Click HERE to take a look at the new DVD!
Kirkwood needs your help! Click HERE to find out more.


Click HERE to EMAIL the site!
Join The Facebook Mirfield History Archive


Cartwright Thanked 23-04-1812

April 25th 1812

The Committee of the association of Merchants and Manufacturers at Huddersfield, have voted their thanks to Mr. Cartwright, for his intrepid and gallant conduct in the defence of his Mill at Rawfolds, by which he has rendered the most essential service to his country. The Committee have also presented Fifty Guineas to the men, under the command of Mr. Cartwright, for having so bravely and steadily performed their duty in this trying occasion.

Back To Luddites In The News