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This aerial view of what became the Percival Whitley College shows People's Park at the top of the shot. The college has undergone many changes since this photograph was taken and the area itself on Francis Street is more built up today. The area…

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In the centre the aqueduct carrying the Rochdale Canal over the River Calder. To its left Riverside School and to the right Central Dyeworks, now enlarged and converted into appartments. The industrial building top right have now gone and replced…

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In the centre the aqueduct carrying the Rochdale Canal over the River Calder. To its left Riverside School and to the right Central Dyeworks, now enlarged and converted into appartments. The industrial building top right have now gone and replced…

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The teacher is Miss Stanzer. Back row left to right: unknown, Bernard Sutcliffe, Donald Sheard, unknown, Terry Dewhirst, next, the tallest boy, is Keith Collinge. Possibly on the right is Peter Toothill or Russell Taylor.

In front of Keith…

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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…

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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…
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