
Matilda Clegg
Clifton Beck
Conery, Halifax
County Bridge, Sowerby Bridge
Cromwell Lakes

Dumb Mill Bridge

Eastwood Congregational Graveyard
Elland Bridge
Elland-tide day

Glebe Cottage, Ripponden

Ha'penny Bridge, Brighouse
Hebble End River Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Hipperholme Railway Station

Kebroyd Bridge, Triangle

Luddendenfoot Railway Station

Luddendenfoot River Bridge

Manshead Tunnel
Mytholm, Hebden Bridge

New Olympia Cinema, Todmorden
Nibble & Clink Dam, Luddenden

Portsmouth, Todmorden
Punch Bowl, Bailiff Bridge

Red Lion, Halifax

Snake Hill Ford, Rastrick
Stirk Bridge, Sowerby Bridge
Stubbin Bridge, Hebden Bridge
Summit Tunnel, Todmorden

Thornhill Briggs
Todmorden Flood Relief Fund

Victoria Bridge, Sowerby Bridge

Samuel Whitley & Company Limited

See Floods of December 2015

© Malcolm Bull 2023
Revised 00:51 / 2nd November 2023 / 12464

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