On the back row, 2nd right is Tom Houlden. He was a joiner who practiced taxidermy and also played with Rawdon Brass Band.
In 1918, he opened the first fish and chip shop in Rawdon at Low Fold, in 1924 he moved a short distance to New Road Side.
On the reverse of this image is written: “Residence, Ashdown Apperley Bridge. Born Bradford 1847.
Most documents relating to the Reverend have his last name recorded as Acworth – as has his gravestone. It outlines that…
Interior of Addy’s shop, the man is Alan Pickles who was the manager.
Apperley Lane runs from top to bottom of the image, just right of centre.
The Little London area is to the left…
Nine uniformed members of Guiseley Fire Brigade with a horse drawn fire engine….
This was an Austin towing vehicle to be used by the Fire Service : note the bell mounted on the roof. It is uncertain…
Photo of the football club taken in Rawdon Park, a few names noted:
Colin Fowler, Edward….
Formed in 1974, and based on Leeds Road (A65) in Rawdon, Airedale International Air Conditioning.
This is the mechanism for the church clock, the photo was taken prior to an electric winding system being added in 1990….
Production of “The Student Prince” – 1936…
This was Rev. John G. Anderson in the early sixties. The photograph I think was taken in the new manse at Rawdon….
MP Stewart Andrew on the left with Brian Firth presenting a ,,,
Staff at Apperley Bridge Station assembled for this early photograph.
The lady in the middle of the group…