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Jack Bridge cricket club won the cup in 1930. Here are three of the players. From L to R:

Jack Chambers, Clifford Crabtree and Rennie Thwaites.

They are pictured at Hudson Mill with the bottom of Pilling Steps behind the group. Note that they…
Pictured are Mary Hannah Greenwood (nee Speak) and husband Percy Greenwood. They are possibly surveying the new reservoir at Gorple which was completed in the early 1930s. The couple, married in late 1930, are walking along the track above Gorple,…
Probably dating from early 1930s, we see Mary Hannah Greenwood (nee Speak) on the right with an unknown companion. They are on the track above the Gorple reservoir workings, possibly returning to Colden after attending the Blake Dean Chapel…

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One of the players of Jack Bridge cricket team, Frank Thwaites pictured outside his home at Hudson Mill Cottages (now demolished). This indicates he didn’t neglect the whitening of his cricket boots even though he appears to be off to somewhere…
This is the Jack Bridge cricket team that played in the Hebden Bridge League. They won the cup in 1930. Their home ground was a field at Goose Hey, near Smithy Lane.

Most of the players would have worked at Jack Bridge mill. Pictured are:

Information from Robert Pickles:

My mum, Mollie Fielden, born April 1924, is on the front row of girls, 2nd in from the right. Sitting next to her, the girl with the glasses called Marion, was mum’s lifelong best friend. Dad, Stanley Pickles, born…
View of the goods yard or sidings looking down the line in the Elland direction. The station closed in 1962 and an oil terminal was built on the site of the goods yard.
Ryburn Reservoir is a supply reservoir operated by Yorkshire Water close to Ripponden. It lies in the valley of the River Ryburn and is the lower of two reservoirs built to supply Wakefield with water. Started in 1925 it was completed in 1933 and has…
The Jubilee Illumination of Wainhouse Tower, May 1935
'West of Shanghai' is a 1937 film about a Chinese warlord, who holds a group of oilmen and missionaries hostage in a remote Chinese outpost.

'52nd Street' - 1937 film of how 52nd Street became New York City's "Nightclub Row" in the 1930s.
The mill in the centre of the picture is Redman's Scarbottom Mill. The house on the extreme left is Rose Mount, Nest Lane. The wooden buildings were part of Thornber's hatchery. There are quite a few railway wagons in the sidings.
Halifax Cororation Waterworks visit by memebers and officals of Hebden Bridge UDC. 11th September 1934. Loaned for scanning by Hebden Royd Town Council.
Members of Hebden Urban District council photographed near the outlet grating in the bottom of Widdop reservoir, taken September 11th 1934 during drought. Donated by Hebden Royd Town Council
Mytholm Church School, Hebden Bridge, also known as Hebden Bridge National School, St James Day School and St James School, Hebden Bridge. The need for a school was prompted by Rev George Sowden. It was built by subscription. The corner-stone was…
Looking across to High Street from the bottom of Stocks Lane. Top left the Methodist chapel, closed 2011, and bottom left the Wolf Inn, demolished 1950s. Photo Christopher Cawkwell Collection.
Todmorden bus first registered in 1930

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