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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
"Floradora" - Chorus-line.

L to R

Doris Fitton (née Weeks), Constance Pym (née Crabtree), Edith Crawshaw (née Smith), Marian Hargreaves (née Crabtree), Ada Lord (née Greenwood), Dorothy Whittaker (née Lord)
Back row - L to R

Reginald Norton (trainer), B. Smythe, G. Crowther, A. Norton, F. Smythe, I. Holt, Rev. E. Verrill.

Middle row - L to R

B. Hilton, N. Pickles, J.H. Hindle (press), P. Redmond, D. Eastwood.

Front - J. Gore, R. Dixon.
Back row - L to R

Rev. A. Hunt, Billy Coulton, Gordon Whitehead, Bob Simpson, Lewis Blacka, Jack Nesbitt, Norman Stansfield, Will Greenwood.

Front row and kneeling - L to R

Wallace Pickles, Stanley Coulton, Wally Winter, Jimmy Collinge,…
Briscoe Haworth, born 13.5.1924, is on the left on back row.
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.

Hebden Bridge…
The Octagonal Chapel at Heptonstall was built in 1764. The design and construction were overseen by John Wesley
The bus destination board shows the intermediate points on the route from Leeds: Dudley Hill, Halifax, Hebden Bridge.
Junction of Caldene Avenue and Burnley Road.
Hope Street. The building with the gabled porch was for many years the Police Station.
Albert Street looking down to Crossley Mill on New Road, with the Albert Hotel on the right and Croft Mill on the left. The floods of 1946 were generally regarded as the worst of the 20th century. Albert Street, Hebden Bridge, was among the areas…
Hebden Water and the Old Bridge. Taken from St Georges Bridge, the Council Offices are on the right.
Market Street looking towards Bridge Lanes and the chimney of Calder Mill.
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