I am George Hall, a West Yorkshire based family historian and avid local history researcher with ambitions to pursue both fields professionally.
Find below my blog, alongside my latest post on my Liversedge Cemetery One Place Study and a featured biography.
Learn the story of my Great Great Grandfather, Ernest James Hall. He had a difficult but inspiring life and is a man I deeply admire. I am truly proud to be a descendant of his.
Latest from the Blog
- The Batley Cemetery Incidents: Part TwoNow, to understand the proper context behind this incident, I’d ensure you have read about the 1905 incident. To start, we have to discuss an ending,Continue reading “The Batley Cemetery Incidents: Part Two”
- The Batley Cemetery Incidents: Part OneA sensational headline was recorded in the Batley Reporter and Guardian on 16 June 1905. But how did this incident happen and what was the trueContinue reading “The Batley Cemetery Incidents: Part One”
- John Thomas Crossley: A Difficult LifeJohn Thomas, the son of Joshua Joseph Crossley and Margaret Murphy, was born on 7 January 1866, on Bradford Road near Batley Carr. He was bornContinue reading “John Thomas Crossley: A Difficult Life”
Find below my latest blog post regarding my one place study of the Cemetery and some information regarding the Friends of Liversedge Cemetery.
June 22, 2021
Learn the short-lived, tragic tale of a dyer’s labourer and the accident that took his life.