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Titus Salt Junior went by horse-drawn carriage along his private drive from MilnerField, then crossed the River Aire to work for his dad in the massive mill on Victoria Road, Saltaire.
The derelict mansion was dynamited in the 19050s, the bridge was demolished in 1967.
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Titus Salt Junior went by horse-drawn carriage along his private drive from MilnerField, then crossed the River Aire to work for his dad in the massive mill on Victoria Road, Saltaire.
The derelict mansion was dynamited in the 19050s, the bridge was demolished in 1967.Image attachmentImage attachment

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Walked over that bridge many times.

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Sir James Roberts of MilnerField & Saltaire married Elizabeth Foster of Harden on 14 May 1873 in Bingley Church. Their seven children were dogged by tragedy and scandal. Despite a failed appeal to the House of Lords, younger daughter Alice was finally divorced in 1938 from the insane killer with whom she had eloped. She then married a local government officer and lived a quiet life on the Isle of Man. Alice was mourned by her six children when she died aged 101 in 1982. ... See MoreSee Less

On this day 1915, James Henry Brown of Kirkgate, Shipley received his World War 1 call-up papers and duly reported to Bridge Street Bradford. A Corporal and still alive three years later, he recorded his movements in France in his service diary. ... See MoreSee Less

A day in Keighley, home to the Arts & Crafts 1904 very first Carnegie Library; St Anne’s A W N Pugin Grade II Listed Church; and one of only seven telephone kiosks in Newsholme Dean, also listed.
Then on to Haworth via tiny Damens Station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.
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Aug 172016
 
Great Canal Journeys - Saltaire - With Timothy West & Prunella Scales

This Channel 4 programme featuring Saltaire, located on the Leeds Liverpool canal is expected to be broadcast this autumn (2016). UPDATE – Bit earlier than we expected – it was broadcast 31st August 2016 on Channel 4. Link at the bottom of the page. In May Saltaire tour guide and historian Maria Glot was delighted …[Click Here To Read More]

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Some of the barges and the boat people that navigated the Leeds Liverpool canal during the time of Titus Salt. 1861 Name of Boat 1. Hoboara – The Industry Of Shipley….. Occupants:  Joseph Illingworth, married aged 34 years – master of canal barge, born in Holbeck, Leeds Thomas Mason, unmarried aged 35  – mate on canal barge, …[Click Here To Read More]

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Apr 222016
 
SALTS WALKS & TALKS MAKING HISTORY FOR 20 YEARS

Saltaire’s favourite historian, Clive Woods, and Maria Glot guided for the first time as “Salts Walks” on 10 April 1996 from Anne and Roger Heald’s Saltaire Gift & Visitor Centre on Victoria Road. This inspired venture later became Saltaire’s first networked tourist information centre and ran until 2006. That first guided walk on that Sunday …[Click Here To Read More]

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