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4th January 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Cyrus Sing LLOYD of Sowerby Bridge William Ernest EGLIN of Sowerby Bridge WEST END (Congregational Church) Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. T.HOEY, A.SMITH TUEL LANE SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, John WADDINGTON, J.G.WILCOCK, F.WADE, G.MANSFIELD, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.PICKLES, F.DRAKE, G.WOODHEAD Miss HELLIWELL MAN AND WIFE William NICHOLL, carder, Sowerby Bridge Mary Ann NICHOLL, wife of above Mr.H.BOOCOCK, prosecution Mr.STOREY, defence BOLTON BROW SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. T.E.WHITEHEAD, B.MORWOOD, J.PRIESTLEY, H.GREENWOOD, E.B.CLAY, E.BRIGGS, Thomas E.WHITEHEAD Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS THOUGHTFUL HOSPITALITY (Model Lodging Houses) Alderman John Foster CLAY Inspector HICKES CHILDREN'S PARTY (Ryburn Lodge of Freemasons) Mr.William HAIGH [Column 2] MUSICAL HONOURS Miss Annie HUDSON Mr.S.PICKLES, teacher of above MARRIAGE AT ST.GEORGE'S CHURCH Mr.R.H.D.MAYALL MA. Lecturer at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge Miss Edith M.BAXENDALE Mr.W.H.BAXENDALE, father of above Revs. Canon IVENS, S.F.LAYCOCK WEST END CRICKET CLUB Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. C.RUSHWORTH, G.NICHOLL, G.FOGG, J.A.WHITELEY, T.HOEY, H.MITCHELL, J.SUNDERLAND, C.ELLIOTT, C.W.RUSHWORTH, G.E.HOEY, J.MAIDEN, M.CROWTHER, T.BOTTOMLEY, A.V.BARRACLOUGH, G.WRIGLEY, W.WADSWORTH, N.HOLROYD, F.HELLIWELL, H.WRAY BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.J.FOX [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, George WHITELEY, W.H.GIBSON, F.CLAY, A.HOWE, MAUDE, TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, A.CLAY, SCHOLEFIELD, WRIGLEY Mr.RHODES, council clerk, deceased Mr.BUCKLEY, deceased, councillor? Mr.EVANS, partner of Mr.RHODES Mr.James FIRTH [Column 5] Messrs. John NAYLOR, Joseph GREENWOOD Dr.WELLBURN

Ripponden

[Column 6]

Triangle

DISORDERLY(?) AND REQUESTED(?) TO QUIT William RILEY, moulder, Triangle Constable GOLDTHORPE MARRIAGES Robert Hume Davison MAYALL MA, Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, to Edith Mary BAXENDALE, Highfield, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Gladys BALL, 24(?) days, daughter of James Edward BALL, Boston Street, Sowerby Bridge Henry FAWTHROP, 65, Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth PARK, widow of Walker PARK, Causeway Head, Warley Martha SHARP, 67, widow of Job SHARP, Nether Ends, Sowerby IN MEMORIAM Gerald H.STORR, died January 1899

11th January 1901

Sowerby Bridge

UNITED RELIGIOUS SERVICES Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, W.H.MATTHEWS, Earl GRAY, W.HUDSON, J.FOX SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION Messrs. D.I.CLAY, J.C.HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT, John WADDINGTON, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, Alfred GREENWOOD, John BATES Rev.Canon IVENS Councillor W.H.GIBSON THE PROSECUTION SOCIETY Mr. and Mrs. SCHOFIELD, Wharf Hotel Messrs. H.Percy KENDALL, J.C.BELL, W.H.BAXENDALE, Edward E.POLLIT, N.BATES, A.WOOD, G.B.WOOD, Thomas HOEY, G.E.WHITELEY, J.W.BANCROFT, William WILSON, William HAIGH, J.W.HOEY, PLATT, MARSHALL, H.THORP (accompanist), A.SMITH Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, W.H.GIBSON [Column 2] CONSERVATIVE BALL Mr.SCHOFIELD, Wharf Hotel "MINE HOST" AT DINNER (Sowerby Bridge Licensed Victuallers' and Wine and Beersellers' Protection Association) Messrs. J.WHITTAKER, A.PLATT, T.WASHINGTON RE JOHN CROWTHER DECEASED Mr.S.WRIGHT of Halifax Mr.H.CROWTHER, brother of deceased BEGGING James and Mary FRANKLIN, husband and wife Constable MCDONALD SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. D.I.CLAY, J.C.HORSFALL, J.WADDINGTON, R.SIDDALL, E.E.POLLIT, S.G.HICKLING of Ravensthorpe, J.W.BANCROFT, WHITWORTH Rev.Canon IVENS

Triangle

PROPERTY SALE Mr.John H.STEAD, James CULPAN of Sowerby

Ripponden

WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mrs.HOYLE Miss STANSFIELD of Sowerby Bridge [Column 3] PUBLIC ENQUIRY AT HALIFAX Messrs. EVANS (on behalf of Sowerby Bridge Council), J.W.LODGE (Sowerby Bridge ratepayer), BAXENDALE [Column 4] "THE CALL OF THE NEW CENTURY". SERMON TO MEN ONLY (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] Messrs. SWALLOW (deceased), BUCKLEY [Column 6]

Sowerby

MEMBERS' TEA AND MEETING (Congregational Church) Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. James LEAH, B.LEACH, S.S.SPEAK, W.H.LEAH, James LEACH, Abram KERRIDGE Mrs.EVANS Misses COCKROFT, L.KERRIDGE, M.CLAYTON PROVIDENCE CHAPEL Messrs. Herbert HOWARTH, Robert H.LUMB, J.H.BUTTERWORTH, Eli HELLOWELL, J.WILKINSON, H.V.WILKINSON BOULDERCLOUGH M.N.C. Mr.and Mrs.David PICKLES of King Cross Mr. and Mrs.D.ROBERTSHAW of Hebden Bridge Mr. and Mrs. WHITTLE of Sowerby Mr.Harry HAIGH (Hebden Bridge) Miss E.BANCROFT, Luddenden Foot SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR JP, S.AINLEY, J.INGHAM, J.WADSWORTH, A.STOTT, J.WOOD, D.TURNER, W.GREENWOOD Trevor EDWARDS, West Riding Rivers Board clerk Mr.BOOTH, clerk DEATHS Millicent BARRETT, 3, daughter of Howarth BARRETT, Higgin Chamber, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth PARKE, 62, widow of Walker PARKE, Causeway Head, Warley Elizabeth TAYLOR, 3, daughter of Thomas Wilkinson TAYLOR, Warley Clough Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Albert WILD, 3, son of Herbert WILD, Upper Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge

18th January 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.BULCOCK, new licensee of the Commercial Inn Messrs. John TURNER and Sons, contractors SUNDAY SCHOOL CONFERENCE Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. J.TULEY of Halifax, H.HANSON, William Henry OLDFIELD, E.HAIGH, T.HOEY BOLTON BROW WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. James WOOD, William NOBLE, G.BROOKS, E.SUTCLIFFE, B.TAYLOR, H.HOLDEN SOWERBY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL Team: WILKINSON, DAVIES, SHEPHERD, W.THOMPSON, E.THOMPSON, WOODWARD, HOPKINSON, WRAY, LEE, CRESSWELL, METCALFE AN UNPLEASANT EXPERIENCE Judge CADMAN, Halifax County Court Thomas Henry BRIGGS, Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge James KERSHAW, farmer, Rishworth Mr.R.W.EVANS JP, prosecution Mr.W.H.BOOCOCK, defence Mr.WADDINGTON [Column 2] WEST END Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. S.WADSWORTH, T.CHADWICK, J.B.BLAKELEY, EARNSHAW Misses HARTLEY, BANCROFT, WADSWORTH, MOORES, BARRON TUEL LANE CHAPEL Mr. and Mrs.Thomas GREENWOOD, Myrtle Terrace Rev.E.GRAY Misses BARRON, Emily Louisa FIRTH Messrs. A.S.FIRTH, T.WASHINGTON Mrs.Joseph WHITELEY Mr.WHITELEY, organist A LOCAL LAW SUIT Judge CADMAN, Halifax County Court Messrs. Albert E.BERRY & Co. Ltd, Park Ironworks, Sowerby Bridge Messrs. Jabez NALL & Co. Ltd., box manufacturers, Penistone Messrs. W.J.WAUGH, J.L.GARSED (Elland): prosecution Mr.BAIRSTOW, defence [Column 3] CHILDREN'S COSTUME DANCE (Women's Liberal Association) Miss EDWARDS Mr.Thomas HOEY MESSRS JAMES GREENWOOD AND SON, LIMITED Messrs. Joseph GREENWOOD, J.SMITH, G.H.WOOD Messrs. J.BARRON and Sons, auditors WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. W.NICHOLSON, B.CULPAN, J.GRUNDY, E.CRABTREE, W.BRADLEY, W.PARKER, W.HEIGHINGTON, H.HOLMES, George THOMPSON INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES Brothers J.W.CLAYTON, J.WADDINGTON, Joseph BINNS, T.W.RICHARDSON, L.FIELDING of Mytholmroyd, Arthur DEAN, J.G.WILCOCK, R.C.M.ECCLES LIBERAL CLUB BALL Misses C.GREENWOOD, B.WHITEHEAD, C.SCHOFIELD, S.A.WHITELEY, C.MARSLAND, M.WHITELEY, M.A.WHITELEY, A.WHITELEY Messrs. C.W.RUSHWORTH, L.WHITELEY, J.V.SCHOFIELD, J.HAIGH, W.WRAY, G.E.HARKER, G.VARLEY, J.WHITELEY, CLAYTON of Brighouse Mr.and Mrs.John CROWTHER Mr. and Mrs.George PARKER of Hebden Bridge Messrs. NICHOLL, FIRTH and AINLEY: musicians Mr.WORMALD, confectioner, Tuel Lane A HALIFAX MAN KILLED AT HEBDEN BRIDGE Mr.John Henry LISTER, aged 72, of 18 Providence Row, Trafalgar, Halifax Mr.William HOLLAND, hardware dealer of Crown Court, Crown Street, Halifax [Column 4]

Luddenden Foot

GOLDEN WEDDING CELEBRATION Mr. and Mrs. William SUTCLIFFE of Luddenden Foot Messrs. James WORMALD, SPENCER, William Henry RUSHWORTH Mr. and Mrs.Robert WHITWORTH Mr.Joseph William SUTCLIFFE, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. SUTCLIFFE Mr.ASHWORTH, farmer?

RIPPONDEN

CONCERT Mr.Charles PARKER, director of the Aeolian Opera Concert Party Mrs.Edith SHORE, S.CLEGG, Minnie YOUNG, Annie HARTLEY, Mr.R.B.BRIERLEY, Mr.R.LEACH: artistes Mr. Allen STEVENS (humorist) Messrs. F.EASTWOOD, B.BERRY NORMANTON V. THE SOUTHOWRAM STONE CO. Messrs.NORMANTON & Sons, quarry owners and stone merchants of Moor Quarries, Greetland Mr.R.A.SHEPHERD, prosecution Mr.B.E.FISHER, JENNINGS: defence Charles NORMANTON, director of Messrs.NORMANTON & Sons Edward WALTON, stone worker [Column 5] FROZEN TO DEATH AT BRIGHOUSE Messrs.HOLMES & KING, railway contractors? LOST.... a FOUNTAIN PEN W.ACKROYD, printer [Column 6] MARRIAGES Herbert HOBSON to Clara Eveline DYSON, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS James GREENWOOD, 47, blanket finisher, Dean Farm, Sowerby Mary HANSON, 43, wife of Nathan HANSON, Finkle Street, Luddenden Foot Allin HOYLE, 62, Walker Lane, Sowerby Bridge Mary SMITH, 72, widow of Jonathan SMITH, Cote Hill, Warley Rawson TOWNSEND, 18, Hoey's Yard, Sowerby Bridge

25th Jan 1901

CHRIST CHURCH Revs. W.Ingham BROOKE MA, W.H.VERITY

Sowerby Bridge

Thomas WEBB, Sowerby Bridge Mr.Ernest SEED SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Rev.John FOX A LOCAL SOLDIER WOUNDED Private EDWARDS of the West Riding Regiment YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETIES (Bolton Brow Literary Society, Tuel Lane Young Men's Society) Mr. B.MORWOOD Messrs. W.WILSON, J.STOTT, F.WADDINGTON, J.WADDINGTON junior, F.LORD (Bolton Brow) Rev.E.GRAY, Messrs. J.W.MANSFIELD, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, W.WHITELEY, J.HOLT, J.E.MAUDE, B.ROBINSON, J.BATES SIMULTANEOUS MISSION Revs. E.GRAY, C.E.WALTERS of London CHORAL SOCIETY Alderman John Foster CLAY Messrs. E.CONSTANTINE, EATON (Belmont), E.B.CLAY, F.CLAY, W.S.MILLIGAN, Booth SHARP, J.VARLEY, W.T.WALTON, J.W.WHITELEY WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. J.CROSSLEY, W.H.TURNER, H.WOOD, A.CROWTHER, C.E.HELLIWELL Miss Edith JESSOP BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX Mr.Arthur ASTIN SAD CASE OF SUICIDE William CROWTHER, aged 58 Messrs. POLLIT & WIGZELL Mr.GREENWOOD of Bolton Brow [Column 2] WEST END BAND OF HOPE Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. M.MATTHEWS, ASHWORTH, WILLETT, T.HOEY, A.LUMB Misses WILLETT, M.WOOD, N.RUSHWORTH THE SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION Messrs. John BATES, Alfred GREENWOOD, W.H.GIBSON YORKSHIRE FORESTERS' ORPHANAGE Messrs. T.BROADBENT, F.BRIGGS, W.THOMAS, J.W.HALL, W.HILEY (musician) OBSTRUCTING THE FOOTPATH Joseph FAWCETT, boatman James FAWCETT, apprentice George RILEY, millhand John Robert JONES, labourer Constable FORDHAM James BROOKES, Stott HELLIWELL, Lionel BUCKLEY, George FOSTER, Joseph CROSSLEY, John Herbert HELLIWELL: millhands Superintendent WEIGHTMAN CASE DISMISSED Anthony PICKLES, landlord of the Royal Oak Inn, Sowerby Street Inspector HICKS Ms.MOTTRAM Alfred THOMAS WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mrs.MARSLAND Messrs. J.B.BLAKELEY, T.HOEY, J.EDWARDS

Sowerby

BAND OF HOPE CONFERENCE Messrs. J.BUTTERWORTH, John CROSSFILL of Leeds, Fred TOPHAM, A.SCHOFIELD (Rochdale) Rev.W.C.EVANS Councillor J.W.WHITELEY BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION Messrs. H.N.BLAMIRES, J.A.WHITWORTH, J.HAIGH junior, J.WADSWORTH, J.PICKLES, R.BENTON, R.BRADLEY, A.WADSWORTH, W.PICKLES Misses L.HANSON, E.HOLLAS [Column 3] THE QUEEN'S DEATH [Column 6]

Ripponden

EDWARD NAVEY'S CHARITY

Luddenden Foot

SERIOUS ACCIDENT John HOYLE, millhand, Boulderclough John FOX, fellow worker of above at Boy(?) Mill, Luddenden Foot Dr.WALKER CONFERENCE OF MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETIES Mr.Samuel HOWARD of Sowerby Bridge Mr.S.C.MOORE of Mytholmroyd Councillor E.WHITELEY of Sowerby Bridge Mr.Herbert THOMAS DEATHS Mary Ellen BINNS, 55, wife of John BINNS, Watson Terrace, Norland Esther LUMB, 15 months, daughter of Walter LUMB, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary SHARP, 75, wife of John Jackson SHARP, Lower Fold, Norland

1st Feb 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Master Arthur SMITH of South View Mr.WADSWORTH, organist at West End LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Mr.MARSHAL(MARSHALL?) of Halifax Rev.R.D.PROSSER of Blackpool WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Miss GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Messrs. William WOOD, J.HANSON, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, W.NICHOLL, A.HOBSON, T.HOEY, W.H.HALL Rev.G.S.SMITH Dr.WELLBURN SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB Messrs. Frank CLAY, C.HATTON, G.S.THOMPSON, H.HARGREAVES, T.HALEY, H.LAYCOCK, W.H.THOMPSON, W.H.GIBSON, C.W.LAYCOCK, H.GREENWOOD, G.A.WOOD, C.HORNER, R.ROTHWELL, J.DOVENOR, B.W.WOOD, H.BARFORD, T.MARCHANT, W.SMITH, W.ASHWORTH LIBERAL CLUB ANNUAL MEETING Councillors Abraham CLAY, Ely WHITELEY Messrs. James HOLDSWORTH, James HAIGH, W.ASHWORTH, T.HORSFALL, T.HOEY, John WADDINGTON, W.MACFARLANE, Emanuel MITCHELL, FIRTH (warehouse owner), W.LUMB, George E.WHITELEY, J.W.HOEY, C.W.RUSHWORTH, A.HOWE, A.J.BUTTERWORTH, J.A.WHITELEY, E.BROADBENT, A.DENNIS, George E.HOEY [Column 2] BAPTIST CHAPEL Mesdames. FOX, BRADLEY, FRANKLIN, WHITEHEAD, INGHAM, GREENWOOD, BROADBENT, G.E.WHITELEY, VOSE, MELLOR, HELLOWELL, SHAW CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB Messrs. T.H.MORRIS JP, J.POLLIT, BULCOCK, A.C.COLEMAN, A.HOPKINSON, A.GREENWOOD, W.RILEY, D.J.MALLINSON, C.L.WRAY, C.LODGE, G.WILCOCK, W.H.GIBSON, J.W.BUTTERWORTH, A.HALSTEAD Major MORRIS Councillor W.H.GIBSON SPIRITUALIST PROGRESSIVE LYCEUM Messrs. T.W.RICHARDSON, T.H.WRIGHT Misses ACKROYD, THORPE Mrs.SHEPLEY SCHOOLBOY'S OFFENCE Thomas ROBINSON, schoolboy, Sowerby Bridge Cornelius WILCOCK, schoolboy HALF-YEARLY MEETING OF THE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY Messrs. William LEACH, J.BOOTH, Richard PARKER (Norland branch), Albert HITCHEN (Sowerby), George SMITH (Mill Bank), Arthur GREENWOOD (Warley), John WHITWORTH and David BARRETT (both central) A WOMAN FOUND DROWNED Elizabeth Ellen WILSON, servant, about 55 Mary JAMES, bedmaker at CROWTHER's Lodging House Mr.CROWTHER George W.PICKLES, a boy, Chapel Lane Clara JACKSON, Bolton Brow [Column 3] EVIDENCE FROM THE BENCH Edgar THOMPSON, butcher, Halifax John SMITH, blacksmith, Sowerby Bridge Constables GOLDTHORPE and MACDONALD Mr.SCHOLEFIELD, magistrate DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors HOWE, Ely WHITELEY, SCHOLEFIELD, WRIGLEY, Abraham CLAY THE QUEEN'S FUNERAL W.J.STORER, Hosier, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

Mill Bank

PRESENTATION (Mill Bank Wesleyan Sunday School) Mr.Alfred WHITELEY, recently moved to Ripponden

Triangle

CRICKET CLUB Messrs. Herbert INGHAM, T.WHITAKER, T.W.PRITCHETT, W.PARKER (Holly View, Triangle), C.HAIGH, W.BROADBENT, G.DYSON, F.LAWRANCE(F.LAWRENCE?), T.SIPMSON(T.SIMPSON?), Herbert SMITH, Harry SMITH, H.H.SIMPSON, W.BARRACLOUGH, W.AINLEY, F.HARDY, C.HORSFALL, E.BUTTERWORTH, J.CHEETHAM, WHITTAKER, Wilson BROADBENT [Column 4] PULPIT REFERENCES TO THE QUEEN'S DEATH REV.E.GRAY (Tuel Lane Chapel) REV.CANON IVENS, M.A. (Christ Church) REV.T.H.KIRKNESS (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel) [Column 5] REV.G.S.SMITH (West End Chapel) OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP ST.GEORGES Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK BAPTIST CHAPEL Revs. J.FOX, D.JERMAN of Rishworth WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.W.H.MATTHEWS SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM CHRISTADELPHIAN MEETING ROOM [Column 6]

Sowerby

CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR SOCIETY Mrs.EVANS Misses LEACH, COCKROFT Masters W.EVERETT, Wright SMITH

Norland

A LOCAL SUCCESS Mr.George BINNS of Norland

Ripponden

STARTING A BREWERY Mr.Joseph WHITELEY of Rochdale Road, Ripponden Mr.SHUTT MARRIAGES Clementson ELLIOTT to Minnie REDGRIFT, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Rev.James E.FISHWICK, died aged 38 in North America, formerly of Sowerby Bridge Milton HELLOWELL, 3 months, son of Jonathan HELLOWELL, Church Stile Inn, Sowerby Catherine WHITELEY, 51, wife of Joseph Helliwell WHITELEY, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

8th Feb 1901

Sowerby Bridge

W.AARON, former licensee of the Waggon and Horses, West Street Thomas GREENWOOD, new licensee of above WEST END (Congregational Church) Rev.G.S.SMITH UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCH (annual missionary service at Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.R.ABERCROMBIE of Huddersfield Messrs. H.MITCHELL, Joseph WHITELEY (organist), Turner WASHINGTON Misses D.PARKER, A.WHITWORTH, ROSCOE of Leeds SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Miss WOMERSLEY, CROWTHER Messrs. A.PLATT, C.SHELDRAKE, H.THORPE (accompanist), William WARD A MUSIC LICENCE (for Victoria Hall, Bolton Brow) Richard CROWTHER Superintendent WEIGHTMAN BIBLE SOCIETY Messrs. William HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, O.EATOUGH Revs. G.S.SMITH, Canon IVENS, J.Monk JONES (Lancashire), S.F.LAYCOCK, T.H.KIRKNESS, J.FOX, C.W.HOWARD Mrs.IVENS "AT HOME " (Bolton Brow Sunday School) Councillor F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP Misses SCHOLEFIELD, Connie SUTCLIFFE, Ethel KIRKNESS, L.BARRON Messrs. E.B.CLAY, D.I.CLAY, MOSSMAN, J.C.HORSFALL (pianist), Booth SHARP ARCO (musician) Mesdames B.CLAY, Frank CLAY [Column 2] FATAL ACCIDENT Frank DRAKE, aged 19, Sowerby Bridge Messrs.BINNS, dyeworks, Halifax DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, G.WHITELEY, F.CLAY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, J.TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, A.CLAY, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP, J.L.WRIGLEY, W.H.GIBSON Mr.R.W.EVANS, council clerk Mr.Godfrey RHODES, former council clerk Messrs. James GREENWOOD & Son Ltd. Mr.WOOD, National Union of Gasworkers Mr.FIRTH Mesdames BUCKLEY, RHODES (widows?) THE QUEEN'S FUNERAL Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS (Wesleyans), G.S.SMITH (Congregational), W.H.MATTHEWS (Primitive Methodist), J.FOX (Baptist), Earl GRAY (United Methodist) Mr.J.C.HORSFALL (organist)

Norland

PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Misses A.L.SEED, E.WADSWORTH, H.MOORE, F.BANCROFT, N.WHITELEY, A.REDGRIFT, A.TIDSWELL Messrs. J.W.EARNSHAW, A.SMITH, L.HOWARTH, SUTCLIFFE, EARNSHAW, WHITTAKER, WADSWORTH

Ripponden

RIPPONDEN CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY Messrs. Jonathan STOTT, Wright MOORES, Thomas WADDINGTON, Joseph LUMB, James Richard WHITELEY, W.C.MOORES, B.BREARLEY, B.BERRY

Sowerby

FREE CHURCH MEMORIAL SERVICE Revs. W.C.EVANS, W.HUDSON of Triangle Messrs. G.BARRETT, J.PICKLES (organist) MEMORIAL SERVICE AT ST.PETER'S Mr.Booth SHARPE, organist Rev.W.N.MATTHEWS [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. D.I.CLAY, J.C.HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT, J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL Councillor W.H.GIBSON YORKSHIRE LAUNDRIES CO. V PICKLES. JUDGEMENT Lord Justices RIGBY, Vaughan WILLIAMS, STIRLING: Appeal court Wilkinson PICKLES, defendant Phillip, brother of above? Justice FARWELL [Column 4] MEN'S SERVICE (Christ Church) Mr.GAUKROGER, organist Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. ANNUAL CONTRACTS R.W.EVANS, Clerk to the Council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax DEATHS Benjamin THWAITE, 76, 14 Princess Street, Beech, Sowerby Bridge Harold BENTLEY, 1 month, son of Wright BENTLEY, Warley Town Emma HASSELDEN(?), 64, widow of George HESSELDEN, Peacock Inn, Cote Hill, Warley Mary Ann RILEY, 55, wife of Humphrey RILEY, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Harry SHEPLEY, 3(5?), son of John William SHEPLEY, Rose Mount, Sowerby Bridge HIGH CLASS ARTIFICIAL TEETH Mr.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge

15th Feb 1901

Sowerby Bridge

SMALLPOX HOSPITAL ACCOMMODATION Dr.KAYE, County Medical Officer COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS Councillor SCHOLEFIELD JP Mr.Charles RUSHWORTH CHURCH INSTITUTE Revs. J.HILL of Lightcliffe, Canon IVENS Mr.F.WORSNUP ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Councillors W.H.GIBSON, Ely WHITELEY Messrs. W.TOLLEY, Teddy WASHINGTON, C.W.SMITH, T.H.WRIGHT, W.H.WILCOCK, Thomas W.RICHARDSON Drs. BROWN, DUNN Misses Gertrude E.THOMAS, E.M.TOLLEY, L.SUTCLIFFE, A.MARKHAM, M.E.BUTTERWORTH, A.WILLET Revs. G.S.SMITH INTERESTING WEDDING (Christ Church) Mr.Charles Robert DIXON, chemist, West Street. Groom. Mr.L.G.T.DIXON of Penrith, deceased, father of above Miss Mary Ann (Pollie) BATES. Bride Mr.Nathaniel BATES, Allan House, Sowerby Bridge. Father of above Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD Misses HANSON (Sowerby Bridge), HATTON (Manchester) Masters V.E.W.DIXON, F.TURNER Mr.Charles JONES of Royton Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist [Column 2] RYBURN CHAPTER (Royal Arch Freemasons) Thomas GILL, Thomas G.HOWELL, Thomas GAUKROGER, W.P.BROWN, George E.WHITELEY, John H.STEAD, Alfred GREENWOOD, C.W.WASHINGTON, William WORSNUP WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Messrs. J.B.BLAKELEY, PARKER (lanternist), John H.SCHOLEFIELD Miss GARLAND of London Councillor Abraham CLAY ANNUAL TEA (Tuel Lane Sunday School) Rev.Earl GRAY Misses C.LAW, A.WHITELEY, C.ACKROYD, Elsie SHAW, H.J.ROBERTSHAW, Emma FIRTH, Emily HORNER, Emily WHITELEY Messrs. W.H.STOCKMAN (Halifax Sunday School Union), William STOTT, J.WHITELEY Masters Edgar HEAP, J.GREENWOOD MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD'S BIRTHDAY Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, aged 79, head of a firm (at Holme Mill?) WIFE DESERTION Emily HERON Willie HERON (William HERON), husband of above, former landlord of the Wagon & Horses Inn, Sowerby Bridge Mr.STOREY, prosecution Mr.LEACH, defence CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB Messrs. J.W.WHITELEY, John HORNER (pianist), HELLIWELL, G.MARSHALL, A.HOPKINSON, W.H.WHITELEY, J.H.THOMAS, HOLROYD, J.M.LODGE [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. TENDERS Mr.John MARSLAND, engineer and manager, Gas Works, Sowerby Bridge R.W.EVANS, council clerk, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax [Column 4]

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION Messrs. Robert BENTON, Sam MITCHELL (Samuel MITCHELL) SOWERBY SCHOOL BOARD Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. G.R.STANSFELD, Smith EMMOTT SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR JP, INGHAM, WADSWORTH, STOTT, WOOD, TURNER, NICHOLL, GREENWOOD, AINLEY, Alfred WHITELEY Drs. WELLBURN, J.R.KAYE (County medical officer) Messrs. HARTLEY, T.EDWARDS (county surveyor), T.SYKES (landowner) Major MORRIS, landowner

Norland

Lewis WHITTAKER, contractor, debtor Mr.Edgar BOOTH, represented above Mr.I.H.SKINNER, creditor? RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL

Ripponden

RIPPONDEN CONSERVATIVE CLUB Mesdames CROSSLEY (Brian Royd), Wilkinson CROSSLEY (Dean), WHEELWRIGHT, ABBOT Misses MERCER, F.WHITELEY, A.WHITELEY, A.L.SUTCLIFFE Messrs. A.FARRAR, W.FIRTH, W.WHITELEY, H.LEYBOURNE (humorist), F.W.EASTWOOD (accompanist), M.WHITELEY, J.BROADBENT, J.R.WHITELEY, G.NORMANTON, T.PRIESTLEY, B.BERRY, W.FIRTH, W.C.MOORES, L.GREENWOOD, E.MOORES, F.W.BORIES, K.PRIESTLEY, BINGHAM, COLE, CARTER [Column 5] Mr.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] MARRIAGES Alfred BARKER to Edna BAIRSTOW, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS James William CROSSLEY, 41, carpenter, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Robert FARMERY, 40, mason, Hoey's Yard, Sowerby Bridge Sarah HAIGH, 79, widow of Samuel HAIGH, Royds Farm, Sowerby Martha INGHAM, 67, wife of John Ingham, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge William LUMB, 64, woolsorter, Belgrave Street, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth Sarah MARSHALL, 28, wife of Frank Charnock MARSHALL, Park Street, Sowerby Bridge John Matthew PEAKE, 76, pensioner, Parsonage Cottage, Warley

22nd Feb 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.R.H.BUCKNELL, local government board inspector THE COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. Charles RUSHWORTH, J.W.LODGE CHURCH BANK IMPROVEMENT Mr.R.W.EVANS JP, clerk to Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council PAROCHIAL TEA (Christ Church) Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD Messrs. William HAIGH, E.E.POLLIT, H.SUTCLIFFE, J.W.WHITELEY, BUCKLEY, GAUKROGER (choir conductor), SMEETON, EWART, GREENWOOD Miss JONES Nurse SCANLAN MASTER AND SERVANT Albert CLAY of Sowerby Bridge, managed hat shop for below John NICHOLL, hatter and dining room proprietor Mr.STOREY, defence Mr.Herbert BOOCOCK, prosecution Messrs.HOLMES & Co. of Goole [Column 2] SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Mr.H.HEY, Halifax Miss THORPE WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.J.W.BANCROFT Miss GAUKROGER, Messrs.Albert SMITH and A.SMITH: musicians REFORM OF CONVOCATION Revs. Canon LISTER, Canon IVENS Sir Richard JEBB RAILWAY SERVANTS' CONCERT Miss Lily HORSMAN, soprano at Hanover Church, Halifax Messrs. J.R.SYKES, C.SHELDRAKE Messrs. Amos HALSTEAD, E.W.BERRY, A.PLATT, J.MARSHALL: Ryburn Quartet Party Misses A.FOX, E.FIRTH Masters T.AINLEY, H.DEWHIRST, F.EWART Mr.J.T.BROWNHILL, humorist and mimic Mr.A.A.FRANKLAND, accompanist LOYAL LILY OF THE VALLEY LODGE, NO 815 Miss SUTCLIFFE, Royal Hotel, Sowerby Bridge Thomas BORRELL, Hudson WOOD, George HALLIDAY, Lloyd HARGREAVES, J.W.ELLIS, Herbert GREENWOOD, Joseph BOOTH, George H.CLARKE, John HOWARTH, John MARSDEN [Column 4]

Luddenden Foot

ST.MARY'S CHURCH Mr.J.GAUKROGER, recently remarried and moved to Ripponden Mr.TURNER, chair supplier, Gibbet Street, Halifax

Norland

RE LEWIS WHITAKER (debtor) J.GREEN (Halifax), J.DYSON & Son (Halifax), J.WILSON & Son (Halifax), Reynoldson THORNHAM & Co. (Hull), J.GREEN (Keighley), Fred VERITY (Leeds), HOLLIS Bros. (Leicester), Noel C.LEGH & Co. (Liverpool), John WHEELDON & Sons (Manchester), W.E.GAUDY (Shipley), J.WHITAKER (Sowerby Bridge), Lewis ATKINSON (Sowerby Bridge), Morris SUGDEN (Sowerby Bridge), F.SIDDALL (Sowerby Bridge), B.B.COWGILL (Sowerby Bridge), J.SUTCLIFFE & Son (Sowerby Bridge), J.WILKINSON & Son (Sowrby Bridge), W.FOX & Son (Sowerby Bridge): creditors

Sowerby

COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.J.W.WHITELEY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Mr.G.H. and Miss F.HOYLE of Triangle Miss L.MITCHELL Messrs. W.KERSHAW, F.GARTSIDE, J. and T.CHARNOCK, F.JOWETT Mr.H. and Miss E.WHITWORTH Misses E.A.GAUKROGER, L.A.FOSTER, E.JOWETT, N.SHEARD Mr.W.MIDGLEY Messrs. H. and W.LUMB

Triangle

THE AGRICULTURAL HOL(D)INGS ACT Judge Heaton CADMAN, Halifax County Court Mr.T.P.PERKS, prosecution Mr.J.A.COMPSTON, London, defence Thomas BAILEY, tenant of farm at Luddenden Foot, plaintiff Mr.Arthur WILSON of Triangle, defendant, owner of above farm? Mr.Orlando HINCHCLIFFE, deceased Mr.Digby CALEY of Malton SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. GAS DEPARTMENT. TENDERS Mr.John MARSLAND, engineer and manager, Gas Works, Sowerby Bridge R.W.EVANS, council clerk, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax [Column 5] CORRESPONDENCE Mr.John BATES, Trades' Council representative on the Sowerby Bridge School Board Nimrod HOWARTH, 73 Linden Place, Sowerby Bridge. Secretary of the Independent Labour Party Mr.Nimrod HOWARTH Mr.Fergus O'Connor SMITH John BATES, 11 Dalton Street, Tuel Lane [Column 6] DEATHS Samuel WOOD, born November 1834(1831?), Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Lydia BOLTON, 39, wife of Lewis BOLTON, Wood Lane Farm, Sowerby Thomas HEAP, 58, Mill Bank Hannah SUTCLIFFE, 87, widow of James SUTCLIFFE, Hanson Lane, Mill Bank

1st March 1901

Sowerby Bridge

OFF FOR THE FRONT: PRESENTATION TO A TROOPER Messrs. HOMFRAY & Co., Gratrix Lane Private PITT Misses WOOD, HITCHEN SMOKING CONCERT (Constitutional Club) Messrs. John HOPKINSON, John BATES, Amos HALSTEAD, A.HOPKINSON, J.EASTWOOD, J.M.LODGE, J.WOODHEAD, T.MARCHANT, J.W.BUTTERWORTH, W.WHITWORTH, John HORNER Masters James GREENWOOD and Harry GREENWOOD: brothers Miss Dora BATES (daughter of John) GOLDEN WEDDING Mr. and Mrs.Robert WOOD, Town Hall Street. Originally from Bradford Mr.John SHAW, deceased, formerly of the Bull's Head Hotel [Column 2] George MIDDLETON, Sowerby Bridge BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX SIMULTANEOUS MISSION (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.C.E.WALTERS A LOCAL VOLUNTEER Mr.Harry HATTON of Manchester, formerly of Sowerby Bridge PRIMITIVE METHODISTS (Sunday School) Misses E.H.GAUKROGER, E.THORP, E.THOMAS, H.J.ROBERTSHAW, L.AINLEY and E.AINLEY, MARCHANT Messrs. H.SUTCLIFFE, F.HADFIELD, J.E.THORP, F.STOCKTON, E.GREENROYD, A.ARNOLD Mr.TOPHAM, Band of Hope BILLIARD LEAGUE (Working Men's Clubs) F.FLETCHER, Luddenden Foot DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Councillor BUCKLEY JP, deceased MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT (The Empire Minstrels) Master F.HEAP Misses MOORE, WHITELEY, REDGRIFT, Beatrice WHITEHEAD Messrs. WRIGLEY, MANSFIELD, THOMAS, GREENWOOD, FALCONER, HOWARTH, WILSON PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, W.NICHOLL, R.ROTHWELL, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, Thomas HOEY, Frederick GUARD, BALL (librarian) Councillors Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY Miss DARCHEY of London Dr.WELLBURN [Column 3]

Norland

DISPUTE ABOUT BURIAL FEES (Halifax West Riding Court) John EASTWOOD, labourer, Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge Jabez WHITAKER, Norland Mr.STOREY, prosecution Mr.Joe BROADBENT, neighbour of Jabez WHITAKER Mr.H.BOOCOCK, defence

Sowerby

LECTURE (Boulderclough New Connexion Church) Messrs. Harry HAIGH of Hebden Bridge, James HAIGH of Halifax, W.KERSHAW, W.MITCHELL, H.BARRETT, Edwin WOOD (lanternist) [Column 4] LOCAL GOVERNMENT INQUIRY Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, George WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, TURNER, HOWE Messrs. Joseph GREENWOOD, J.W.LODGE, R.W.EVANS JP (District Council clerk), COX (surveyor) Mr.William STOTT, deceased Mr.Joseph POLLIT, deceased Colonel GRAY [Column 5] CHURCH BANK IMPROVEMENT (Halifax West Riding Court) Mr.EVANS, representing the District Council Mrs.WOODWORTH Mr.SHACKLETON Dr.BROWN Mr.POLLIT, deceased Mr.SHEPHERD, representing home/land owners on or near Church Bank MR.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] CORRESPONDENCE A.C.COLEMAN Mr.C.RUSHWORTH, large employer DEATHS George CROSSLEY, 16, son of John CROSSLEY, Fallingworth Hall, Norland Willie FOX (William FOX), 6 months, son of John FOX, Osborne Terrace, Luddenden Foot Sarah HABERGHAM, 78, widow of William HABERGHAM, Norland Town, Norland Laura HOYLE, 9 days, daughter of John William HOYLE, Boulderclough, Sowerby Hannah HORSFALL, 83, wife of Henry HORSFALL, Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge John WILCOCK, 61, Brockwell Gate, Sowerby

8th March 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Ernest ANDERSON, Sowerby Bridge THE QUEEN'S DEATH Mr.Abraham CLAY RETURNED FROM THE WAR Private OFFEN of Sowerby Bridge, Royal Field Artillery gunner OBSTRUCTING THE HIGHWAY Richard Wilkinson FOULDS, contractor, Halifax Police constable MARSHALL PROPERTY SALE Messrs. GARSIDE & WARING Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH, C.C. COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Councillor SCHOLEFIELD JP Messrs. J.W.LODGE, C.RUSHWORTH, D.SUTCLIFFE, BLAKELEY SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, R.SIDDALL, POLLIT, BATES Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 2] ELECTION OF GUARDIANS Messrs. W.HAIGH, BANCROFT SHOCKING DEATH OF A FORMER SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN Mr.Sam LUMB (Samuel LUMB) of Parkinson Lane, Halifax, formerly of Sowerby Bridge BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHURCH Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. T.E.WHITEHEAD, H.GREENWOOD, B.MORWOOD, T.EDWARDS, G.WRIGHT, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, F.SUTCLIFFE, J.C.HORSFALL (pianist), TOPHAM (Halifax) Misses E.A.WADDINGTON, A.MARKHAM BAPTIST CONFERENCE Revs. J.BRIGGS of Sowerby Bridge, Scott COATES of Todmorden, H.J.JONES (Hebden Bridge), S.J.ROBINS of Birchcliffe, J.FOX Messrs. J.W.WHITELEY (Rishworth), H.MANN (Halifax) CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT Madame Adelaide MULLEN Mr.Henry BEAUMONT Miss Mabel CARLTON of Knaresborough Mr.Dan BILLINGTON of Leeds Messrs. W.A.SUTCLIFFE, Albert SMITH, Booth SHARP (choirmaster)

Sowerby

ELECTION OF GUARDIAN Mr.John WILSON of Town Farm DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. James Henry CARTER (Stones Farm), James Learoyd WHITELEY (Lumb House): Mill Bank ward Messrs. William NICHOLL (Fields Farm) and Smith AINLEY (Hubberton): Blackwood ward Hanson HAIGH (Sowerby) John INGHAM, Triangle ward [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, George WHITELEY, W.H.GIBSON, Frank CLAY, A.HOWE, J.TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, A.CLAY, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP, J.L.WRIGLEY Messrs. E. & W.H.HALEY, casters Messrs. Newton CHAMBERS Mr.Thomas F.RIDGE, moving to Liverpool Messrs. W.H.CRABTREE, W.A.SUTCLIFFE, A.SIDDALL, R.H.WHITWORTH, S.WADSWORTH, GREENWOOD, WILCOCK Mrs.L.S.PLATT

Mill Bank

MILL BANK WORKING MEN'S CLUB Misses HODGSON, R.HODGSON (Bradford), Patie HODGSON Messrs. PLATT, SHELDRAKE (Halifax), A.PLATT (Sowerby Bridge), Harry LEYBOURNE (local humorist), Fred EASTWOOD (piano)

Norland

PARISH COUNCIL Mr.AVES Parish councillors Ezekiel BINNS, George BINNS, Eli BROADBENT, Abraham LUMB, Bates Broadbent SOUTHWELL, Samuel TURNER, Joseph WADSWORTH, Nathaniel WADSWORTH, George WILSON Samuel TURNER, oil manufacturer, Calder Dale Grease Works Messrs. Charles SMITH, John SMITH, Frederick WOOD, E.BROADBENT James FLEMING, farmer, Benro d Terrace Messrs. L.WHITAKER, Jonas THOMPSON, George WILSON, Jabez Whitaker Jabez WHITAKER, gentleman, Thorney Bank Messrs. Nathaniel WADSWORTH, Willie PRIESTLEY (William PRIESTLEY) Joseph WADSWORTH, boot manufacturer, Norland Villa Messrs. A.MAUDE, F.B.GREGORY

Triangle

FIREMAN'S SUPPER Messrs.John HADWEN & Sons, Kebroyd Mills Messrs. F.W.HADWEN, J.H.NORMANTON(?), T.BARRETT(?), HOWARTH, BARRETT, INGHAM, NORMANTON, MITCHELL, F.W.EASTWOOD (accompanist) ELECTION OF GUARDIANS Mr.John William HODGSON, land agent, The Hollings Triangle Mr.Arthur WILSON, gentleman, Brookside, Triangle Mr.HODGSON Rev Horace Francis WONNACOTT, The Vicarage [Column 4] MEN'S SERVICE (Christ Church) Rev. Canon IVENS [Column 5] Mr.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] NOMINATIONS FOR DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION James Augustus BOOTH, 20 Newton Street, railway clerk Joseph JOWETT, Joseph WHITELEY James HOLDSWORTH, 14 Edward Street, pattern maker John BATES, Audsley SEXTON Rowland LUMB, 12 Myrtle Terrace, mill manager Fred WADDINGTON, Thomas Edward WHITELEY John TURNER, Shepherd Villa, grease distiller William Thomas WALTON, William WISEMAN John William WHITELEY, 22 Wallace Street, foreman millwright William WISEMAN, William Thomas WALTON William Arthur SUTCLIFFE, woollen manufacturer Rowland SIDDALL, John SMITH Charles William BATES, 7 Hume Street William HOLROYD, David William TURNER John William LODGE, Wharf Street, oil sheet(?) manufacturer James Robert BERRY, Heaton COCKROFT George WHITELEY, 13 West Street, plasterer William LUMB, George William LUMB Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, 140 Park Villas, worsted cloth manufacturer John William LODGE, John THOMPSON Fred Jowett SCHOLEFIELD, Ashleigh, oil cloth manufacturer William WILSON, Henry STORR William Arthur SUTCLIFFE, Westfield, woollen manufacturer Frank CLAY, Thomas HORSFALL Alfred Schofield FIRTH, 3 South View, boot and shoe merchant John William HOEY, John EDWARDS John William LODGE, Wharf Street, oil sheet manufacturer Samuel HOWARD, John DYSON William GLEDHILL, Wharf Street, butcher Tom MARCHANT (Thomas MARCHANT), Tom ACKROYD (Thomas ACKROYD) Mark WILCOCK, 19 Hollins Mill Lane, tanner(?) and currier(?) Richard CROWTHER, Thomas COPLEY DEATHS Arnold WHITELEY, 21, son of Ely WHITELEY, Myrtle Villas, Sowerby Bridge Fred RATLIDGE, 2 months, son of Henry RATLIDGE, Claremont, Sowerby Bridge Sarah Jane SUTCLIFFE, 45, wife of Frederick SUTCLIFFE, Dalton Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr. and Mrs. Ely WHITELEY, Myrtle Villas, Sowerby Bridge

15th March 1901

Sowerby Bridge

(Liberal debating club) Messrs. BLAKELEY, Rowland LUMB BOLTON BROW CHAPEL KEEPER Messrs. Charles BROWNBRIDGE, Fred WADDINGTON junior SOCIAL GATHERING Mr.William HAIGH, draper at Wharf Street, Todmorden and Soyland paper mill PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO. Mr.B.MORWOOD, Ryburn Villas, West End, Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.KINDER, Gordon Bank, Luddenden Foot Mr.H.GARSIDE, Lower Brig Royd, Ripponden FOOTBALL (Rugby) Sowerby Bridge: WADDINGTON, RILEY, SWAINE, BUTTERWORTH Brighouse: SAVILLE, CAIN, ROSS [Column 2] AT HALIFAX TRADESMEN'S BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION Henry MOSEMAN, aged 66 James FIRTH, Martha HARDY, Henry SPEAK, all of Sowerby Bridge THE DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. George WHITELEY, J.W.LODGE, W.GLEDHILL, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, James Augustus BOOTH, James HOLDSWORTH, Rowland LUMB, John TURNER, John William WHITELEY, William Arthur SUTCLIFFE, Charles William BATES, Alfred Scholefield FIRTH, Mark WILCOCK, Audsley SAXTON, John BATES BAPTIST CHAPEL Messrs. Fred ASTIN, C.GREENWOOD (band conductor), W.MACFARLANE, H.BROADBENT, B.INGHAM, A.FOSTER, T.ELLIS, H.MITCHELL, R.UTTLEY WILL OF MR.GODFREY RHODES Mr.Godfrey RHODES of Lindenholme, Halifax, solicitor. Died December 1900 aged 50. Mrs.Annie RHODES, widow of above Mr.Lewis RHODES, son of Godfrey Mr.Joseph Wood HORSFIELD of Northfield, Dewsbury, shoddy manufacturer Mary MOORE Emma RHODES UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCHES: SOWERBY BRIDGE CIRCUIT Rev.E.GRAY Messrs. S.TURNER, J.WADDINGTON, A.S.FIRTH, Eli WHITELEY, Walson WHITELEY A SINGULAR CASE Mazzini HOLROYD, Copley Clement LONGBOTTOM, railway coal man, Sowerby Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Dr.ADAMS Mr.BOOCOCK, defence [Column 4]

Sowerby

THE ELECTION Messrs. Hanson HAIGH, Smith AINLEY, John INGHAM, James Henry CARTER, J.Learoyd WHITELEY MISSIONS Rev. Carey HOOD of Halifax Mrs.LANCASHIRE of Tamworth Mrs.WALSHAW of Halifax AN INTERESTING MARRIAGE CEREMONY (Boulderclough Chapel) Mr.Willie PICKLES (William PICKLES) Mr.and Mrs. Jonathan PICKLES of Highfield Place, Sowerby. Parents of above Miss Edna MITCHELL Mr.and Mrs.William MITCHELL of Finkle Street Rev.F.H.ROBINSON Mr.John WADSWORTH Mr.Walter WADSWORTH, organist SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR JP, AINLEY, INGHAM, WADSWORTH, WOOD, STOTT, TURNER, GREENWOOD Dr.KAYE, County medical officer Mr.Eli HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Messrs. Hanson HAIGH, Smith AINLEY, William NICHOLL, James Henry CARTER, J.L.WHITELEY, John INGHAM, Alfred WHITELEY, A.FISHWICK, J.H.CARTER, J.RILEY, A.BINNS Mr.SCHOFIELD, (rates?) collector [Column 5] Mr.Timothy HITCHEN, property owner

Ripponden

RIPPONDEN AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL AND FLORAL SOCIETY Messrs. Johnson WADSWORTH, Benjamin BERRY, Taylor WHITELEY, Joe BEVERLEY, Sam MELLOR (Samuel MELLOR), J.WALKER Mr.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (?)B.MORWOOD, Ryburn Villas, West End, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] DEATHS Martha ACKROYD, 71, widow of Thomas ACKROYD, engineer, Sowerby Bridge Sarah CROWTHER, 77, widow of Thomas CROWTHER, Carr, Sowerby William GREENWOOD, 62, Liverpool Row, Warley James Robert KERSHAW, 2, son of Sam KERSHAW (Samuel KERSHAW) Hannah Mary SCHOFIELD, 28, wife of Joseph Schofield, Blackwall Farm, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Joseph Ernest JOHNSON, died March 1900 aged 19 20 Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge Emma SHERWIN, died March 1900 James Albert SHERWIN, died March 1900. Son of above 5 Ryburn Buildings, Sowerby Bridge

22nd March 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Arthur MARSDEN, Sowerby Bridge Right Hon. J.W.MELLOR Mr.E.J.STANLEY THE PIGEON EATING CRAZE "Big Yorkey" A YEAR'S SANITARY WORK Mr.WARD, sanitary inspector Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer [Column 2] BOLTON BROW TRACT SOCIETY Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, W.HUDSON Mr.W.PRIESTLEY THE LIBERAL CLUB Mr. and Mrs.MARSLAND Councillor Howard CLAY of Halifax Messrs. EDWARDS, BLAKELEY LOCAL PETITION TO PARLIAMENT Mr.MELLOR TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE (Bolton Brow Wesley School) Messrs. George WRIGHT Misses ACKROYD, SUTCLIFFE, PRIESTLEY, BRIGGS, HOLLAS, JENNINGS, G.WHITEHEAD, MOSLEY, GREENWOOD, C.KELLEY AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Councillors W.H.GIBSON, Ely WHITELEY JP Messrs. W.TOLLEY, Levi HAIGH, J.HANSON, W.GREENWOOD, W.E.HOLROYD, J.SHAW, H.CORDINGLEY, J.WOODS, A.T.HOPE, J.MITCHELL, H.MITCHELL, J.WOOD, E.BROADBENT, J.W.MANSFIELD, C.W.SMITH, T.W.RICHARDSON, W.SUNDERLAND Drs. BROWN, DUNN Mrs.MITCHELL Misses WHITELEY (Hollins Lane), M.ACKROYD, A.MARKHAM, A.WILLET, A.E.W.LUMB, S.E.LUMB, C.NUSSEY, A.ELLIS, A.WHITEHEAD, M.HARGREAVES, SCANLAN (district nurse) Rev. T.H.KIRKNESS RE-OPENING SERVICES (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Messrs.E.WHITEHEAD, painters Misses MAUDE, L.AINLEY, E.AINLEY, E.THORPE, E.THOMAS, E.STOCKTON, E.H.GAUKROGER, H.J.ROBERTSHAW, M.MATTHEWS (accompanist) Messrs. H.BARRETT, A.ARNOLD, F.HADFIELD, F.STOCKTON, J.E.THORP, E.H.SUTCLIFFE Rev.T.SHAW of Colne [Column 3] THE ELECTION Mr.LODGE TEA AND CONCERT (Tuel Lane Young Men's Society) Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD junior, John BATES, W.H.WILCOCK, R.WILSON, George WRIGLEY, A.PARKER, B.ROBINSON, W.FIRTH Mrs.J.A.WHITELEY Misses A.GAUKROGER, D.PARKER THE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY Mr.William LEACH [Column 4]

Sowerby

ILLNESS OF THE VICAR OF SOWERBY Rev.T.HINKLEY THE LICENSING ACT Nathan HANSON, steward of the Boulderclough Working Men's Club Police constable WALSH

Ripponden

PROPOSED NEW COMPANY Messrs.LAWTON Bros., cotton spinners [Column 5] COUNTING THE PEOPLE. SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CENSUS TAKING Mr.S.HOYLE, registrar of births and deaths Mr.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] DEATHS Samuel ACKROYD, 63, silk dresser, Mill Bank John CARTER, 73, New Barton, Sowerby James WALKER, 18 days, son of James WALKER, Glenfield Place, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Sam GRUNDY (Samuel GRUNDY), died 1898 aged 19. 42 Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge

29th March 1901

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.R.F.PECHEY, vicar of All Saint's, Halifax Rev.Canon IVENS Venerable Archdeacon DONNE

Sowerby Bridge

PRESENTATION (Ladies' Sewing Class at Bolton Brow Wesleyan Church) Mrs.BROWNBRIDGE, moving to Blackpool PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William WOOD, J.HANSON, W.HAIGH, R.ROTHWELL, A.HOBSON, T.M.FLETCHER, W.NICHOLL, H.STORR, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY CIRCUIT QUARTERLY MEETING (Wesleyan) Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, W.HUDSON (moving to Bradford on Avon), T.Herbert KIDD (to replace W.HUDSON), J.A.B.MALVERN (former minister at Triangle) Mr.W.H.HULL(W.H.HALL?) PRIMITIVE METHODISM Revs. W.H.MATTHEWS, W.WHITTLE of Elland Messrs. Lewis FIELDING of Mytholmroyd, EATOUGH Newton NICHOLL, Edwards GREENROYD, Fred HOYLE, May ROBERTSHAW Misses E.SUTCLIFFE, M.MATTHEWS, E.AINLEY FOOTBALL (referees' meeting) Messrs. E.GREEN and H.HARTLEY of the Elland Club [Column 2] THE PIGEON EATING CONTEST "Big Yorkie" WESLEYAN HOME MISSIONS (at Bolton Brow Chapel) Rev.Grange BENNETT of Bolton Mr.MORWOOD PRESENTATION (Industrial Society) Messrs. Thomas KERSHAW, N.STOTT, GILL, FISHWICK, TIDSWELL NOT UNDER CONTROL John MAUDE, greengrocer, Warley. Formerly a hawker Police constable MCDONALD THE ELECTION (Urban District Council) Messrs. James HOLDSWORTH, John William WHITELEY, Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, George WHITELEY, William GLEDHILL, EVANS, Rowland LUMB, John TURNER, James Augustus BOOTH, John William LODGE, Fred Jowett SCHOLEFIELD [Column 4]

Sowerby

TEA AND MEETING (Boulderclough Methodist New Connexion Church) Messrs. John PICKLES (Stainland), John WADSWORTH, Sydney HOLLAS ST.PETER'S CHURCH Messrs. F.W.FLEMING and A.BARNES: principals at Halifax Parish Church Mr.Booth SHARP, organist Miss Ada SHARP

Warley

DEATH OF MR.JOHN SUMMERSKILL Mr.John SUMMERSKILL, aged 69, of Winburn Terrace, Warley Dr.ELLIS Messrs.SUMMERSKILL & Co. [Column 5]

Triangle

NON-CONTROL OF HORSE AND CART John William WHITELEY, carrier, Triangle Police constable TAFFINDER MARRIAGE AT MILL BANK (Wesleyan Chapel) Miss Matilda HAIGH, bride Mr.Abraham HAIGH of Triangle. Father of above Mr.Fred J.HALL of Halifax, groom Rev.W.HUDSON Mr.B.HOWARTH, organist

Ripponden

JOSHUA WHITELEY & CO. (cotton doublers and warp makers at Spring Mill, Rishworth) John C.NORTH, engineer, Oldham) Samuel S.WHITELEY, Berry Brow near Huddersfield, cotton spinner John G.HAYLEY, Lockwood near Huddersfield, cotton spinner Joshua WHITELEY, Huddersfield Henry WADSWORTH, Rishworth Mrs.Sarah WHITELEY, Dryclough Mrs.Priscilla HAYLEY, Lockwood [Column 6] DEATHS Emma ATKINSON, 9, daughter of Frank ATKINSON, Marsh, Sowerby Bridge Edith BRADLEY, 12 months, daughter of Fred BRADLEY, Belgrave Street, Sowerby Bridge James BROWN, 66, Upper Water Hill, Sowerby Bridge John MACKRELL, 49, farmer, Heath Hall, Norland John William RADCLIFFE, mason, Cromwell Mount, Warley Frederick Kitchener SYKES, 13 months, son of Thomas Wilson SYKES, Waterloo Terrace, Sowerby Bridge James WALKER, 18 days, son of James WALKER, Glesfield(?) Place, Sowerby Bridge

5th April 1901

Sowerby Bridge

W.T.SMITH and R.T.SINGLETON, Sowerby Bridge THE PIGEON EATER "Big Yorkie" THE CENSUS THEFT OF MONEY James RILEY, no fixed abode CROWTHER's lodging house, Wharf Street Mr.LETHERINGTON CHRIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOLS Revs. R.F.PECHEY (vicar of All Saint's, Halifax), Canon IVENS Archdeacon DONNE (vicar of Wakefield) Mr.GAUKROGER, organist A SERIES OF SHOP ROBBERIES IN HALIFAX Walter TOMLINSON, aged 27, Washer Lane SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, BANCROFT, CLAY, WADDINGTON, BATES, GIBSON, SIDDALL Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 2] CO-OPERATIVE CONFERENCE (Calderdale Co-Operative Society) Mr.James BROADBENT, president of the Sowerby Bridge Flour Society Messrs. John WADDINGTON, SPENCER (Airedale), WOOD (Heckmondwike), BALDWIN (Bradford), GREENWOOD (Hebden Bridge), Kenyon BROWN (Brighouse), COCKROFT (Triangle) YORKSHIRE CONGREGATIONAL UNION Revs. G.S.SMITH, E.A.LAWRENCE, J.L.PEARCE (Sheffield), Bryan DALE Messrs. DAWSON (Huddersfield), John FIRTH (BRADFORD) [Column 3]

Sowerby

LIBERAL COUNCIL (Sowerby and Triangle districts) Messrs. Henry HANSON, John B.BLAKELEY, Oscar HAIGH, Ernest BROADBENT, Levi HANSON, T.FARRAR, H.RILEY, B.SIDDALL, T.HALLOWELL, H.INGHAM, D.COCKROFT, A.FISHWICK, John HAIGH, D.TURNER, A.WHITELEY Rev.W.C.EVANS

Triangle

OPENING OF A WESLEYAN CHAPEL Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, W.HUDSON, J.FOX, G.S.SMITH (West End Congregational Church), E.GRAY (Tuel Lane Methodist Free Church), J.A.B.MALVERN Messrs. F.WOLFENDEN, T.E.WHITEHEAD, EMMOTT, J.C.HORSFALL, Binns HOWARTH (organist) Miss L.BREAR of Triangle

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MEETING AT THE CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB Messrs.H.W.SUTCLIFFE, J.COWDALL, J.DEPERE, W.OGDEN (accompanist), A.C.COLEMAN Mr.J.ASPINALL, tailor, Luddenden Foot Messrs. LLOYD, PAYNE & AMRIAL(?), clockmakers of Manchester [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, George WHITELEY, W.H.GIBSON, F.CLAY, A.HOWE, J.TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, Abraham CLAY, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP, J.L.WRIGLEY, A.MAUDE Mr.RAWSON, land owner [Column 6] MARRIAGE George BUCKLEY to Elizabeth Hannah BLANT, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Florence HAYES, 3(?), daughter of George Bolmer HAYES, Malton Street, Sowerby Bridge Frank HOLGATE, 23(?) months, son of Jonathan HOLGATE, Claremont Street, Sowerby Bridge Sarah SYKES, 34(?), widow of Thomas SYKES, Woods Court, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Ellen WORSNUP, died April 1900, wife of William WORSNUP, Sowerby Bridge

12th April 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.W.WARD, sanitary inspector Councillor Abraham CLAY SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Mrs.RUSHWORTH Miss Dora RUSHWORTH Mr.J.K.LAW LIFEBOAT SATURDAY MOVEMENT (Ellison Memorial schools) Messrs. Joseph HANSON, ROBERTS (National Lifeboat Institution?), George WRAY, W.WORSNUP SPIRITUALIST WEDDING (at Belper) Edward Augustine LOWE and Lydia HOLLAND, both of Belper Mrs.Jessie GREENWOOD of Hebden Bridge (formerly of Sowerby Bridge) performed the service CHRIST CHURCH VESTRY MEETING Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. William HAIGH, W.H.GIBSON, MEADOWS, E.E.POLLIT, R.W.EVANS, G.SWINDELLS, SMITH Councillor J.W.WHITELEY [Column 4]

Sowerby

BENEVOLENT SOCIETY Mr.James LEAH ST.PETER'S VESTRY MEETING Rev.N.C.MATTHEWS Messrs. J.T.NAYLOR, Arthur STOTT, R.FARRAR, W.WHITELEY, A.BINNS, J.H.CARTER STEEP LANE SICK SOCIETY Mr.David WHITELEY BOULDERCLOUGH NEW CONNEXION CHURCH Messrs. John HANSON, W.WADSWORTH (organist), H.BARRETT, W.KERSHAW Miss H.MITCHELL Councillor John WADSWORTH PROVIDENCE FREE CHURCH Rev. T.J.COX of Blackburn, W.HAIGH (Steep Lane), W.C.EVANS (Congregational), R.HEBBRON (Halifax), E.GRAY (Circuit Minister) Messrs. James WILKINSON of Radcliffe, E.LAW of Sowerby Bridge DEATH OF MR. JEPHTHAH WILKINSON Mr.Jephthah WILKINSON, aged 64, 26 Gladstone Buildings, Sowerby New Road. One of the founders of Providence Free Church SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors NAYLOR JP, WOOD, WADSWORTH, S.AINLEY, A.STOTT, TURNER, W.NICHOLL Mr.Eli HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Mr.Timothy HITCHEN Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Mr.Thomas SYKES, land owner [Column 5] Mr.HORSFALL Messrs.UTTLEY and HEBBLETHWAITE WEAK WHISKY AT TODMORDEN Mrs.Hannah Maria STELL, landlady of the Bay Horse, Cross Stone MR.YOUNG, dentist, 30 North Parade, Halifax Misses AINLEY, milliners, 34 West Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] DEATHS John William BREARLEY, 42, Bradford, formerly of Sowerby Bridge Isabella BREARLEY, 51, Sparkhouse Lane, Sowerby Bridge Gladys Alice EASTWOOD, 6, daughter of Mrs.Emily Helm EASTWOOD, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Betty HANSON, 81(?), widow of John HANSON, Sweet Oak, Triangle Susan MANSLEY, 63, widow of James MANSLEY, Oak Hill, Triangle Ela/Eda ROBERTSHAW, 11 months, daughter of Colin Sugden ROBERTSHAW, Blue Ball(?), Norland Annie SCHOFIELD, 6/8 months, daughter of Robert SCHOFIELD, Lower Water Hill, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Fred Arnold CROSSLEY, died April 1899, son of Mr.and Mrs,W.CROSSLEY. 74 Sutcliffe Terrace

19th April 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Edward BENNET(Edward BENNETT?) (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.W.H.MATTHEWS Messrs. J.E.THORPE, H.J.ROBERTSHAW TECHNICAL INSTITUTION Councillors A.CLAY, F.CLAY, A.HOWE, J.W.WHITELEY, J/HOLDSWORTH, A.F.LONGBOTTOM Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.HANSON, W.H.GIBSON, J.TURNER, W.T.WALTON, J.VARLEY, J.H.HOYLE Dr.WELLBURN SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN LTD A SUCCESSFUL SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN Mr.William HALLIWELL, formerly of Sowerby Bridge FREE LIBRARY COMMITTEE Councillors A.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. W.WOOD, W.HAIGH, J.HANSON, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, R.ROTHWELL, A.HOBSON, W.NICHOLL, T.M.FLETCHER, T.HOEY, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR THE ALLEGED EXTENSIVE BURGLARIES IN HALIFAX Walter TOMLINSON, dyer's labourer, Lower Washer Lane Superintendent RAW Oliver GREENWOOD, manager of Mayfield branch of the Halifax Industrial Society Tom MARCHANT (Thomas MARCHANT), butcher, Wharf Street Mrs.MITCHELL, draper, Town Hall Street [Column 2] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Ely WHITELEY JP, Abraham CLAY, George WHITELEY, F.CLAY, Edwin WHITELEY, J.L.WRIGLEY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, J.HOLDSWORTH, John William WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, W.GLEDHILL, BUCKLEY (deceased) Mr.EVANS, clerk [Column 4] STAGE STRUCK MILL GIRLS Eldridge Adolphus PATTERSON, actor, a coloured man Winifred WHITWORTH and Etty KAY, Halifax mill girls Detective Inspector BRADLEY [Column 5]

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THE TRAMS Major DRUITT(?), tram inspector

Sowerby

FUNERAL OF MR.J.WILKINSON Revs. E.GRAY, W.C.EVANS, W.HAIGH, J.W.MAWER, G.S.SMITH, J.FOX, T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.TOPHAM, Halifax Band of Hope Mr.T.HOEY, Sowerby Bridge Band of Hope Councillor J.W.WHITELEY Messrs. James LEACH, George INGHAM

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DEATH OF AN AGED INHABITANT Mr.William HUNSWORTH, aged 87 Rev.George HUNSWORTH, son of above [Column 6] THE CENSUS RETURNS DEATHS Israel Edward BROADBENT, 58, silk dresser, Triangle Amy Lily BROADBENT, 7 months, daughter of Johnny BROADBENT, Leigh Street, Sowerby Bridge George FIELD, 57, Lower Oak, Triangle Fred Elsworth HELLOWELL, 11, son of James HELLOWELL, Higham Farm, Sowerby Isaac HALSTEAD, 41, iron moulder, Old Causeway, Sowerby Bridge John NAYLOR, 70, Belle Vue Terrace, Luddenden Foot Amelia WADDINGTON, 67, wife of William WADDINGTON, Rawbottom Terrace, Sowerby

26th April 1901

Sowerby Bridge

William SUTCLIFFE of Sowerby Bridge SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. B.LEES, E.E.LAW, T.H.WRIGHT, A.E.SUTCLIFFE, J.K.LAW, H.ROBINSON, T.THORPE Mesdames William GREENWOOD, M.E.FARRAR, SHEPLEY, CAUNT Miss THORPE WHARF HOTEL SMOKE CLUB Mr.and Mrs.SCHOFIELD, Wharf Hotel Messrs. E.UTTLEY, COCKROFT, BARRETT, GUEST, BUCKLEY FRIENDLY SUNDAY SCHOOL Revs. J.R.GLEAVE(?) of Nelson, J.H.BAILEY of King Cross PUBLIC LIBRARY Councillor Abraham CLAY JP, Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, George WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. William WOOD, J.HANSON, R.ROTHWELL, A.HOBSON, T.M.FLETCHER, W.NICHOLL, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Messrs. F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, Joseph GREENWOOD, Alfred S.FIRTH, John WADDINGTON, Fred WADDINGTON, R.LUMB, Thomas M.FLETCHER, Thomas E.WHITEHEAD, E.MITCHELL, T.HOEY, Albert SMITH, Joseph HAIGH, J.LEACH, Aaron HOWE, A.LUMB, D.BARRETT, W.MACFARLANE, J.W.BANCROFT, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, D.I.CLAY, S.SUTCLIFFE, R.ROBERTS, J.W.HOEY, S.WADSWORTH, John EDWARDS, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP, J.C.HORSFALL, B.CHADWICK, W.WILSON, L.ATKINSON, H.MOLLOY, J.WHITEHEAD, P.WHITAKER, G.F.HARKER, H.GREENWOOD, Thomas HOEY Councillors Ely WHITELEY, James HOLDSWORTH, Edwin WHITELEY, A.CLAY, A.HOWE Rev.G.S.SMITH [Column 2] OBTAINING GOODS BY FALSE PRETENCES Mary Annie GLEDHILL (24) of Helm's Court, Sowerby Bridge Mr.HAINSWORTH, tailor?, Northgate, Halifax Mr.GLEDHILL of Ambler Thorn PRESENTATION TO REV.G.S.SMITH (West End Congregational Church) Revs. G.S.SMITH (pastor), Canon IVENS Mr.David MITCHELL, senior church deacon Messrs. J.HANSON, John EDWARDS, BANCROFT, Thomas HOEY Councillor Ely WHITELEY [Column 3]

Ripponden

FARM BUILDINGS ON FIRE Mr.John Hoyle WHEELWRIGHT of Heathfield House, Rishworth and Goat Farm, Rishworth Patrick SCANTON, farm labourer RIPPONDEN WOOD MILL Mr.W.H.CRAWSHAW [Column 4] RIGHT HON.J.W.MELLOR ON THE DECEASED WIFE'S SISTER BILL Right Hon. J.W.MELLOR, member for the Sowerby Division [Column 5]

Norland

THE CENSUS

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THE CENSUS

Sowerby

THE CENSUS SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Hanson HAIGH, Smith AINLEY, John INGHAM, James Learoyd WHITELEY, J.T.NAYLOR, J.WADSWORTH, J.SHARPE, J.INGHAM, A.STOTT, W.GREENWOOD, D.TURNER, J.WOOD Mr.Edgar BOOTH, clerk Mr.Eli HARTLEY, surveyor Mr.John SCHOFIELD, collector Mr.Thomas SYKES Mr.Alfred WHITELEY [Column 6] MARRIAGE John Sokald(?) HORSFIELD of Luddenden Foot to Mary Hannah LONGBOTTOM of Park Villas, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Eliza MIDGLEY, 66, wife of Richard MIDGLEY, Upper Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge

3rd May 1901

Sowerby Bridge

SUDDEN DEATH OF A CHILD Wesley GREENWOOD, worsted overlooker, Hanover Street Dr.PATON BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY Revs. R.JONES of Manchester, F.SLATER of Halifax Mr.Reuben UTTLEY, choirmaster OUR WATER CONSUMPTION Mr.HOPKINSON, water manager CARTER AND DRAYMAN'S ASSOCIATION Mr.and Mrs.SCHOFIELD, Wharf Hotel Mrs.LONGBOTTOM (Elland) Messrs. John BLACKBURN, J.THORPE, J.RILEY, W.H.WILKINSON, T.A.ROBINSON, J.WHITELEY (piano) Professor HARE(?), ventriloquist SUDDEN DEATH John SUTCLIFFE, aged 68, labourer of Gratrix Lane Police constable FORDHAM Dr.BROWN DEATH OF THE REV.J.HOLMES Rev.James HOLMES, aged 66, vicar of Warley Rev.John ELLISON [Column 2] CHORAL SOCIETY Alderman John Foster CLAY Messrs. W.A.SUTCLIFFE, Joseph GREENWOOD, W.S.MILLIGAN, E.E.POLLIT, D.I.CLAY, E.CONSTANTINE, W.T.WALTON, W.H.GIBSON, J.VARLEY, William GAUKROGER, William HAIGH (Town Hall Street), T.H.WRIGHT, J.G.ASHWORTH, Thomas HOEY, Albert SMITH Councillors Abraham CLAY, J.W.WHITELEY, F.CLAY SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Abraham CLAY JP, Ely WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, William GLEDHILL, Albert HOWE, A.MAUDE, James HOLDSWORTH, Edwin WHITELEY, Frank CLAY, J.L.WRIGLEY Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs.John BROWN & Co., coal merchants? [Column 3] Mr.SWINDELLS Joseph GREENWOOD Messrs.James GREENWOOD & Son Ltd Mr.GRAY Messrs. George WRAY, William WORSNUP, Vickers EDWARDS [Column 4] COUNCILLOR ABRAHAM CLAY J.P. AND THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AT BOLTON BROW CHAPEL Mr.J.W.LODGE Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, Mark Guy PEARSE [Column 6]

Sowerby

------------------------ PRIMITIVE METHODIST CONNEXION, BRADFORD AND HALIFAX DISTRICT MEETING AT SOWERBY BRIDGE Revs. Thomas HALLIDAY, John WILKINSON of Bradford second circuit Mr.John ROBINSON SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. INSPECTOR OF NUISANCES R.W.EVANS, council clerk, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax DEATHS David NICHOLL, 61, Heath Hall, Norland Richard SHAW, 70, Triangle John SUTCLIFFE, 68, Gratrix Lane, Sowerby Bridge

10th May 1901

Sowerby Bridge

ACCIDENT TO A CHILD Mrs.Elizabeth WHITELEY, Bradley Court Dr.BROWN BROOMFIELD, moulder's apprentice ANOTHER ACCIDENT Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, washing liquor maker and grocer, Vale Street BICYCLE ACCIDENT Mr.HOPKINSON, shopkeeper Dr.PATON A DRIVER'S OFFENCE Thomas RAMSDEN, grocer, Stainland Police constable MARSHALL PROPERTY SALE Messrs. John H.STEAD (auctioneer?), Robert COOKE of Claremont Street, James HOLDSWORTH Mr.James CLARKSON of Messrs.ENGLAND & Co YORKSHIRE FIRE BRIGADE FRIENDLY SOCIETY Mr.John HOPKINSON of Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.E.HORSFALL, WADDINGTON, BANCROFT, BATES, GIBSON, POLLIT, SIDDALL Revs. Canon IVENS, G.S.SMITH, J.HOLMES (deceased) [Column 2] THE PRIMITIVE METHODIST MEETING Rev.W.H.MATTHEWS

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ST.MARY'S CHURCH Revs. J.MEREDITH (vicar), Canon H.Lowther CLARKE (vicar of Dewsbury)

Sowerby

TRANSFER OF LICENCE Arthur STEAD, new licencee of Church Stile Inn J.HELLIWELL, former licencee SOWERBY WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.Trevor H.DAVIES of Stockport Mr.THOMAS, organist

Ripponden

[Column 3] THE CENSUS RETURNS

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST ANNIVERSARY Rev.D.JERMAN of Rishworth Messrs. SOUTHWELL of Cornholme, T.E.WHITEHEAD

Friendly

PRETTY WEDDING (at Christ Church) Mr.Harry TOPLIS to Emma TAYLOR Mr.TOPLIS of King Cross, groom's father Mrs.TAYLOR of New Marsh, bride's mother Rev.Canon and Mrs.IVENS [Column 4] SERVICE FOR WOMEN ONLY (at Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] RIPPONDEN COTTON SPINNERS' FAILURE. APPLICATION FOR DISCHARGE Judge CADMAN (Halifax county court) Joseph LAWTON of Victoria House, Ripponden Whiteley LAWTON of Dyson Lane, Ripponden LAWTON Brothers, cotton spinners and doublers. Formerly Benjamin LAWTON & Sons Dr.DEANE, official receiver Mr.EVANS [Column 6] George WHITELEY & Sons DEATHS John DEAN, 2, son of Alfred DEAN, Margate Street, Sowerby Bridge Rose Ellen GREENWOOD, 7 months, daughter of Wesley GREENWOOD, Hanover Street, Sowerby Bridge

17th May 1901

Sowerby Bridge

James EASTWOOD, Sowerby Bridge James BRIGGS and James Hamer DICKENSON, Sowerby Bridge Mr.John William LODGE of Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.C.MCCREA, aged 91, of Warley House RETURNING VOLUNTEERS R.ROTHWELL of Sowerby Bridge ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (Tuel Lane Sunday School) Revs. J.C.BREWITT of Cleckheaton, W.S.MICKLETHWAITE of Luddenden Foot Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist BILLIARD HANDICAP (at the Liberal Club) R.SCHOFIELD, H.HARTLEY "PLEASANT EVENING" (Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel) Mr.Levi HAIGH Councillor A.CLAY JP WANTED LOCKING UP James COLLINS, an Irishman William STUTTARD, Red Lion Inn, Wharf Street Police constable WILSON GLEANERS' UNION (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Miss TURNER, missionary to China? THE SEWERAGE WORKS Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Mr.EVANS, clerk [Column 2] WEST END (Congregational Church) Rev.G.S.SMITH DEFRAUDING A SHOPKEEPER Bertha Elizabeth LAND, widow of a Sergeant Major in the army Walton HALLIDAY, draper, Bull Green, Halifax Miss Louisa CROSSLEY, Halifax shopkeeper George Philip WARD, died April 1901, aged 90. (Possibly a fictitious person) [Column 3] SAD CASE OF SUICIDE AT HEBDEN BRIDGE Abraham COCKROFT, fustian(?) merchant, aged 61 Albert COCKROFT, son of above Police constable Arthur BAKER [Column 4] Mr.Cecil G.RIDDETT Rev.A.P.RIDDETT, father of the above Mr.A.COCKER LDS (Dentist), Tuel Lane [Column 5]

Mill Bank

ST.MARY'S, SOWERBY Revs. H.F.WONNACOTT (vicar of Barkisland), R.F.PECHEY (vicar of Salterhebble, C.S.QUAINTON (vicar of Pellon) Mr.J.BROADBENT, organist

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY JP, J.T.NAYLOR, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, J.SHARPE, W.GREENWOOD, A.STOTT, D.TURNER, J.WOOD, H.HAIGH, J.L.WHITELEY T.H.CARTER Messrs.UTLEY(UTTLEY), HEBBLETHWAITE and UTLEY Mr.Thomas SYKES Mr.HORSFALL, surveyor Mr.George HOYLE, deceased Mr.Trevor EDWARDS, clerk to the West Riding Rivers Board

Ripponden

RIPPONDEN AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL AND FLORAL SOCIETY Mr.AYRES, land owner near Brig Royd? Mr.F.W.HADWEN JP Mrs.AYRE, Brig Royd [Column 6] MARRIAGE John William EARNSHAW of Blackpool, to Edith ACKROYD, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hannah AKRED, 52(?), widow of James AKRED, Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge Nathan CROSSLAND, 55, corn miller, Boston Street, Sowerby Bridge John HEAP, 54, Stirk Bridge, Sowerby Bridge Hannah SEED, 62, wife of John SEED, Belmont Terrace, Sowerby Mary Ann SYKES, 44, widow of Joseph SYKES, Cliffe, Warley James SHEPLEY, 66, basket maker, Beech Road, Sowerby Bridge John Howarth WHITAKER, 47, iron turner, Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

24th May 1901

Sowerby Bridge

SOWERBY BRIDGE HOMING SOCIETY W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, BARKER, WILKINSON, W.J.HITCHCOCK, GELDER brothers, WHITAKER, STARK, COCKCROFT brothers, Sam LAURENCE (Samuel Lawrence?), J.FOSTER, W.H.SHOESMITH, HOLROYD, DRINKWATER, J.T.ATKINSON A PAINFUL CASE (Halifax West Riding Court) John Shackleton STANSFIELD, aged 75, Tuel Lane, shopkeeper Mr.STOREY, defence SUCCESSFUL LOCAL SCHOLARS Edna WHITWORTH, daughter of John WHITWORTH, Margate Street Elsie TEAL, daughter of Josiah TEAL, Warley Wood Farm Arthur Alwyn HOYLE, son of Mr.J.H.HOYLE, Hollins Terrace Rawson SHAW senior (scholarship) BOLTON BROW SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.H.MAY of Liverpool Messrs. HORSFALL (organist), T.WHITEHEAD (choirmaster) WHISKEY AND WATER (Halifax West Riding Court) John C.NOBLE, Bull's Head Hotel Mr.HARGREAVES, inspector Mr.George PARKER, defence DRAUGHTS LEAGUE (Halifax and District) Mr.W.H.GIBSON of Sowerby Bridge UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCHES: DISTRICT MEETING (in Huddersfield) Revs. R.ABERCROMBIE of Huddersfield, J.DINSLEY (bereaved), J.TATTERSALL of Elland (deceased?), J.W.MAWER, W.J.HOPPER of Birkenshaw, H.T.CHAPMAN of Leeds, W.REDFERN of Wakefield Messrs. I.HOLDSWORTH (bereaved), W.RILEY (Bradford), J.HOLDSWORTH [Column 2] PRESENTATION (boot and clog department of the Industrial Society) Mr.Thomas LEES, retiring Messrs. T.GILL, E.BARRETT, BARNES, HELLIWELL, D.BARRETT FREE CHURCH COUNCIL (at Tuel lane Chapel) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS TEMPERANCE MEETING (West End Congregational Band of Hope) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.Fred TOPHAM, Halifax branch ST.GEORGE'S SUNDAY SCHOOLS Revs. C.S.QUAINTON (vicar of Pellon), Canon IVENS, R.F.PECHEY (vicar of All Saints', Halifax) Mr.W.GAUKROGER, choirmaster QUARTERLY CONFERENCE (Primitive Methodist) Rev.W.H.MATTHEWS (leaving) Rev.F.E.HEAP from Buxton, incoming minister THEFT OF LEAD (Halifax West Riding Court) Edleston TOWNSEND and Walter HORNER, two Sowerby Bridge lads Mr.J.Selwyn RAWSON, blacksmith at Mill House? Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 3]

Warley

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MAN AND WIFE (Halifax Police Court) James ALDERSON, plumber of Luddenden Foot

Ripponden

RYBURN MILL COMPANY LIMITED (AGM) Messrs. P.COLE (gentleman), Miles WADSWORTH (machinist), Frederick MASON (warehouseman) Messrs. J.BARRON & Son, accountants, Sowerby Bridge [Column 5] SOWERBY DIVISION LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Messrs.John BARKER JP CC (Todmorden), J.W.WHITELEY CC (Ripponden), F.J.SCHOLEFIELD JP, John SCHOLEFIELD, C.CLAY (Ovenden), W.ORMEROD (Todmorden), D.J.CROSSLEY (Hebden Bridge), Joseph GREENWOOD (Sowerby Bridge), F.J.SCHOLEFIELD (Sowerby Bridge), J.JACKSON (Hebden Bridge). J.H.STEAD, J.W.BANCROFT, WHITAKER, R.LUMB, George PARKER Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR MP Councillor Ely WHITELEY [Column 6] DEATHS Samuel BALDWIN, 73, Warley Town Lane, Warley Thomas Gill BLAGBROUGH, 61, Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge Bennet HOLLAND, 21, son of John Shaw HOLLAND, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge Mary HOWARTH, 76, wife of John HOWARTH, Nether Ends, Sowerby Annie WOLFENDEN, 16, daughter of William WOLFENDEN, Industrial Place, Sowerby Bridge

31st May 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Joseph FOX, clergyman and novelist, Todmorden. Former curate of Heptonstall Church ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL CLUB Drs. ADAMS, DUNN Messrs. E.B.CLAY, H.CROSSLEY, A.SHEPHERD, R.WOODWARD, H.RAMSDEN, G.ROBERTS, H.TURNER, H.CROWTHER, E.THOMPSON, W.ASHWORTH, B.HARDY, F.HELLIWELL, H.NICHOLL, F.NOBLE, H.WRAY, R.METCALFE, T.HOPKINSON, CRESSWELL, LEE, W.THOMPSON, F.ASHWORTH, A.LORD, B.RAMSHAW Mr.L.RADCLIFFE, photographer, Wharf Street MESSRS RUSHWORTH & CO.'S MACHINE TOOLS Messrs. RUSHWORTH & Co., Sowerby Bridge [Column 2] Daniel PARKER, coal and carbon merchant, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE HOMING SOCIETY COCKCROFT brothers, WHITTAKER and STARK, Sam LAWRENCE (Samuel LAWRENCE), HOLROYDE and DRINKWATER, BARKER and WILKINSON, W.H.SHOESMITH, W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, Joseph FOSTER, W.J.HITCHCOCK, GELDER brothers, J.T.ATKINSON LIBERAL CLUB EXCURSION Messrs. James HAIGH, J.W.SUTCLIFFE PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, W.NICHOLL, H.STORR, Thomas M.FLETCHER, William HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.HANSON, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors Edwin WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL [Column 4]

Mill Bank

ST.MARY'S CHURCH WESLEYAN SCHOOL Mr.J.WILDE, land owner at Deerplay THORPE CHURCH (St.John the Divine) Mrs.RAWSON, owned field near the church

Norland

SUNDAY SCHOOL TREATS Mrs.BINNS, Pickwood House Mr.SHAW, owned field near the vicarage

Sowerby

SOWERBY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.Jonathan EVANS of Rochdale Mr.S.PICKLES, organist WHITSUNTIDE TREATS (Sowerby Sunday Schools) Mr.Joseph NICHOLL, field owner Mr.Eli CARTER, Brantam Farm Mr.J.HOPKINSON, Haigh Farm Mrs.GREENWOOD, Snape Farm ------------------------------------ TRIANGLE SPORTS (at Triangle Cricket Club) Messrs. H.INGHAM, T.SIMPSON, H.HOYLE, W.H.SHAW, W.HELLIWELL, William Henry PARKER LAW (Sowerby Bridge), UTTLEY (Luddenden Foot), BAINBRIDGE (Soyland): schoolboys S.HILL (Triangle), E.RAWNSLEY (Cotton Stones), Frances WOLFENDEN (Cotton Stones): schoolgirls A.MARSHALL (Leeds), W.SPENCER (Ovenden), R.HOLLAS (Honley), W.SMITH (Brighouse), C.HOWARD (Holmfirth), A.WOODHEAD (Halifax), E.SMETHURST (Holywell Green) Paul CARTER (Essex Beagles), J.SHUTTLEWORTH (Colne), C.HARPER (Leeds), R.H.SEDGWICK (Stainland), H.LINDLEY (Huddersfield), F.FOX (Leeds) John COOP (Hemsworth), H.FOSTER (Sowerby Bridge), J.FALKNER (Rochdale Harriers) J.JAGGER (Hebden Bridge), T.BOOTHROYD (Huddersfield), F.ROBINSON (Brighouse), T.W.EAGLES (Brighouse), R.HOLLAS (Honley), T.RABY (Brighouse) James FAULKNER (Rochdale Harriers), J.SMITH (Bradford), A.FEARNLEY (Huddersfield) E.MARSDEN, J.H.COLLIN, NICHOLL [Column 5] Mr.T.WHITELEY, Bar House, North Dean [Column 6] SUNDAY SCHOOL TREATS Mrs.PARKER, Hoyle House Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, field owner Mr.SYKES, field owner Herbert HOLROYD, farmer, near Mill Bank Mr.RAWSON, field owner MARRIAGES Arthur John BALMER, iron moulder, Sowerby Bridge, to Sarah Elizabeth WALTON, King Cross Charles ELLIOT to Hannah Mary BOOTH, both of Sowerby Bridge Thomas SYKES to Miriam WADDINGTON, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Thomas SUTCLIFFE, died aged 60 at Throstle Nest, Warley. Son of the late Thomas Sutcliffe, Commercial Buildings, Sowerby Bridge Alice BROADBENT, 8 months, daughter of Johnny BROADBENT, Leigh Street, Sowerby Bridge Rachel MARKHAM, 61, wife of Robert MARKHAM, Park House, Sowerby Bridge Thomas NUNNS, 64, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge Sarah SHOESMITH, 71, widow of John SHOESMITH, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge

7th June 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Edward Shaw, Sowerby Bridge THE NEW SANITARY INSPECTOR Mr.T.GRIME of Rawtenstall, new inspector Mr.WARD, former inspector Reggie MALLINSON, Bolton Brow BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX, pastor PIGEON FLYING BARKER and WILKINSON, COCKROFT Bros., WHITTAKER & STARK, W.SPENCER AND F.SPENCER, HOLROYDE and DRINKWATER, GELDER Bros., W.J.HITCHCOCK, J.T.ATKINSON, Joseph FOSTER, W.H.SHOESMITH, Sam LAURANCE (Samuel LAWRENCE?) MARRIAGE OF MR.NOEL C.GODBY (in London) Mr.Noel Charles GODBY of Cathedral Road, Cardiff. Groom. Mr.Augustus Hardy GODBY, M.D., deceased. Father of the groom Miss Rhoda Mary CROSS of Sowerby Bridge, bride Mr.James Laidlaw CROSS, deceased, bride's father Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Edward E.POLLIT Mr.J.B.GOW of Manchester Misses Dorothy CROSS, Eva CROSS: bride's sisters SPIRITUALIST ANNIVERSARY Mrs.William GREENWOOD Messrs. BOOTH junior, BIBBINGS of Bootle, H.THORPE (music) SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, John BATES Misses M.E.NAYLOR of Luddenden, THOMAS, A.LIVERMORE [Column 2] PRIMITIVE METHODISM Revs. W.H.MATTHEWS, J.T.BARKBY Messrs. J.E.THORP, O.EATOUGH, S.HOWARD Councillor HOWE FATAL ACCIDENT TO MR.AMBLER OF LUDDENDEN Mr.James AMBLER JP of Glen Royd, Luddenden. Head of the firm of John AMBLER & Sons, Peel House Mills John AMBLER, son of above John STOCKING(STOOKING?), cart driver Jonas WORMALD, cashier [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillor A.CLAY JP, George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, GLEDHILL, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, Edwin WHITELEY, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY Mr.G.SWINDELLS, postmaster Mr.Robert COOK, Chapel Lane Messrs. J.C.BELL, BROADLEY (Milner Royd Farm) Mr.POLLIT Messrs.WHITWORTH & Co. Ltd. Mr.SPENCER Mr. James CLAY Messrs.J.W.WHITWORTH Ltd Messrs. Jonathan BRACKEN & Sons, Dean Mills, Luddenden [Column 4] Mr.FAWCETT, local government board inspector N.T.KERSHAW, Wakefield Mr.A.S.FIRTH, owner of land in Hollins Mill Lane [Column 5]

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST CHURCH THE WATER SUPPLY (rural district council meeting) Councillor TURNER [Column 6] DEATH OF MR.H.C.MCCREA Mr.Henry Charles MCCREA, aged 91, of Warley House Miss WALSH, bride of the above, sister of a former Mayor of Halifax Mr.Theodore JONES, former Halifax accountant John CROSSLEY, candidate for MP for Halifax in 1874 Right Hon, James STANSFELD, candidate for MP for Halifax in 1874 Miss AKED, active at Warley St.John's church

Sowerby

Rev.T.HINKLEY, vicar of Sowerby

Warley

DEATH OF MR.JOHN EASTWOOD Mr.John EASTWOOD, aged 30 Mr.Henry EASTWOOD, father of above Misses Doris EASTWOOD, Gladys EASTWOOD: daughters of John Mrs.S.SUTCLIFFE, John's mother-in-law Mr.W.F.EASTWOOD, John's brother Mr. B.CLAY, Alderman J.F.CLAY, Mr.E.CLAY and Mr. William EASTWOOD: John's uncles Mr.E.CLAY, John's cousin Messrs.F.SUTCLIFFE, G.SUTCLIFFE, T.SUTCLIFFE senior: John's brothers in law Messrs. D.I.CLAY, H.CLAY, J.C.HORSFALL, FUGILL (Bradford), E.WALTON, ACKROYD, S.SUTCLIFFE Councillor F.CLAY Dr.ADAMS Rev.J.MONCRIEFF Mr.Fred GREENWOOD, chapel organist MARRIAGES Noel Charles GODBY, son of the late Augustus H.GODBY MD, of Newport, Shropshire, to Rhoda Mary CROSS, adopted niece of the late Eustace WIGZELL of Beech House, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Mary Ellen BESWICK, 50, wife of Charles BESWICK, West Bank, Sowerby Bridge Arthur HITCHEN, 18, Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge Edith WHITWORTH, 25, wife of Benjamin WHITWORTH, Chapel Terrace, Sowerby

14th June 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.WHITTAKER, landlady of the Woolpack Inn, West Street LANCE-CORPORAL HATTON Mr.H.HATTON, Sowerby Bridge A DESERTER Henry GREEN, Yorkshire Light Infantry HOMING SOCIETY COCKROFT Bros., Sam LAURANCE (Samuel LAURANCE), BARKER and WILKINSON, W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, WHITTAKER and STARK, GELDER Bros., HOLROYDE and DRINKWATER, J.T.ATKINSON, W.H.SHOESMITH, W.J.HITCHCOCK SOWERBY BRIDGE FREE METHODIST CIRCUIT Revs. E.GRAY, T.P.BURT (new minister, from Southport) Messrs. John WADDINGTON, S.TURNER, E.HELLOWELL, T.WASHINGTON, J.WILKINSON (deceased), W.WHITELEY RE DANIEL PARKER: AN UNFORTUNATE SPECULATION Daniel PARKER, coal and carbon manufacturer, Sowerby Bridge. Brimington Carbon Company [Column 2] Mr.John EDWARDS, school attendance officer, died aged 53 WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Rev.F.S.KIRKNESS of Bolton Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, organist and choirmaster CHURCH BANK IMPROVEMENT (tenders) RILEY, Sons and HARTLEY J.RADCLIFFE BELFIELD & BARNES MONTHLY SWIMMING GALA MAUDE, WILKINSON, CROWTHER, Mark WILCOCK, A.LAW, Frank CROSSLEY ST.MARK'S MOTHERS' MEETING Mesdames BELL, HAIGH Rev.C.W.HOWARD THE NURSING ASSOCIATION Councillor A.CLAY JP Mesdames RAMSDEN, DUNN, IVENS, BELL, BROWN, ATKINSON, WELLBURN Mr.J.HANSON Dr.DUNN Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK Misses RILEY, CLAY A SOYLAND DIVORCE CASE (heard in London) Harry H.KERSHAW, farm labourer of Making Place, Soyland Emma KERSHAW, wife of above, daughter of a herbalist near Halifax George GAMMAGE, married with four children Sarah Ann RHODES, West Street, Sowerby Bridge Robert HOLROYD [Column 3] PRESENTATION TO CANON IVENS AND MRS. IVENS Rev.J.ELLISON, deceased? Messrs. William HAIGH (vicar's warden), E.E.POLLIT, R.W.EVANS JP [Column 4] Rev.C.W.HOWARD Messrs. H.SUTCLIFFE, A.COCKER, THOMAS, HOWARD, CLAYTON, J.C.BELL, H.GAUKROGER (accompanist) Miss JONES Nurse SCANLAN [Column 5]

Norland

NORLAND MOUNT PLEASANT (Sunday school) Mr.A.GREENWOOD of Southowram

Ripponden

ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (Ripponden Church Sunday School) Revs. R.F.PECHEY of Salterhebble, W.PURVIS (vicar of St.Mary's, Sowerby), W.Ingham BROOKE (vicar of Trinity Church, Halifax) Mr.GARSIDE, organist and choirmaster GARDEN PARTY Mr.James LAWTON, Ladywell House Mr.F.W.EASTWOOD, band leader

Sowerby

STEEP LANE (Baptist Sunday School) Rev.D.JERMAN of Rishworth, PHILLIPS of Cheetham SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY JP, J.T.NAYLOR, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, J.WOOD, W.GREENWOOD, A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY Mr.HARTLEY, surveyor Mr.Eli HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Mr.SYKES [Column 6] MARRIAGES Richard Webster IBBERSON, son of the late Mr.W.H.IBBERSON of Cheetham Hill, Manchester to Ellen HATTON, daughter of C.W.HATTON of Broughton, late of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Arnold LUMB, 5, son of Walter LUMB, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge James ROBINSON, 73, Spring Gardens, Sowerby Bridge Harriet WHITAKER, 51, wife of Joseph WHITAKER, Woolpack Inn, Sowerby Bridge

21st June 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Canon IVENS William HOLDERNESS, Sowerby Bridge JOHN MARSH & CO. LTD (bus and carriage proprietors, Halifax) Mr.S.T.LAYCOCK Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK, father of above HOMING SOCIETY W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, BARKER and WILKINSON, Sam LAURANCE (Samuel LAURANCE), W.SHOESMITH, COCKROFT Bros. CHILDREN'S SEASIDE FUND Rev.G.S.SMITH WEST END SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.Dr.LEACH of Cavendish Chapel, Manchester, native of this district Rev.W.A.LIVINGSTONE of Brearley Messrs. B.WADSWORTH (music), A.SMITH, G.H.WHITAKER Misses WADSWORTH, WHITELEY QUARTERLY MEETING (Sowerby Bridge Wesleyan Circuit) Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, W.HUDSON, J.H.HOPKINS of London THE LATE MR.JOHN EDWARDS Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.W.HOLDSWORTH (Morley), Canon IVENS, Reuben BRIGGS (Heckmondwike), W.C.EVANS, J.FOX, E.GRAY Dr.DUNN Mr.John EDWARDS, Sunday School teacher Mr.B.WADSWORTH, organist [Column 2] SAVAGE ASSAULT ON A POLICE CONSTABLE Patrick DILLON, labourer, no fixed abode Police constable GOLDTHORPE Inspector HICKES WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mesdames MARSLAND, John EDWARDS (recently widowed), BANCROFT, WOOD, NEWSOME, BLAKELEY, W.HAIGH, F.RADCLIFFE, J.BARRACLOUGH, J.HAIGH, T.HORSFALL, G.E.WHITELEY, J.WHITELEY, MORWOOD, C.FIRTH, NORMANTON, BATES, SHAW, MCKENZIE Misses GREENWOOD, BANCROFT, SUMMERSCALES Messrs. Thomas HOEY, W.ASHWORTH, MELLOR MP THE LICENSING LAWS (Halifax West Riding Court) James NEWSOME, grocer and off license holder, Willow Hall Lane, Sowerby Bridge Mr.R.W.EVANS JP Police constable CAWOOD Henry BROWN, worked at Messrs.CROWTHER's mill [Column 3] Mr.AMBLER

Mill Bank

OBSCENE LANGUAGE (Halifax West Riding Court) Tom OLIVER (Thomas OLIVER), labourer, Soyland Ernest WIDDUP, spinner, Mill Bank Police constable HOLBROOKE

Norland

CATTLE STRAYING Eli BROADBENT, farmer, Norland Police constable MARSHALL

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION Revs. W.D.BAINBRIDGE of Manchester, W.S.MICKLETHWAITE of Luddenden Foot Messrs. John HANSON, W.WADSWORTH (organist), David HAIGH of Halifax, H.CROWTHER THE AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS ACT (Divisional Court) Justices BIGHAM, RIDLEY Mr.Thomas BAILEY, outgoing tenant of Great Merrybent Farm, Sowerby Mr.O.HINCHCLIFFE, deceased, landlord of the farm Mr.Arthur WILSON, trustee of the will of the above Judge CADMAN

Triangle

THORPE CHURCH Revs. R.T.HEYGATE (vicar of King Cross), Canon IVENS (vicar of Sowerby Bridge), G.T.JOWETT (vicar of Coley)

Warley

WARLEY CLOUGH PRIMITIVE METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.W.TRAVIS of Sheffield Mr.T.N.HELLIWELL of Luddenden SERIOUS ILLNESS OF THE REV.J.MONCRIEFF Rev.J.MONCRIEFF, pastor of Warley Congregational Church Dr.DUNN of Sowerby Bridge [Column 4] AN EASTER HOLIDAY IN NEW ZEALAND Mr.Fred SLADEN, local man, now in New Zealand [Column 6] SILVER WEDDING Rev.G.S.SMITH married Agnes MOFFAT in 1876 in Ipswich DEATHS Arthur BALLS, 46, teamster, Hanover Street, Sowerby Bridge Rhoda ELLWOOD, 45, wife of Henry ELLWOOD, Sowerby Croft, Norland James HOWE, 50, Union Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Mrs.EDWARDS, 25a The Hollins, Sowerby Bridge

28th June 1901

Sowerby Bridge

HOMING SOCIETY BARKER and WILKINSON, HOLROYDE and DRINKWATER, COCKROFT Bros., W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, J.FOSTER, Sam LAURANCE (Samuel LAURANCE), W.SHOESMITH PROPERTY SALE Mr.J.ACKROYD, auctioneer? PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.W.H.HALL A BAD FATHER Thomas GREENWOOD, woolsorter Mr.W.BOOCOCK, prosecution A WIFE BEATER William FRANKLAND, boatman of Sowerby Bridge Martha Ann FRANKLAND, wife of above Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Thomas FRANKLAND, William's son ALTERATIONS AT BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Mesdames Joseph GREENWOOD of Beech Villas, B.MORWOOD Revs. W.HUDSON, C.SWANNEL, E.JONES Messrs. F.WADDINGTON, F.SUTCLIFFE, E.B.CLAY, WHITEHEAD, G.H.WOOD [Column 2] Nurse SCANLAN THE YORKSHIRE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE (at Garforth) Alderman John Foster CLAY Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH PRIMITIVE METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY Revs. G.PARKER (Principal of the Theological Institute, Manchester), W.LAWRENCE of Halifax DEATH OF AN OLD INHABITANT Mr.James BEDFORD, aged 81. Died in Blackpool FRIENDLY BAND Mr.SWINGLER, conductor THE RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT Messrs. MUSTHER of Halifax, T.H.WRIGHT, P.H.WHITAKER, Park Crescent [Column 5]

Ripponden

Mr.F.W.EASTWOOD of Ripponden, organist at St.Matthew's, Rishworth SOYLAND TOWN METHODIST NEW CONNEXION Rev.J.W.SIMS of Stockport Mr.BOTTOMLEY, organist

Sowerby

Mill Bank

WESLEYAN CHAPEL Revs. C.SWANNELL of Harrogate, A.GILBY of Ripponden Councillor George WHITELEY, painter and decorator Mr.Joseph HOYLE, plasterer [Column 6] MARRIAGE Ben HILEY to Mary Jane SHAW, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS James BEDFORD, 81, of Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge. Died in Blackpool Eliza Emma BERRY, 25, wife of John BERRY, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Reginald DOWNES, 14 months, son of Squire DOWNED, Greenup's Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Sutcliffe KERSHAW, 38, blanket finisher, Rose Grove, Sowerby Bridge James ROYDS, 76, Willow Hall, Sowerby Bridge

5th July 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Frederick Edward WHITHAM, Sowerby Bridge Mr.EDWARDS, the goods manager QUARRELSOME GIRLS Mary Ann BAKER and Amy BAKER: sisters Rose HORNER THE NEW WORKING MEN'S CLUB AT WEST END (tenders) R.LONGBOTTOM, masory (masonry?) William FOX & Sons, joiner and carpenter James STAFFORD, plumbing, glazing and heating George WHITELEY, slating and plastering E.WHITEHEAD & Co., painting Leeds Steel Co. Ltd., steel joists John HITCHEN & Son, Halifax, iron roofing Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect? PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.J.HANSON, manager of the Joint Stock Bank A BAD LAD Harold STAVES, aged 12, of Sowerby Bridge Fred NAYLOR [Column 2] Councillor Abraham CLAY JP THE BEGGING NUISANCE (in Sowerby) Thomas FREEMAN, a stranger Superintendent WEIGHTMAN MILL ACCIDENT Julia BOTTOMLEY BAPTIST CHOIR Rev.D.JERMAN of Rishworth Mrs.G.H.SMITH of Halifax Mr.R.UTTLEY, choirmaster FALL FROM A WINDOW Frank VENTON, fitter, Greenup's Terrace Dr.DUNN WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.John EDWARDS, deceased FOUND DROWNED Walter FIRTH, millhand Police constable TAFFENDEN Mary Hannah HOYLE William HOYLE, aged 50, carter of Midgley. Father of above PRESENTATION TO THE REV.W.H.MATTHEWS Messrs. J.BINNS, J.H.ROBERTSHAW, J.E.THORP Miss Ellen HOYLE Rev.F.E.HEAPE [Column 3] BULL'S HEAD SMOKE CLUB Mr.KERSHAW SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Mr.J.Clay HORSFALL Mr.John EDWARDS, deceased, school attendance officer Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.WADDINGTON [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY JP, George WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, GLEDHILL, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY Mr.CLARKSON, clerk to Elland District Council Messrs. LONGBOTTOM, SWINDELLS Councillor LONGBOTTOM Mr.BARRACLOUGH, stationer Messrs. John SHAW, Son & Co., quarrymen? Mr.EDLESTON Mr.Thomas MITCHELL, land owner/house builder? Messrs.J.HOLT and W.BATES: licensed to sell game [Column 5]

Norland

ST.LUKE'S CHURCH Revs. Canon IVENS (vicar of Sowerby Bridge), R.F.PECHEY (vicar of All Saints') SOWERBY CROFT'S WATER SUPPLY Mr.TITTERINGTON, land owner Councillors WHITTAKER, JACKSON, BAYFORD

Luddenden Foot

CHARGE OF CRUELTY TO A WIFE (Halifax West Riding Court) James ALDERSON, plumber, Luddenden Edith Annie ALDERSON, wife of above Mr.STOREY, prosecutor Bridget BURKE, aunt of Edith Annie Police constable MILNES

Ripponden

PROPERTY SALE Mr.George MITCHELL, auctioneer Mr.William HOWARD, deceased, property owner Mr.Crossley SUTCLIFFE, buyer [Column 6] SEA (Recruiting merchant seamen) BIRTH Miss VAN GELDER, daughter of J.P.VAN GELDER, Bank Royd

12th July 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.J.C.LIVSEY, Primitive Methodist minister of Leeds (a native of Sowerby Bridge) WAKEFIELD DIOCESAN CONFERENCE Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. R.W.EVANS JP, A.COCKER, A.GREENWOOD GARDEN PARTY (St.George's Church) Mr.and Mrs.NUGENT, White Windows THE PUBLIC READING ROOM Mr.J.HANSON THANKSGIVING SERVICES (Baptist Chapel) Rev.J.FOX GLEANERS' MEETING (Christ Church) Mrs.SWALLOW Miss STRONG from China A CURIOUS ACCIDENT WILCOCK, a boy who lives at Beech FLOWER SERVICES (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.E.GRAY Miss S.E.SUMMERSCALES Councillor A.F.LONGBOTTOM SUDDEN DEATH OF MR.JAMES LEACH Mr.James LEACH, aged 60, of Sowerby New Road. Deacon of Sowerby Congregational Church Mr.John WHITWORTH, neighbour of above Dr.DUNN Messrs.POLLIT & WIGZELL Mr.S.PICKLES, organist Revs. W.C.EVANS, M.PERRY, G.S.SMITH [Column 2] THE ROBBERY FROM A PAWNBROKER Mr.JACKSON, pawnbroker, Wharf Street

Norland

SUDDEN DEATH FROM THE HEAT Police constable MARSHALL John SUTCLIFFE, aged 68, retired teamer of Pickwood Scarr, Norland Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner Mr.Jabez WHITAKER Mrs.BINNS, Pickwood House Dr.BROWN [Column 3]

Ripponden

ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (Rishworth Baptist Sunday school) Rev.D.W.JENKINS of Salendine Nook Messrs. B.WADSWORTH (choirmaster?), George FIRTH, S.RILEY (organist)

Sowerby

ST.PETER'S CHURCH Revs. J.LONGBOTTOM of Leeds, C.S.QUAINTON of Pellon, J.W.BROADBENT of Burnley Mr.Booth SHARPE ARCO, organist THE SULTRY WEATHER. NUMEROUS DEATHS FROM THE HEAT [Column 4] INTERESTING DISCOVERY AT RIPPONDEN Mr.Robert LAW FGS of Hipperholme Mr.HADWEN, owned house called "Top o'th'Hill", Ripponden [Column 5] SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY JP, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, J.SHARPE, J.WOOD, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY, J.T.NAYLOR Dr.KAYE Mr.Timothy HITCHEN, ratepayer? [Column 6] Messrs.UTLEY(UTTLEY?) and HEBBLETHWAITE, engineers Mr.T.H.MORRIS, field owner Mr.Thomas SYKES, sueing council

19th July 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.Ernest SEED of Sowerby Bridge THE POSITION OF SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OFFICER Messrs. W.WORSNUP, J.ROBERTSHAW, J.WHITELEY, J.H.TOMLINSON, S.JUDSON FLOWER SERVICE (Christ Church) Rev. Canon IVENS CHOIR OUTING (Bolton Brow) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.C.HORSFALL A.R.C.O., organist and choirmaster Mr.Edwin CLAY TRIP TO THE DUKERIES (West End Congregational church choir) Mr.G.CLAYTON [Column 2] TUEL LANE CHAPEL Mr.R.HORSFALL, architect MEMORIAL SERVICE (Congregational Church, Sowerby) Mr.James LEACH, deceased Rev.W.C.EVANS, pastor Mr.PICKLES, organist [Column 3] LIFE-BOAT DEMONSTRATION Mr.Jonas HANSON, shoeing smith Mr.SYKES, butcher Mr.J.W.BARKER (Eclipse Bedstead Works) Messrs.ROSS Bros. Mr.BOOTH, plumber Mr.Albert WOOD, boat owner Councillor George TYSON of Halifax John RILEY, John HERON, John IBBITSON, Benjamin HOLDSWORTH, Charles WHITELEY, George WASHINGTON, Teddy WASHINGTON [Column 4] THE TROPICAL HEAT [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.WADDINGTON, D.I.CLAY, J.BATES, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON Rev. Canon IVENS [Column 6]

Mill Bank

ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (Mill Bank Wesleyan Sunday school) Rev.John GAWTHORP of Kirby Stephen Messrs. William LYON(?) of Halifax, Binns HOWARTH (organist) MILL BANK WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. W.STEPHENSON, J.BARRETT, George CHEETHAM, T.SOUTHWELL, W.E.DYSON, F.HALSTEAD, J.PICKLES, J.WOODHEAD, A.SIMPSON, J.STEPHENSON, W.BOTTOMLEY, D.BROADBENT, A.DIXON, H.HALSTEAD, J.HELLAWELL, A.LUMB, G.SACKER, E.SUTCLIFFE MARRIAGE Lewis KILBURN to Emily REDICK, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Grace SLADEN, 71, widow of Joseph SLADEN, Pleasant Street, Beech Hannah ASHWORTH, 62, widow of Sutcliffe ASHWORTH, Belgrave Street, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth MITCHELL, 19, Newton Street, Sowerby Bridge

26th July 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Alfred HAMER, general pattern maker, Sowerby Bridge CHRIST CHURCH (choir outing) Mr.FIRTH, station master GARDEN PARTY (Christ Church Girls' Friendly Society) Major EDWARDS, Pye Nest Park Miss TURNER CONGREGATIONAL COUNTY UNION Rev.G.S.SMITH of Sowerby Bridge POST OFFICE NOTICE (Bolton Brow) Mr.BARRACLOUGH, newsagent COST OF VACCINATION (Halifax Board of Guardians) Messrs. William HAIGH, HOLDSWORTH, J.W.HODGSON SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Mr.Rowland SIDDALL [Column 2] PRESENTATION Mr.T.WHITELEY, night foreman of the Halifax Corporation Tramways Miss N.BURTON of Sowerby Bridge, bride of the above Mr.L.WOLFENDEN THE CHORAL SOCIETY Mr.W..SUTCLIFFE A MIRACULOUS ESCAPE Police Constable WILSON

Norland

ANNIVERSARY (Primitive Methodist Sunday school) Rev.F.E.HEAPE, new circuit minister SOWERBY CROFT WATER SUPPLY Mr.A.T.LONGBOTHAM, representing the Halifax Rural District Council) Mr.Thomas Gledhill TITTERINGTON of Luddenden A LAUGHABLE CASE AT THE COUNTY COURT Judge CADMAN Robert UTTLEY, Ovenden, an exhibitor of poultry and eggs Joseph MAUDE, butcher, Norland Mr.WAINHOUSE, butcher, Halifax Mr.W.STOREY, solicitor [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE. EXAMINATION RESULTS Mr.W.H.UTTLEY, physiography teacher Amy BLACKBURN, Willy MITCHELL, Helen GIDDES, Ethel M.HOYLE, Ada ARNOLD, John H.WHITELEY, Emmeline LORD, Florence E.PATCHETT, Lilian BRADBURY, Annie BLOOMER, Sarah H.GREENWOOD, Jessie MCINTOSH, Gertrude LUMB, Eli BARRACLOUGH, Florence PICKARD, Edith A.STOTT, Mary SPENCER, Ethel GAUKROGER, Wilfred L.HARTLEY, Edith A.SALTONSTALL, Lily A.GREENWOOD, Annie TIDSWELL, Lena HORNER, Eva INGHAM, Applina HARWOOD, Ada J.EDWARDS Mr.F.C.J.COCKBURN, practical plane and solid geometry teacher Hanson WHITWORTH, Alwyn HOYLE, Tom M.HOLROYDE (Thomas HOLROYDE), John H.WHITELEY Mr.E.MAGSON, practical mathematics teacher Alwyn HOYLE Mr.W.HARRIS, shorthand teacher John W.HALSTEAD, Agnes FIRTH, Mary N.SUTCLIFFE, Fred STOCKTON [Column 6]

Luddenden Foot

WILL OF THE LATE MR.JAMES AMBLER Mr.James AMBLER of Glen Royd, Luddenden John AMBLER & Sons, worsted spinners, Peel House Mills, Luddenden Mrs.Emma Jane AMBLER, widow of James John AMBLER, son of James Mr.Edgar BOOTH, solicitor of Halifax Mrs.Edith WALKER, Mrs.Jessie HIGHLEY, Annie AMBLER, Elizabeth AMBLER and Mary AMBLER: James' daughters

Ripponden

STONES WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.J.R.IRVING of Leeds Mr.Eli FIELDING of Walsden

Sowerby

A SOWERBY MAN COMMITTED TO PRISON Wilfred BARRETT of Sowerby A VISIT TO BOULDERCLOUGH (Stainland Independent Christian Endeavour Society) Mr.George LIGHTOWLER DEATHS Grace SLADEN, 71, widow of Joseph SLADEN, Pleasant Street, Beech, Sowerby Bridge Mary WILLSHAW, 37, wife of John WILLSHAW, Park Road, Elland Thomas RATCLIFFE, 82, Stile, Triangle

2nd August 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.David LUMB, Sowerby Bridge Industrial Society PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE, new circuit minister Miss A.HEYWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, J.HANSON, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, W.HAIGH, T.M.FLETCHER, T.HOEY, H.STORR, A.HOBSON, O.EATOUGH Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillor A.HOWE THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE GOVERNMENT EDUCATION BILL Rev.Canon Charles Llewelyn IVENS [Column 2] Mr.William LEACH Mr.James LEACH, deceased SCHOOL ATTENDANCE OFFICER Mr.J.H.TOMLINSON SUCCESSFUL STUDENT Miss CRABTREE, headmistress of Bolton Brow Girls' School PROPERTY SALE Miss COWGILL, bought COWGILL's shop, Wharf Street SWIMMING H.GAUKROGER, S.E.WILKINSON (aged under 14), A.HAIGH, A.SCHOFIELD, J.A.MAUDE, F.W.MAUDE MARRIAGE AT WEST END CHAPEL Henry ATKINSON of Vale House, son of the late James Henry ATKINSON. Groom. Sarah Alice WHITELEY, daughter of Councillor George WHITELEY, West Street. Bride Miss Mary WHITELEY of Southport, bride's cousin Mr. Joe ATKINSON Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist at Luddenden Foot Congregational Church. Uncle of the bride Mr.MARSH of Halifax, caterer SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING Messrs. William LEACH, Squire JUDSON, J.W.BANCROFT, W.H.BAXENDALE, W.A.HEIGHINGTON, Albert E.SEED, George SMITH, Arthur GREENWOOD, Thomas THORPE, David COCKROFT, Arthur BINNS, David WHITELEY, Nimrod HOWARTH, D.BARRETT, A.BROADBENT, W.NICHOLL, W.WHITWORTH, D.LUMB, W.TOLLEY, T.WOOD, H.N.BLAMIRES, J.WILCOCK, J.BARRACLOUGH, R.PARKER, J.WILKINSON, Joseph EDWARDS [Column 3] NOBLE, RICHARDSON, SYKES, JUDSON, D.LUMB, HELLOWELL, COCKROFT

Sowerby

AN UNSUSTAINED CHARGE John PICKLES, labourer, Sowerby Mr.Leonard STOREY, defence Police Constable RHODES -------------------------------- RIPPONDEN FLOWER SHOW Mr.J.W.C.AYRE, Brigg Royd Messrs. W.WOOD (Fieldhouse), A.MCKENZIE (Warley), H.WALKER (Thorpe), H.CONWAY (Halifax), J.Selwyn RAWSON, BROWN (Goole), H.STEAD (Slaithwaite), R.STEAD (Slaithwaite) [Column 4] THE NEW VICAR OF WARLEY Rev.E.W.EASTON, vicar of St.Luke's, Cleckheaton LIBEL ON MR. WM. GREENWOOD (Leeds Assizes) William MITCHELL of Todmorden William GREENWOOD Mr.KERSHAW, defence Mr.STANSFIELD

Norland

[Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE COUNTY COUNCIL Messrs. J.Clay HORSFALL, WHITWORTH (clerk), T.DYSON (painter?) Rev.Canon IVENS

Triangle

[Column 6]

Luddenden Foot

FOUND DROWNED James CROSSLEY, aged 38 of Milner Royd, Luddenden Foot. Worked at railway station John CARTER, shunter ACCIDENT AT THE SEWAGE WORKS Joe MIDGLEY, young man, Osborne Terrace

Warley

WILL OF MR.H.C.MCCREA Henry Charles MCCREA of Warley, deceased Rev.Henry Herbert MCCREA of Longwood, Eastbourne. Son of deceased Arthur Selby MCCREA of Warley House, Halifax. Son of deceased James Marke WOOD, Liverpool merchant Thomas SUTCLIFFE, wool merchant of Harrogate James Marke WOOD junior. Grandson of deceased Rosamund WOOD, granddaughter of deceased Agnes, daughter of deceased MARRIAGES Henry ATKINSON, son of the late James Henry ATKINSON of Vale House, Sowerby Bridge to Sarah Alice WHITELEY, daughter of Councillor George WHITELEY, West Street, Sowerby Bridge Humphrey RILEY, 54 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge to Rachel RICHARDSON, daughter of the late James RICHARDSON, medical herbalist, 138 West Street, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hannah CARTER, 75, widow of Thomas CARTER, Mill Bank Daniel DAWSON, 48, Albert Road, Beech, Sowerby Bridge John MITCHELL, 67, blacksmith, Raw Farm, Sowerby William SPENCER, 78, Asquith Bottom, Sowerby Bridge Lucy Ann WILSON, 67, West Street, Sowerby Bridge

9th August 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.John RADCLIFFE, fire brigade Mrs.HURST, infant school mistress at Tuel Lane School, recently deceased Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. E.E.POLLIT, D.I.CLAY, R.H.WHITWORTH Mr.J.H.BARRACLOUGH, son of James BARRACLOUGH, accountant of Sowerby Bridge ACCIDENT Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, owned a furniture van BAPTIST CHAPEL, INDUSTRIAL ROAD Rev.J.FOX REVISION COURT Mr.H.Gawan TAYLOR, revising barrister for Sowerby FOOTBALL COMPANY (Sowerby Bridge Football and Athletic Club Company) Mr.W.H.GIBSON [Column 2] PURCHASE OF A PIANO (Halifax County Court) Mr.J.R.BARKER, piano dealer, Sowerby Bridge Miss Mary BEDFORD of Midgley Mr.S.HOYLE, prosecution Mr.BOOCOCK, defence SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY SOCIETY Messrs. James BROADBENT, James LEACH (recently deceased), Kenyon BROWN of Brighouse, George SPENCER (Great Horton), PARR of Batley, Benjamin TATE (Bradford), Robert BARRETT (Batley), George HIRST (Dewsbury), James Wood (Sowerby Bridge), Fred J.HART (Windhill), Solomon HARTLEY (Cullingworth), Richard CRABTREE, John Ward BANCROFT [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Abraham CLAY, George WHITELEY, HOWE, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOLDSWORTH, MAUDE, WRIGLEY, Eli(Ely) WHITELEY, GLEDHILL, Edwin WHITELEY, F.CLAY Mr.Lewis ATKINSON Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector Dr.WELLBURN Mr.Robert EDLESTON, deceased Messrs. E.E.POLLIT, SHACKLETON (Church Bank?) [Column 4] Mr.LONGBOTHAM, clerk to the Guardians Mr.William SMITH, clerk to the Norland Parish Council Mr.Joseph JACKSON, pawnbroker [Column 5] BALANCE SHEET. SOWERBY BRIDGE LIFEBOAT Messrs. WASHINGTON, G.WRAY, W.WORSNUP, LE MARE (acrobats), POTTER (fireworks), W.AINSWORTH, HAIGH (draper), KERSHAW, WILLIAMSON, D.MITCHELL, Thomas HOEY, J.HANSON Messrs.J.SUTCLIFFE & Sons SOWERBY BRIDGE TECHNICAL SCHOOLS. RESULTS OF EXAMINATIONS Samuel E.STANDEVEN, Karl VAN GELDER, Wilfred FIRTH, Thomas E.ACKROYD, Sallows CONE, Allan R.ROCKLIFFE, Lucy ARNOLD Francis E.HANSON, John E.LEACH, Samuel B.BYROM, Charles HECKINGBOTTOM, Alvin E.TOLLEY, George WOODHEAD, Lewis H.CLAY, Ernest HOWARTH THE EDUCATION QUESTION (Correspondence) A.C.COLEMAN [Column 6]

Norland

John WADDINGTON of Hoyle House Cottage, Warley, quarryman, late of Moor End, Norland Mr.L.I.HEY, solicitor THE BAND Mr.Albert HAIGH

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE FREE CHURCH Revs. W.BANES of Sheffield, W.HOLROYD of Nantwich Mr.Ernest LAW, organist THE LATE MR.JOHN HAIGH Mr.John HAIGH senior, aged 78, of 13 Finkle Street, recently deceased Messrs. J.PICKLES, W.WADSWORTH (organist) DEATHS Dora COBLE, 22 months, daughter of John Henry COBLE, Oxford Street, Sowerby Bridge Harriet NUTTON, 80, widow of Lawrence NUTTON, Waterloo Street, Sowerby Bridge George PEAK, 89, Gleanings, Warley Ernest SPEAK, 2, son of Jonathan SPEAK, Glen View, Sowerby Ada WILSON, infant, daughter of Tom WILSON (Thomas WILSON), West Parade, Sowerby Bridge

16th August 1901

Sowerby Bridge

FUNERAL OF A CHORISTER (at Christ Church) James Victor LEAROYD Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, organist SWIMMING B.BOTTOMLEY, F.HOLROYD, P.FRANKLAND (schoolboy) W.CALL (Morley), S.H.SAYNOR (Morley) A.SCHOFIELD and J.HOLROYD (Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club) CALL SAD CASE OF SUICIDE Jonas SHEPLEY, aged 56, millwright, Norland and Sowerby Bridge Messrs.POLLIT & WIGZELL Councillor George WHITELEY Arthur SHEPLEY, brother of Jonas, Back Terrace Street Ellen HARRISON, housekeeper for Jonas Constable FORDHAM Nathan Priestley BROADBENT, Hollings Mill Lane Sarah SHEPLEY, Tuel Lane [Column 2] WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. R.BERRY, J.CARTER THE PRIMROSE LEAGUE Messrs. J.S.RAWSON, E.W.CROSSLEY, Charles HIGGINBOTTOM, R.HOWARTH, D.I.MALLINSON, J.LAWRENCE, W.H.GIBSON, H.WHITWORTH Mesdames W.RILEY, Priestley NORRIS, BATES, KERSHAW, W.H.GIBSON, G.WRAY, HOWARTH, HORNER, NEWSOME, COPLEY, J.H.THOMAS Misses RILEY, HARE, FURNESS SMALLPOX AT RIPPONDEN A TODMORDEN DESERTION CASE Whittaker HELLIWELL, farmer, Pecket Well RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT [Column 3] SERIOUS AFFAIR AT THE BULL'S HEAD HOTEL. A REJECTED LOVER. ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT THE YOUNG LADY George BELL "boots", servant, native of Bruntcliffe. Parents at Morley Miss Ethel Christabel SEAMAN, nursery governess at the Bull's Head. From Sheffield Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Miss HARPER Miss HOPKINS, barmaid Mrs.NOBLE [Column 4] DEATH OF A NOTED PUBLIC SERVANT. A REMARKABLE CAREER Mr.William BAIRSTOW, aged 80, died in Stockport. Native of Halifax. Mrs.James BRIGGS, Canal View, Hilltop, Sowerby Bridge. Niece of above [Column 5]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors AINLEY JP, WADSWORTH, NAYLOR, SHARPE, STOTT, INGHAM, TURNER, WHITELEY, HAIGH, CARTER, WOOD Mr.HITCHEN Messrs.UTTLEY & HEBBLETHWAITE, engineers Mr.WHITELEY Mr.J.S.RAWSON [Column 6]

Warley

THE REV.J.MONCRIEFF Rev.J.MONCRIEFF, pastor of Warley Congregational Church

Mill Bank

SERIOUS ACCIDENT Mr.Alfred INGHAM, The Dean, Triangle Dr.ADAMS

Triangle

NORLAND BAND Mr.J.BEAUMONT HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge DEATHS James Victor LEAROYD at 12 Newton Street, aged 12, son of William and Ada LEAROYD Caroline GREENWOOD, 78, widow of Joseph GREENWOOD, Town Lane, Warley Eliza HARTLEY, 61, widow of James HARTLEY, Milner Royd, Luddenden Foot Doris SALTONSTALL, 2, daughter of John SALTONSTALL, High Lee, Luddenden Foot IN MEMORIAM Joe SUTCLIFFE, died August 1900 aged 16. 9 Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr.and Mrs.LEAROYD, 12 Newton Street, Sowerby Bridge

23rd August 1901

Sowerby Bridge

RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT FOOTBALL Mr.J.A.CROWTHER OBSTRUCTING THE FOOTPATH Joseph CRABTREE and George RILEY: millhands THE BULL'S HEAD SHOOTING CASE George Henry BELL Ethel Christabel SEAMAN Mr.H.Lloyd PARRY from the office of the West Riding Solicitor Mr JEWIN (JOWIN?), gunsmith, Halifax Mr.H.BOOCOCK, defence REFUSAL OF A LICENSE Friend Sugden ROBERTSHAW, grocer, Sowerby New Road Mr.Charles MELLOR Messrs.BOARDMAN, brewers Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Mr.W.H.BOOCOCK, representing Messrs.BOARDMAN WILL OF MR. HENRY WORMALD, EX-MAYOR OF OSSETT Mr.Henry WORMALD, deceased, of Royds Villas, Ossett. HANSON & WORMALD, mungo manufacturers Miss Martha Jane WORMALD, Henry's niece Charles H.ILLINGWORTH of Queen's Street, Ravensthorpe Ernest Nettleton HARRAP of The Breezes, Ossett Eliza Ann WORMALD, Rebecca EDWARDS, Ada Smith HORSFALL: Henry's nieces, all of Sowerby Bridge Ruth HOYLE of Batley Carr, Henry's sister-in-law Hannah HEMINGWAY of Ossett George Richard ILLINGWORTH, Henry's brother-in-law [Column 2] Joe ILLINGWORTH, Henry's brother-in-law C.H.ILLINGWORTH, E.N.HARRAP Walmald, Henry's sister Martha Ann, Henry's niece Ann, Henry's sister HALIFAX WEST RIDING LICENSING SESSIONS Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 3] HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 5]

Sowerby

Revs. Thomas HINKLEY, J.W.F.WALKER: exchanging parishes LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE RAILWAY C.W.BAYLEY, Chief Traffic Manager [Column 6] DEATHS John William HELLIWELL, 47, 15 Nicholl's Terrace, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

30th August 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Thomas LAW, schoolboy of Sowerby Bridge R.BERRY of Sowerby Bridge YOUNG GAMBLERS Joseph RILEY (millhand), Viney TOWNSEND (millhand), Edleston TOWNSEND (labourer) and Joseph CRABTREE (labourer) Inspector HICKES Police Constable ATKINS REV.G.S.SMITH Rev.G.S.SMITH, pastor at West End Congregational Church A PAINFUL ACCIDENT Mr.and Mrs.Ernest WHITWORTH of Annie Street, Tuel Lane Mr.John MARSDEN Miss WHITWORTH, nearly 17 months old Mrs.John BATES: Mrs.WHITWORTH's sister Mrs.BARRETT, neighbour (Annie Street?) Dr.ADAMS [Column 2] HARVEST FESTIVAL (at the Baptist Chapel) Rev.J.FOX, pastor Mrs.J.WALSHAW of Halifax Mrs.H.BROADBENT WELCOME TO THE REV.J.P.BURT (Tuel Lane Methodist) Rev.J.P.BURT, new circuit minister Messrs. A.S.FIRTH. J.WADDINGTON, W.H.OLDFIELD, J.WILCOCK. W.STOTT, C.BESWICK, W.WHITELEY, Eli HELLOWELL, S.TURNER, J.BUTTERWORTH, G.BARRETT Mrs.C.LUMB Mr.J.WHITELEY, choirmaster PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Messrs. William HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, R.ROTHWELL, H.STORR, W.NICHOLL, O.EATOUGH, T.HOEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL Miss DARCLAY RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT Messrs. William WILSON, C.A.BEARD (extension secretary of the movement), MUSTHER (editor of "Young Halifax"), Thomas HOEY, Samuel MASON Rev.Canon IVENS SUNDAY SCHOOL CIRCUIT CONFERENCE (Primitive Methodist) Messrs. O.EATOUGH, F.SIMPSON (Warley Clough) Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mrs.B.J.ROBERTSHAW of Mytholmroyd [Column 3] SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO A YOUNG LADY Miss SHAW of Boston Street, Sowerby New Road Dr.DUNN FIRE AT A HATTER'S SHOP Mr.John NICHOLL, hatter, Tuel Lane? Superintendent HICKES Messrs. KERSHAW and ASQUITH: shopkeepers either side of hatters Mr.HOPKINSON, fire brigade superintendent [Column 4] HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 5] GREAT FIRE AT RIPPONDEN. RYBURN PAPER MILL TOTALLY DESTROYED Mr.TUBB(TABB?), manager [Column 6] MARRIAGES John HAIGH to Harriet Ellen LAW, both of Sowerby Bridge Charles William LAYCOCK to Lucetta HELLIWELL, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Jack GREENWOOD, 8 months, son of David GREENWOOD, Lower Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge Frank Charnock MARSHALL, 36, iron moulder, Exeter Street, Sowerby Bridge Annie TIDSWELL, 3 months, daughter of John William TIDSWELL, Bedford Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Ann TIDSWELL, 59, widow of Daniel TIDSWELL, formerly of Sowerby Bridge

6th September 1901

Sowerby Bridge

WEDDING (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Fred ATKINSON, eldest son of Lewis ATKINSON, Bolton Brow. Groom Emily AINLEY, daughter of Charles AINLEY. Bride Rev.J.FOX TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. J.WADDINGTON, J.WHITELEY (music) CRICKET (Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club) Mr.Frank CLAY THE FOOTBALL CLUB (Rugby) SWAINE, HABERGHAM RUSKIN HALL EDUCATIONAL LEAGUE Messrs. Thomas HOEY, W.HAIGH, J.BATES, T.H.WRIGHT, J.E.BALL, C.CRABTREE, E.AINLEY, S.LONGBOTTOM, W.WHITELEY, S.MANSON (Union Street, Beech) QUARTERLY MEETING (Sowerby Bridge Primitive Methodist Circuit) Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.J.E.THORP SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, D.I.CLAY, J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT Mrs.HIRST, deceased, former head mistress of Tuel Lane infants school Mr.WHITWORTH, clerk to the West Riding County council? Mr.W.WORSNUP, former head teacher, now auctioneer and accountant [Column 2] THE ACCIDENT IN COPLEY TUNNEL Miss Emily SHAW of Boston Street, Sowerby New Road [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY, G.WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, Edwin WHITELEY, GLEDHILL, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY Major EDWARDS Inspector HICKES Messrs. John WOOD & Sons, Lock Hill Mill Messrs. W.H.HELLIWELL & Co., Asquith Bottom Messrs. BATLEY and ELLIS: St.George's church wardens Mr.HOPKINSON, water manager? [Column4] Mr.James GREENWOOD, Luddenden Foot District Council Mr.Richard PARKER, got contract for a culvert Mr.G.FRANKLAND Mr.R.H.EDLESTON Messrs.Godfrey RHODES & EVANS Mr.S.WADSWORTH and Mrs.SUGDEN, re Clough Mill Co.? Messrs.HUNTRIES and EDLESTON [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD. WANTED, several MALE CANDIDATE PUPIL TEACHERS Richard H.WHITWORTH, clerk, 1 Dalton Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Ripponden

Mill Bank

WESLEYAN CHAPEL Mr.J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, circuit steward Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, J.FOX (Sowerby Bridge), J.H.KIDD (Triangle) Misses ROBERTSHAW, BRIER, Kate HOYLE, K.THORPE Messrs. R.WILSON, L.HELLAWELL, Binns HOWARTH (accompanist), Reynold WILSON, John CARTER HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge MARRIAGES Fred ATKINSON, son of Lewis ATKINSON, to Emily AINLEY, daughter of Charles AINLEY, all of Sowerby Bridge Mallinson SEED to Mary Hannah MANSFIELD, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Arthur William HANSON, 47, Ryburn Terrace, Sowerby Bridge. Husband of Selina HANSON and son of the late W.F.HANSON Herbert BOTTOMLEY, 7, son of Edwin BOTTOMLEY, blacksmith, Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Martha DEWHIRST, 81, Sowerby Croft, Norland Betty HARTLEY, 71, widow of William HARTLEY, Washer Lane, Sowerby Bridge Martha MITCHELL, 59, wife of John MITCHELL, farmer, Mill Bank Martha WILKINSON, 81, widow of Isaac WILKINSON, Hubberton, Sowerby

13th September 1901

Sowerby Bridge

GREAT AFFLICTION (diphtheria deaths) (Probably Herbert BOTTOMLEY aged 7 and his sister Dorothy BOTTOMLEY aged 2. Children of Edwin BOTTOMLEY and Jane BOTTOMLEY) WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH (pastor) Messrs. B.WADSWORTH (choirmaster), A.SMITH Misses SEED, WADSWORTH, H.MOORE, A.ASTIN THE WHARF STREET OBSTRUCTION Councillor George WHITELEY CIRCUIT MEETING (Sowerby Bridge United Methodist Free Church) Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. A.S.FIRTH, Simonce TURNER, Eli HELLOWELL, J.WILCOCK "YOUNG HALIFAX" (monthly magazine) Rev.Canon IVENS STANSFIELD, HOWARD: newsagents [Column 2] MESSRS. EDLESTON'S "EASEMENT" (compensation from council) HARVEST FESTIVAL (Primitive Methodist) Rev.F.E.HEAPE SWIMMING LAW, CROSSLEY, WEBSTER H.VAN GELDER, C.RATLEDGE, J.RATLEDGE, A.HILL, R.FLETCHER (boys at Tuel Lane School) P.FRANKLAND (boy from Bolton Brow) MILL FIRE AT BREARLEY Messrs. Levi HARWOOD & Co., woollen manufacturers, Brearley Mr.John RILEY, Cutley Court, Herefordshire, building owner C.REDHEAD and A.ALLISON, Halifax Corporation Fire Brigade [Column 5]

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION Messrs. F.SAVORY of Midgley, Henry HANSON, John HANSON (conductor), W.WADSWORTH (organist) Miss Sarah THORPE SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY JP, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, J.WOOD, H.HAIGH, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY, A.STOTT, J.T.NAYLOR Mr.Timothy HITCHEN, ratepayer Messrs.HEBBLETHWAITE & UTLEY (UTTLEY?), engineers Mr.J.S.RAWSON, landowner

Norland

ST.LUKE'S CHURCH Revs. E.BRIERLEY (vicar of Thorpe), W.WARMAN? (Incumbent of Siddal) NORLAND AND IT'S WATER SUPPLY Councillor JACKSON HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] HOW THEY DO IT IN AMERICA Miss Sarah HILEY, 19, of Sowerby Bridge. Married a man in Akron, USA DEATHS Dorothy BOTTOMLEY, 2, daughter of Edwin BOTTOMLEY, Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Thomas Henry CHAMBERS, 58, Spring Gardens, Warley William COCKROFT, 60, stone merchant, Lane Ends, Sowerby Emily HALSTEAD, 15 months, daughter of William Henry HALSTEAD, Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge

20th September 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Canon IVENS SUCCESSFUL SOWERBY BRIDGE SWIMMERS J.A.MAUDE of Sowerby Bridge. A.SCHOFIELD TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.Harry GREENWOOD, pianist Mr.William Henry OLDFIELD SCALDED William Henry CRABTREE of Wharf Street Messrs. POLLIT & WIGZELL MARRIAGE OF MR.E.E.POLLIT Mr.Edward E.POLLIT to Elizabeth MANSELL in Penarth, South Wales Rev.Canon IVENS A BAD WEEKEND Fred HELLIWELL, young man Fred JENNINGS GREATER SOWERBY BRIDGE Councillor George WHITELEY, Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council A MASSIVE SAW BENCH Messrs.Albert E.BERRY & Co. [Column 2] Miss Annie M.EATON of St.George's Schools Rev.Canon IVENS MARRIAGE AT CHRIST CHURCH Hannah Elizabeth BARKER, daughter of William Barker, Mount Terrace, Tuel Lane. Bride Edgar TAYLOR of Worthing, Sussex, son of the late John William TAYLOR, Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge, Groom Miss Gertrude TAYLOR Mr.W.FOX Rev.C.W.HOWARD HARVEST THANKSGIVING (Wesleyan Mission Chapel) Mr.M.H.HOBSON of Ripponden Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, organist PRESENTATION TO MR.E.E.POLLIT Messrs.POLLIT & WIGZELL Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.S.MILLIGAN Miss MANSELL Edward Ernest POLLIT [Column 3] A CHAPTER OF TROUBLES. A YOUNG MEN ATTEMPTS TO DROWN HIMSELF Fred HELLIWELL, aged 22, of Sowerby New Road, clerk to Messrs.BARRON, accountants Police Sergeant HANSON Police Constable MILL Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Mr.BRIGGS, relieving officer Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK SAD CASE OF SUICIDE Fred JENNINGS, aged 23, grocer's assistant at the Union Jack Stores Mr.HILL, district coroner Mr.E.UTTLEY Ann JENNINGS of Sunny Bank, Fred's mother John MURRAY, labourer, 9 Albion Street Hannah FAIRBANK of Sunny Bank Dr.BROWN Jane JACKSON of Old Causeway [Column 5]

Norland

MOUNT ZION PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH Messrs. H.N.BLAMIRES of Sowerby Bridge, BARKER, F.SUTCLIFFE (organist) Miss GEE HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Sowerby

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Messrs. Jonathan PICKLES, S.PICKLES (organist) Miss M.WOOD of Sowerby Bridge AN "OFF" LICENCE REVIVED Mr.H.BOOCOCK Mr.Friend Sugden ROBERTSHAW, Providence Place, Sowerby, former licensee Mr.J.T.HALSTEAD, new licensee Superintendent WEIGHTMAN FOR SALE J.S.HOLLAND, 23 Albert Road, Beech TO LET W.WORSNUP, Bank Brewery Office A HOUSE TO LET Mrs.Alfred CARTER, Hollins Lane T.F.ROWLINSON, boot repairer, opposite church MARRIAGES Edgar TAYLOR of Worthing, Sussex, son of the late J.W.TAYLOR, Sowerby Bridge, to Hannah Elizabeth BARKER, daughter of William BARKER, Mount Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Thomas William Ishmael GRIFFITHS, engine cleaner, to Jane Elizabeth TAYLOR, both of Sowerby Bridge

27th September 1901

Sowerby Bridge

THE WATER SUPPLY Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Mr.HOPKINSON, water manager ACCIDENT TO A SCHOOLBOY John William NORTH of Steps Lane BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHAPEL Revs. T.Herbert KIDD, T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.C.HORSFALL A.R.C.O., organist Sister Florence Mr.T.E.WHITEHEAD Misses WADDINGTON, WRIGHT, WOOD, MOSLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, J.HANSON, W.HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, R.ROTHWELL, T.M.FLETCHER, A.HOBSON, H.STORR, William NICHOLL, Oliver EATOUGH Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillor Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL Mrs.DUNN Thomas JOY (Rochdale) Dr.WELLBURN Mr.BALL, librarian WESLEYAN QUARTERLY MEETING Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.Herbert KIDD Messrs. J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.Clay HORSFALL, J.C.BATES, W.H.HALL, Hartley GREENWOOD, Charles W.SCHOLEFIELD, James CLAY [Column 2] G.H.WEBSTER, swimmer of Sowerby Bridge THE CEMETERY Messrs.S.ILLINGWORTH, John EDWARDS: former registrars Mr.John NICHOLL, current registrar BAND OF HOPE MEETINGS Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.CORDINGLEY of Halifax Messrs. F.TOPHAM, Oliver EATOUGH MESSRS. POLLIT & WIGZELL'S EXCURSION ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, M.SCHOLEFIELD, A.BOOTH, Teddy WASHINGTON, TOLLEY Misses A.AKROYD, A.BOOTH, M.E.BUTTERWORTH Messrs. W.FIRTH and H.NICHOLL: music Drs. BROWN, DUNN [Column 3] CANON IVENS ON HIS MINISTRY AT SOWERBY BRIDGE Rev.Canon IVENS, vicar of Christ Church [Column 4] THE LACK OF RAIN. NOT MUCH HOPE OF RAIN

Sowerby

STEEP LANE (Mutual Improvement Society) Mr.T.W.RICHARDSON of Sowerby Bridge, gave lecture on first aid Misses M.AKROYD, A.WHITELEY [Column 5] ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Drs. BROWN, DUNN HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Norland

SALE ON LOCAL FARMS Mr.J.SHOESMITH, Norland Town House Farm, Norland Messrs. James BARKER, J.Ambler WILSON, LUMB, J.NORMANTON : buyers

Triangle

ST.JOHN'S CHURCH Revs. H.G.HIRD, G.F.H.ROWE, J.H.MARSHALL

Warley

INDUCTION OF A NEW VICAR (St.John the Evangelist, Warley) Rev.E.W.EASTON Archdeacon BROOKE, vicar of Halifax Messrs.W.H.MITCHELL, James KERSHAW: church wardens MARRIAGES Irvine HOLDSWORTH of Sowerby Bridge to Mary Grace HORSFIELD, Midgley Harry THORP to Annie Jane ASQUITH, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS John BINNS, 36, carter, Mount Farm, Warley Grace NICHOLL, 59, wife of Thomas NICHOLL, Stoney Booth, Sowerby IN MEMORIAM Thomas CORKWELL, died September 1900. Charlotte Street, Beech

4th October 1901

Sowerby Bridge

THE WATER PANIC Frederick Edward WHITHAM, Sowerby Bridge ST.GEORGE'S CHURCH Revs. G.E.ASPINALL (rural Dean), C.LIVERMORE A.C.K.L. (vicar of Norland), J.H.MARSHALL (vicar of West Vale) Mr.GAUKROGER, choirmaster RABBIT COURSING Messrs. W.STAFFORD of the Turk's Head Inn, T.TAYLOR AWARD OF MERIT BADGES Sergeant HANSON and Constable MILNE, both of Luddenden Foot [Column 2] FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.H.KIDD Messrs. John S.HOLLAND, FARRAR, J.SCHOLEFIELD, J.HALL, W.WHITEHEAD (organist) Misses L.KERRIDGE, LAWSON, SCHOLEFIELD SWIMMING GALA H.HERON, R.FLETCHER, A.HALL: boys P.FRANKLAND, C.RATLIDGE, HERON F.WHITTAKER, E.WILKINSON, C.ROBERTS Councillor Abraham CLAY A.SUTCLIFFE, F.HOLROYD, J.BACON: swimming club members D.WILKINSON, L.WHITTAKER A.SCHOFIELD (Sowerby Bridge), A.LAW (Sowerby Bridge), H.BAILEY (Halifax): under 18 W.CALL of Morley, D.BOOTH of Halifax, B.FIELDEN of Halifax Hilda THORPE (of Leeds, lady champion of England), E.L.WHITWAM (Leeds), B.FOWLER (Leeds) L.WHITTAKER, A.HAIGH, J.A.MAUDE, H.CROWTHER: swimming club members A.SCHOFIELD, F.HOLROYD, J.A.MAUDE, C.E.LODGE BAPTIST BAZAAR Alderman Josiah WADE of Halifax Revs. W.JONES of Hebden Bridge, T.COTES of Todmorden Messrs.T.HORSFALL, W.MELLOR, FOX (pastor), A.ASTIN Councillor Abraham CLAY JP, district council [Column 3] Mr.J.A.WHITELEY Rev.J.FOX Mesdames W.MELLOR, Harry BROADBENT, A.HELLIWELL, J.ASTIN, W.DOBSON, A.ASTIN, W.HILL, BUCKLEY, W.MARSDEN, DYSON, PEEL, EASTON, HORNER, ELLIS, FOX, T.HORSFALL, G.E.WHITELEY, T.BLAGBROUGH, J.JOWETT, C.BRADLEY, J.WHITELEY, F.ASTIN, VAUSE, FRANKLIN, INGHAM, SHEPLEY, W.HAIGH, SHAW, GREGORY, BARRACLOUGH, TRIPPEAR, GREENWOOD, J.A.WHITELEY, Harris BROADBENT, R.UTTLEY, GRIFFITHS, WADSWORTH, WHITAKER, KERSHAW Misses FOX, WADE, COOPER, WHITAKER, BAUME, MARSHALL, B.HELLIWELL, ASHWORTH, E.HORSFALL, M.STAVES, E.WHITELEY, B.HORSFALL, E.BENTLEY, STUTTARD, L.MAUDE, A.MAUDE, C.WILSON, H.A.HELLIWELL, F.MITCHELL, ROYD, S.A.HELLIWELL, JUDSON, R.GREGORY SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY JP, Edwin WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY, GLEDHILL, F.CLAY Mr.Edward HUNTRISS re Mr.R.EDLESTON's trustees Mr.John MARSH, Town Hall Court Mr.Levi HARWOOD, mill owner at Brearley Mr.L.H.LONGBOTTOM, clerk to the Midgley District Council [Column 4] Messrs.EASTWOOD [Column 5] THE FUTURE OF "PING-PONG" Edward ACKROYD, stationer, 22 Town Hall Street

Ripponden

HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Mill Bank

MESSRS.JOHN HADWEN & SONS Messrs.John HADWEN & Sons, silk spinners, Kebroyd Mills ST.MARY'S CHURCH Revs. C.W.HOWARD, E.W.EASTON (vicar of St.John's, Warley) Mr.J.BROADBENT A.L.C.M., organist DEATH OF MR.JOSEPH EDWARDS Mr.Joseph EDWARDS, 73, the Hollins, Triangle. Former head of St.Mary's School, Cottonstones

Sowerby

HARVEST FESTIVAL (Wesleyan Chapel) Revs. J.W.BLACKETT of Bradford, T.H.KIDD Messrs. A.E.THOMAS (organist), John WILSON Miss Sabina HITCHEN MARRIAGES Lewis LUMB of Gomersal to Leah AINLEY of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Joseph EDWARDS, 73, retired schoolmaster, The Hollins, Triangle Sarah BARRACLOUGH, 21, Lower Bentley Royd, Sowerby Joseph Eli BATES, 1 month, son of James Helliwell BATES, Lower Waterhill, Friendly Edward BROADBENT, 75, Lane Ends, Norland

11th October 1901

Sowerby Bridge

INFECTIOUS DISEASES BAPTIST BAZAAR Mr.John FAWCETT of Halifax Rev.J.FOX WHARF INN SMOKE CLUB Mrs.SCHOFIELD, supplied food Messrs. E.WHITELEY, COCKROFT and WILCOCK RE-OPENING SERVICES (West End Congregational Church) Revs. A.D.JEFFERY of Halifax, G.S.SMITH THE PROPOSED INCLUSION OF NORLAND Councillors Abraham CLAY JP, George WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, W.GLEDHILL, A.HOWE, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.MAUDE Mr.COX, surveyor Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY Rev.J.P.BURT Councillor LONGBOTTOM LECTURE ON PALESTINE Rev.Dr.LEACH of Manchester Councillor Edwin WHITELEY WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.J.B.BLAKELEY Mesdames MARSLAND, SWAINE, WADSWORTH SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, POLLIT, BATES, SIDDALL, BANCROFT, CLAY, HORSFALL, POLLIT, WADDINGTON, GIBSON Miss HIRST, new head of Tuel Lane Infant's School Miss Mary CRABTREE, teacher? Mr.David SYKES, teacher? [Column 2] Drs. DUNN, BROWN Mr.Phineas MITCHELL BAND OF HOPE (Primitive Methodist) Messrs. D.BARRETT, O.EATOUGH Misses S.A.VINE, H.J.ROBERTSHAW, Ethel THOMAS SHEPHERD AND BLACKBURN CO. LTD THE PROPOSED EXTENSION OF THE DISTRICT (Correspondence, mentions old boundaries of Sowerby Bridge) Councillor WRIGLEY Mr.WALTON, used to own what is now a cricket field Mr.RAWSON, landowner Mr.DAVIS, former mayor Joseph GREENWOOD, Sowerby Bridge [Column 3] SERMON TO MEN AT CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. GAUKROGER (organist), CLAYTON [Column 4] NORLAND AND THE RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL (Halifax Rural District Council) Messrs. LONGBOTHAM, J.WHITAKER, PASKIN (inspector?) Rev.C.LIVERMORE [Column 5] George BINNS, Norland parish council Councillors WHITTAKER, CARTER, JACKSON Mr.TURNER, Norland parish council Colonel LUARD

Norland

MOUNT ZION PRIMITIVE METHODIST BAND OF HOPE Rev.F.E.HEAPE

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY JP, WADSWORTH, INGHAM, SHARPE, STOTT, HAIGH, WOOD, TURNER, GREENWOOD, NAYLOR Mr.J.S.RAWSON BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION CHURCH Messrs. W.PICKLES of Halifax, T.H.BARRATT, H.THOMAS (Luddenden Foot), Smith EMMOTT (Sowerby), H.N.BLAMIRES, J.HANSON (choirmaster), W.WADSWORTH (organist), J.A.WHITWORTH Revs. F.H.ROBINSON of Halifax, W.DEWDNEY of King Cross HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Triangle

SALE OF WORK (St.John's school, Thorpe) Rev.E.BRIERLEY (vicar) Mrs.BROCKE(BROOKE) of Halifax TRIANGLE GUN CLUB W.DIXON (Midgley), W.FAIRBANK (Norland), R.RADMAN (Soyland), R.LONGBOTTOM (Norland), Tom WHITELEY (Thomas WHITELEY, Sowerby), F.A.FOSTER

Mill Bank

MESSRS HADWENS' AFFAIRS Mr.A.R.POLLITT, manager of the Halifax and Huddersfield Banking Company MILL BANK WESLEYAN MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY Messrs. David TURNER, F.WOLFENDEN, A.INGHAM, S.HOYLE, A.WHITELEY junior, E.WHITELEY, J.BERRY, T.CHEETHAM, H.FOSTER, R.HITCHEN, J.A.WELFENDEN (J.A.WOLFENDEN?), W.H.PELLINGTON, E.CLAYTON, J.CHEETHAM, W.A.PEDLEY, H.SMITH

Ripponden

RABBIT COURSING SWEEPSTAKES AT RIPPONDEN Messrs. Walker MALLINSON (landlord of the Rose and Crown), J.BARRETT (Ripponden) DEATHS James BOLMER, 44, iron turner, Langton Street, Sowerby Bridge Sarah GREENWOOD, 20, Lane Ends, Sowerby William GREENWOOD, 60, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge Sarah Ann NORMANTON, 59, widow of George NORMANTON, Clay Street, Sowerby Bridge William WOOD, 59, millwright, Sunny Bank, Sowerby Bridge

18th October 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Sergeant METCALFE Frederic Edward WHITHAM of Sowerby Bridge Thomas LUMB, farmer of Sowerby WEST END BAND OF HOPE (Tuel Lane) Councillor LONGBOTTOM Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, B.ROBINSON, J.BATES, W.WHITELEY, H.GREENWOOD (accompanist) Misses A.BRIGGS, A.WHITWORTH, D.PARKER, F.PARKER BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Madame TAYLOR (soprano, Huddersfield) Miss E.WILSON, contralto, Halifax Mr.J.MARSHALL, baritone, Sowerby Bridge Mr.HORNER, conjurer, Halifax Mr.William HAIGH, Town Hall Street THE RUSKIN HALL EDUCATIONAL MOVEMENT Messrs. William HAIGH (Raven's Lodge), William WILSON YOUNG HALIFAX (magazine) Aldermen BOOTH, HODGSON: Halifax MISSIONARY SALE OF WORK (Christ Church) Miss TURNER (missionary to China?) Mrs.SWALLOW Rev.Canon IVENS Miriam TOWNSEND, Cissie SUTCLIFFE, Hilda STORR, Lily CROSSLEY, Lizzie FLETCHER, Lottie STANSFIELD: young girls [Column 2] FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Rev.W.H.O.LAKE of Hebden Bridge MISSION CHAPEL BAND OF HOPE Mr.F.TOPHAM of Halifax SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Mr.and Mrs.Benjamin LEES Masters John WILCOCK, W.LEES, Willie ROBINSON (William ROBINSON) Misses B.DEWHIRST, Ivy RUSHWORTH, Sissie THORPE, Clara STANSFIELD Mr.and Mrs.William GREENWOOD Mrs.LONGBOTTOM, Town Hall Street Mr.and Mrs.Albert BUTTERWORTH MISSIONS (Primitive Methodist) Rev.F.E.HEAPE, circuit minister Rev.R.FAIRLEY, West African missionary Mr.B.MORWOOD Mrs.FAIRLEY Mrs.GRIFFITHS, missionary's wife Mrs.ROBERTSHAW Misses GAUKROGER, VINE

Luddenden Foot

MILL FIRE AT LUDDENDEN FOOT John William FOSTER, works at Boy Mill Messrs.C.CLAY & Co., owner of Boy Mill [Column 3]

Triangle

DAMAGING TREES John HOWARTH and Thomas Herbert LUMB: boys of Holywell Green Major MORRIS James Arthur HANSON, aged 14 William BINNS of Norland Mr.STOREY, prosecution MESSRS.JOHN HADWEN & SONS Frederick Walter HADWEN and Alfred INGHAM, silk spinners at Kebroyd Mills Mr.NORTON [Column 4]

Norland

UNITED ANCIENT ORDER OF DRUIDS LODGE, NO.52 Brother Joseph MALLINSON, member for 48 years NORLAND PARISH COUNCIL Councillors George BINNS, WADSWORTH, WILSON, SOUTHALL, SOUTHWARD Charles BRADBURY, gardener, Brearley, near Luddenden Foot [Column 5]

Mill Bank

SUDDEN DEATH Mr.John TURNER, aged 64, farmer, Wicker Farm, Soyland GRAND CONCERT (Working Men's Club) Miss HOOSON Messrs. F.GREENWOOD, H.DEAN, FINNIGAN, Harry LEYBURN (accompanist)

Sowerby

"AT HOME" (Wesleyan) Revs. T.H.KIDD, T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. Hanson HAIGH, Joseph WHITTAKER Mr.and Mrs.W.H.HALL Mr. and Mrs.John THOMAS of Harrogate Misses Ethel BROADBENT, Elsie OLDFIELD Councillor Smith AINLEY J.P. HAIR DESTROYED E.NICHOLL, 12 Hill Top, near Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB C.HORNER, C.HATTON, G.FARRAR, W.THOMPSON, W.FARRAR, H.WRAY, R.SCHOFIELD, G.S.THOMPSON, S.NICHOLL, F.ASHWORTH, H.GREENWOOD, G.A.WOOD, R.SCHOFIELD, T.HALEY, F.ASHWORTH, W.H.GIBSON, E.HELLIWELL, W.HAIGH, E.FARRAR, B.W.WOOD, H.LAYCOCK, G.THOMPSON, J.WALKER, H.HARGREAVES MARRIAGES Thomas CARTER to Mary MAUDE, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Judith TEAL, 83, widow of Jonathan TEAL, Raw Pickle Farm, Burnley Road

25th October 1901

Sowerby Bridge

J.YOUNG, Sowerby Bridge Police Constable TATTERSALL of Sowerby Sergeant METCALFE, Sowerby Bridge CHRIST CHURCH Mr.GAUKROGER Rev.Canon IVENS "DR.PUNSHON" Rev.T.H.KIDD William Morley PUNSHON, great Wesleyan orator YORKSHIRE FEDERATION OF FREE CHURCH COUNCILS Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.James Clay HORSFALL C.E.T.C.S. Rev.J.H.LOMAX Misses A.HOOTON, A.MOSSLEY, J.SMITH Messrs. E.FARRAR, H.DEWHIRST CHURCH INSTITUTE CONCERT Miss KAY, contralto, Keighley Mr.Sidney CLAYTON, tenor, Brighouse Mr.H.SHEPLEY, bass, Halifax Mr.Robert BEEVERS, humourist, Leeds Miss TURNER Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, accompanist

Norland

MOUNT PLEASANT Messrs. Abraham CLAY J.P., F.WOLFENDEN of Triangle Revs. J.P.BURT (circuit minister), J.FOX (Sowerby Bridge)

Warley

MISSIONARY SERVICES Revs. A.D.JEFFERY of Park Congregational Church, M.PEARSON of Northowram, J.MONCRIEFF, J.H.HOLMES (missionary from New Guinea) Mr.B.GREENWOOD [Column 2] "GROSVENOR" BRADLEY OF RIPPONDEN Mr.Walter Arnold BRADLEY, Ryburn House [Column 3] Mr.Thomas ARNOLD, auctioneer? INTERESTING PRESENTATION TO MR. EDWIN CLEGG OF OLDHAM (Federal Co-Operative Corn mills of Lancashire and Yorkshire) Mr.James BROADBENT, Sowerby Bridge Flour Society Mr. Mark KENDALL (Halifax) Mr.SCHOFIELD Mr.Edwin CLEGG, Oldham [Column 4] SHOCKING FATALITY AT SOUTHOWRAM. A WOMAN GORED TO DEATH BY BULL Mrs.Jane KAY, aged 62, High Field Farm MESSRS. HADWEN'S FAILURE. OFFICIAL RECEIVER'S STATEMENT Messrs.John HADWEN & Sons, silk spinners, Kebroyd Mills, Triangle Dr.E.E.DEANE, official receiver F.W.HADWEN G.B.HADWEN, father of F.W. G.A.HADWEN, brother of F.W., died 1894 Alfred INGHAM, partner in the firm Frederick Walter HADWEN DEATHS William BUCKLEY, 41, licensed victualler, Shepherd's Rest Hotel, Sowerby Bridge [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE AND EXTENSION (Correspondence) Councillor WRIGLEY Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD Richard HODGSON, deceased, farmer, Bentley Royd [Column 6] John William LODGE, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE LIBERAL CLUB. GRAND BAZAAR Joseph GREENWOOD, D.Ingham CLAY, John BARKER J.P., J.Clay HORSFALL, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, C.GREENWOOD, James HAIGH Councillors PICKLES (Ripponden), Abraham CLAY J.P. Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR M.P. H.KELLY & Co., Liverpool G.E.WHITELEY, milliner, 70 Wharf Street

1st November 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.STANSFIELD, former newsagent in Tuel Lane, moved to Wakefield, died in Stockport Mr.John MARSLAND, gas engineer and manager FOREIGN MISSIONS (West End Congregational Church) Revs. A.GILBY of Ripponden, J.T.CULLEN (South Sea Islands missionary), G.S.SMITH Miss LARGE, former teacher at the Crossley-Porter Orphanage, missionary in Samoa and Raratonga CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR SOCIETY (Tuel Lane Chapel) Messrs. W.WHITELEY, J.WILLETT, F.FIRTH Masters A.WILCOCK and J.A.LORD Revs. J.P.BURT, F.SLATER (Halifax C.E. Union), J.FOX Misses E.KIDSON, E.WHITELEY, A.WHITWORTH PROPERTY SALE Messrs. John H.STEAD (auctioneer), Joseph EDWARDS (deceased, Triangle) TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT, circuit minister Mr.WHITELEY, organist Messrs.J.& W.LUMB, Town Hall Street, decorated the chapel Mr.Albert BOOTH, plumber, Wharf Street [Column 2] BULL'S HEAD SMOKE CLUB Messrs. F.KERSHAW, CRAVEN, UTTLEY, WADE, THOMAS, WASHINGTON, WILCOCK LIBERAL CLUB BAZAAR Messrs.KELLY & Co., decorators of Liverpool Messrs. Joseph GREENWOOD, C.RUSHWORTH C.C., D.I.CLAY, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, J.HANSON, J.MARSLAND, J.C.HORSFALL, A.DENNIS, C.W.RUSHWORTH, J.B.BLAKELEY, Thomas HORSFALL, B.MORWOOD, E.MITCHELL, James HAIGH Councillors A.CLAY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE Rev.J.FOX Misses GREENWOOD, BANCROFT, MARSLAND, SUMMERSKILL, RADCLIFFE, ELLIS, KERSHAW, SCHOLEFIELD, F.E.SCHOLEFIELD, M.SCHOLEFIELD, A.FAIRCLOUGH, D.BERRY, K.HOLMES, L.S.BRIGGS, AINSWORTH, E.WHITELEY, L.WILKINSON, B.WHITEHEAD, M.GREENWOOD, B.WOOD, F.GREENWOOD, L.GREENWOOD, Nellie BROWN, Blanche HORSFALL, Mabel SCHOFIELD, Winnie SUGDEN, Eleanor WHITELEY, BLACKBURN, WASHINGTON Mesdames Rebecca EDWARDS (widow), MARSLAND, SUMMERSCALES (widow), B.WOOD, A.J.BUTTERWORTH, B.E.GREENWOOD, W.HAIGH, B.MORWOOD, J.A.WHITELEY, L.ATKINSON, BLAKELEY, BRIGGS, C.FIRTH, LEACH, MCKENZIE, WHITWORTH, John WHITELEY, J.H.ATKINSON, G.E.WHITELEY, BANCROFT, BARRACLOUGH, Thomas HOEY, NEWSOME, F.RADCLIFFE, SCHOFIELD, John THOMAS, Ely WHITELEY, S.WADSWORTH, George HOLDSWORTH, ASQUITH, J.BLACKBURN, James BROADBENT, DENNIS, Thomas HORSFALL, H.HARKER, HOWARD, HOOTON, LONGBOTTOM, LUMB, ROBERTSHAW, SHAW, TAYLOR, G.THOMAS, T.H.WOOD, John WADDINGTON, Fred WADDINGTON, A.CLAY, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, KIRKNESS, William WILSON, William BRIGGS, James HAIGH, HANSON, NORMANTON, ROBERTS [Column 3] Misses S.E.ATKINSON, M.BARKER, Elsie BROADBENT, Annie BRIGGS, H.A.BERRY, Mildred DENNIS, L.FIRTH, Gertie FARRAR, G.HOLROYD, M.HOLDSWORTH, LUMB, MARKHAM, A.MARKHAM, C.SCHOFIELD, SUGDEN, E.THOMAS, N.THOMAS, Emily TAYLOR, WHITELEY, Laura WHITELEY, M.WHITELEY, M.A.WHITELEY, Ida O.WHITELEY, Edith WADDINGTON, E.BESWICK, G.FLETCHER, L.LUMB, A.MOSELEY Messrs. C.W.RUSHWORTH, E.MITCHELL, Lewis WHITELEY, J.BARKER J.P.(C.C. of Todmorden), J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.W.BANCROFT, William LUMB Councillors J.PICKLES of Ripponden, Edwin WHITELEY, BARKER Misses GAUKROGER and WHITEHEAD, in charge of the children's concerts SOWERBY DISTRICT COUNCIL AUDIT. OBJECTIONS BY MR. TIMOTHY HITCHEN Messrs. M.D.PROPRT (M.D.PROPERT?), Eli HARTLEY (surveyor), Timothy HITCHEN (Ivy Head), E.BOOTH (clerk, legal?) Messrs.OATES & GREEN, supplied material] SYKES and LUMB, law suit? [Column 4] THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AND MESSRS. JOHN WOOD & SONS Messrs.John WOOD & Sons, Lock Hill Mills Mr.EVANS, for the council Mr.STOREY, defence Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector Messrs.UTLEY (UTTLEY?), engineers? Mr.A.W.COX, surveyor Mr.ROTHERA, former council surveyor Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer [Column 5] Mr.W.WOOD, senior member Messrs.John WOOD & Sons Mr.J.Whiteley WARD SOWERBY BRIDGE EXTENSION AND TUEL LANE TRAM ROUTE, WIDENING BURNLEY ROAD, ETC. (Correspondence) J.W.LODGE, former councillor Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, old [Column 6] Colonel AKROYD, statue in Halifax Sir George Gilbert SCOTT, deceased, architect of All Soul's Church URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF SOWERBY (Accounts) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor Edgar BOOTH, solicitor, 7 Harrison Road, Halifax, council clerk DEATHS Leonard MOORE, 1, son of David MOORE, Corporation Street, Sowerby Bridge Harriet QUARMBY, 37(87?), John Street, Sowerby Bridge

8th November 1901

Sowerby Bridge

THE WATER SUPPLY THE SOLDIERS AND TEMPERANCE (Christ Church) Rev.C.W.HOWARD Mr.John LAWRENCE CHURCH INSTITUTE Revs. C.W.HOWARD, Canon IVENS Messrs. Willie BATES (William BATES), J.MEADOWS, R.WRAY SERMON TO MEN ONLY (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.W.MAWER of Greetland Miss Dora PARKER Mr.W.H.HELLIWELL Mrs.MATTOCK, Round Bank Mrs.HELLIWELL, Egremont Terrace LIBERAL CLUB BAZAAR Councillor Abraham CLAY J.P. Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD J.P., E.MITCHELL, H.BROADBENT, CROWTHER (Hebden Bridge), Albert SMITH, George PARKER, C.W.RUSHWORTH, F.W.SUGDEN, G.VARLEY Right-Hon.J.W.MELLOR M.P. Misses WHITEHEAD and GAUKROGER, trained the children Mrs.ROBERTS Misses Clara GREENWOOD, Beatrice WHITEHEAD, WRAY [Column 2] PRIMROSE LEAGUE SOCIAL Mr.George STANSFELD CORRESPONDENCE SOWERBY BRIDGE EXTENSION Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD J.W.LODGE SOWERBY BRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL COUNCIL AND MESSRS. JOHN WOOD & SONS Messrs.John WOOD & Sons of Lock Hill Mills [Column 3] Mr.EVANS, clerk Mr.COX, surveyor Mr.STOREY, defence Fred.B.ROTHERA, surveyor, Featherstone Urban District Council MR.AND MRS.LEWIS ATKINSON'S SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION Mr.and Mrs.Lewis ATKINSON, Bolton Brow Messrs. J.W.BANCROFT, E.C.WASHINGTON, J.B.BLAKELEY, Teddy WASHINGTON (humourist), CHALLENGER, William LUMB Professor LANE, ventriloquist Mr.E.BOOTH, decorator, Southgate, Halifax [Column 4] Misses E.A.ATKINSON, S.E.ATKINSON Mr.and Mrs.T.ATKINSON, Dewsbury Mr.and Mrs.S.ATKINSON, Dewsbury Mr. and Mrs.J.ATKINSON, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.ATKINSON, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.T.ACKROYD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.W.AINLEY, Elland Mr.and Mrs.K.BROADLEY, Norland Mr.and Mrs.J.BUCKLEY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.E.BOOTH, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.J.W.BANCROFT, Mr.and Mrs.T.HOEY, Mrs.NEWSOME: all of Sowerby Bridge Mrs.BRADBURY, Shaw, Lancashire Mr.and Mrs.J.W.BARKER, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.B.BLAKELEY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.H.CLEGG, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.T.CHAPMAN, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.A.CROWTHER, Sowerby Bridge Dr.and Mrs.DUNN, Sowerby Bridge Messrs. T.DAWSON and H.G.DAWSON, Shaw Mr.and Mrs.T.EDWARDS, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.EASTERBY, Sowerby Bridge Mrs.FIRTH, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.C.FIRTH, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.S.FLEMING, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.GREENWOOD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.GREENWOOD, America Mr.and Mrs.W.GREENWOOD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.GREENWOOD, Allan Wood Mr.and Mrs.S.GREENWOOD, Erringden Grange Mr.and Mrs.G.HOYLE, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.J.HAIGH, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.A.HOPKINSON, Sowerby Bridge Messrs.HOLMES and ROWLEY, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.E.HORNER, Sowerby Bridge ILLINGWORTH, NEWBOLT & Co., Bradford Mr. and Mrs.S.JENNINGS, Todmorden Mr.and Mrs.F.LIVSEY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.LAUGHTON, Sowerby Bridge Miss DEWHIRST, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.J.W.LAWTON, Hebden Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.MARSLAND, Sowerby Bridge Messrs. D.MALLINSON and R.MALLINSON, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.MARSH, Sowerby Bridge Mr.W.OLDFIELD, Luddenden Foot Mr.and Mrs.J.RILEY, Sowerby Bridge Messrs.RILEY & Sons, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.E.ROSS, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.SHAW, Oldham Misses SUTCLIFFE, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.R.SUNDERLAND, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.W.HAMER, Sowerby Bridge STOREY, WILLIAMS AND STOREY, Halifax Mrs.B.SHAW and Miss LONGBOTTOM, Hebden Bridge Mr.and Mrs.W.H.THOMPSON, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.T.TIDSWELL, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.WORSICK, Dewsbury Mr.and Mrs.F.WRIGHT, Sowerby Bridge Mrs.S.WHITELEY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.W.WOOD, Halifax SMITH and WOOD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.G.WRAY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.WRIGHT, Bradford Mr.and Mrs.J.H.WOOD, Accrington Mr.and Mrs.J.L.WRIGLEY, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.WHITE, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.J.WOOD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.W.SHEPHERD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.WILDING, West Vale Mr.and Mrs.S.HOLROYD, Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.G.WILKINSON, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., Edwin WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, HOLDSWORTH, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY, GLEDHILL, F.CLAY Messrs.EASTWOOD, former gas supplier? [Column 5] Mr.George WILLETT, caretaker at Tuel Lane Chapel Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, recently wrote to the Chronicle Mr.R.H.WHITWORTH, Warley Exhibition Foundation Mr.Thomas HOEY [Column 6] SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENTS AT TODMORDEN Mr.E.MITCHELL, Old House Mr.NORRIS, Kerr Cottage, Washer Lane ATTEMPTED SUICIDE Harry Lester KENT, aged 50, blacksmith, of 1 Carlton Street

Norland

MEMORIAL SERVICE AT ST.LUKE'S CHURCH Miss S.E.BINNS, 24 or 22 years old, deceased Mrs.Hannah KING, 24 or 22 years old, deceased, until recently Miss BALMFORTH Mr.SPINK, organist MARRIAGES Frank HOWARD (on H.M.S.Immortality) to Edith BALDWIN, Booth Town, Halifax DEATHS Susan BATES, 50, died at Holmleigh, Shaw. Thomas and Elizabeth BATES, deceased of 3 Canal View, Sowerby Bridge. Parents of above Alice HITCHEN, 4, daughter of Thomas HITCHEN, Green Head, Norland Ernest JACKSON, 2, son of Sanderson JACKSON, Earnings Place, Beech Road, Sowerby Bridge John Arthur PICKLES, 12, son of James PICKLES, Wood View, Mill Bank IN MEMORIAM Ellen WHITEHEAD, died November 1900 aged 58. Wife of Luke WHITEHEAD, Hollin Well, Norland

15th November 1901

Sowerby Bridge

THE CASE OF ATTEMPTED SUICIDE Henry Nestor LENT of Carlton Street, West End THE WATER SUPPLY Mr.John NAYLOR, Fern Hill WESLEYAN MISSIONS Revs. H.TREGONING (Honduras missionary), W.MARSHALL (Indian missionary), T.H.KIRKNESS, T.Herbert KIDD Mr.J.C.HORSFAIR(J.C.HORSFALL?) ASSAULT BY A WOMAN Mrs.Elizabeth WADDINGTON, Sowerby Street Hannah MITCHELL, neighbour of above Police Constable GOLDTHORPE "AT HOME" (Tuel Lane Methodist) Messrs. T.CLAYTON, Tom LAW (Thomas LAW), Arthur PARKER (limelight operator), H.NICHOLL (accompanist) Rev.J.P.BURT Mrs.Alfred S.FIRTH Mr.and Mrs.John WADDINGTON Master W.C.MAUDE Mr.J.W.HOLLAND A.G.C.M., conductor of the Brunswick U.M.F.C. Choir, Halifax WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ACT Mr.D.DALY(D.DALEY), barrister, Birmingham Judge CADMAN, Halifax County Court Messrs. SIDDAL & HILTON, Sowerby Bridge Thomas REDDIN of Sowerby Bridge Mr.HOLLAND, Bradford, representing SIDDAL & HILTON [Column 2] REVIVAL MEETINGS (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.F.E.HEAPE TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY Mr.MCHUGH of Halifax YOUNG HALIFAX Sir Savile CROSSLEY M.P. Lieutenant CURLEY HOWARD's, BROADBENT's: sell the magazine

Sowerby

SOWERBY DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY J.P., WADSWORTH, INGHAM, WOOD, TURNER, STOTT, HAIGH, NAYLOR, SHARPE Messrs.UTLEY, HEBBLETHWAITE and UTLEY(UTTLEY?), engineers Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer WEST END CRICKET CLUB (Batting and bowling averages) H.HOLMES, H.MITCHELL, G.H.WHITAKER, F.HELLIWELL, T.HOEY, J.ATKINSON, G.E.HOEY, T.WHITWORTH, C.ELLIOT, W.HELLIWELL, A.BARRACLOUGH, H.JOWETT, M.CROWTHER, J.SUNDERLAND, N.NICHOLL, W.FOULDS, G.WRIGLEY, A.SUNDERLAND, J.FAIRBROTHER, E.GARSIDE, H.HOLROYD, J.E.LEACH, G.BOTTOMLEY, W.WADSWORTH LOOK OUT FOR BARGAINS. MESSRS. BOWMAN'S & CO. 8 HOLLINGS MILL LANE Mr.NICHOLL, hatter, Town Hall Street GREAT FLOODS [Column 3] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Bishop WESTCOTT, deceased [Column 4] Rev.Canon GORE, Bishop of Ripon Dr.MCCLAREN of Manchester [Column 5] NORLAND PARISH COUNCIL Councillor G.BINNS, N.WADSWORTH, Z.BINNS, G.WILSON, B.SOUTHWELL, A.LUMB, E.BROADBENT, S.TURNER [Column 6] Messrs. WHITTAKER, PASKIN, E.BROADBENT, Joseph WADSWORTH (house owner), WHITELEY Councillor George WHITELEY of Sowerby Bridge MARRIAGES Harry HELLIWELL of Brighouse to Violetta SPEAK, Scarr Head, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS David ACKROYD, 50, Syke Lane, Sowerby Bridge Milton HEYHURST, 26, cotton warper, Spring View, Luddenden Foot John HOWARTH, 80, Triangle Daniel MOORE, 78, White Windows, Sowerby Thomas Clay TURNER, 53, mason, Albert View, Sowerby Bridge

22nd November 1901

Sowerby Bridge

Carl BERTHEL, Sowerby Bridge Thomas Bell STEWART and William Herbert TURNER, Sowerby Bridge (Tuel Lane Methodist) Masters Percy FIRTH, Morris MANSFIELD, John A.LORD Miss MILDRED DENNIS Mr.and Mrs.Joseph WILCOCK THE BEGGING NUISANCE David SLATER, no fixed abode Police Constable FORDHAM CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY (Christ Church) Revs. J.C.DUNCAN, C.W.HOWARD, Canon IVENS Mrs.J.F.BISHOP, celebrated traveller Mr.R.W.EVANS J.P. GOLDEN WEDDING Mr.Joseph HARGREAVES, cotton warper, 71 years old, of West End. From Ashton-under-Lyne Mrs.Joseph HARGREAVES, 71, from Staleybridge Mr.Joseph WHITAKER, Woolpack Inn Mr.William BRADLEY THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT Miss TEGGIN, soprano, Manchester Miss A.GAUKROGER, Sowerby Bridge Choral Society Mr.Ernest TURNER, baritone, Bradford Mr.J.W.SENIOR, principal bass at Ripon Cathedral Mr.Booth SHARP, conductor [Column 2] THE WATER SUPPLY Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Hanson, treasurer to the local War Relief Fund Mr.John TURNER, Shepherd's Villa Mr.J.V.SCHOFIELD, tailor, Wharf Street (West End) Rev.G.S.SMITH Lucy LUMB, Nellie HEMINGWAY, Florrie BERRY, Mabel SYKES, Evelyn SMITH, Wilfred HOLROYD THE RUSKIN HALL EDUCATIONAL LEAGUE Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.T.HOEY TUEL LANE U.M.F.C. (Methodist) Revs. D.BROOK, J.W.MAWER of Greetland Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK Mr.LAYCOCK, South African Mounted Police, son of above Mr.Harry HATTON, in South Africa. Corporal PRESENTATIONS (Sowerby Bridge Ironfounders Society) Messrs. Albert PEEL, W.LEACH, John HELLEWELL, George INGHAM, John ROBINSON (aged 70) Messrs. POLLIT & WIGZELL Messrs. T.E.WHITEHEAD, E.ASHWORTH, C.GUEST, L.LUMB, J.HANSON, W.KAYE, W.NICHOLSON, J.HELLEWELL, J.ACKROYD (piano), B.MOSS [Column 3]

Luddenden Foot

SUDDEN DEATH OF MR. WM AMBLER Mr.William AMBLER, aged 70, West Riding and Halifax magistrate, of Kirby Lear. Halifax Mr.James AMBLER, brother of above, died a few months earlier. Owned mill at Peel House, Luddenden Foot John AMBLER & Sons, worsted spinners of Peel House Mills, Luddenden SCHOOL BUILDINGS DESTROYED. BIG FIRE AT BRIGHOUSE Rev.O.S.LAURIE, new vicar of Brighouse Mr.RAWLINSON [Column 5] A BABY'S DEATH AT HALIFAX. ALLEGED MANSLAUGHTER BY STARVATION Mr.E.H.HILL James BURNS, infant Michael BURNS, of Bisban Road, Southport, bricklayer's labourer Mrs.Mary SNEE of 7 Musgrave Street, Claremount, Halifax. James' aunt Dr.STRICKLAND of Haley Hill Dr.John F.HODGSON, house surgeon at the workhouse hospital Inspector ROBB, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Triangle

Mr.Joseph EDWARDS, deceased, The Hollins, Triangle HALIFAX PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY, PRINCESS STREET, HALIFAX J.D.TAYLOR F.C.A. William WORSNUP, Bank Brewery Offices, Tuel Lane SALE NOW ON. LOOK OUT FOR BARGAINS Mr.NICHOLL, hatter, Town Hall Street Messrs. BOWMAN'S & Co., 8 Hollings Mill Lane [Column 6] A SERVANT'S NARROW ESCAPE FROM SUFFOCATION Florrie GIDDLAW, servant at the Hare and Hounds Inn, Todmorden DEATHS Susan HELLOWELL, 54, wife of William HELLOWELL, Regent Place, Sowerby Bridge Wallace Gibson LEES, 9, son of Ernest LEES, Annie Street, Sowerby Bridge Elijah PICKLES, 77, Moor End, Norland

29th November 1901

Sowerby Bridge

TOTAL ABSTINENCE ASSOCIATION (Halifax Congregational Temperance Association) Mr.S.EARNSHAW, Halifax Revs. E.J.SAXTON (Brighouse), W.A.LIVINGSTONE (Brearley), W.C.EVANS, G.S.SMITH Misses LORIMER, MOORE Messrs. J.FALCONER, W.H.NICHOLL, J.LEAH SUPPER AND SOCIAL (Bolton Brow Sunday School) Miss CLAY and Mr.B.MORWOOD, teachers THE LYCEUM (Spiritualist) Mrs.John HARWOOD of Blackpool, wife of one of the founders, widow? Mr.B.LEES Mr.J.W.HARWOOD, son of Mrs.HARWOOD Messrs.H.G.HEY, A.E.SUTCLIFFE, William GREENWOOD, H.BOOTH, J.ARMYTAGE(J.ARMITAGE?) of Dewsbury, Peter LEE (Rochdale) Mrs.CROSSLEY of Halifax Mrs.HARTLEY of Halifax Miss THORPE Mrs Annie THORPE Mrs.GREENWOOD Messrs.A.E.SUTCLIFFE, A.SUTCLIFFE, William GREENWOOD FREEMASONRY (Ryburn Lodge) Brothers Alfred GREENWOOD, William HAIGH, J.Ward BANCROFT, Thomas BRIGGS, Dr.BROWN, J.Corrin BELL, Walter Collinge MOORES, John H.STEAD, William HAIGH junior, Henry GAUKROGER (accompanist), John SMITH junior, William WORSNUP, William SCHOFIELD, TYLER, William BOTTOMLEY, George BLACKBURN, Albert WOOD, Charles W.WASHINGTON, Dr.DUNN, John SMITH, RICKARD, BUCKLAND, A.COCKER, DONALD (London) Mr.and Mrs.SCHOLEFIELD, Wharf Hotel [Column 2] TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE (and Elland Temperance Street Band of Hope) Misses MELLOR, A.IREDALE, BERRY, DYSON, RAMSDEN, L.IREDALE, SPENCER, PARK Messrs. PEEL, SMITH, DYSON, William FURNESS WASHINGTON & CO. LIMITED Messrs. Charles W.WASHINGTON, Albert L.WASHINGTON SMOKE CLUB Messrs. GIBSON, D.SCHOFIELD, J.MARSHALL, Teddy WASHINGTON (humourist) PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, T.M.FLETCHER, R.ROTHWELL, A.HOBSON, W.NICHOLL, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, J.HANSON Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors Edwin WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY [Column 3] SALE OF WORK (Ellison Memorial Schools, Christ Church) Major EDWARDS J.P. Revs. Canon IVENS, S.F.LAYCOCK, C.W.HOWARD Messrs. C.E.RAMSDEN, E.E.POLLIT, William HAIGH, J.C.BELL, C.R.DIXON, T.BRIGGS, W.H.GIBSON, G.SWINDELLS, Daryl I.MALLINSON Dr.ADAMS Councillor J.W.WHITELEY Rev.John ELLISON, late vicar Mesdames SWALLOW, S.TURNER, G.JONES, G.BLACKBURN, HAIGH, J.W.WHITELEY, ROTHWELL, SCHOFIELD, SHAW, WELLBURN, WALTON, WALTERS, BATES, HELLIWELL, HORNER, RILEY, WRAY, ROWLINSON, RAMSDEN, BROWN, IVENS, EVANS, HELM, A.TURNER, BERRY, SWINDELLS, DYSON, H.GREENWOOD, Edward E.POLLIT, SAGAR, WILKINSON Misses TURNER, HAIGH, WHITELEY, A.LEAROYD, F.GREENWOOD, SWALLOW, JONES, RILEY, COWGILL, GAUKROGER, WOOD, BERRY, CROSS, LEAROYD, E.GIBSON [Column 4] CORRESPONDENCE A HIT FROM THE SHOULDER Councillor NAYLOR, Sowerby District Council Mr.Timothy HITCHEN [Column 5] John William LODGE, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

Triangle

DEATH OF MRS.F.E.RAWSON Mrs.F.E.RAWSON, aged 78 ------------------------------ SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (accounts) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor James BARRACLOUGH, accountant R.W.EVANS, clerk [Column 6]

Norland

ST.LUKE'S Mesdames LIVERMORE, BECK, EVERS, BROADBENT, CLEGG, HELLIWELL, DIXON, WATERHOUSE, HITCHEN, CRABTREE, MORTON, PRIESTLEY, WHITTAKER DEATHS Martha Ann BARNES, 60, wife of Joseph BARNES, Industrial Place, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth CROWTHER, widow of William CROWTHER, St.Peter's Square, Sowerby Ellen SMITH, 67, wife of David SMITH, Steep Lane Bottom, Sowerby William WILDE, 61, bootmaker, Bank Buildings, Mill Bank

6th December 1901

PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL, SOWERBY NEW ROAD Rev.F.E.HEAPE

Sowerby Bridge

Solomon WATSON, Sowerby Bridge CHRIST CHURCH BAZAAR Messrs. John TURNER, Henry GAUKROGER, J.F.OATES Dr.BROWN Rev.Canon IVENS SUDDEN DEATH Lydia SAVILLE, aged 70, wife of William SAVILLE, former gardener, Upper Bolton Brow Mrs.EGLIN of Crow Wood THE BULL'S HEAD SHOOTING CASE George Henry BELL Ethel Chrystobel SEAMEN TEA AND SOCIAL (Carters, Draymen and Horsemen's Association) Messrs. J.BROADBENT, W.SIMPSON, J.W.SIMPSON, T.A.ROBINSON, J.WHITELEY (accompanist) Mesdames T.LONGBOTTOM, J.IBBOTSON ALLEGED WIFE DESERTION Eliz GODARD (Elizabeth GODDARD?) of Sowerby Bridge William GODDARD, fettler, husband of above SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, POLLIT, SIDDALL, GIBSON, BATES, WADDINGTON, D.I.CLAY Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 2] MARRIAGE AT BOLTON BROW Ethel HORSFALL to George S.THOMPSON Revs. J.FOX, T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.C.HORSFALL A.R.C.O., organist PRIMITIVE METHODIST BAND OF HOPE Rev.J.FOX Mr.O.EATOUGH Misses E.CROWTHER, R.STOCKTON, S.A.VINE PROPERTY SALE Mr.William WORSNUP, auctioneer Mr.J.W.BANCROFT, buyer Mr.Abraham FOX (bid for Mr.John SYKES), buyer SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., G.WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, HOWE, Ely WHITELEY, HOLDSWORTH, WRIGLEY, GLEDHILL, Edwin WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, A.MAUDE, F.CLAY Joseph IBBOTSON, boy of Wakefield Road Messrs.EMMETT & Co. Mr.T.GRIME, sanitary inspector W.G.GRAY & Son, prepared road plans Messrs.George FOX & Sons, property owners Mr.John FAWCETT, collector [Column 3] Mr.GRAY, engineer Mr.Samuel JACKSON, civil engineer of Bradford EDLESTON Mr.GREY Messrs.F.WALKER & Sons Mr.ATKINSON M.D.PROPERT, district auditor Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, sold coke Mr.BARRACLOUGH, accountant [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 6]

Mill Bank

THEFT OF INDIAN MEAL John Learoyd WHITELEY Ernest WILDE, stable owner Police Constable FAWCETT

Norland

NORLAND BRASS BAND Miss Maggie WOOD, Norland Messrs. John BROADBENT (Norland), Walter W.WOOD (Littleborough), Larry WASHINGTON (humorist, Halifax), Thomas BINNS (accompanist, Norland), Ernest BEAUMONT (conductor) HADWEN'S FAILURE Judge CADMAN Mr.W.COBBETT, applied on behalf of Mr.G.P.NORTON, trustee of the estate of John HADWEN & Sons John HADWEN & Sons, silk spinners of Kebroyd Mills Frederick Walter HADWEN and Alfred INGHAM, bankrupt MARRIAGES John Herbert ACKROYD, Joseph Street, to Emma BISHOP, Perseverance Street, Sowerby Bridge Ben RAYNOR to Mrs.Sarah STOCKS, both of Sowerby Bridge John SHAW to Lily MITCHELL, both of Sowerby Bridge George S.THOMPSON to Ethel HORSFALL, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Ethel BROADBENT, 11, daughter of the late Sam BROADBENT (Samuel BROADBENT), Sparkhouse Lane John Wyatt CLOUGH, 60, Scarr House, Sowerby Bridge Ann DEWHIRST, 70, widow of Joshua DEWHIRST, Lane Bottom, Norland Mary HANSON, 70, widow of William HANSON, Beech Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Sophia PICKLES, 65, widow of James PICKLES, farmer, Hubberton, Sowerby HALIFAX RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. NORLAND DRAINAGE (tenders) Mr.F.GORDON, surveyor, Clifton, Brighouse A.T.LONGBOTHAM, solicitor, clerk

13th December 1901

Sowerby Bridge

(Sowerby Bridge Tradesmen's association) Messrs.HORNER and THOMAS, music Messrs.MOORHOUSE, SHAW WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Mr.and Mrs.W.A.SUTCLIFFE Misses C.SUTCLIFFE, L.BRIGGS Mrs.F.CLAY Mr.F.SHEPHERD HUSBAND AND WIFE William GODDARD of Sowerby Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN CIRCUIT MEETING (Sowerby Bridge Primitive Methodist Circuit) Rev.F.E.HEAPE Messrs. J.BULCOCK (Mytholmroyd), J.E.THORPE (Sowerby Bridge), Ward MATTHEWS CRICKET CLUB Councillor F.CLAY Mr.H.BARFORD SERMON OF SONGS Rev.F.E.HEAPE LECTURE ON THE DRINKS QUESTION (Sowerby Division Independent Labour Party) Mr.Philip SNOWDON, Labour candidate for Blackburn Mr.Thomas HOEY THE COST OF A DOG'S BITE Arthur THORPE, postman, Sowerby Bridge Arthur BINNS, Butterworth End, Norland Mr.S.HOYLE, solicitor Arthur BARRACLOUGH, postman George William LUMB, postman CHRISTADELPHIAN SOCIETY Mr.T.STANDEVEN TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. John YATES (Blackburn), Frank WILCOCK Messrs. E.CROSSLEY, J.W.BARKER, J.E.HORSFALL, A.DEAN: Sowerby Glee Party Misses E.PEARSON (Halifax), A.BRIGGS Mr.E.NICHOLL, accompanist [Column 2] CONFERENCE (at the United Methodist Free Church, Tuel Lane) Mrs.BENHAM, London Revs. J.P.BURT, J.Hirst HOLLOWELL (Rochdale), G.S.SMITH Councillor GREENWOOD of Halifax Mr.O.EATOUGH WEST END SUNDAY SCHOOLS Mr.S.WADSWORTH Messrs.H.SUTCLIFFE, T.CHADWICK, S.WADSWORTH: teachers? CARTERS' AND DRAYMEN'S ASSOCIATION Messrs. J.PETCH, C.WHITELEY, J.BROADBENT, James RILEY, John RILEY, John HERON, Joseph HERON, J.IBBERTSON (J.IBBOTSON?), John BLACKBURN, F.GREENWOOD (Halifax delegate) ANNUAL TEACHER'S MEETING (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Sunday School) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. F.WADDINGTON, W.WILSON, E.B.CLAY, B.MORWOOD, F.LORD, L.CROSSLEY, L.HELLIWELL, A.SCHOFIELD, J.BROADBENT, A.BUTTERWORTH, J.WADDINGTON, T.EDWARDS, G.WRIGHT Mrs.B.WOOD Miss BARRON James SUTCLIFFE, recently deceased Major MORRIS [Column 3] FATAL ACCIDENT AT CORPORATION STREET MILL James SUTCLIFFE, aged 42, engineer at Messrs.MORRIS' mill Mr.HILL, coroner Mr.GARVIE, factory inspector Mr.BELL, solicitor Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Sarah Ann SUTCLIFFE, James' widow Mr.Charles DILWORTH, baths manager Samuel SHEARD, Sowerby New Road, foreman mechanic Sam JENNINGS (Samuel JENNINGS), fireman Mr.VARLEY, manager at Corporation Mill [Column 4]

Ripponden

Sowerby

WIFE DESERTION George WILSON, Sowerby, husband of Sarah WILSON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. James LEAH, William LEACH, Hanson WHITWORTH, Clement LEACH, A.KERRIDGE, J.HOYLE, Marshall WHITWORTH (accompanist) SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY J.P., J.INGHAM, J.WOOD, A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY Mr.DIXON, solicitor to the West Riding County Council Captain STANSFELD [Column 5] HALIFAX RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. NORLAND DRAINAGE (tenders) Mr.F.GORDON, surveyor, Clifton, Brighouse A.T.LONGBOTHAM, solicitor, clerk [Column 6] DEATHS David HELLOWELL, 6 months, son of David HELLOWELL, Lower Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge John William OAKES, 41, cotton spinner, Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge Albert WOOD, 39?, died at Leeds. Son of the late James WOOD of Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mrs.James SUTCLIFFE, 1 Corporation Street, Sowerby Bridge

20th December 1901

Sowerby Bridge

WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.J.W.BANCROFT Mrs.MARSLAND THE RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT Mr.COCKER's assembly rooms Misses Nora WHITELEY, Ann WHITELEY Messrs. J.BATES, B.ROBINSON, BLAKELEY WHARF HOTEL SMOKE CLUB Mr.and Mrs.SCHOFIELD, host and hostess Messrs. E.UTTLEY, COCKROFT, WILCOCK, MOTTRAM, HIRST brothers, J.BANCROFT (accompanist) "YOUNG HALIFAX" J.H.WHITLEY M.P. H.L.BARRETT "The Halifax Review" PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, W.HAIGH, J.HANSON, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, T.HOEY Councillors A.HOWE, Ely WHITELEY WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Mr.and Mrs.W.A.SUTCLIFFE Mr.G.H.WOOD and Mrs.B.WOOD Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, accompanist Mr.and Mrs.A.CROWTHER Misses HELLEWELL, E.JESSOP, F.BERRY Masters Norman TURNER, A.W.FARRAR, A.BROOKS, Arthur JESSOP Mr.JESSOP, phonograph owner WESLEYAN QUARTERLY MEETING (at Bolton Brow Chapel) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs.J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.C.BATES, Samuel HOYLE [Column 2] WEST END BAND OF HOPE Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.P.BURT Misses M.BOTTOMLEY, A.CROWTHER, N.HEMINGWAY, M.H.GAUKROGER, A.SMITH, C.BISHOP, A.BESWICK, N.RUSHWORTH, F.BERRY, A.GAUKROGER SOWERBY BRIDGE U.M.F.C. CIRCUIT (Methodist) Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. Joseph WILCOCK, J.WADDINGTON, A.S.FIRTH, S.TURNER, T.WASHINGTON, Eli HELLOWELL, Henry MITCHELL Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD and W.WHITELEY, Tuel Lane Mr.J.W.SYKES, Norland Mr.E.HELLOWELL, Sowerby Mesdames E.MITCHELL, G.BARRETT ALLEGED THEFTS Richard Henry THOMPSON, man of Friendly Jane Hannah THOMPSON and Gertrude JOHNSON, aged 11 and 12 of Friendly Fred MITCHELL, draper, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge Mr.R.W.EVANS, defence Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Sergeant DOVE [Column 3] PITIFUL DROWNING CASE AT SOYLAND Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner? Mary GEE Annie GEE, sister of above GEE, brother of Mary and Annie, died a few days earlier John BARWICK Mary Ann DENBY Ruth GEE, mother of Mary and Annie

Mill Bank

BILLIARDS (Friendly Working Men's Club v. Mill Bank W.M.C.) Friendly team: ACKROYD, CLAY, BRADLEY, JACKSON, PARKER, MIDDLETON Mill Bank team: STEPHENSON, NICHOLL, HALSTEAD, WHITELEY, HELLOWELL, F.HALSTEAD

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. G.BARRETT, B.SHARP, J.HOPKINSON, J.BARRETT, W.THOMAS. J.H.BUTTERWORTH, G.A.SHARPE, A.BROADBENT [Column 6] BIRTH Master CLAY, son of Abraham CLAY, Willow House, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Sarah Jane HOLMES, 26(?), wife of William HOLMES, Hoey's Yard, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth WILCOCK, 76, widow of James WILCOCK, Dearnley's Yard, Sowerby Bridge EDWARD STREET, SOWERBY BRIDGE R.W.EVANS, solicitor and clerk to Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council

27th December 1901

Sowerby Bridge

WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Messrs. THOMAS and HORSFALL, music Miss H.MOORE Mrs.HANSON PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.and Mrs.George STOCKTON BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX Mr.J.HOYLE of Halifax FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Messrs. John S.HOLLAND, J.E.RATLEDGE, Ernest HELLIWELL Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Miss Nellie RATLEDGE Masters Milton WOOD, Verney RATLEDGE WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Mr.B.WADSWORTH, organist Misses MOORES, WADSWORTH, E.SMITH, ASTIN Messrs. INGHAM, G.H.WHITTAKER, A.SMITH, J.HEMINGWAY, S.RILEY (Rishworth, organist) ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION (exam results) Lucy BARRACLOUGH, Elizabeth A.GREGORY, Elizabeth E.GREGORY, Amanda GALLIMORE, Mrs.Harriet HOLLOWS, Ada HOOTON, Annie E.MOSS, Isabella SMITH, Edith TURNER, Lydia TAYLOR Lily BENTLEY, Sarah DERRICOT, Ada ELLIS, Eveline M.GIBSON, Susannah HEATON, Clara NUSSEY, Ada PICKLES, Alice WHITEHEAD Mary BESWICK, Martha A.MITCHELL, Alice MITCHELL, Esther STANDEVEN (nee(?) WHITELEY), Sarah L.WHITELEY William BROADBENT, Newton FARRAR, Newton HANSON, Arthur LAWRENCE, Arthur WHITAKER, Albert ROBERTSHAW, Arthur SUTCLIFFE, Joseph STANDEVEN, Ralph SMITH, Thomas SEED Smith HITCHEN, Herbert TAYLOR, Frank WILCOCK Herbert CORDINGLEY, Adam T.HOPE, Levi HAIGH, Norman HALSTEAD, Alfred HANSON, P.C.Richard TAFFINDER THE YOUTHFUL THIEVES Richard Henry THOMPSON, labourer, Friendly. Native of Stainland Elizabeth FARRAR, draper, Sowerby Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Fred MITCHELL, draper, Town Hall Street Sergeant DOVE Superintendent HICKES Constable MARSLAND [Column 2] WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH TUEL LANE CHAPEL. ANNUAL SALE OF WORK Messrs. Benjamin RILEY, John WADDINGTON, Charles BESWICK, A.S.FIRTH, Turner WASHINGTON, J.E.MAUDE, W.H.OLDFIELD, J.WILCOCK Misses BARRON, Francis A.WILCOCK (Frances S.WILCOCK?), WOOD Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.P.BURT, J.FOX Mesdames A.S.FIRTH, LAW, J.WADDINGTON, WEBSTER, MITCHELL, TAYLOR, GREENWOOD, WILCOCK, RILEY, ELLIS, OLDFIELD, AINLEY, Joseph HORNER, MARSDEN, TURNER, BEAUMONT Miss RILEY [Column 3] Mesdames MAUDE, J.W.BREARLEY, F.O.SMITH, WOOD, WALTON, LORD, ROBINSON, CROWTHER, Charles FIRTH, MORTON, ACKROYD Misses WOOD, SUTCLIFFE, MITCHELL, SIDDALL, OLDFIELD, WILCOCK, ELLIS, COCKROFT, BROADBENT, GAUKROGER, WOOD, GREENWOOD, F.A.WILCOCK, ROBERTSHAW, WALSH, M.WILCOCK, Ethel HOYLE, Annie PRIESTLEY, Emily HORNER, Alice LAW, Emily HORNER (Tuel Lane), Annie GREENWOOD, Alberta COOKE, Emma FIRTH, Blanche HELLIWELL, Francis BEAUMONT (Frances BEAUMONT?), Nellie HORNER, Clara MANSLEY, Ino EASTWOOD, Miriam HOLT, Annie WOODHEAD, Edith FLETCHER, Florence EVERS, Lucy COOKE Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD junior, W.WHITELEY, Percy OLDFIELD, B.ROBINSON, B.RILEY, J.WOODHEAD, F.MAUDE, A.E.CROSSLEY, J.E.MAUDE, J.W.MANSFIELD (all on young men's stall) Messrs. BESWICK, RILEY, Rowland SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT Mrs.MATTOCK [Column 5]

Sowerby

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Mr.and Mrs.C.RUSHWORTH C.C. Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.and Mrs.J.LEAH DEATHS Mary BUCKLEY, 17, Morley Hall Terrace, Luddenden Foot Herbert BARRACLOUGH, 20, Binns Hill, Warley Emily HALSTEAD, 6 months, daughter of Albert HALSTEAD, Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge Sam THOMPSON (Samuel THOMPSON), 63, Waterloo Street, Sowerby Bridge Laura WOOD, 21, John Street West, Sowerby Bridge Saville WHITAKER, 20, son of Henry WHITAKER, Hey End, Sowerby IN MEMORIAM Edith Emma GREENWOOD, died December 1900. 12 Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Norland

UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCH Mr.C.SMITH L.SHARP, Frank SYKES, Annie WOOD, Willie HALL (William HALL), Susannah HARDY, Eliza Jane HOUGH, J.W.STANSFIELD, Raymond HARPY, Annice HARDY, Albert SHARP, Martha J.STANSFIELD, Harry HALL and Clement HARDY: children Misses BOOTH, GAUKROGER, SYKES