Tag Archives: Yorkshire

The Choir!

Rootling among the old family photos I came across a little moment of glory for the Wesley Chapel Choir in 1924. From news reports at the time it seems they had a needle match with West End Congregational choir, singing … Continue reading

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Great-grandfather Frank

Frank Marsden was born in 1871 to Jonathan Marsden (1843-1889) and Jane Marsden (Smithson, 1847-1913). In the 1871 census they were living at in 3 Church Gate, Brighouse, Yorkshire. In the 1891 census, Frank was a corn miller. He later … Continue reading

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8 ways Yorkshire has changed the world

Just a few contributions from God’s Own County! The Historic England Blog Our capital city, London, is the heart of the political system and where power, protest and progress converge to make change a reality in law. However, the great … Continue reading

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9 Reasons to Look Up in Yorkshire

Looking up in God’s Own County… 😉 The Historic England Blog You may think you know a place well, but if you take the opportunity to look up, you may be surprised at what you discover. To celebrate Yorkshire Day … Continue reading

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Old stamping grounds, new look…

A few weeks ago we were up in Yorkshire briefly to visit family, and I thought we’d pop into Bradford on the way back to see what they’d done with the new City Park, having seen some pictures of this. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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