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Crossley and Porter School History
The Crossley Heath school building owes its existence to the philanthropy of the Crossley brothers, Francis, John and Joseph. In 1857 they formulated a scheme for the establishment of a ‘superior College for the…
Congregationalists had held regular meetings in Halifax since at least 1763 and the Square Chapel, named after the area although it is also square in shape, was opened in 1772 at a cost of over £2,000. The chapel was first preached in on 24th May…
Where did that name come from, can anyone help? St johns Church is at the bottom of the picture, with Church Bank Mill behind, beyond that Cragg School.
An interesting shot with St John's church in the valley, and Church Bank Mill with the school behind it. Note how bare the hillside looks. Turvin Mill is to the right.
In the centre is Mrs Edwards who lived at Horsehold, on the far right is Mrs Holden.
The girl in the centre looking at the test tube is Madge Leary. On the extreme left is Betty Veevers nee Ogden.
Back row, left to right: Arthur Francis, Jim Stone, unknown, Robert Huck (goalie), Terry Southwell, Donald Powell, George Thompson, Norman Uttley, Philip Sutcliffe. Front row: David Lawton, Geoffrey Traynor, unknown, Derek Ingham, Keith Pickles.
Front row: 7th from left, Frank Walton, 5th from left Mr Rushworth, Headmaster, 3rd from left Mr Hemstock or Henstock, Woodwork, third row 5th from left Miss booth, Domestic Science, 6th from left Mrs Fred Chatburn, 8th from left Ruth Marshall, 10th…
Mr Walton, teacher. Front row: Michael Walker, Jimmy Hooson, Dennis Burton, unknown (Wray?), Ronnie Hudson. Back row: unknown, Peter Coneron, Michael Robertshaw, unknown, Robert Falcon Scott, unknown, Peter Holroyd.
Teacher Frank Walton. Back row: Bill Dalton, unknown, unknown, Brian Kershaw, Jimmy Ashworth, Donald Coneron. Front row: unknown, unknown, Brian Sunderland, Brian Singleton, Brian Wray, Derek Williams.
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