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Marriage of John Michael Riley Watson (son of Wilson Watson) to Enid Schofield, 29th March 1952

Marriage of John Michael Riley Watson (son of Wilson Watson) to Enid Schofield, 29th March 1952

Back row, left to right: Susan Parker, Stephen Jagger. Stuart England, Trevor Haigh, Stephen Walker, Andrew Wilson, Richard Johnstone, Mrs Harrison. Middle row: Margaret Wade, ?, Rosalind Parker, Kathleen Greatorex, Susan Butterworth, Maxine…
Postcard dated 1950.
A Break Lathe, the operator is Granville Whitaker, it was taken at the Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge premises of Broadbents pre 1960.
Greenwood Stell & Sons Ltd, weaving shed with Northrop ‘T’ and ‘S’ model automatic looms.
Showing the narrow entrance to Midgely Road. When Clough Mill, shown on the left, was demolished the road was widened.
Greenwood Stell & Sons Ltd. Westfield Mill, 1958.
Stubbings Steps from School Street down to Commercial Street in the 1950s. The building at the bottom was originally the toll bar house on the Leeds and Hebden Bridge Turnpike Road.
The lady on left with a pram is Mrs Southwell, lady with hood up Mrs Irene Smith, next to her Malcolm Firth, next Terence Greenwood, Colin Duffy, Malcolm Bow.
Lady on right with pram id Mrs Connie Firth, in front of her lady with glasses is Ada…
Postcard with January 1951 postmark. The two farms in the centre of the picture are Lower and Upper Clough Foot.
Postcard with July 1959 postmark. Looking down Cragg Road towards Mytholmroyd. The Methodist Chapel, now a private house, is on the left.
Postcard with postmark July 1956. Shows Widdop Road coming down from Heptonstall Slack to the bridge over Alcomden Water.
Postcard with July 1954 postmark. Bottom left is the Hangingroyd area and above it the Birchcliffe Hillside. Right of centre is the station area with the large station warehouse, Victoria Mill and the gas works, all now demolished.
Pre-1961 postcard. Top left the War Memorial in front of Grange Dene House, now site of the Health Centre. Bottom left Calder High School, opened 1950.
Undated postcard. Bottom centre is Scout Road leading to its junction with Cragg Road. Bottom left are the railings of the Weslyan Chapel. Running above the top of the buildings is the railway viaduct.
Postcard with 1953 postmark. The foundation stone was laid in 1847 and the church was consecrated in 1848, was enlarged in 1887 and the following year the foundation stone was laid for a new chancel. Distinctively it has a small octagonal spire on…
This picture was taken in December 1958 when demolition of the north side had just started. Above it is Hugh Street which has also been demolished.
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