Their refusal to take an oath meant they could not hold public office nor enter Parliament.
In this beautiful photo taken in heavy snow we can see on the far right the bungalow occupied by Mr & Mrs Helmsley…
They often sat in a small room overlooking the shop and answered phone calls from customers and suppliers telephone number Rawdon 51!
The Gaytimers (which had a very different connotation back then in the late 60s)
After the war when the Avro shut down and everyone was laid off, many Yeadon folk suddenly found themselves out of work.
By the 1800s society had begun to change as the Industrial Revolution took families from their cottage industries and gave them work in the mills which were being built throughout the country.