The History of Honley and its Hamlets from the Earliest Time to the Present (1914)


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A download PDF version of Mary A. Jagger’s 1914 book “The History of Honley and its Hamlets from the Earliest Time to the Present“.

The PDF was prepared from a first edition print of the book and the text can be searched.

Please note that this book can also be read online for free. However, if you would like to show your support for the Huddersfield Exposed web site and enable us to continue digitising historic material, all of the income will be used to help secure more items. Whenever possible, the items will then be donated to one of the local public archives so that they are preserved for future generations.

The PDF contains 395 pages and has a file size of 49MB.

In their review of the book, the Sheffield Daily Telegraph concluded:

Honley is a small place, but its chronicles are not without event and character, and in recording them the authoress has done a faithful and honourable service both to her own and to future generations of her fellow townspeople.


Mary Anne Jagger’s works are now in the Public Domain. The Huddersfield Exposed web site asserts no copyright over this digitised version of the book and it is released under a CC0 Public Domain Dedication. Once you have purchased and downloaded the PDF, you are free to do anything you want with it. However, we would respectfully request that if you make the PDF available elsewhere, please do not remove or alter the cover sheet and/or PDF metadata properties.


A sample PDF which includes the title page, contents, and a sample chapter can be downloaded here if you’d like to “try before you buy”.