Cattle Troughs & Drinking Fountains in Yorkshire and Humberside

Cattle Troughs

Hunslet

Batley

Bradford

Bradford

Halifax

Halifax

Hull

Tadcaster

Acomb

Clifton Green

York

Pontefract

Pontefract

Dinnington

Handsworth

Ecclesfield

Barnsley

Tollerton

Doncaster

Wakefield

Are there any more Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association cattle troughs in Yorkshire? If you know of any other cattle troughs in Yorkshire please send me details.

Lost and Missing cattle troughs

In January 1887 a 9ft 6in trough [1117] was erected in Barnsley, Kendray Street. The gift of Mrs. Lambert.

On 26 January 1910 two 9ft 6in troughs [1818] in polished red-granite were erected in Halifax.

On 13 March 1912 a 9ft 6in trough [1901] was erected in Middlesborough at Borough Road West. The gift of Lady Banbury.

On 9 March 1931 a 6ft 6in trough [2488] was erected in Holywell Green. This trough was still extant in 1994.

In July 1904 a 9ft 6in trough [1647] was erected in York at Bootham Bar. This was still extant in the 1990's.

In May 1905 a 9ft 6in trough [1674] was erected in York at Walton Road. Erected by York Branch of RSPCA. Is it this extant trough here in York?

On 11 May 1936 two 9ft 6in troughs [2683 & 2684] were erected in Leeds. One at Wetherby Road near Elmet Avenue; the original location of the other is unknown. One of these troughs is still extant in Hunslet.

An MDFCTA trough may have been moved to 25 Willwood Avenue, Oakes, Huddersfield.

The trough in this photo may be next to a canal somewhere in Yorkshire. Can anyone recognise the location?.

If you know what happened to any of these lost cattle troughs please send me details.

Drinking Fountains

Ecclesfield

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Barnsley

Springhead Park, Rothwell

Are there any more Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association drinking fountains in Yorkshire? If you know of any other drinking fountains in Yorkshire please send me details.

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