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Stoney Royd Fever Hospital closed on this day in 1934.

In 1929, a report said that

This hospital admits cases of scarlet fever, diphtheria, enteric (or typhoid) fever, and other fevers from the Borough of Halifax and the surrounding districts. It has accommodation for 52 cases. In 1928, there were 638 cases admitted, of which 420 were scarlet fever, and 202 diphtheria

Over the road from Stoney Royd Cemetery stood the grounds of the Halifax Corporation Transport 'Goux' Yard. 

On This Day 7th November

7th  1860  Greetland Church Consecrated

7th 1863  Meeting at Halifax Town Hall at which the Halifax, Huddersfield and Keighley Railway Company was formed

7th  1934   Stoney Royd fever hospital closed

7th 1962  Relief road planned between King Cross and New Bank

7th  1975  Opening of Halifax Piece Hall market


 Ambler Thorn Tram

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