Wesleyan Chapel

In Vera Garland’s book Echoes and Reflections, amateur historian and staunch elder of the Wesleyan Chapel, Nellie Minett, wrote that Methodism had made a great impact on Methley.  There indeed … Continue Reading →

Titus Salt

Textile Manufacturer Titus Salt Lived at Methley Hall from 1858 until 1867 – the appended notes are paragraph  from a biography written by his friend the Rev. R Balgarnie of  … Continue Reading →

Methley Hall

The original building which consisted of the cellars and the hall was re-built in 1588 and was  to be re-modelled and extended on a number of occasions after that. It … Continue Reading →

Methley Census

In his book Methley 2000, Jim Melvin publishes census details from 1841 to 1891.   For reasons of space, Jim elects to display only selected records from the  returns.   … Continue Reading →

Family History

I have had quite a number of enquiries over the life of the web site requesting  information on relatives and potential family connections.   Useful information may be obtained from … Continue Reading →

Heritage Archive

The group meet on Mondays at the Community Centre, Main Street from 10am to 1200. Evening sessions  planned to commence but this has still to get off the ground. They … Continue Reading →

Riversmeet Craft Café.

A transformation has taken place in the tiny hamlet of Woodrow where the once mighty Royal Oak public house has finally succumbed to the commercial realities of licensed life and finally … Continue Reading →