Village People: Henry Thomas Soppitt and the Universal Importance of Local History

Henry Thomas Soppitt (1858–1899), greengrocer turned drysalter
Charles Crossland (bottom left) was a Halifax butcher and prominent botanist and mycologist. He also had an interest in the study of Yorkshire dialects.
Tolson Memorial Museum is home to the collections of a number of prominent Yorkshire naturalists including Henry Thomas Soppitt. (Image by Betty Longbottom)

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Research and Learning Manager (Special Collections) interested in developing online learning resources drawn from the spectacular collections held at the UoM

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Janette Martin

Janette Martin

Research and Learning Manager (Special Collections) interested in developing online learning resources drawn from the spectacular collections held at the UoM

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