A History of Keighley

A History of Keighley

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 8mm | 305g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • NPI Media Group
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx 50
  • 0752438573
  • 9780752438573

Table of contents

Chapter One: Domesday Book -- Prehistoric times -- Roman roads -- spelling changes -- Market Charter -- Flodden Field -- Parish Registers -- Civil War -- Rev. Oliver Heywood -- Rev. Miles Gale's 'History of the Free School in Kighley' -- eighteenth development -- Turnpike Trusts -- Leeds and Liverpool Canal -- Low Mill. Chapter Two: Dr. Whitaker -- cotton and worsted industries -- a proposed branch canal -- masters and workers -- factory conditions -- the Sadler Committee. Chapter Three: Keighley in 1823 -- religious denominations -- Savings Bank -- Post Office -- Select Vestry -- Waterworks Act, 1816 -- Keighley Improvement Act, 1824 -- gas supply -- fire brigade -- poor relief. Chapter Four: Keighley Mechanics' Institute -- schools -- Butterworth Panic -- churches and chapels -- Masons and Oddfellows -- societies -- travel -- manufacturers - -- Corn Laws -- strikes and poverty. Chapter Five: Mid-century Keighley -- immigration and emigration -- Babbage and Ranger Reports. Chapter Six: Local Board of Health -- newspapers and periodicals -- Spiritualism -- Co-operative Society -- Rifle Volunteers -- Waterworks -- railways -- gasworks -- Baths and Wash-houses -- Anti-vaccinationists. Chapter Seven: School Board -- Cottage Hospital -- Oakworth House and Chile Castle -- industry -- Coffee House Chapter Eight: Borough coat of arms -- telephone exchange -- electricity -- Tramways Company -- public parks -- museum -- public library -- Members of Parliament - South African War -- Freemen of the Borough -- local personalities -- engineers' strike.show more