Wilfred Howson

My mother was Ellen Hazel Howson born in the Foxholes Cottages in Methley Parish in 1910. Her brother Wilfred Howson is commemorated on the war memorial in Methley churchyard (however … Continue Reading →

Martha’s Story

Martha Naylor’s family, like many from the West Midlands, were part of a massive population shift to the developing coal mines and new housing in the Yorkshire Coalfield. This moving … Continue Reading →

WWI The Green Family

Mr and Mrs Albert Green and their involvement in the Great War. Private Thomas Richard Green (1-5 KOYLI), Private Harry Shillito Green (Royal Munster Fusiliers), Private Walter Green (1-5 KOYLI), … Continue Reading →