Aireborough Historical Society – 1957 to Present (09)

AHS Events 2013
Title Aireborough Historical Society (AHS) Events
Date 2013
Location Yeadon
Photo ID FBA064
Comment Article Airedale & Wharfedale Observer – 2013: On Thursday Sept 26th 2013, the article described the work of AHS volunteers led by Carlo Harrison, the team are digitally archiving the photographs, ephemera and artefacts of Aireborough historical Society.
AHS Events 2013

FBA099 – AHS, Events, 2013.

Billboard – 2013

The billboard announcing the “Historic images archive”

AHS Events 2014

G225 – AHS, Events, 2014.

Crich, Derbyshire – 2014 

AHS excursion to the Crich Tramway Museum.

AHS Events 2014

G226 – AHS, Events, 2014.

Crich, Derbyshire – 2014 

Members on a Blackpool tram , Bill & Christine Lovedale smiling for the photographer Edwy Harling.

AHS Events 2014

G245 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

The archive team (volunteers) meet up and archive donations every Monday afternoon in Yeadon Town Hall, where the collection is based. Edwy Harling volunteer. Edwy looks after the master digital archive.

AHS Events 2014

C481 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

Howard German and Christine Lovedale volunteers.

Howard has been cataloguing 35mm slides digitally, as well as contributing a lot of images himself to the collection. Christine (custodian of the archives) researches information for the images and writes up the text for the archives as well as cataloguing our finer more delicate artefacts.

AHS Events 2014

C482 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

Vera Firth volunteer, Vera has been a member for many years and spends time indexing the items that Christine researches.

AHS Events 2014

C483 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

Two more volunteers Dennis Court and Jean Dean sorting and listing documents. They have both spent their lives in the area and contribute valuable information, sadly Dennis passed away.

AHS Events 2014

C484 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

Linda Storey and Edwy Harling both have created the on-line index system for the digital archive collection. Linda has also catalogued & placed thousands of photographs into albums .

AHS Events 2014

C485 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Archive Team – 2014

Carlo Harrison volunteer, when Carlo joined the team he instigated digitising the collection and creating an AHS website. In the background is Vera Firth and Christine Lovedale.

AHS Events 2014

C500 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Annual Lunch – 2014

Venue Peasehill House Hotel, seated from the left Tony Wintle, Dennis Court And Avril Harrison.

AHS Events 2014

C412 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Annual Lunch – 2014

On the left Robert Brown with Roger Halliwell (AHS Committee ) on the right. 

AHS Events 2014

D365 – AHS, Events, 2014.

AHS Annual Lunch – 2014

Enjoying lunch on the left Jean Hickenbottom, middle Emily Holroyd and on the right Vera Firth.

Nat Heritage Day 2014

G460 – National Heritage Day, 2014.

National Heritage Day – 2014

Part of a display in Yeadon Town Hall staged by Aireborough Historical Society to mark the Centenary of WW1. Many items from the Society’s archive were seen by the large number of people who visited.

Photographer Edwy Harling.

AHS Events 2015

L131 – AHS, Events, 2015.

Visit to Liverpool – 2015

A trip enjoyed by many members.

AHS Events 2015

P231 – AHS, Events, 2015.

AHS National Heritage Day exhibition – 2015

The AHS committee, archive team along with some members put together an exhibition , open to the public for a day.

The theme was “Only Yesterday, the lost buildings of Yeadon”

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Consolidated by: Elaine Ellwood. 25 February 2021.
Last updated: 10 August 2021.

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