(OLD) Industrial History

Matthew Murray’s Beam Engine

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On 27th December 2015, along with many nearby homes and business, Leeds Industrial Museum suffered its worst flood since records began. As part of the clearing up process it became increasingly clear that one of the badly affected ground floor…

Leeds Gas Riots

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Curator Kitty Ross explores the riots that broke out in New Wortley in 1890, through objects we have in our collection.