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A Group of Men

On the back row, 2nd right is Tom Houlden. He was a joiner who practiced taxidermy and also played with Rawdon Brass Band.

A J May, Off-Licence

Outside 36 Canada Road, Arthur James May sitting on the steps to his off licence store, with him is his son Carl May on his bicycle….

A S Thomas, Fish & Chip Shop – 1918 onwards

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.

Ackroyd, William – Undated

On the reverse of this image is written: “Residence, Ashdown Apperley Bridge. Born Bradford 1847.

Ackworth, James Reverend – 1800s

Most documents relating to the Reverend have his last name recorded as Acworth – as has his gravestone. It outlines that…

Addy’s Shop

Interior of Addy’s shop, the man is Alan Pickles who was the manager.

Aerial Views

Apperley Lane runs from top to bottom of the image, just right of centre. The Little London area is to the left…

Aireborough Fire Brigades and Joint Service (1)

Nine uniformed members of Guiseley Fire Brigade with a horse drawn fire engine….

Aireborough Fire Brigades and Joint Service (2)

This was an Austin towing vehicle to be used by the Fire Service : note the bell mounted on the roof. It is uncertain…

Aireborough Fire Brigades and Joint Service (3)

By 1950, the local Joint Fire Service had become part of the West Riding County Fire Service. On the right of the back row is Alfred Chippindale, nephew …

Aireborough White Rose FC

Photo of the football club taken in Rawdon Park, a few names noted: Colin Fowler, Edward….

Airedale International Air Conditioning

Formed in 1974, and based on Leeds Road (A65) in Rawdon, Airedale International Air Conditioning.

Allinson, Pauline

An undated close up photograph of Pauline Allinson donated by Susan and Henry Allinson. Pauline was involved with performing in the Rawdon …

Allsop, Adrian – 1980s

This is the mechanism for the church clock, the photo was taken prior to an electric winding system being added in 1990….

Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society

Production of “The Student Prince” – 1936…

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