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.
Twenty pages of illustrations showing the landscape, engineering and architecture along the Manchester to Leeds Railway "drawn from Nature and on Stone by A.F. Tait" of 59 Islington, Liverpool.
p1: Title page. East entrance to Elland Tunnel.
p2: Bridge over the Irwell, Victoria Station, Manchester.
p3: Victoria Station, Hunt's Bank, Manchester.
p4: Victoria Station, Hunt's Bank, Manchester.
p5: Rochdale Station.
p6: Littleborough and Rochdale.
p7: West entrance, summit tunnel.
p8: Gawksholme Viaduct & Bridge.
p9: Todmorden, from the North.
p10: Todmorden Viaduct & Bridge.
p11: The Todmorden Valley, from above Mytholm Church.
p12: Whiteleys Viaduct, Charleston Curves.
p13: Hebden Bridge Station.
p14: Sowerby Bridge, from Kings Cross.
p16: Rastrick Terrace & Viaduct.
p17: Brighouse Station.
p20: Normanton Station.
- Letter from Richard Hodgson
- Admission ticket for the opening of the Halifax New Infirmary
- Hebden Bridge Civic Hall
- Campbell Gas Engine Company Roll of Honour
- Digging for Victory
- Unveiling of the 1914-18 War Memorial, Greetland Liberal Club
- Sowerby Lock -Up
- Community Catering in Calderdale
- What To Do About Gas
- Elland Urban District Charity Ball