Hall Bower School

Hall Bower Sunday School, Huddersfield

By Ophélie Arnould Hall Bower Sunday School was built in 1814 thanks to public subscription. It is believed that there was a group of farmers, who were coming back from the market in Huddersfield and lived near Castle Hill, who saw young people wandering in the street. The youths were believed to be ‘wild rough’…

An 1838 Marriage Certificate

by Amy Potter   The Marriage Act of 1836 was an Act of Parliament that for the first time made the government responsible for keeping a lawful and official record of all the Births, Marriages and Deaths in England.[1] The following year – during which time King William IV had died and Victoria had succeeded…