Hirst Wood Heritage
The links on this page will reveal stories from Hirst Wood in the past
October 2016 marked the 200th anniversary of the completion of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Click on the picture above for more information and pictures.
George Dalton was a regular contributor the Shipley Times & Express early in the 20th century under the name ‘Ben Mercato’ Click on the picture to read his account of a walk round Hirst Wood in 1916
Links to some of the stories about Hirst Wood that appeared in the Shipley Times & Express
Archaeology and Heritage of Hirst Wood Click on the picture to read about an interesting survey of the ancient woodland by a community group
Hirst Wood Burial Ground HWRG have helped try to tidy up this burial ground, hidden away in the woods and a little neglected Click on the picture to find some of the stories of people buried there