Chris Bovis navigates the largely destroyed history of the Gascoigne family.
Miss Nora Passavant dressed as ‘The Leeds Daily Papers’ at the 1891 Fancy Dress Ball. Joshua King explores the life of Nora and the rest of the Passavant women.
The second in our 1891 Fancy Dress Ball series, this time on the life of Wilfred Nicholson who attended dressed as Mephistopheles.
The first in a series exploring the children who attended the Juvenile Fancy Dress Ball at Leeds Town Hall in 1891.
Uncover the story of Mary Wood, Dewsbury’s Wool Queen from 1931-32, in light of the Queens of Industry exhibition.
Discover the history behind Leeds businessman George Bray, the 19th century gas lighting pioneer who changed the face of Britain.
Explore the fascinating history of the nation’s favourite board game with placement student Chelsea Knight.
Megan Jones explores the life of Lord Darnley – who was born at our very own Temple Newsam – on the 450th anniversary of his murder.
Social History Curator Kitty Ross opens up a fascinating Victorian photo album in the collection!