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On the right Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Eunice Shaw, with husband Bernard and son Phillip between them.
In the centre are Barbara Castle, M.P., government Minister Douglas Houghton M.P. and Mayor Eunice Shaw.
17th October, 1969. Seated at the table are Barbara Castle, M.P. and Government Minister, with Bernard Shaw on her left and Mayor Eunice Shaw on her right.
Todmorden Town Hall, 24th Feb 1970
Todmorden Town Hall, 24th Feb 1970
L to R: William Shaw, Bernard Shaw, Mayor Eunice Shaw (hidden) Mayor of Halifax Alderman J. Liley, Mayoress of Halifax, Mrs I Liley.
The event was the Mayor's Dinner, 23rd May, 1969.
The Town Hall opened in 1875 and the statue of John Fielden, seen here, was moved to Fielden Square in 1890.
" One interesting external feature of the town hall is the pediment. The fine carved stonework has two central female figures on a pedestal. The left hand one represents Lancashire (cotton spinning industry) and the right hand one Yorkshire…
"The town hall in Todmorden straddles the River Calder and was situated in both Lancashire and Yorkshire until the county boundary was moved on January 1 1888. Designed by John Gibson of Westminster, this imposing building has a northern end which is…
The Hall stands near the Town Hall with the market behind it, and appears to have been decked for some celebration.
Looking down on the town, with the Unitarian Church on the left and the gable of the Town Hall nearly centre.
The gable end of the Endowed School can be seen behind the building works for the new garden. Todmorden Town Hall is on the left.
In 1926 the wall along Church Street was moved back two or three feet to provide extra road width, and a footpath was constructed between White Hart Fold and Rise Lane. A number of graves had to be moved in the process and screens were erected…
Halifax Central Area from Haley Hill Flats 1978
The new bus station can be seen in the centre with the tower of the town Hall behind, and the retained frontage of the old chapel on the right.
Looking up Princess Street towards Halifax Town Hall. C 1980
Looking up Princess Street towards Halifax Town Hall. C 1980
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