‘We of the West Riding’ film

Town Hall, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.

Town Hall, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you want 21 minutes of sheer delight watch this You Tube film called ‘We of the West Riding.’

It also covers the Dales and Skipton and is an absolute gem filmed in 1945. Watch for the 3 dales girls at around 10 minutes – who were they?

It also shows the inside of the mills in Halifax and shows various members of a family who left the dales with their various hobbies.

There are also 120 more videos from the 1940s to enjoy!

Do watch it to the end, and for those who have never visited Yorkshire,

About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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