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LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETIES IN YORKSHIRE

 

Bingley and District Local History Society

Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society

Halifax Antquarian Society

Hebden Bridge Local History Society

Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society

Huddersfield Local History Society

MARSDEN HISTORY SOCIETY

Ryburn Valley History Society

Spen Valley Historical Society

Saddleworth Historical Society

WAKEFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Note to local history societies: please contact us if you would like a link on this page.

 

OTHER WEBSITES WITH MILESTONE INFORMATION AND PICTURES

GEOCACHES NEAR MILESTONES OR TOLLHOUSES  Geocachers hunt for secret caches around the countryside (and world) by solving intriguing clues - and some clues involve milestones, guide stoops or tollhouses. The site lists a number of such caches.And there are Milestone Society trackables at large!

Man on a bike: Yorkshire: a photographic record: milestones, boundary stones, finger posts, etc

Tollhouse Alan's Flickr pages: Boundary stones and markers

Tollhouse Alan's Flickr pages: Milestones and Waymarkers

 Interesting features in the Yorkshire Dales, including Turbary Stones:  http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/lookingafter/caringfor/historicfeaturesbuildings/featureofseason/turbarystones

Some interesting history of the marker stones around Saddleworth : http://www.peakdistrictonline.co.uk/andy-hemingway-folklore-in-the-landscape-pt-2-i3957.html

JHS / updated July 2014

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