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Allen Hill, Arthur James Barrett – Undated

“Arthur ! come and help me – my kids and your kids are fighting our kids !”

Alva House – 1883

Alva House was built by James Waddington who also built Cassfield Mill and Alva Terrace to provide homes for some of his workforce….

Alva House – 2012

An empty shop which had been a branch of Clinton’s Cards, on the left is Specsavers Opticians, beyond …

Amateur Operatic Society – 1936 onwards (1)

“The cast in “The Rebel Maid” produced by Guiseley Amateur Operatic Society from February 17th to 22nd” The fifth person from the right on the front row has been marked as W Ingleson.

Amateur Operatic Society – 1936 onwards (2)

Appearing in lead roles in “Gypsy Love” were Enid Chaffer, John Smith and Kenneth Schofield…

Amateur Operatic Society – 1936 onwards (3)

Members of Guiseley Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society in a production of…

Ambulance Operatic Society – 1932

A production given by Guiseley Ambulance Operatic Society. Two actors can be seen,…

Anetic Aid – 2001

The company was established in 1977 by Patrick (Tom) Brady as a sales arm to a sister company Portsmouth Surgical Equipment Ltd,…

Armitage Family – c1890

At the time George was a warehouseman, although in later life he became a Nurseryman and was an employer.

Army Cadets – 1968

Army Cadets with trophies, the names have been supplied: Michael Harper (Chunky), Trevor…


This property situated off Town Street was formerly known as Raymond Forrest’s Barn. It was converted into a home and given the name Ashcroft. (May 2013)

Ashtofts Mount

Looking from Wells Road across Oxford Road to Ashtofts Mount.

Association Football Club – 1932 onward

Guiseley AFC team photograph with trophies. In the 1930s they…

Atkinson, Eliza Ann – c1920s

… though to come to Guiseley Eliza had to walk from Pepper Road, Hunslet, Leeds, with her two children. ….

Back Lane (Cuddy Hill)

Cuddy Hill, now called Back Lane. ‘Cuddy’ was a local name for a donkey, this was part of an old route to Bradford via the Coach Road.