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|Set within an Italianate mansion
Museum is the former home of textile mill owner Edward Ackroyd. The
museum houses an impressive, internationally renowned collection of
textiles, both historic, contemporary and from around the world. We
specialise in contemporary craft and have a diverse programme of
exhibitions throughout the year. Highlights include a rare collection of
Balkan Costume collection by 19th century traveller Edith Durham, The Duke
of Wellington Regiment permanent exhibition, Toy gallery and an extensive
collection of contemporary baskets and textiles by leading international
and British designer makers. Regular family events include exhibition
trails and treasure hunts, hands on craft workshops, design competitions
and dressing up sessions. Adult workshops, meet the maker sessions and
lectures by leading names a speciality.
Details: Bankfield Museum.
Tel: +44 (0)1422 354 823
Fax: +44 (0)1422 349 020
||ACKROYD : ARGENTIERO :
YATES : Searching for birth daughter. She
was born, October 10, 1981. I believe the hospital was Florida
Hospital Altamonte. The attorney used was in Altamonte Springs, Fl. I
was 17 at the time. ...
Posted: 01-Sep-2006 |
I am looking for my aunt and uncle: Anna Ackroyd and
Lewis Ackroyd, whose last address known to me was 97 Trowbridge,
Cambridge, Massachusetts. Lewis (or Louis) was a motorman for the
street railway. ...
Posted: 15-Jan-2003 |
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Ackroyd Avenue Allotments Manchester
Contact: Mr Dave Lilley 29 Ackroyd Avenue, Abbey
Hey, Manchester. M18 8TL
Telephone: 0161 370 3937. Availability: Nine vacant
plots. Information: 117 plots.
A friendly society, with meetings held on the first
Sunday of each month, a community hut on Ackroyd Avenue and a
flower and vegetable show at the end of August each year.
|THE Revd William Lancelot Ackroyd,
who, before his death on 8 December, aged 106, was the oldest priest in
the Church of England, was brought up in Kent, and educated at Ashford
|London Streets >
Local guide to
Ackroyd Road, SE23
Ackroyd Road is located in
the borough of Lewisham.
(born August 29, 1858 in Oakroyd Hall, Birkenshaw, Leeds, Yorkshire,
England and died October 3, 1927 in Eccles, Lancashire, England) was an
English cricketer who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He was a
right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler. He only ever made two
appearances for Yorkshire and averaged 15 with the bat and 10.66 with the
ball taking 3 wickets.
VC, MC (18 July 1877—11 August 1917) was an English recipient of the
Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry
in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth
(born October 5 1949, London) is an English author.
Ackroyds mother worked in the personnel department of an
engineering firm and his father had left home when Ackroyd was a baby. He
was reading newspapers at the age of 5 and wrote a play about Guy Fawkes
when he was 9. He also first realised he was gay at the age of 7.
Ackroyd won a double first in English at Clare College,
Cambridge as an undergraduate and was a Mellon Fellow at Yale
University, in the United States. Read more...
(1810-1887), English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing
family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm.
He inherited "James Ackroyd & Sons Ltd." from his father in 1847, and he
became the owner of one of the country's largest
Ackroyd was well read
and concerned about the fortunes of Halifax and the terrible social
conditions that grew out of the
industrial revolution. He funded and supported a local allotment
society and many institutions for the working classes, a school for child
labourers, a workers' pension scheme, the first working men's college
outside London, a large church, and a cemetery.
In the mid 1850s, he helped found the Yorkshire Penny
Bank (to encourage workers to save)
more of this fascinating story.
Writer, born in Acton, London, UK. He studied at
Cambridge, and spent some time at Yale. He is chiefly known for his
biographical studies of Pound, T S Eliot, Dickens, and Thomas More, and
also for his fiction, which includes The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde
(1983), Hawksmoor (1985, Whitbread), First Light (1989),
Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem (1994), Milton in America
(1996), and The Lambs of London (2004). His other work includes
poetry, television criticism, and regular reviews for The Times
since 1986. Later works include The Life of Thomas More (1998),
The Plato Papers, a Novel (1999), and London: The Biography
(2001). In 2003 appeared the first two volumes of his Voyages Through
Time series for children: The Beginning and Escape from
|He also enlisted the help
of John "Ackers" Ackroyd, the designer of 1983's
land-speed-record-breaking car Thrust 2. They came up a wingless
rocket-powered jet fighter on wheels.
GAIL MUSGROVE'S FAMILY HISTORY WEB SITE: Descendants of Joseph
|ACKROYDS was established in 1994 with
the buyout of the Service Department from Ackroyd Typewriter Company which
was founded in 1948.
With both partners having been involved with the
Service and Repair of equipment for over 30 years, we can offer support on
Hardware as well as Software on a number of machines. We are still able to
Service or Repair Typewriters (manual and electronic) and the early Word
Processors as well as Laptops, PC's, Printers, Scanners, Shredders,
Binders, OHP's, Facsimile and Dictating Machines. Plus sales of new and
used equipment, upgrades and supplies.
|Ackroyd & Best Ltd. were well known
internationally through their sales of miners' safety lamps and to a
lesser extent their distinctive brass and alloy lamp checks. What is less
well known is that the company produced a whole range of other checks,
tallies, tickets, passes and tokens. In addition to this for a very
limited period c.1920 they were also contracted to mint coins for British
|Aravinda Ackroyd Ghosh was born on August
15, 1872, in Calcutta. His father, Dr. Krishnadhan Ghosh, a civil medical
officer in Bengal, added the middle name Ackroyd because a Miss Ackroyd, a
visitor from England, was present at his birth.
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