The Historical Society for Leeds and District
THE THORESBY SOCIETYS LATEST PUBLICATION
Our Miscellany this year, is a wide-ranging volume with subjects from the sixteenth century to the present.
The book commences with George Newton’s examination of early coal mining in Leeds from 1560-1700.
This is followed by Margaret Pullan’s graphic account of Josiah Fearn, the only Lord of the Manor of Leeds to be hanged.
Susan Chell then investigates the clothier families of Horsforth from 1841-1881.
Roy Yates celebrates 150 years of the Leeds Church Extension Society
Helen Jones presents a detailed description of the Leeds Association of Girls’ Clubs 1904-1944.
David Thornton concludes the volume with appropriately a brief history of Leeds and the First World War.
ISBN 978 0 900741 74 6
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