Gentleman Jack – Ann Walker and Lightcliffe Church

The Gentleman Jack Connection: Ann Walker at Lightcliffe Church by Ian Philp If you’ve been watching the Halifax based BBC series ‘Gentleman Jack’ you might have linked Lightcliffe, the village …

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Lightcliffe

This residual tower of 1775 is all that remains of the church after it fell into decay in the 1960’s following serious storm damage. We are thrilled that the Friends of Lightcliffe not only care for the vast churchyard, but have catalogued all 11,000 burials online.

Women’s History: Trailblazers

Celebrating Women: Trailblazers We’re immensely proud to share these stories of women who have fought for equality and broken down barriers to become pioneers in their fields. From the intensely …

A rare opportunity

A rare opportunity On Saturday September 14th the tower which holds Ann Walker’s memorial will be re-opened. Between 12 noon and 4pm visitors will be able see the brass plaque …

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A rare opportunity

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A rare opportunity to view Ann Walker’s memorial which has been locked within Lightcliffe tower since 1974. Come along for this one day only event as part of the Heritage Open Days festival!

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Drought, drones and missing graves…

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Local Friends at Lightcliffe St Matthew’s in West Yorkshire knew there were another twenty gravestones buried somewhere around the old church, but had never been able to locate them.  However, …

Heritage Open Days & Drysau Agored 2019

Heritage Open Days & Drysau Agored 2019 We are delighted to join thousands of heritage buildings and ancient sites participating in the UK’s biggest celebration of our wonderful heritage! It’s …

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Churchyard Poet in Residence

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Lightcliffe St Matthew near Halifax in West Yorkshire is the very first our churches to have a poet in residence in the churchyard!  Since Spring 2017 the Yorkshire poet Bob …