Pottery established in 1770 in Hunslet, South Leeds notable for intricate pierced creamware known as Leedsware.
Matthew Murray was an engineer born in Newcastle on Tyne who became known for improving steam engines and building the first commercially successful steam locomotive.
Leeds has four Victorian shopping arcades built between 1878 and 1904. They are all listed buildings and still in use.
Small pot works were built in Potovens, a hamlet on the Wakefield Outwood now known as Wrenthorpe .
Scammonden Reservoir in the South Pennines supplies water to Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.
Castle Hill is a scheduled ancient monument overlooking Huddersfield in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.
The Victoria Tower on Castle Hill overlooking Huddersfield was constructed as a permanent memorial for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee.
Caphouse Colliery was a coal mine in Overton, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, now the National Coal Mining Museum for England.
Emma Lister-Kaye (1825–1905) was a colliery owner in Overton near Wakefield in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1871 until 1905.
Wakefield’s Tammy Hall was a piece or cloth hall, a specialist market for selling worsted cloth. Paid for by subscription, the hall opened in 1778.