Marsden History Group


Marsden is a large village at the head of the Colne valley, in West Yorkshire, England. It is about eight miles west of Huddersfield, and lies in the hilly moorland and pastures of the south Pennines.

Marsden History Trails
Marsden HIstory Trails

Marsden HIstory Trails

Three leaflets with detailed maps showing trails through Marsden which throw light on how Marsden grew in response to historical developments from the 17th century onwards.

The leaflets are free and can be found in Marsden Mechanics and the Cuckoo's Nest. You can also download PDF versions from the Publications page.

Marsden History Group

The group consists of any interested people, and has informal links with Leeds University. Most members are local, but anyone from anywhere in the world is welcome to join us. There is no fee or forms - just contact us by letter or email. Group meetings are at 7.30 in the Marsden Mechanics Institute meeting room on the second Monday of each month. All are welcome.

Arthur Lomax Collection

Arthur Lomax Collection

Over 500 photographs and documents relating to Marsden's history

Photographic Archive

MHG Photographic Archive

Photographs and publications relating to the village of Marsden

Dora Marsden

The Bravest Suffragette

Dora Marsden: The Bravest Suffragette

Roger Logue

Monday 11th November, 2024

See the Programme of Events
for 2024