Morley Heritage Centre illustrates the town's past with various displays. Morley was one of the first coal mining areas in Yorkshire and there is a sad reminder of the disaster at Morley Main Colliery which killed 34 men and boys on October 7 1872. Display about Will Nevison, better known as Swift Nick, whose ride from London to York was credited to highwayman Dick Turpin, eighty years later. He was hanged at York after committing a murder in Scotchman Lane, Morley. Also famed in the American Civil War, Morley was responsible for the Blue and the Grey. The formal displays are open to the public to record the fame of the town and restore its status.
Groundwork, Environment and Business Centre Merlyn-Rees Avenue Leeds LS27 9SL
0113 2380601 Visit the Morley Heritage Centre website firstname.lastname@example.org
Disabled access : Suitable for disabled Opening Times : 8:30-4:30 Mon- Fri, free entry Last Admission : 4:15 Admission Prices : free