Matthew Murray’s Beam Engine

On 27th December 2015, along with many nearby homes and business, Leeds Industrial Museum suffered its worst flood since records began. As part of the clearing up process it became increasingly clear that one of the badly affected ground floor storage areas at the Museum held an object with some question marks hanging over its identity. Following…

Leeds Gas Riots

Curator Kitty Ross explores the riots that broke out in New Wortley in 1890, through objects we have in our collection.