Victorian Meltham

by Lauren Quarmby Meltham, a small town six miles from Huddersfield, has dramatically changed since the Victorian era, however there are still prominent features that remain today such as the moors, Meltham Pleasure Ground and the churches. This biography will discuss what Meltham was like during the Victorian period and the remains of the Victorian…

Meltham Branch Railway Line

by Ciaran Lourdes-Binsley The Meltham branch railway line was a line that linked the town of Meltham and the villages of South Crosland and Netherton to the rail network to Huddersfield. Construction began in 1864 and it wasn’t until 1869 when it was first opened for use as form of public transportation as well as…