Hebden Bridge Grammar School football team 1947 –’48. Sir Bernard, seated first right, started his career in journalism not long after this photo was taken. Taken at the Alice Longstaff Studio, West End, Hebden Bridge. Old code No. AT002 ALGC.
Hebden Bridge's three bridges town centre bridges over Hebden Water. St Georges Bridge (1892), Old Bridge (1510), West End Bridge (1771). To the left the chimney of Bridge Mill. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive
The second policeman from the right is Mark Andrews, PC 123, who was the Heptonstall policeman during and just after the war. He lived at 2 Hepton Drive and had two sons, Peter and Paul (born 1945). The ladies on the left are Miss Shackleton (Nanny)…
Heavy snow had prevented provisions being delivered to Blackshaw Head, so this team is delivering 'relief' supplies to Blackshaw Head Co-op. They have come up Ragley and have just passed Hudson Mill on the way to the Devil's Elbow.