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  • Date contains "1920s"
Back Row, Left to Right: Tom Pettingell; Joe Howarth; Roderick Fisher; Albert Mitchell. Front row: Jack Wilkes; George Hayes; Verney Sykes; Harold Fielden.
When built it was called Hare Mill but was renamed after the battle of Mons in the First World War. Demolished 2000.
Todmorden bus No. 3 first registered in 1920.
Todmorden bus driver and conductor in the 1920s.
Todmorden No.23 bus first registered in 1924
Passing under the old Hungry Wood Arch, Cornholme. The terrace behind is Woodland View.

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Number 15 came with the 1928 delivery. it was registered WW5574 and was a Leyland PLSC3. seating 36 it was withdrawn in 1934.

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Todmorden Corporation SG11 bus WU4693, chassis No; 13579, Fleet number 34 was new in My 1926. It was one of the first in the fleet to have pneumatic tyres. Sadly the driver, Mr Marshall was killed when it crashed and came to rest outside the…
One of two single deck buses delivered to Todmorden in September 1925 is a B36R with registration number WU2916 and allocated fleet number 33. These were the first new buses to be fitted with pneumatic tyres. It's sister bus was number 32, Leyland…

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Number 22 returning to Town Hall is registered as WT3608, a Leyland SG2 with a Central body. Maybe the model 'T' Ford car following was that of Doctor Harold Thorpe?

Number 22 was new in 1924 and was withdrawn in 1931.

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Todmorden number 23 at the Town Hall terminus, it is a Leyland SG2. New in May 1924. Withdrawn 1929.

St Mary's Crypt is on the left.
Another view of Fleet number 26, WT7268 believed to be seen here on Cock Hill Moor on a murky day. No 26 was shown as a B30D, meaning that it was a bus with seating for 30 passengers and had doors fitted. It is of course another Leyland GH7 model.…
An interesting shot of WT1843, new in May 1924. A Leyland SGH2 with a Phoenix body built locally at the body building/repair shed on Phoenix Street, Todmorden, across the main road from Millwood Depot. Seen here making a left turn into Rochdale Road…
WU7307, No10, was new in 1926 and was a Leyland LG1.with a Leyland body. Shown as seating 52 passengers and is photographed in Worden Park where Leyland Motors photographed all their new models.
This single deck WT7268, a 30 seater with doors (B30D), dates back to May 1924. It was a Leyland GH7 and the photographs suggest it was on Cock Hill Moor between Hebden Bridge and Oxenhope on a damp foggy day.

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The bus registered WT1843 , fleet number 20 is waiting for departure to Bacup from here outside the Church Street Bus & Parcels Office. It was a Leyland SGH2, being delivered in 1924 along with number 21. First recorded as having a Hickman body but…
Bus number 23, registration number WT4437, seen here at the Town Hall terminus is of May 1924 vintage. It is a Leyland SG2 model, chassis number 18198 carrying a Leyland body. It was an open top and was variously quoted as being either a 48 or 52…
A regular truck stop for hungry lorry drivers, much the same as modern day service areas on our motorways. Standing outside the doorway of the Bird i'th Hand inn is a Leyland very similar to the one owned and used by the LMS Railway at Todmorden…
WT 4437, a Leyland SG2, Fleet number 23 seen here, prior to delivery from Leyland in May 1924. Body shown is a FO48R type.

Leyland photographed all their new vehicles here at Worden Park, originally the 150 acre estate of the Farington family.
Todmorden No 9 was a Leyland GH7 known as an RAF type. It was purchased through a Burnley dealer after WWI, c1920, hence the Burnley registration no, CW-1948. It was allocated Fleet No 9 and is seen here at the bus offices on Church Street. Note the…
W.U. 8362. Bus No 11 was a Leyland Leviathon. New in 1926/7 appears to be at the Summit Terminus.

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