Yorkshire (63 pages found in this category)


Model village built by Colonel Edward Akroyd in the Calder Valley to the south of Halifax in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Devil’s Knell

Custom associated with Dewsbury Minster in West Yorkshire, England.

Elland flags

Sandstones interbedded with mudstones and siltstones in the Lower Coal Measures of West Yorkshire, once extensively quarried.


Former mining village in South Yorkshire, six miles north of Rotherham and six south of Barnsley.

Elsecar Collieries

Collieries in South Yorkshire owned by the Wentworth Fitzwilliams from the late-18th century.

Elsecar engine

Steam-driven Newcomen-type atmospheric pumping engine still in its original engine house at Elsecar near Barnsley. Designed by John Bargh of Chesterfield, the engine, is based on one invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1712.

Emma Lister-Kaye

Colliery owner in Overton near Wakefield in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1871 until 1905.


Rural village stretched out along the Barnsley to Huddersfield road in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, taking its name from a Viking settler.

Flockton Collieries

Flockton Collieries comprised several pits, some started before 1700, around Flockton and Middlestown between Wakefield and Huddersfield in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Grange Ash Colliery

Colliery that operated between 1871 and 1966, south of the A642 road east of Grange Moor crossroads.