Some Notes on the Huddersfield Shipping Company and its Associates

The following article by E.A. Hilary Haigh appeared in the Huddersfield Local History Society Newsletter No. 1 (1983). For a shipping company to be found in Huddersfield today seems unlikely. In 1824, when the “Rules and Regulations of the Huddersfield Shipping Company” (1) were published, Huddersfield stood beside a transpennine…