Below is some genealogy information and websites about the history and social geography of Huddersfield.
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Description: Located in West Yorkshire, Huddersfield was traditionally part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. Huddersfield is situated near the River Colne and River Holme. A centre of the textile industry, they suffered as new techniques and industry were introduced. Luddite action (machine-breaking and attacking of mills) occurred in Huddersfield with great frequency. The industrial revolution saw a focus on the textile industry.