The Reverend Thomas James – the Druid Curate of Netherthong

Inscription in Welsh 'Bardic Runes on the Rev James gravecover in Netherthong Church cemetary.

Inscription in Welsh ‘Bardic Runes’ on the Rev James grave-cover in Netherthong Church cemetery.

This article was originally written for publication in the Huddersfield Examiner.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Yorkshire Archaeological Society which was born in Huddersfield in 1863. In this article former archaeologist Alan Brooke outlines the intriguing life of one of the founders of the organisation. Continue reading