St. Oswald’s (C of E) Church, 1150 – Onwards (1)

St. Oswald's Church c1860

Title St. Oswald’s Church
Date c1860
Location Guiseley
Photo ID I184
Comment An early image of St. Oswald’s, Parish Church of Guiseley. The church dates back to the late -11th or early-12th century with later additions. The church was altered significantly by architect Sir Charles Nicholson in 1909.
St. Oswald's Church 1816

J078 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1816.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1816

An early drawing of the interior view of the church.

St. Oswald's Church Undated

B295 – St. Oswald’s Church, Undated.

St. Oswald’s Church – Undated

Interior of St. Oswald.s Church showing plaque of marriage of Patrick Bronte to Maria Branwell.

St. Oswald's Church Undated

FF16 – St. Oswald’s Church, Undated.

St. Oswald’s Church – Undated

Inscription of the Bronte Plaque reads:

“At this rail on Monday 29th Dec. 1812 Patrick Bronte Minister of Hartshead was married to Maria Branwell. Among the most famous writers of our country are numbered their three daughters Charlotte, Emily and Ann”

St. Oswald's Church 1840

N36 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1840.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1840

A drawing of the church which was done from a painting which hung in the church vestry.

St. Oswald's Church 1904

FF167 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1904.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1904

The front of the card has a printed heading “A Happy Christmas and a Bright New Year” and is marked Joseph Waite Oxford Street Guiseley, R Winterburn Photo.
A message at the bottom reads “What do you think of this old church?”

St. Oswald's Church 1904

FF167A – St. Oswald’s Church, 1840.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1904

The card was sent to Miss Annis Taylor in Pontefact, on the reverse is written “Dear Annis, Frankie is delighted with his Picture Book. Wishing you and all the family a Happy and Prosperous New Year, I remain yours sincerely Lil”

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Aron, 1907 - 1912.

A608 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1907.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1907

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Aron, 1907 – 1912.

St. Oswald's Clergy - Canon J F Howson, Rector, 1907 - 1934.

A608A – St. Oswald’s Church, 1907.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1907

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Canon J F Howson, Rector, 1907 – 1934.

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Bell 1908 - 1912.

A609 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1908.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1908

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Bell 1908- 1912.

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Warburton 1912 – 1914.

A610 – St. Oswald’s Church, 1912.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1912

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Warburton 1912 – 1914,

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Challenor 1913-1921.

A610A – St. Oswald’s Church, 1913.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1913

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Challenor 1913-1921.

Rev. Spurrier 1915 – 1923.

A610B – St. Oswald’s Church, 1915.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1915

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Spurrier 1915 – 1923.

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Langford-Jones 1921 – 1924.

A609A – St. Oswald’s Church, 1921.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1921

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Langford-Jones 1921 – 1924.

St. Oswald's Clergy - Rev. Day 1923 – 1925.

A609B – St. Oswald’s Church, 1923.

St. Oswald’s Church – 1923

St. Oswald’s Clergy – Rev. Day 1923 – 1925.

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Consolidated by Elaine Ellwood. 23 May 2022.
Last updated: 25 May 2022.

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