Author Archives: Glenn

Shocking Affair At Methley

A shocking affair occurred late Friday afternoon, at a public house known as the Queen’s [...]

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Methley Junction Pit Explosion

On the 26th and 27th November 1960 the Watergate area of Methley was hit by [...]

Row-Boat Dunkirk – The Watergate Floods 1960

On the 26th and 27th November 1960 the Watergate area of Methley was hit by [...]

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Leeds Colleges First Student

“It is said that when the College first opened its doors, a solitary student, a [...]

The Ghost Of Templar House

So, with the veil between the world of the living and the world of the [...]

Billy’s Field – Methley

The origins of the field next to Station Road, Woodrow, are shrouded in mystery. Perhaps [...]

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Licensed Victualler given another Chance

At the Wakefield West Riding Court, application was made for the temporary transfer of the [...]

Inside Out – Madonna POW Painting

This program was first broadcast on BBC’s “Inside Out” program on the 5th of December [...]

Life & Times – 1939-45 War

This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Christine Wadsworth of Wakefield Libraries [...]

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Murder at Foxholes

The Wakefield Express, Saturday August 10th 1895 Murder of a Methley man at Altofts. Inquest [...]

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