Six Yorkshire Legacies

Author: Michael Hopkinson

Price: £4.50 incl. P&P

  • ISBN: 978-1-906604-39-4
  • Published: 2015
  • Publisher: PLACE


This booklet focuses on six people or families associated with Yorkshire, and their legacies in the physical and cultural landscape.

  • A Sense of Proportion: the Architect and his Aristocrat. John Carr (1723- 1807)
  • The Robber Baron: George Hudson (1800-1870)
  • Piecework and Paternalism: Titus Salt (1803-1876)
  • The Chocolate Village: Joseph (1834-1925) and Seebohm (1871-1954) Rowntree
  • The Seaside in Winter: Life with the Sitwells (1870s-1920s)
  • Art, Controversy and Conservation: William Etty (1787-1861)