The Search for a New Cemetery Site

The following article by David Griffiths, which was published in the Huddersfield Daily Examiner on 1 February 2012, can also be downloaded as a PDF. THE SEARCH FOR A NEW CEMETERY SITE – 160 YEARS AGO! Last week’s news that it was ‘back to the drawing board’ in the search…

A Very Brief History of C19 Local Government Institutions

The following article by David Griffiths can also be downloaded as a PDF. The traditional framework At the start of the C19, there was nothing resembling what we would now recognise as the key institution of local governance – the elected, multi-purpose local authority. Instead local affairs were in the…