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Hairsign, Jimmy – 1965

Aireborough Boys Club 1965
Title Jimmy Hairsign
Date 1965
Location Yeadon
Photo ID FB007
Comment The location is the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Chapel hill, it was used as a meeting place for the club before the permanent home for the club was built by the Dam. The money for this came from local people fund-raising until they had half the cost of building, Aireborough Council paid the other half. The boys were taught gymnastics, boxing and exercising with Indian clubs. The boy in the middle of the back row is holding a pair of clubs. The man on the right is Charlie Hathaway who coached the boys, on his left is Jimmy Hairsign. Donated by Christine Phillips.

Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 27 June 2022.
Last updated: 27 June 2022.

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