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.
In January 1887 a 9ft 6in trough  was erected in Barnsley, Kendray Street. The gift of Mrs. Lambert.
On 26 January 1910 two 9ft 6in troughs  in polished red-granite were erected in Halifax.
On 13 March 1912 a 9ft 6in trough  was erected in Middlesborough at Borough Road West. The gift of Lady Banbury.
On 9 March 1931 a 6ft 6in trough  was erected in Holywell Green. This trough was still extant in 1994.
In July 1904 a 9ft 6in trough  was erected in York at Bootham Bar. This was still extant in the 1990's.
In May 1905 a 9ft 6in trough  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.
Elsecar Heritage Centre
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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