After several decades in lower divisions, Huddersfield Town FC returned to top flight football in 2017 when the club entered the Premier League for the first time. [37], At the 2011 census a broader zone was covered – ethnically as to the three major profiles nationally – 117,548 people stated they considered themselves as ethnically White British, 24,201 as Asian and 6,822 as black.[38]. Inside you’ll find a plush, contemporary interior with VIP booths, bookable private hire spaces and outdoor sun terrace, perfect for … Huddersfield was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution – a genuine Northern powerhouse in its day. The main sporting arena is John Smith's Stadium, home to both the football team and rugby league side. The actress Lena Headey, who was born in Bermuda, grew up in Shelley from the age of five.[84][85]. Most people with stated mixed or non-indigenous ethnicity are Asian or British Asian (having Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi or Sri Lankan heritage). The town has many churches, mosques, temples and synagogues. Huddersfield railway station has a comprehensive local and regional rail service but there is no direct service to London, and passengers have to change at Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds, Wakefield Westgate or Mirfield. Much semi-rural land on the fringes forms the rest. Against conventional wisdom, he started making alternating current electric motors, and he did this in one room with two assistants and starting capital of just £300. Early Industry and Inventions. The well-known surname expert George Redmonds has also published a great deal on his local town, including The Making of Huddersfield (Wharncliffe, 2003) and more recently The Place-Names of Huddersfield (David Shore, 2008). E.A. In 1599 William Ramsden bought the manor and during the ownership of the Ramsden family, continuing until 1920, Huddersfield grew to form the basis of the town we know today. Inventions and improvements to manufacturing processes, together with certain benefits of geology and geography and the presence or otherwise of established practices and traditions, determined the progress of industrial change. They built a Cloth Hall (or textile market) in 1766, Sir John Ramsden’s Canal in 1780 and other facilities. Also within the town boundaries is Emley A.F.C. [12] The county borough was abolished in 1974 and its former area was combined with that of other districts to form the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire. It now functions as a day clinic, family planning consultation centre and GUM Clinic. These include the Mirfield-born actor ("life-long" Huddersfield Town F.C. The town's population in 1961 had reached 130,652.[14]. This led to troubled times as large-scale production took over and, due to the scale of industrialisation, virtually all the valleys’ inhabitants were left with little option but to take their skills elsewhere. The stadium is also home to Rugby League side the Huddersfield Giants; the Rugby League was formed at a meeting in the George Hotel in 1895. The name meaning has not complicated with the shifts of English, remaining 'Hud(d)er's field'.[7]. Its history was chronicled in the book 'And The Glory',[55] written to commemorate the society's 150th anniversary in 1986 – its title derived from a line in the Hallelujah Chorus featuring in Handel's landmark choral arrangement Messiah. Neighbouring wards in the Colne Valley, Holme Valley, and Kirkburton are often considered to be part of Huddersfield though they are predominantly semi-rural. Various defences were built here, the last being a strong Norman castle. Huddersfield. Huddersfield Corporation built an inner ring road, part of the A62, in the 1970s. Details of the Society’s contributions to the First World War Centenary can be found here. The former St Paul's Church on Queensgate has statutory recognition and protection,[c] used for worship from 1831 to 1956. [45], The St Paul's Street drill hall was designed by Captain William Willey Cooper and completed in 1901.[46]. Huddersfield has a large and diverse retail shopping area, enclosed within the town's ring road, compared with other towns of its size. In 1997 the Waterloo junior grounds were sold and the 26-acre (0.11 km2) former Bass Brewery site at Lockwood Park was purchased for its replacement. It has been a market town since Anglo-Saxon times and … It had 162,949 residents at the 2011 census. [20][21][22][23] More recently, many of the exteriors of the BBC series Jericho were filmed at the nearby Rockingstone Quarry and some interior work was done at North Light Film Studios. The earliest written reference to the inhabitants of this area is to the Brigantes, who were living here in the 1st century BC. In 1920, the Corporation bought the Ramsden Estate from that family, that had owned much of the town at least as to the reversion of long leases (a minor, overarching interest) since 1599, for £1.3 million. Rev Joseph Hughes, History of Meltham (London, 1866). Huddersfield bus station was opened by the Mayor, Councillor Mernagh on 26 March 1974, although it had not been completed. This is achieved by restricting inappropriate development within the designated areas, and imposing stricter conditions on permitted building. In a period where Europe was experiencing frequent wars, where trade had slumped and the crops had failed, many local weavers faced losing their livelihood due to the introduction of machinery in factories, which they feared would condemn them to poverty or starvation. Beaumont Park about 2 miles (3.2 km) to the south of the town centre was bequeathed to the town in the 1880s, by Henry Frederick Beaumont ('Beaumont's of Whitley' estate) and was opened on 13 October 1883, by Prince Leopold, fourth son of Queen Victoria, and his wife Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (Duke and Duchess of Albany). Pack horses carried merchandise over pack-horse routes across the Pennines before turnpike roads and railways improved transportation. Huddersfield is near the confluence of the River Colne and the River Holme. In 1926, the club became the first in England to win three successive league titles, a feat only three other clubs have matched. It is adjacent to the town hall and public library. On its 50th anniversary in 1954 it employed more than 2,000 people and, with Ernest's sons Frank and Jack in charge, was the largest exclusive producer of AC motors in the world, and had a turnover of £4,500,000. Huddersfield is a large market town[1] in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England. Huddersfield was at the centre of the Luddite agitation of 1811/12, when militant skilled workers broke up new textile machinery, and the campaigns of the 1830s and 1840s to limit factory hours and resist the workhouse-based New Poor Law of 1834. The town has a further education college, Kirklees College formed following the merger of Dewsbury College and Huddersfield Technical College. Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council amended the original 'Freedom' and transferred it to the Yorkshire Regiment, at a Freedom parade on 25 October 2008. [2][3] It sits close to the Pennines, 14 miles (23 km) southwest of Leeds, 12 miles (19 km) west of Wakefield, 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Sheffield and 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Manchester. Huddersfield was a centre of civil unrest during the Industrial Revolution. is the town's senior association football team, founded in 1908, and most seasons play in the Championship, that below the highest league of the sport nationally. Huddersfield had a strong Liberal tradition up to the 1950s reflected in several Liberal social clubs. The remains of a Roman fort were unearthed in the mid 18th century at Slack near Outlane, west of the town. Nearby smaller villages, hamlets and rural areas such as Thurgory, Gawthorpe Green, Bog Green, Upper Heaton, Wilberlee, South Crosland, Rushfield Bridge, and Bank End see their unbuilt land included in the designation. Lowry and Henry Moore, as well as significant regional artists. The University’s music department has a high reputation, and brass bands abound in the area. The regiment's second battalion was again posted to Jamaica (Newcastle Camp) from 18 March 1891 to 10 April 1893. Due to the poverty of the hilly land, local people found it difficult to produce sufficient food to support the growing population, and from early days the conversion of wool to cloth supplemented their incomes. But then came the industrial revolution of the 18th Century, bringing with it great change and unrest to these valleys as the wool textile industry became factory-based and merchandised. The John Smith's Stadium, (formerly the Galpharm Stadium and Alfred McAlpine Stadium), is a multi-use sports stadium with a gym, swimming pool, spa and offers sporting classes. It has much neoclassical Victorian architecture centrally, among which its railway station which is in the rarest category of statutory recognition and protection (a Grade I listed building) – described by John Betjeman as "the most splendid station façade in England", second only to St Pancras, London. Kirklees MC, Huddersfield, pp. The annual Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is held in the town which is also home to the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra and the Huddersfield Singers. Industrial Revolution. The Huddersfield Broad Canal, originally the Sir John Ramsden Canal, and the Huddersfield Narrow Canal which are both navigable by narrowboat, and the broad canal by wider craft, wind around the south side of town. Kelly Rowlands also holds the 2003 Line Dancing championship Record. Now the same has it of Ilbert but it is waste.’. Some people have also become known through their association with Huddersfield, though they were not born there. (1992) Huddersfield: A Most Handsome Town – Aspects of the History and Culture of a West Yorkshire Town. Huddersfield Festival of Light takes place annually in December,[66] usually in the town centre adjacent to the railway station. Industrial Revolution – From England to North America to the World. A son of the town, Sir Harold Wilson, Labour Prime Minister in the 1960s and 1970s, now has a statue to his memory in front of the station, and earlier Prime Ministers Asquith and Baldwin also had Huddersfield connections. Holy Trinity Church, just outside the town centre was built between 1816 and 1819. He won his first race in World Superbikes in one of two wildcard meetings. [11] The council has councillors of Labour, Conservative Party and Liberal Democrat parties; these retained the deposit, reaching more than 5% of the vote in the last general election (for an MP who serves in the House of Commons). The 2007 show was performed by French company Plasticiens Volants, which used large inflatable sea creatures in a parade through the streets as they told the story of 'Pearl'. The campaign was led by Save Huddersfield NHS which elected a councillor, Dr Jackie Grunsell in the Crosland Moor ward. As technology advanced, farms were able to be sustained with less manpower and consumable products could now be made on a massive scale, … Two Prime Ministers spent part of their childhood in Huddersfield: Harold Wilson, born locally who attended Royds Hall School, and H. H. Asquith. 1992, Huddersfield: A Most Handsome Town – Aspects of the History and Culture of a West Yorkshire Town. During the Industrial Revolution of the late 18 th and 19 th centuries, Huddersfield built on its first class reputation for textiles, and increasingly moved to larger mills. It was in Huddersfield on 29 August 1895 that 22 northern clubs met in the George Hotel and voted to secede from the Rugby Football Union and set up the 'Northern Rugby Football Union' which became the Rugby Football League in 1922. Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society have done a great deal of research on Huddersfield’s Roman history, especially the fort at Slack (Outlane) and the Roman road which passed through it. Rising up from plains below, is Huddersfield’s more recognizable landmark, Castle Hill. When the 'Dukes' were amalgamated with the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire and the Green Howards' to form the Yorkshire Regiment on 6 June 2006 the right to march became extinct. This was helped by a plentiful supply of wool and fast-running streams of soft water necessary for cloth production. Huddersfield is home to thrash metal band Evile, dance rock band Kava Kava, the birthplace of the synthpop musician Billy Currie (of Ultravox and Visage), the hard rock bassist John McCoy who played with Neo and Gillan. The Ramsdens endorsed the railway in the first wave of national railway building, in the 1840s.[8]. For centuries the industry was based in people’s homes or in small mills on upland streams. At the 2001 census 98,454 people considered themselves ethnically as white; 15,072 as south Asian, 4,328 as black;[b] 259 as other; and 3,131 as mixed. It gained its own parliamentary representation in 1832. Earlier in the 19th century Mechanics’ Institutes were founded to provide education for the working man, and these were the forerunners of today’s Kirklees College and Huddersfield University. The arrival of the industrial revolution in the 19th century brought great upheaval. Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire and is known for its imperative role in the industrial revolution. HUDDERSFIELD’S reputation and prosperity was founded on its textile industry. The current Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker, was born in Skelmanthorpe. This page gives a brief introduction to Huddersfield’s history. Meltham Mills. In the 19th century and on into the 20th it had a strong Liberal tradition. The Regiment requested a resumed right to march. Free music concerts have been put on for the town, including bands such as the Ordinary Boys, the Script and Elliott Minor. This bridge originally used a windlass. The railway soon followed carrying iron ore from Rosedale down onto the Cleveland plains, and for seventy years Rosedale was a noisy, dusty and active part of industrial Britain. These include Christian denominations: the Church of England, Baptists, Presbyterians and Congregationalists (sometimes as their main fusion the United Reformed Church), Methodism, and the Roman Catholic Church. Following the split of 1895, Huddersfield became a focus for rugby league and is represented by Huddersfield Giants in the Super League. Luddites began destroying the great mills, sheds and machinery at such times; one of the most notorious attacks was on Cartwright – a Huddersfield mill-owner, who had a reputation for cruelty – and his Rawfolds Mill. The Rugby League Heritage Centre was in the basement of the George Hotel before the hotel closed in 2013. Eight wards make up Huddersfield proper; these with populations, extent and constituent suburbs (mid-year 2005 estimates) are: Huddersfield is within a green belt region that extends into the Kirklees borough and wider surrounding counties. Obviously this page has only scratched the surface, and much more information is available on the town’s history. The actor Patrick Stewart from Mirfield is emeritus chancellor. The West Yorkshire Archaeological Advisory Service have compiled a fact sheet on early Huddersfield. More recently runner Derek Ibbotson broke the world record for the mile in 1957 and Anita Lonsbrough won the 200-metre breast stroke event in the 1960 Olympics. Three converted neoclassical mill sheds are in the foreground.]] A legacy of being a former greater mill town is that Huddersfield is more ethnically diverse than the national average. Hilary Haigh ed. 'During the periods 1822–1832 the 33rd Regiment of Foot, recruited from West Yorkshire was stationed in Jamaica. Most of the keynote central building freeholds belong to the local authority, as in a few towns in Britain such as Basingstoke.[8]. Huddersfield has a long-established Saint Patrick's Day Parade on c. 17 March. Its spirit is organisation like a pub crawl, moving between venues to experience different tastes of culture. Alongside the growth of textiles – which included cotton and linen as well as the dominant woollen industry – strong engineering and chemical industries developed to provide the necessary machinery and dyestuffs. Its first professional for instance, Alex Herd, was Open champion in 1902. The unrest finally reached its peak in April 1812, when a few Luddites were gunned down during an attack on a mill near Huddersfield. 704. This sparked uproar in local communities as it would mean journeys from some areas of over 40 minutes to and from the hospital assuming that the main road into Halifax was not congested, as it frequently is.[74]. The church was built in 1838. It closed in 2011 and the land was sold to a developer. After the Romans had left, Angles and Saxons arrived, and the first Anglian settlement in the area may have been at Hillhouse. At the end of the tour 142 men chose to remain in Jamaica, having married and raised families, some of which may have originated from Huddersfield, thereby originating the name. The 2005 and 2008 performances were by the Valencian artists Xarxa Teatre. The Lawrence Batley Theatre, opened in 1994, in what was once the largest Wesleyan Chapel in the world,[73] and presents dance, drama, comedy, music and exhibitions and is the base for Full Body & the Voice, a company focusing on the integration of disabled people into mainstream theatre. Huddersfield was also at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. This ended congestion within, where many roads are pedestrianised. At different times the Ramsden family encouraged this growth. St Peter's Church (Huddersfield Parish Church) replaces a church of the 11th century and is adjacent to the town centre, on Byram Street near the Pack Horse Centre. The de Laci family owned the manor of Huddersfield until 1322, when it became the property of the Crown. It is a fine example of a Victorian era public park with water cascades, bandstand and woodland. Football and rugby league are the main spectator sports in Huddersfield. Fast food outlets include KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Wimpy and Nando's. Herbert Chapman, Bill Shankly, Neil Warnock and Steve Bruce are notable former Huddersfield Town managers. The finale is a firework display. Huddersfield Giants, the town's rugby league club, has won the Rugby Football League Championship seven times, most recently in 1961–62, and the Challenge Cup six times, the last time in 1952–53. [18][19] For example, portions of the BBC television series Happy Valley were filmed in Huddersfield; in addition to exteriors, some of the studio filming was done at North Light Film Studios at Brookes Mill, Huddersfield. To the rear of the YMCA in the Turnbridge section is an electrically operated road bridge, which is still in use, to raise the road and allow boat traffic to pass. James Whitham, is a former 'British Superbike Champion'. [41] A bronze statue of Huddersfield-born Sir Harold Wilson, Prime Minister 1964–1970 and 1974–1976 stands in front of its entrance. Huddersfield on kaupunki Pohjois-Englannissa, Yorkshiren kreivikunnassa, Leedsin ja Manchesterin puolivälissä. 23,050 hectares (230.5 km2; 89.0 sq mi) (2017, excluding the Peak District National Park).[36][35]. Wyles D. in Haigh H.E.A. Overlooking the town, the tower was constructed to mark Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Year in 1897. It is unclear how far the Anglo-Saxon invasion displaced or destroyed the Romano-Celtic population, or how far they inter-married and merged together. As well, interiors for the BBC's Jamaica Inn, for the BBC's Remember Me and for ITV series Black Work, were also filmed at the studios. Kirklees was the first part of the country to have a Green or other environmentalist party councillor – Nicholas Harvey – he was instrumental in protesting against the intended closure of the Settle and Carlisle Railway line. On Christmas Day 1977, the Sex Pistols played their last two British shows, a matinee for the children of striking firefighters, at Ivanhoe's nightclub, before embarking on their ill-fated US tour which saw the group's acrimonious collapse. Huddersfield was incorporated as a municipal borough in the ancient West Riding of Yorkshire in 1868. The current Member of Parliament (MP) for the Huddersfield constituency is Barry Sheerman, a Labour Co-operative MP. Huddersfield Grammar School is the only independent school for secondary education up to age 16. Long-running television series have been filmed in and around the town. The oldest pub is The Parish,[d] trading since 1720. [50] Some services are subsidised by the public transport coordinator, West Yorkshire Metro. The town was the birthplace of rugby league, and is home to the Huddersfield Giants who play in the Super League, the top division in Europe. Sir John Ramsden gave its land and his family helped its extension to be built in 1883. Arriva Yorkshire provide frequent services to Dewsbury and Leeds, and Yorkshire Tiger provide almost all services in the south east of the town. [62][63] In 1996 aged 11 he won the Huddersfield Daily Examiner 125th Birthday competition that saw his design printed on to mugs, tea towels and posters.[64][65]. [71] Most notability the closure of British Home Stores (BHS) in 2016 left a large shopping unit empty in The Piazza Centre. Since 2016 the town has a growing one-day Onwards Festival for music and arts. The main preoccupation for workers, as was the case for the Luddites, was being able to make a living but as the Industrial Revolution began to threaten the status quo, so too did the levels of discontent rise amongst the workers. An open market trades next to Tesco, on the other side of the town centre. The 2010 festival featured Belgian company Company Tol and their suspension act – Corazon de Angeles (Angels' Heart) and ended on 5 December with fireworks in St. George's Square. Features are: West of Marsden, Meltham and Holmbridge, it borders the north limb of the Peak District National Park. They have released merchandise and have published a book.[51]. Kirkwood Hospice provides care for the terminally ill, and is dependent on donations and charitable gifts. Huddersfield Town Football Club were Football League champions three year running in 1924-6 and now play at the modern John Smith Stadium (formerly the Galpharm Stadium), which was recognised as “Building of the Year” by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1994. [17] Huddersfield is home to Andrew Jones Pies, a regional award-winning pie-maker, and Mamas and Papas, a manufacturer and retailer of prams, pushchairs and related items and specialist pneumatics supplier Shelley Automation Ltd. Several films and television series have been filmed in and around the town. Greenhead Park is a large and lined with copses of various trees, 0.4 miles (0.64 km), west of the town centre. Aspects of Huddersfield history are also addressed in the following websites, all well worth a browse: More sources of information are suggested at the bottom of this page. Huddersfield has been known as a market town since Saxon times. This area of business, along with the chemical and engineering industries that emerged to support the manufacture of textiles, was the basis of the town's nineteenth and early twentieth century prosperity. The Industrial Revolution in Yorkshire began in the late 18th century. Lepton born Tom Sykes joined the Yamaha Motor Italia World team in the 2009 World Superbike season[53] after spells in British Supersports & British Superbikes in which he finished 4th in the 2009 Season. The Society’s own booklets are listed elsewhere on the web site. The Beginnings of Industrialization. During the industrial revolution of the late 18th and 19th centuries, the industry increasingly moved to larger mills in the valley bottoms – especially the Colne Valley. William Horsfall, a mill-owner and a passionate prosecutor of Luddites, was killed in 1812. Ian Berry was born in Netherton, Huddersfield and was educated in the town and went to Greenhead College[60][61] and is internationally renowned for his art using only denim jeans and was named as one of the top 30 artists under the world in 2013. The Roman troops stationed there came from various parts of Europe. The town is … But in 1992 Kirklees Council published Huddersfield: A Most Handsome Town, a set of 26 wide-ranging scholarly essays on many aspects of the town’s history, edited by University Archivist and Local History Society secretary E.A. Closest wooded uplands in the inner part of the town's green belt, the town centre and the crest of the Pennines to the west: semi-panorama from Castle Hill. Huddersfield: Kirklees MC. [44] Next to the Piazza is the Victorian town hall and the 1930s public library. Fronting St George's Square, it was renovated for £4 million[4] and accordingly won the Europa Nostra award for architecture. In the early-mid-1990s, Flex, an underground Jungle/Drum 'n' Bass record label, was founded by musician and BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ, L Double. Whilst quickening economic growth, the industrial revolution caused great social and political strains. The right given by Kirklees to the 3rd battalion of the Yorkshire Volunteers did not permit any transfer to heirs or successors and effectively ceased when the battalion was amalgamated into the East and West Riding Regiment (since 2006 being the Yorkshire Regiment's 4th Battalion). On 2 July 1952, in recognition of historic ties and links with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding), the Huddersfield County Borough had conferred on the regiment the Freedom of the Town. Huddersfield has been known as a market town since Saxon times. There are many pubs, restaurants and night clubs, one of which, Tokyo, which closed in 2019, occupies the former Huddersfield County Court, a 19th-century Grade II listed building. 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