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Offline Fitty

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Link: The Leeds Historical Expedition Society Urbex (Urban exploration)
« on: Friday 27 February 09 18:50 GMT (UK) »
Absolutely excellent site!  Well worth looking at if you have have ancestors in West Yorkshire.  One particular page is intriguing. Check out "The Ghost Village of Yorkshire" I have no idea where it is but would love to know  :)
http://www.secretleeds.co.uk/forum/Messages.aspx?ThreadID=534
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Brighouse:  Smith
Lambeth: Clisby
Leeds: Baxendale,Baxter, Beales,Bowe

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Re: The Leeds Historical Expedition Society
« Reply #1 on: Friday 27 February 09 20:30 GMT (UK) »
I agree the ghost village is fascinating, my first thought was that it had been requisitioned by the MOD but then I saw the much newer houses
- very curious  ??? ??? ???
Heap - Holmfirth WRY
Rhodes-Flockton WRY & NE Cheshire
Ridgway- NE Cheshire & Lancahire
Roebuck - Upperthong WRY
Wild - NECheshire
Riley - NE Cheshire & Derbyshire
Greaves - NE Cheshire & Lancashire

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Re: Link: The Leeds Historical Expedition Society Urbex (Urban exploration)
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 03 March 15 14:17 GMT (UK) »
Some unusual old photographs of underground Old Leeds including RAF's eye view of Leeds from the air 1951
https://www.flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/sets/72157647937706175
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