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Being held in the Piece Hall, Halifax. The Spire of Square Church can be seen in the middle ground.

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The crowd at the town Hall listening to the declaration.

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Dancing in Southgate, Halifax at 10 p.m.

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A bird's eye view of the Freedom of the Borough Ceremony at Bull Green Halifax. Inset: Pte. R. Burton, V.C. and The Duke of Wellington

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The scene at Bull Green when the Freedom of the Borough was granted to the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. inset: Ald L. Chambers handing over the deed of Gift to Col. C.J. Pickering

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The "Dukes" marching through Halifax after the Freedom of the Borough ceremony.

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Southgate, Halifax packed with dancers and spectators at 10 p.m. During the war we had double summer time.

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Conductor Robinson was hailed a hero. He had stuck at his post, frantically seeking to prevent the catastrophe, shouting warnings and stopping passengers falling off. Many survivors were later to testify as to his calm command in a dire…

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On October 15th 1907 an electrical failure caused a disastrous tram crash. Conductor Robinson was hailed a hero. He had stuck at his post, frantically seeking to prevent the catastrophe, shouting warnings and stopping passengers falling off. Many…

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Possibly the oldest picture in the Pennine Horizons Archive.

Whit Monday 1856 with 3000 Sunday School scholars and teachers with banners, gathered in The Croft, or more correctly the White Horse Croft. Seen here looking over to the rear of…

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Laying of Todmorden Free Library Cornerstone, 1896. AN 69927699

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York Street Wesleyan Sunday School Band of Hope, Todmorden, 1869. AN 70082771

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What could the event be that included a wheelbarrow and the presentation of a cup?

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Lots of dignitaries, but what was the event?

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This was probably to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897..
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