Boothtown E-zine

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We start this e-zine with some great film footage showing life in Woodside and Dean Clough in 1945 

I couldn't help but notice how black the buildings were and how different the communities were compared to todays. Did you recognise any people and places?

A webpage all about the story of Percy Shaw and his 'Cat's Eyes' invention.

A webpage all about Colonel Akroyd and his huge influence on Halifax

Boothtown Air Wardens, 1941

View a film about the opening of the Serbian Church in 1954 at the end of Claremount Road (now a nursery). View here

Bankfield Museum 

A Museum since 1887, Bankfield tells the story of Halifax and Calderdale.

This Victorian mansion was the home of local mill owner, philanthropist and MP, Colonel Edward Akroyd.

Akroyden Park


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