From Weaver to Web: Online visual archive of Calderdale History
Welcome to the online visual archive of Calderdale history, giving access to over 23,000 images, accompanied by supporting historical information.
The Calderdale area includes the towns of Halifax, Brighouse, Elland, Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden.
From Weaver to Web provides access to a wide range of material which may be particularly useful to local and family historians interested in this area.
You will find photographs and postcards, maps, trade directories and handbills, among many other types of historical sources.
For the Benefit of Mr. Barret. At the New Theatre in the Cock Yard, Halifax. Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare.
In the mid-18th century, theatres were often set up in or near public houses, and the New Theatre put plays on in the Old Cock Yard, Old Cock Inn, Southgate, Halifax. Compare the cast list with Doc 101442.