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Halifax
John A. Hargreaves

A full-length history of Halifax

Published by Edinburgh University Press [1999]

ISBN: 1-85-331217-7

Halifax & District Surnames
George Redmonds

A booklet in the Yorkshire Surnames Series. The book is available from local bookshops, and from the publisher Email: dmshore@hotmail.com

Published by David Shore [2001]

ISBN: 0-95-085268-6

Halifax & its Gibbet Law placed in its True Light
Dr Samuel Midgley

Subtitled:

Halifax, and its Gibbet Law placed in a true light – together with a description of the town, the nature of the soil, the temper of disposition of the people, the antiquity of its customary law, and the reasonableness thereof. With an account of the gentry, and other eminent persons, born and inhabiting within the said town, and the liberties thereof. With many other matters and things of great remark, never before publish'd. To which are added, the unparallel'd tragedies committed by Sir John Eland, of Eland, and his grand antagonists

Published by William Bentley [1761]

Halifax & the Calder Valley
Jack Wild & Stephen Chapman

The railways of Halifax and the Calder Valley. Number 11 in the Railway Memories series

Published by Bellcode Books, Todmorden [1998]

ISBN: 1-87-123310-0

Halifax as it was
Arthur Porritt

Some photographs of Halifax as it was

Published in 1973

Halifax Books & Authors
J. Horsfall Turner

A series of articles on

the books Written by Natives and Residents, Ancient and Modern, of the Parish of Halifax (Stretching from Todmorden to Brighouse), with Notices of Their Authors and of the Local Printers; comprising materials for the Local and Literary History of the Parish, including Antiquity, Genealogy, Biography, Topography, Natural History, Scientific Research, Political and Economic Progress, Parliamentary and Municipal Matters, Theology, Romanism, Anglicanism, Congregatonalism, Quakerism, Unitarianism, Methodism, Moravianism, Baptist Denominationalism, Poetry, Hymnology, Law and Ethics, Fiction, &c; Lists of Vicars, Nonconformist Ministers, Portraits, &c

Published by the Brighouse News [1906]

The Halifax Cavaliers & the Heptonstall Roundheads
David Shires & Sheila King

The story of the Civil War in the district

Published by Puritan [1993]

Halifax Corporation Tramways
Eric Thornton & Stanley King

A history of the tramways in Halifax

Published by Light Railway Transit Association, Scarborough [2008]

ISBN: 0-94-810631-X

Halifax County Borough Directory [1936]
Most of the entries / information marked [1936] comes from here

The Halifax Equitable Benefit Building Society
J. W. Alderson & A. E. Ogden

for the Society's Jubilee [1871-1921]

Published by Halifax Weekly Courier & Guardian [1921]

Halifax families & worthies
J. Horsfall Turner

Aka Biographia Halifaxiensis

Volume 1 of a Biographical & Genealogical History of Halifax Parish

Published by T. Harrison, Bingley [1883]

Halifax in old picture postcards
John A. Hargreaves

Published by European Library [1997]

ISBN: 9-02-884867-3

Halifax in the Tramway Era
Henry B. Priestley

The story of the tramways in Halifax with many photographs

Published by Turntable Publications, Sheffield [1977]

ISBN: 0-90-284442-3

Halifax Local Telephone Directory [1937]
Published by the General Post Office. Most of the entries / information marked [1937] comes from here

Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #1
A CD with transcriptions of over 15,000 monumental inscriptions from 38 graveyards in the Halifax area of West Yorkshire.

Published by the Calderdale Family History Society.

See Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #2 and Halifax Monumental Inscriptions (Books)

Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #2
A CD with transcriptions of monumental inscriptions from 19 graveyards in the Halifax area of West Yorkshire.

Published by the Calderdale Family History Society.

See Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #1 and Halifax Monumental Inscriptions (Books)

Halifax Monumental Inscriptions (Books)
A series of books with transcriptions of monumental inscriptions from graveyards in the Halifax area of West Yorkshire.

Published by the Calderdale Family History Society.

See Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #1 and Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #2

Halifax Murders
Margaret Drinkall

10 true-life murders from Halifax's darker past, including:

Published by The History Press [2013]

ISBN: 4780-75-247949-1

Halifax Old & New
Arthur Porritt

with John Ogden. A fascinating collection of pairs of photographs showing Halifax as it was then and as it is now

Published in 1970

See Calderdale Then & Now and Halifax through Time

Halifax Passenger Transport
Geoffrey Hilditch

Halifax Passenger Transport from 1897 to 1963 Trams, Buses and Trolleybuses

Published by The Oakwood Press [2006]

ISBN: 0-85-361647-7

Halifax: Past, Present & Future
A two CD set published by Pathways Video Productions and covering the history of Halifax from mediæval times to the present day

Halifax Pubs
Stephen Gee

Photographs of pubs in and around Halifax in the Britain in Old Photographs series

Published by History Press Limited [2008]

ISBN: 9780-75-244811-4

Halifax Pubs: Volume Two
Stephen Gee

More photographs of pubs in and around Halifax

Published by Amberley Publishing [2011]

ISBN: 9781-44-560242-4

Halifax Revisited
Vera Chapman

A collection of photographs in the Images of England series.

Published by Tempus

ISBN: 0-75-243047-5

Halifax Rugby League: the first 100 years
Andrew Hardcastle

Published by Tempus [1999]

ISBN: 0-75-241831-9

The Halifax Slasher
Michael Goss

Published by Fortean Times

Halifax Street Guide
and Select Business Directory.

B. Townsend

Printed by Henry Watson Limited

Published in 1906

Halifax through Time
Stephen Gee

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

Published by Amberley Publishing Plc [2010]

ISBN: 978-14-456024-7

See Calderdale Then & Now and Halifax Old & New

Halifax Wills
Dr Ely Wilkinson Crossley

Abstracts and translations of the wills registered at York from the Parish of Halifax

Published privately [18??]

Hartshead & District in Times Past
Margaret M. Wood

Published by Countryside Publications Limited [1985]

ISBN: 0-86-157188-6

Haworth Parsonage
Jocelyn Kellett

Published by Jocelyn Kellett & the Brontë Society [1977]

ISBN: 0-95-058290-5

Haworth – Past & Present
J. Horsfall Turner

A history of Haworth, Stanbury & Oxenhope

Published by J. S.Jowett, Brighouse [1879]

Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail
The story of the Hebden Bridge Sculpture Trail

Published by Sculpture Trail at Hebden Bridge [2006]

ISBN: 9780-95-535870-8

Hebden Bridge Trail
Calder Civic Trust

Compiled by Tony Dyson, David Fletcher, and Arthur Welham

The Heptonstall Octagon 1764
E. V. Chapman & Gordon A. Turner

Published by John Bentley (Printers) Limited [1964]

A Hillside View of Industrial History
Abraham Newell

A Hillside View of Industrial History A study of industrial evolution in the Pennine Highlands with some local records

Published privately [1925]

Historical Notes on Sowerby Church
A collection of notes by GraptoliteJ. H. Ogden – based on his local history column in the Halifax Guardian

Historical Notes on the Church at Illingworth
A collection of notes by GraptoliteJ. H. Ogden – based on his local history column in the Halifax Guardian

History & Antiquities of the Parish of Halifax in Yorkshire
Rev John Watson

A classic history of the district. Illustrations by William Williams. 760 pages

Published by Lowndes [1775]

Local subscribers to the publication included

The book was reprinted by E. J. Morten, Didsbury [1973].

See The Stansfeld of Stansfield Hall Pedigree

History & Directory of the Woollen & Worsted Trade [1851]
Showing the rise and progress of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures in England. With a Directory of manufacturers in Bradford, Halifax, Leeds, Huddersfield &c

Published in 1851

History of Brighouse & its Co-operative Society
Jonathan Caldwell

The story of Brighouse, the Brighouse Flour & Industrial Society, and the Brighouse District Industrial Society Limited

Published by Brighouse News [1899]

History of Brighouse, Rastrick, & Hipperholme
J. Horsfall Turner

Published by T. Harrison [1893]

The book was reprinted by MTD Rigg (Publications)

A History of Elland
Albert Rinder

An excellent book with detailed histories of the Elland/Eland family and the Savile family

Published in 1987

The history of Elland Wesley
Coline Robertshaw

The history of Elland Wesleyan Chapel

An History of Fungusses growing about Halifax
James Bolton

Historia Fungorum [1787-1791]

An history of fungusses growing about Halifax, with 44 copper-plates; on which are engraved 51 species of agarics: wherein their varieties, and various appearances in the different stages of growth, are faithfully exhibited in more than 200 figures, copied with great care from the plants when newly gathered and in a state of perfection

Printed by J. Brook.

Published in several volumes and sold by John Milner, by William Edwards, and by the author

History of Halifax
Dr Samuel Midgley

Published by William Bentley [1780]

The History of Hebden Bridge
Colin Spencer

Published by Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society [1991]

History of Lockwood & North Crosland
Brian Clarke

History of Rastrick Grammar School 1621-1985
John R. Harrison

Published in 1985

History of the Family of Stansfeld of Stansfield
John Stansfeld

The story of the Stansfeld / Stansfield family dedicated to Colonel Robert Stansfeld


History of the Family
of
Stansfeld of Stansfield
in the
Parish of Halifax
and its numerous branches

In addition to details of the families, the book contains

Published privately [1885]

The History of the Halifax Industrial Society Limited
Montague Blatchford

To commemorate the celebration of the jubilee of The Halifax Industrial Society Limited in January 1901

The History of the town & parish of Halifax
This was an abridged version of Watson's history in collaboration with Edward Jacob. It was in 30 weekly parts selling at 2d each.

An advertisement says

The Compilers of the present History have endeavoured to select such Information from former Histories and such modern Facts and Improvements, as they think will be most acceptable to their Readers

Those who worked on the publication included

  • William Winn translated Latin inscriptions for the publication, and may have been the author of the work

  • Rev Edward Nelson is also said to have produced translations for the work

  • Mr Burgess produced the engravings for the work

Some editions were printed by Nathaniel Frobisher of York, published by John Milner [1789]

The History of the Woollen & Worsted Industries
E. Lipson

Published by A & C Black [1921]

History of Todmorden
Malcolm & Freda Heywood, and Bernard Jennings

Published by Smith Settle [1996]

ISBN: 1-85-285058-7

History On Your Doorstep
W. Newton Dawson

Facts and thoughts around and about Toothill, Rastrick, Brighouse, Almondbury, Huddersfield and Halifax, and family trees of the

Published by Ridings [1973]

Holden's Directory [1809]
Holden's Triennial Directory for 1809, 1810, 1811. Most of the entries / information marked [1809] comes from here

Holy Trinity C. of E. (Aided) Senior School
A short history of the school: 1933-1983

Published privately [1983]

Hood, Head and Hag
John Billingsley

Further Folk Tales from Calderdale

Published by Northern Earth [2011]

ISBN: 9780-94-863506-9

The House of Uttley
Eileen & John Huckle

The story of the Uttley family from John o' Utlay [1320] to the present day

Published by Jade Publishing Limited [1991]

ISBN: 0-95-180980-6


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