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3rd January 1902

Sowerby Bridge

WATCH NIGHT SERVICES Revs. Canon IVENS (Christ Church), J.P.BURT (Tuel Lane Chapel), F.E.HEAPE (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, C.BESWICK, J.WILCOCK: Tuel Lane Chapel Mr.J.H.ROBERTSHAW, Primitive Methodist Chapel PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.and Mrs.G.STOCKTON Misses E.STOCKTON, S.E.GRUNDY, M.WOLFENDEN, A.GAUKROGER, M.H.GAUKROGER, E.BESWICK, E.THOMAS, ROBERTSHAW, F.E.HEAPE (accompanist) Messrs. T.GIBSON, J.E.COCKROFT, H.CROWTHER, J.GREENWOOD, J.HOLROYD, F.STOCKTON, H.BARRETT, J.MARSHALL, W.ECCLES, B.HOWARTH and H.HOYLE (accompanists), THOMAS, EATOUGH, ROBERTSHAW WESLEYAN TWENTIETH CENTURY FUND Revs. T.Herbert KIDD, T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.BARKER, former choirmaster at Bolton Brow [Column 2] MUSIC Master Harry GREENWOOD of Allan Wood, pupil of Mr.Cookson GREENWOOD CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL (Industrial Road) Rev.J.FOX, pastor Mr.RATLIDGE, accompanist CHILDREN'S PARTY (Ryburn Freemason Lodge) Brother Alfred GREENWOOD BOLTON BROW SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. T.E.WHITEHEAD, A.SUTCLIFFE, J.WALKER Miss CLAY, Sunday School teacher for 29 years Mr.T.EDWARDS, Sunday School teacher for 38 years Mr.F.SUTCLIFFE, Sunday School teacher for 30 years Mr.F.WADDINGTON, Sunday School teacher for 27 years Mr.J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, Sunday School teacher for 30 years Mr.G.WRIGHT, Sunday School teacher for 32 years TUEL LANE CHRISTMAS TREE Miss BARRON Messrs. George MANSFIELD, Wilson RODGERS (Hebden Bridge) ST.GEORGE'S CHURCH Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK Masters James AKROYD, F.H.SMITH, J.F.LAYCOCK Mr.and Mrs.A.BATLEY Messrs. H.SIDDALL, E.WRIGLEY, HALSTEAD, PLATT, BERRY, MARSHALL, ELLIOT (organist at Luddenden Church), Arthur EASTWOOD (accompanist), J.A.JESSOP Messrs.CLAYTON of Brighouse, provided decorations FRIENDLY WESLEYAN "AT HOME" Mr.and Mrs.W.H.BROWN Mr.and Mrs.E.HORNER Masters Harold F.CLAY, Alfred WALTON, Wilbert ROBERTSHEW (Wilbert ROBERTSHAW?), Roy SCHOFIELD Misses Ethel CLAY, FOULDS [Column 3] Misses LISTER, GEE, BOOTH, HOLLAND, BROWN, A.THOMPSON and M.CHAMBERS (accompanists) Messrs. THOMPSON, CROWTHER, H.GREENWOOD, B.ROBINSON, A.BOOTH, W.H.WILCOCK Mr.and Mrs.Joseph BUCKLEY Master Willie CHAMBERS THE HADWEN FAILURE. PROSECUTION OF THE DEBTORS John HADWEN & Sons, silk spinners Frederick Walter HADWEN (West Riding magistrate) Alfred INGHAM, ran business at Kebroyd Mills, Triangle Rev.G.E.ASPINALL, magistrate Messrs.COBBETT, solicitors of Manchester [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Norland

MOUNT ZION PRIMITIVE METHODIST Mr.and Mrs.J.BARRACLOUGH Misses GEE, DEWHIRST, MITCHELL, SOUTHWELL, HOUGH, ELLIS Messrs. BROOKE, BARKER, T.BINNS (accompanist), B.SOUTHWELL Rev.F.E.HEAPE

Sowerby

LECTURE (at Wesleyan School) Rev.Lloyd JONES CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Messrs. H.SMITH, J.LEAH Miss HIRST Councillor RUSHWORTH PROVIDENCE FREE CHURCH Messrs. Ely HELLOWELL, G.BARRETT, S.TURNER, G.A.NORMANTON, G.A.SHARPE, A.BROADBENT, B.SHARPE, W.RADCLIFFE, B.WILKINSON, T.CULPAN, B.CULPAN, J.H.BUTTERWORTH Mesdames J.SHARPE, HOLT, RADCLIFFE, TURNER, MITCHELL Misses D.A.MAXWELL, M.A.RADCLIFFE, J.RADCLIFFE, S.MITCHELL MARRIAGES Frederick William ADKIN, confectioner of Halifax, to Victoria LYON of Sowerby Bridge William DYSON, wiredrawer of Middlesborough, to Annie Maria GREENWOOD of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Mary Ann ALDERSON, 73, widow of John ALDERSON, Warley Town Herbert BARRACLOUGH, 20, mason's labourer, Binns Hill, Warley Edith Alice FEARNLEY, 1 month, daughter of Albert FEARNLEY, Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge Emily Jane PICKERING, 34, wife of Alfred PICKERING, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge John TAYLOR, 22, iron planer, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge Sam THOMPSON, 63, Waterloo Street, Sowerby Bridge Sidney WILDE, 57, plasterer, Bank Buildings, Mill Bank Charles WOODS, 37, railway engine driver, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge ("Our Native Herbs" remedy) Mrs.GREENWOOD, Stamps Lane, Shibden, Halifax, gave testimonial A.HOPKINSON, 86 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, stockist

10th January 1902

Sowerby Bridge

CHRISTADELPHIAN MEETING ROOM Mr.Percy KENDALL EDWARD STREET (road repair costs court case) Dyson GREENWOOD, Arthur GREENWOOD, Hannah BERRY, John WHITEHEAD, James HOLDSWORTH, James HALL, Edward HANSON: defendants Mr.R.W.EVANS, for the Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council Mr.G.PARKER, defence Mr.COX, surveyor Mr.ROTHERA, surveyor? [Column 2] UNITED SERVICES Revs. F.E.HEAPE, J.P.BURT, G.S.SMITH, T.H.KIRKNESS, H.KIDD MUSICAL SUCCESS Mr.Milton RATLIDGE of Friendly, pupil of Mr.Fletcher GREENWOOD of Finkle Street, Sowerby THE GAS MANAGERSHIP Mr.MARSLAND, former gas manager Messrs. G.B.SMEDLEY (New Mills), A.W.BISSELL (Birkenhead), H.HAWKINS (Todmorden), Alfred SUTCLIFFE (Sowerby Bridge), Noah TOWNSEND (Sowerby Bridge), Ralph FEARNLEY (Brighouse): candidates THE MEN'S SERVICE (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.GAUKROGER, organist LICENSED VICTUALLERS AT DINNER (at the Bull's Head Hotel) Mr.and Mrs.NOBLE Messrs. WHITTAKER, John SHAW, HAIGH (Huddersfield), A.WADDINGTON, J.BERRY, J.CROSSLEY, G.PARKER (solicitor), J.C.NOBLE, A.CROWTHER, DAWSON (Halifax), E.HORSFALL, J.INGHAM (comic), W.H.WILCOCK, J.BANCROFT (accompanist) SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOLL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, J.BATES, J.WADDINGTON, W.H.GIBSON Miss Lucy WALKER, assistant at Tuel Lane girls' school Miss Amelia JONES (Sowerby New Road school), new head of Tuel Lane girls' school Miss R.CULPAN (Heptonstall), to Sowerby New Road schools Mr.Isaac PRIESTLEY, head of the Sowerby New Road mixed school [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, Edwin WHITELEY, WRIGLEY, GLEDHILL, HOLDSWORTH, F.CLAY Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, coke buyer Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Messrs.James EASTWOOD & Co. Ltd. Mr.T.H.WRIGHT, collector Mr.FAWCETT, former collector? [Column 4] Major EDWARDS Mr.GREENWOOD of the Town Clerk's Office, Halifax R.ROTHWELL of Sowerby Bridge, soldier J.W.LODGE, ex-councillor Mr.MARSLAND, engineer and manager Mr.John SMITH, Milner Royd Mill Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer of health

Norland

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE SICK AND FUNERAL SOCIETY Messrs. Herbert HOWARTH, Greenwood BARRETT, James H.BUTTERWORTH, Eli HELLOWELL, H.V.WILKINSON, J.WILKINSON

Ripponden

BRADLEY ILL (patent novelties court case) BRADLEY (prisoner) Dr.DEARDEN, police surgeon Mr.HEADLAM, judge? [Column 5] THE HADWEN FAILURE (bankruptcy) Frederick Walter HADWEN and Alfred INGHAM John HADWEN & Son, silk spinners, Kebroyd Mills, Triangle Mr.A.F.FIRTH, magistrate Mr.E.HUNTRISS, magistrates clerk Mr.KNOTT, clerk of above Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Mr.J.Selwyn RAWSON Dr.E.West SYMES, J.P. Mr.Herbert INGHAM (brother of Alfred) Mr.J.H.DYSON, Elland Mr.S.HOYLE [Column 6] MARRIAGE Thomas HEAP, chemist of Sowerby Bridge, to Bertha STANSFIELD of Leeds, formerly of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Mary Ann ALDERSON, 73, widow of John ALDERSON, Warley Town Ruth Ann BROADBENT, 53, wife of Alfred BROADBENT, Causeway Head, Warley Haiden? Maria GREENWOOD, 52, wife of Sam GREENWOOD, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge Maria SMITH, 76, widow of Jacob SMITH, Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge James WRIGLEY, 62, Spring Gardens, Sowerby Bridge

17th January 1902

Sowerby Bridge

LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Messrs. T.HOEY, J.E.MAUDE, J.B.BLAKELEY, R.LUMB, W.WHITELEY, J.W.BANCROFT, J.MITCHELL, L.WHITELEY, J.TAYLOR (National Reform Union), S.C.MOORE Councillors J.PARKER, Edwin WHITELEY, J.MARSHALL Hon.T.A.BRASSEY ANNUAL MEETING OF THE PROSECUTION SOCIETY Mr.A.SCHOLEFIELD, Wharf Hotel Messrs. Edward Ernest POLLIT, MARSLAND, J.H.THOMAS, G.E.WHITELEY, James EASTWOOD, J.W.BANCROFT, W.H.GIBSON, H.P.KENDALL, BELL, BAXENDALE, Albert WOOD, N.BATES, T.HOEY, C.B.CROSSLEY, William HAIGH, J.W.HOEY, Alfred PLATT, J.MARSHALL, T.THORPE (pianist) Councillor J.W.WHITELEY [Column 2] (Providence Band of Hope) Messrs. A.BROADBENT, S.TURNER (Ruskin Hall League) Messrs. Arthur BINNS, William WILSON FRIENDLY WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. William ACKROYD, J.SMITH, J.HARGREAVES, J.E.BROOKE, Thomas HASEY, Thomas PARKER, George SCHOFIELD, H.OATES, J.E.H.HALL, S.WOODS, F.CLAY, J.SPEAK, I.GREENWOOD, C.SUTCLIFFE WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. W.NICHOLSON, J.GRUNDY, B.CULPAN, F.HOOSON, W.H.MORTON, George THOMPSON, W.PARKER, E.CRABTREE, A.SPEAK, H.HOLMES BULL'S HEAD SMOKE CLUB Messrs. M.WADE, F.KERSHAW, J.JACKSON, C.L.WRAY, James H.THOMAS, T.COPLEY, E.WASHINGTON, E.ABERCROMBIE, W.FLIGHT, J.RILEY JAMES GREENWOOD AND SON, LTD James GREENWOOD, managing director Messrs. C.FIRTH, J.ATKINSON, John SMITH, G.H.WOOD Messrs.J.BARRON and Son, auditors BOLTON BROW WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. James WOOD, William NOBLE, E.BALMFORTH, J.E.SUTCLIFFE, H.HOLDEN, F.HELM, J.WILKINSON, A.PLATT EXCHANGE OF PULPITS Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.P.BURT, T.H.KIRKNESS, F.E.HEAPE, J.FOX, J.H.KIDD BAD NEWS: STOPPAGE OF ANOTHER MILL C.E & F.RAMSDEN FOR THE FRONT J.W.HELLEWELL, Sowerby Bridge, Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons Imperial Yeomanry George BENTLEY, formerly of Sowerby Bridge, Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons Imperial Yeomanry LECTURE ON CATHEDRALS (Bolton Brow Working Men's Club) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Benjamin TAYLOR APPOINTMENT OF GAS MANAGER Mr.MARSLAND, retiring manager Mr.BISSELL, assistant manager at Wallasey, new manager BAPTIST CHAPEL Mr.G.H.HANSON of Huddersfield Rev.J.FOX Messrs .J.BARNES, W.MELLOR, MARSDEN Mrs.WHITEHEAD Miss C.WILSON [Column 3] CANON IVENS SERMON TO MEN Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 4] [Column 5] THE HADWEN FAILURE Messrs. F.W.HADWEN, Alfred INGHAM Mr.J.W.HODGSON CONSERVATIVE AND PRIMROSE LEAGUE DANCE Major MORRIS Drs. BROWN, WELLBURN, ADAMS, OAKLEY Messrs. William HAIGH, THOMAS and HORNER (musicians), ADCOCK, ANDERS, W.AINLEY, J.S.BENNETT, Tom BRIGGS, C,CROSSLEY, L.CULPAN, H.COPLEY, CHEETHAM, FOWLER, W.H.GIBSON, G.GILL, A.HOPKINSON, Ernest HORSFALL, HAYBRY, INGHAM, Ernest JONES, JOHNSON, R.LOCKWOOD E.LINGARD, D.I.MALLINSON, R.W.MALLINSON, Alec MILLIGAN, T.H.NORRIS J.P., NORRIS, H.NORRIS, H.NETTLETON, D.NETTLETON, ROPER, ROBERTS Messrs.G.WHITELEY & Sons, Halifax, caterers Mr.NOBLE, Bull's Head Hotel Mr.and Mrs.BARRETT Mr.and Mrs.W.C.BATES Misses D.BULCOCK, BERRY, BELL, BUCKLEY (2), G.BAXENDALE, CLARKE, DYSON, F.GREENROYD, HAIGH (5), L.HEIGHINGTON, HUNTRESS, INGLES, ILLINGWORTH, N.JOWETT, JAMES, LANDER, M.MALLINSON, E.MAUDE, M.MAUDE, OAKLEY, PARKER (2?). F.RAMSDEN Mesdames F.BERRY, E.HORSFALL, C.HUNTRESS, Priestley NORRIS Mr.and Mrs.BOOTE Mr.and Mrs.J.CROSSLEY Mr.and Mrs.CHARLESWORTH Mr.and Mrs.R.CLARKE Mr.and Mrs.C.EMPSON Mr.and Mrs.H.S.GREENWOOD Mr.and Mrs.W.HAIGH Mr.and Mrs.C.HATTON Mr.and Mrs.HEAP Major JOHNSON Mr.and Mrs.F.KERSHAW Mr.and Mrs.J.C.NEWSOME Mr.and Mrs.NOBLE [Column 6] Misses ROBERTS, M.H.SWALLOW, STANSFIELD, SUTCLIFFE (2), SIDDALL, E.A.STOTT, Janie STOTT, E.SMITH, WEST-SYMES, M.THOMAS, TURNER, WILDERS (2), WRIGHT Messrs. RILEY, Walter SMITH, TURNER, Frank TURNER, Tom WAYMAN, F.WORSNUP (P.WORSNUP?), G.B.WOOD, E.L.WIDOWSON, H.WHITWORTH, C.L.WRAY, W.WRAY, G.WILCOCK, J.WILCOCK Mesdames RILEY, W.SMITH, WRIGHT Mr.and Mrs.Tom RILEY Mr.and Mrs.W.A.SUTCLIFFE Mr.and Mrs.J.H.THOMAS Dr.and Mrs.WELLBURN

Sowerby

HADWEN stoppage. Soup kitchen PROVIDENCE FREE CHURCH Dr.HOGG, medical missionary from China Eli HELLOWELL BOULDERCLOUGH NEW CONNEXION CHURCH Messrs. J.PICKLES, J.A.WHITWORTH, John HAIGH, S.MITCHELL (accompanist) SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.WADSWORTH, J.WOOD, J.INGHAM, J.SHARPE, W.GREENWOOD, A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, D.TURNER, J.H.NAYLOR Mr.NEWELL, solicitor of Bradford Captain STANSFELD, owner of Salt Pie Farm Mr.Amos FARRAR, cleared snow with cart

Ripponden

EDWARD NAVEY'S CHARITY Messrs. C.W.SHAW, Thomas WEBSTER, Whiteley BOOTH, Benjamin WHITELEY, S.HOYLE, Abram HAIGH (Abraham HAIGH)

Mill Bank

MILL BANK WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. James BARRETT, W.STEPHENSON, George CHEOTHAM (George CHEETHAM?), W.H.HAIGH, T.SOUTHWELL, H.HALSTEAD, J.PICKLES, F.HALSTEAD, C.DEARDEN, C.BINGHAM, F.FOSTER, D.BROADBENT, E.SUTCLIFFE, A.LUMB, W.BROADBENT, J.CHEETHAM, G.SACKER, J.HITCHEN ----------------------------------------------- DEATHS Dinah STOTT, 43, wife of Ellis STOTT, Providence Place, Sowerby

24th January 1902

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.G.F.Handel ROWE

Sowerby Bridge

BEGGING Walter BRUMMER (Accident) Dr.ADAMS (District Council Sewerage Committee) Messrs.EDLESTON THE FOOTBALL FIELD Councillors A.CLAY J.P., J.L.WRIGLEY, George WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY SALE OF PROPERTY Mr.John H.STEAD, auctioneer Messrs. WILCOCK, Eli HOYLE, J.H.MACKRELL of Halifax (solicitor) TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT Miss BARRON WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS and Mrs.KIRKNESS Messrs.J.BERRY, C.E.HELLIWELL, J.L.CROWTHER Misses A.BROOKS, E.WILSON, A.SCARGILL Masters L.DIXON, A.FARRAR [Column 2] BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX Mr.A.ASTIN SWIMMING CLUB Messrs. J.V.SCHOFIELD, W.HOLROYD, H.COPLEY, B.BOTTOMLEY, THOMAS and HORNER (musicians), Teddy WASHINGTON, M.SCHOFIELD CONFERENCE OF YOUTH (Young Men's Mutual Improvement Societies) Revs. S.J.ROBINS of Hebden Bridge, Canon IVENS Messrs. G.L.SUTCLIFFE of Heptonstall Slack, John BATES (Tuel Lane), J.H.GREENWOOD (Birchcliffe) [Column 3] THE PROPOSAL TO BUY HADWEN'S BUSINESS. DISAPPOINTING RESULTS Messrs. J.R.WHITELEY, COCKROFT: Mill Bank Working Men's Club Mr.NORTON, trustee in the HADWEN-INGHAM bankruptcy Messrs. LUMB, J.H.NORMANTON (canvasser), John STOTT [Column 4] THE HADWEN FAILURE (Correspondence) John HADWEN & Sons [Column 5] John William LODGE, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge THE DISTRESS AT MILL BANK Mr.Wilson BROADBENT, Holly View, Triangle. Secretary of Mill Bank Working Men's Club. Messrs. James BARRETT and James NORMANTON Councillor Joseph WHITAKER J.P., Halifax Major MORRIS HADWEN

Ripponden

SUDDEN DEATH John HOLROYD, aged 56, labourer of Swift Cross THE NEW WESLEYAN CHURCH Rev.William HUNT of Hebden Bridge Miss CLAY ------------------------------ TODMORDEN BOOKMAKER FINED FOR STREET BETTING Charles BROWN

Triangle

CHARGE AGAINST GERMAN SAILORS Police Constables RICHARDS, FAWCETT Mr.Wilfred WORSNOP, interpreter [Column 6]

Sowerby

EXCHANGE OF PULPITS Revs. W.HEIGH (Baptist), J.P.BURT (U.M.F.C.), W.C.EVANS Councillor J.WADSWORTH (M.N.C.) -------------------------------- DEATHS Robert BARKER, 52, worsted weaving manager, Morley Hall Terrace, Luddenden Foot James TAYLOR, 68, Stubbing, Sowerby Bridge

31st January 1902

Sowerby Bridge

BOLTON BROW SICK AND BURIAL SOCIETY Messrs. Joseph BARRON, F.SUTCLIFFE, H.GREENWOOD CHARGE OF ASSAULT William SUNDERLAND, mason, Sowerby Bridge Arthur BRIGGS, Luddenden Foot MESSRS. C.E. & F.RAMSDEN Mr.CHARLES, partner in the firm LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Hon.Thomas A.BRASSEY Messrs. Thomas HOEY, Rowland LUMB, WADSWORTH, WADDINGTON, Councillor HOLDSWORTH [Column 2] Mr.Teddy WASHINGTON of Sowerby Bridge MACHINERY ACCIDENT Annie CLAYTON, young woman, Beech JOHN MORLEY AS A POLITICIAN (Tuel Lane Young Men's Class) Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Rev.J.P.BURT WESLEY GUILDS Revs. R.G.ROBARTS of Mytholmroyd, Gringer HARGREAVES of Manchester, W.M.SPENCER of Halifax Miss Agnes E.SLACK, temperance movement LIBERAL CLUB MEETING Councillor A.CLAY, J.P. Messrs. E.MITCHELL, Thomas HORSFALL, James HAIGH, G.E.WHITELEY, A.J.BUTTERWORTH, J.B.BLAKELEY, F.ARMITAGE, C.W.RUSHWORTH, L.WHITELEY, J.A.WHITELEY, J.W.MANSFIELD, Thomas HOEY, J.WADDINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY Councillors G.WHITELEY, A.HOWE Messrs. O.EATOUGH, A.HOBSON, H.STORR, R.ROTHWELL, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) BIBLE SOCIETY Messrs. William HAIGH, R.F.CROSLAND, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, O.EATOUGH Revs. Canon IVENS, S.F.LAYCOCK, J.FOX, C.W.HOWARD, G.S.SMITH WEST END SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. T.CHADWICK, A.SUTCLIFFE, A.HELLIWELL, J.BARRACLOUGH Messrs. Henry SUTCLIFFE (48 years as Sunday school teacher), S.WADSWORTH (36 years), T.CHADWICK (32 years), James HOLT (26 years) Miss Nellie RUSHWORTH [Column 3] INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY'S MEETING Messrs. David LUMB, W.H.BAXENDALE, S.PICKLES, J.BARRACLOUGH, J.T.NAYLOR, ACKROYD (West Vale), COCKER, J.W.WHITELEY, William NOBLE, J.WADDINGTON, J.W.HODGSON, SYKES (Ripponden), David BARRETT, Arthur BINNS (Sowerby), Thomas THORPE (West Vale), George William HOWARTH (Ripponden), J.R.WHITELEY (mention of Kebroyd Mills) [Column 4] Messrs. S.JUDSON, COCKROFT, H.A.LUMB, S.WADSWORTH, J.LAWRENCE, John SCHOFIELD, E.HANSON, B.SHEPLEY, WATTERSON THE KEBROYD STOPPAGE

MILL BANK

RELIEF FUND (Kebroyd Mills stoppage) Revs. William PURVIS (vicar of St.Mary's, Cotton Stones), T.H.KIDD (Triangle), E.BRIERLEY (vicar of Thorpe) Messrs. N.STOTT (Mill Bank), James BARRETT (Triangle), Fred FOSTER (Mill Bank), J.BREARLEY (Mill Bank), Henry WATERSON (Saw Hill) [Column 5] [Column 6] THE DISTRICT COUNCIL v. EDLESTONS Mr.MIDDLETON of Bingley Mr.R.W.EVANS, council clerk Mr.COMPSTON of Leeds, represented EDELSTON's Messrs.EDLESTON Robert EDLESTON, deceased Mr.HORSFALL, (former?) surveyor

Norland

ST.LUKE'S Misses E.SPINK, S.PLATT, L.CRABTREE, A.NICHOLL, M.WOOD, A.LIVERMORE, E.RAMSGILL, E.HOLROYD, P.RAWNSLEY, BERRY, FIRTH, F.CRABTREE, L.RILEY, HATTORTON, A.WIDOP (A.WIDDOP?), E.RAWNSLEY, J.THOMPSON --------------------------------- DEATHS Elizabeth CULPAN, 57, widow of William CULPAN, Boulderclough, Sowerby Hannah HARDY, 44, wife of William HARDY, Pickwood Scar, Norland Tom WADDINGTON, 25, mason, Upper Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge

7th February 1902

Sowerby Bridge

(Trespass court case) Joseph BARRETT, rag and bone gatherer of Halifax Messrs.James EASTWOOD & Co., Ltd. Police Constable MARSHALL Dr.WELLBURN THE LIBERAL OUTLOOK (Women's Liberal Association) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mesdames MARSLAND, GREENWOOD Mr.HAIGH Miss KERSHAW [Column 2] CHURCH INSTITUTE Mrs.G.H.SMITH of Halifax Mr.William HAIGH LIBERAL CLUB BALL Messrs. W.HAIGH, J.WHITELEY, T.HOEY, G.F.HARKER Mr.WORMALD, Tuel Lane, provided food SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.C.S.QUAINTON, vicar of Pellon Mr.GAUKROGER, organist TEMPERANCE MISSION Mr.William PEARSON of Leeds Mr.T.E.WHITEHEAD, choirmaster Sir Wilfred LAWSON THEFT OF BOOTS Rose SHEPHERD of Triangle, a young, married woman Messrs.STEAD and SIMPSON, boot seller?

Mill Bank

THE RELIEF FUND Rev.T.Herbert KIDD, The Manse, Triangle Messrs.Richard WHITAKER & Sons Ltd. Messrs. Joseph WHITAKER, F.E.MILLSON, R.W.HODGSON, John THOMAS, E.FARRAR Major MORRIS Misses RAWSON, HODGSON KEBROYD MILLS Messrs. Godfrey RHODES & EVANS, solicitors YORKSHIRE CONGREGATIONAL TO VISIT HALIFAX Alderman G.H.SMITH, J.P. Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.J.D.TAYLOR [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, F.CLAY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, GLEDHILL, WRIGLEY, Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY Mr.W.H.LAWTON [Column 4] Dr.WELLBURN [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY Messrs. James BROADBENT, DAVENPORT, BESWICK, HODGSON, W.COCKROFT, J.W.BANCROFT, R.CRABTREE, S.HELLIWELL, Dixon LUMB (Halifax), C.F.SPENCER (Halifax), Henry ALLOTT (Heckmondwike), Kenyon BROWN (Brighouse), James BROADBENT (Huddersfield), William COCKROFT (Bradford), Shackleton HELLIWELL (Hebden Bridge), James HAIGH (Halifax), A.P.FOX (Cleckheaton), E.THORN (Keighley), William LEACH (Sowerby Bridge) [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.Clay HORSFALL, BATES, BANCROFT, WADDINGTON Mr.F.F.ROCKLIFF and Miss B.A.WHITEHEAD: assistants at Tuel Lane Schools KEBROYD SILK MILLS - PROPOSED COMPANY DEATHS Mary Hannah BRIGGS, 48, wife of David BRIGGS, Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge Francis Whitworth CROSSLEY, 67, Craven Terrace, Halifax, formerly of Sowerby Bridge James HOOSON, 75, Quarry Hill, Sowerby Bridge Michael FLEMING, 60, Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge

14th February 1902

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Sowerby Bridge

MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD'S BIRTHDAY Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, aged 80 SOCIAL (St.George's Parochial Association) Misses E.A.GAUKROGER, A.AKROYD Mr.A.EASTWOOD BURNING FATALITY Mrs.WHITAKER, Camden Street, Sowerby New Road (wife of Mr.F.WHITAKER) Dr.ADAMS Master WHITAKER, aged 1 YORKSHIRE SOCIETY OF MEDICAL OFFICERS Dr.WELLBURN Mr.LODGE Dr.WELLBURN CONGREGATIONAL TEA (Christ Church) Miss JONES Messrs. F.HEWITT, BUCKLAND, RICKARD SALE OF WORK (West End Congregational Chapel ladies) Messrs. Joseph HANSON, S.WADSWORTH, J.FAULKNER Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Misses Nellie RUSHWORTH, A.GAUKROGER, SUGDEN, ASTIN TEACHERS' CONFERENCE (Sunday School) Revs. F.E.HEAPE, Dr.FERGUSON Messrs. J.H.WALTON of Mytholmroyd, O.EATOUGH, L.FIELDING, J.PARKINSON Councillor CROWTHER OF Greetland [Column 2] LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Councillor James HOLDSWORTH Mr.J.B.BLAKELEY BEGGING Maggie MASON, the Lodging House BOLTON BROW LITERARY SOCIETY Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.WALKER SERIOUS ILLNESS OF MR.WILLIAM LUMB Mr.William LUMB, aged 78, grocer, Sowerby Street SUCCESSFUL CONCERT (Railway Servants) Miss Emily BERRY, soprano, of the Huddersfield Subscription and West Riding concerts Mr.J.R.SYKES, tenor of Halifax Parish Church Mr.C.SHELDRAKE, bass, West Riding concerts Mr.T.H.JOHNSON,humorist Mr.J.T.DANIELS, accompanist

Mill Bank

(Relief fund donations) Rev.T.H.KIDD Miss HOLT Mr.Fred COCKER

Ripponden

GOOD NEWS Messrs. LAWTON Bros., formerly of Victoria Mills [Column 3] CORRESPONDENCE. THE PROPOSED RECREATION GROUND Councillor GLEDHILL SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN Messrs.CLAY Joseph GREENWOOD, Sowerby Bridge KEBROYD MILLS. A COMPANY TO BE FORMED Messrs. Fred HADWEN, J.Selwyn RAWSON, George STANSFELD, Alfred WHITELEY of Ripponden, John William WHITELEY of Sowerby Bridge [Column 4] Messrs. John William LODGE of Sowerby Bridge, ROBINSON, D.COCKROFT (Triangle), H.A.LUMB (Triangle), J.W.HODGSON (Triangle), William HAGUE (Sowerby Bridge), John BREARLEY (Mill Bank) [Column 5] SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors AINLEY J.P., HAIGH, WOOD, TURNER, WHITELEY, INGHAM, GREENWOOD, NAYLOR, WADSWORTH Thomas PRIESTLEY, Salt Pie Farm Mr.GEORGE [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (3 sets of tenders) R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax Mr.John MARSLAND, engineer and manager, Gas Works, Sowerby Bridge MARRIAGE John SMITH, Ripponden, to Miss Miranda AINLEY of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Francis BROADBENT, 14, son of Sam BROADBENT, Stirkhouse(?), Sowerby Bridge William MITCHELL, 62, Higgin, Sowerby Samuel SHAW, 31, Washer Lane, Sowerby Bridge Esther Mary WILD, 35, Hollins Terrace, Triangle

21st February 1902

Sowerby Bridge

"EMINENT CHURCHMEN" (of Ellison Memorial Schools) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.John Lawrence MISSIONARY SERVICES (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.J.ROBERTS of Cleckheaton, former Jamaican missionary WORKSHOP ACCIDENT Mr.Charity HELLIWELL of Peel Street Messrs.POLLIT & WIGZELL Dr.PATON TUEL LANE SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. C.BESWICK, J.WILCOCK, OLDFIELD SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM (sale of work) Mrs.GREEN of Manchester Mr.William GREENWOOD, Hebden Bridge Mrs.HARTLEY of Halifax Mr.Oliver SEYMOUR of Greetland Mesdames Joseph SUTCLIFFE, Patchet SUTCLIFFE, DEWHIRST, T.THORPE, COPLEY, ACKROYD, BUTTERWORTH, CAUNT, RUSHWORTH, H.THORPE, SHEPLEY Misses BROADBENT, THORPE, DEWHIRST Mr.JESSOP (lent phonograph) RUSKIN HALL MOVEMENT Messrs. William WILSON, T.HOEY, F.TOPHAM, S.MASON, J.BARRACLOUGH, Squire JUDSON, W.WHITELEY, Hartley PICKLES, Rowland LUMB [Column 2] FUNERAL OF MR.WILLIAM LUMB Rev.G.S.SMITH A SEQUEL TO THE FORMER FOOTBALL COMMITTEE'S DEBT Albert CHAMBERS, waste dealer TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT (Tuel Lane Chapel) Revs. J.P.BURT, Thomas THORNLEY (Sheffield), J.B.STONEMAN (Lowestoft), J.LONGDEN (Todmorden) Mr.WHITELEY, choirmaster MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD'S BIRTHDAY Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, aged 80 Mr.G.H.WOOD, grandson of above Revs. S.F.LAYCOCK, F.E.HEAPE, G.S.SMITH Mrs.SWAINE Messrs. T.EDWARDS, R.W.EVANS J.P., J.R.ATKINSON, F.GREENWOOD, H.SHEPLEY, Ehud HANSON, Henry GAUKROGER (accompanist) Alderman J.F.CLAY Mr.SUGDEN, shopkeeper (at the Nook?) Miss TIMEWELL Madame CRAGG

Sowerby

A FEROCIOUS DOG Wilson NICHOLL, farmer, Sowerby Newton FARRAR, schoolboy Amos WADSWORTH, an aged man [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] A STAINLAND WOMAN'S SHOCKING DEATH Martha Ann Carter (69), widow of Beech Street, Stainland Mrs.KENYON and Mrs.EDWARDS: neighbours of above Dr.AINLEY of Stainland [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (3 tenders) R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax Mr.John MARSLAND, engineer and manager, gas works, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS William BARRETT, 80, Dean Lane, Sowerby Hereford EASTWOOD, 8, son of William Henry EASTWOOD, Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge Cyril JESSOP, 2 months, son of James Albert JESSOP, Foundry Street, Sowerby Bridge John SEED, 64, silk dresser, Belmont, Sowerby Bridge James SHAW, 2, son of Fred SHAW, West Field Farm, Norland

28th February 1902

Sowerby Bridge

TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Messrs. J.W.SIMPSON (accompanist), R.H.LUMB of Ripponden FIRE AT LOCK HILL MILL Messrs.John WOOD & Sons, cotton spinners ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, TOLLEY, DILWORTH (caretaker at Public Baths) Drs. BROWN, DUNN Councillor Abraham CLAY, J.P. Mrs.W.Perrin BROWN 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, Mrs.Esther STANDEVEN, 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, Richard TAFFINDER (policeman) Misses Maggie WOOD, A.BOOTH: singers Messrs. M.SCHOLEFIELD, A.BOOTH: singers Mr.Teddy WASHINGTON, humorist A.V.WASHINGTON, son of above Miss S.DERRICOTT Mr.F.EWART, mandolin Mr.Herbert NICHOLL, accompanist Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.T.W.RICHARDSON [Column 2] Messrs.EDLESTON v the District Council THE FORTHCOMING DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Councillor Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, WRIGLEY, HOWE SALE OF WORK (Spiritualist Lyceum) Mrs.Joseph SUTCLIFFE Mr.T.H.WRIGHT PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William WOOD, J.HANSON, William HAIGH, R.ROTHWELL, T.M.FLETCHER, A.HOBSON, H.STORR, O.EATOUGH, W.NICHOLL, T.HOEY Councillors Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL, George WHITELEY Mr.BALL, librarian BAPTIST CHAPEL Mesdames FOX, BRADLEY, TURNER, WHITEHEAD, MELLOR, F.ASTIN, G.E.WHITELEY, BROADBENT, INGHAM, FRANKLAND MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD'S BIRTHDAY Messrs. Thomas HOEY, Charles FIRTH THEFT Thomas MITCHELL, shoeblack James BARRACLOUGH of Sowerby Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 3] THE KEBROYD MILLS FAILURE. A SOUP KITCHEN AND A RELIEF FUND Mr.James BARRETT Messrs.HADWEN's [Column 4] PAINFUL CASE AT KEBROYD Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner Nellie Jagger HEY (26), wife of David HEY, cotton twiner of Kebroyd Bridge Dr.MERCER Sarah Ellen GREENROYD of Kebroyd Bridge

Mill Bank

THE RELIEF FUND Rev.T.Herbert KIDD Messrs. Joseph GREENWOOD, JEMIESON of Darlington [Column 5] [Column 6]

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Mr.CLAYTON of Brighouse Mr.and Mrs.J.H.TURNER, Brighouse Mr.and Mrs.L.LUMB, Mill Bank Master W.R.HARTLEY, Sowerby Bridge Miss S.H.MITCHELL, Luddenden Foot Mr.and Mrs.H.WADSWORTH, Huddersfield Mr.NEWELL, Sowerby Bridge Messrs. S.MITCHELL (piano), W.MITCHELL and W.BROADBENT (violins), Willie BROADBENT (flute) Mr.W.WADSWORTH and Miss Susie BARRETT: accompanists Mr.H.HANSON Joe BANCROFT (aged 11), Harry WHITELEY (6), Elsie HANSON (9), Violetta HANSON (7), Mary Hannah BUTTERWORTH (8), Percy PICKLES (7), Walter BENTON (7), Francis E.WHITELEY (5), Dorothy BENTON (7) Mr.J.WADSWORTH Mr.R.BENTON, teacher Francis E.WHITELEY, Dorothy BENTON, Walter BENTON, Joseph BENTON, David GREENWOOD, Milton WADSWORTH: pupils DEATHS Hannah COX, 66, wife of Allan COX, Rose Grove, Sowerby Bridge Frederick Charles SUTCLIFFE, 29, Washington House, Sowerby

7th March 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT Mr.Booth SHARP, conductor Miss Jaques, soprano Misses Ellen MAUDE, L.BRIGGS Messrs. Fred EARNSHAW, Albert SMITH SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT, D.I.CLAY, J.WADDINGTON, W.H.GIBSON, J.BATES Rev.Canon IVENS FOUND DEAD IN A FIELD Mr.HILL, district coroner Mr.James FIRTH James FLEMING, farmer, Binn Royd, Norland Police Constable MARSHALL Jane JACKSON, Old Causeway Elizabeth GAUKROGER, aged 76, widow, Leighton Farm, Ovenden Wood. Formerly of Warley and Ripponden [Column 2] ENTERTAINMENT (West End Band of Hope) Mr.Albert SMITH HAWKING WITHOUT LICENCE Christopher SMITH of Sowerby Bridge Police Constable FEARNLEY LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Mr.J.TAYLOR, Southport, National Reform Union Mr.Thomas HOEY INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES Brothers Joseph BARNES, TRENHOLME (Todmorden), J.WADDINGTON, T.W.RICHARDSON, T.A.SMITH, J.W.CLAYTON, J.W.WADDINGTON (Luddenden), J.A.CROWTHER

Sowerby

SUDDEN DEATH Susan HELLOWELL, aged 67, wife of David HELLOWELL, Old Hall FREE CHURCH MISSION Rev.George FEAR Mrs.HARTLEY, Hebden Bridge PROVIDENCE BAND OF HOPE Messrs. J.CROWTHER (Halifax), G.TOMLINSON (Leeds), A.BROADBENT Rev.G.FEAR Misses A.SUGDEN, A.SHARPE Mr.E.LAW, organist [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., G.WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, Edwin WHITELEY, GLEDHILL, F.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, WRIGLEY, LONGBOTTOM Mr.A.W.BISSELL, new gas manager Mr.H.W.LAWTON Dr.WELLBURN Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, overseer Major EDWARDS [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS (Friendly Brass Band) [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Jessie MITCHELL, aged 1, only child of John Willie MITCHELL and Mary Emma MITCHELL, 26 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Joshua LOWE, 65, Saw Hill, Triangle John LAW, railway signalman, Milner Royd Junction, Sowerby Bridge Harriet LAWTON, 69, widow of James LAWTON, Foundry Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary SHAW, 78, widow of Samuel SHAW, Dearnley's Yard, Sowerby Bridge Thomas WEST, 78, Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge

14th March 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.IVENS (sermon text) BOLTON BROW CHAPEL Rev.THOMAS COOKE, Connexion evangelist Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Sister Florence Messrs. EDWARDS, SUTCLIFFE EMINENT CHURCHMEN Rev.C.W.HOWARD Canon KINGSLEY Mr.J.J.AVES of Norland JUBILEE OF THE TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT PRIMITIVE METHODIST CIRCUIT MEETING Rev.F.E.HEAPE Messrs. J.H.PARKINSON, Oliver EATOUGH, S.HOWARD Councillor A.HOWE CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Primitive Methodist) Rev.W.THOSEBY of Knaresborough Rev.F.E.HEAPE Misses E.THORPE, C.NORMANTON, B.HEAPE, E.SUTCLIFFE, S.A.NORMANTON, SHEARD, E.THOMAS, Amy HOYLE, E.H.GAUKROGER PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LTD. [Column 2] Mr.B.MORWOOD, Ryburn Villa, West End, Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.KINDER, Gordon Bank, Luddenden Foot Mr.H.GARTSIDE, Lower Brig Royd, Ripponden Mr.Charles E.RAMSDEN, annuitant Mr.John MARSHALL of Halifax, Liberal agent CONGREGATIONAL HOME MISSIONS (West End) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.PARNABY, United College, Bradford (Free Church Council) Revs. J.P.BURT, J.FOX, F.E.HEAPE, T.H.KIRKNESS, G.S.SMITH Messrs. BLAKELEY, MORWOOD THE FOOTBALL CLUB HEAVILY FINED (Football hooligans) MEETING OF THE LIBERAL AGENTS Mr.J.B.BLAKELEY, local Division [Column 3] CIRCUIT MEETING (Methodist) Messrs. J.WADDINGTON, A.S.FIRTH, T.WASHINGTON and OLDFIELD (Tuel Lane), S.TURNER and BUTTERWORTH (Providence), SYKES (Norland), G.SHARPE Rev.J.P.BURT SOWERBY BRIDGE WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Miss BANCROFT Mesdames BLAKELEY, MARSLAND Councillor Howard CLAY of Halifax [Column 4] ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.TOLLEY, R.W.EVANS J.P., D.I.CLAY, T.HOEY, W.HAIGH, J.S.RAWSON, W.SUNDERLAND, R.SIDDALL, T.W.RICHARDSON, H.TAYLOR, J.HANSON, F.WILCOCK, A.TAIT, HOPE, T.SEED, J.SHAW, E.BROADBENT, A.HANSON, A.LAWRENCE, H.MITCHELL, H.CORDINGLEY, W.E.HOLROYD, A.SUTCLIFFE, N.FARRAR Mesdames BROWN, BATES, DUNN, HORNER, MITCHELL Misses HARGREAVES, A.WHITELEY, M.ACKROYD, S.E.LUMB, A.E.W.LUMB, C.NUSSEY, A.ELLIS, S.DERRICOTT, L.BARRACLOUGH, L.BENTLEY, M.A.MITCHELL, E.ROBERTSHAW, A.GALLIMORE Revs. Canon IVENS, G.S.SMITH, T.H.KIRKNESS Alderman J.F.CLAY Councillors F.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY Drs. W.Perrin BROWN, J.DUNN Nurse TAYLOR

Sowerby

Messrs. Joseph WOOD, Joseph SHARPE, Arthur STOTT, Watson GREENWOOD: retiring council members SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY J.P., J.WADSWORTH, J.T.NAYLOR, J.INGHAM, A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY, J.WOOD, W.GREENWOOD Mr.Eli HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Messrs. J.H.CARTER, J.RILEY, A.BINNS : overseers [Column 5] Mr.Trevor EDWARDS Mrs.W.BREAR, Mayoress of Halifax Mr.WILSON, organist, St.Jude's, Halifax WILCOCK, Hollins Tannery, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] DEATHS Fred BROADBENT, 20 months, son of Mark BROADBENT, Boulderclough, Sowerby William HOWARTH, 61, West Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary RILEY, 76, widow of George RILEY, John STREET, Sowerby Bridge Marius Adrianus VAN GELDER, 17, son of Pieter VAN GELDER, Mearclough Lewis ATKINSON, Bolton Brow Mrs.BINNS, Pickwood House, Norland Alfred S.FIRTH, boot manufacturer Mrs.WILD, milliner and dressmaker, 13 Orange Street, Halifax

21st March 1902

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.John ELLISON M.A.

Sowerby Bridge

James WILSON, service layer and meter and cooker fixer Mr.MARSLAND, Gas Works engineer and manager LENTERN LECTURE Rev.Canon IVENS Archbishop BENSON Mr.William HAIGH PROPERTY SALE Mr.James FIRTH, owned land near the County Bridge LETTER FROM SIR H.C.BANNERMAN Miss GREENWOOD Sir Henry Campbell BANNERMAN W.T.S.HEWITT HULL SAILORS ORPHAN BAND Revs. T.PEARSON, T.H.KIRKNESS, J.FOX, G.S.SMITH Councillor A.CLAY, J.P. TEMPERANCE (West End Band of Hope) Messrs. T.HOEY, T.CHADWICK, A.SMITH (piano) Misses HEMINGWAY, A.REDGRIFT, G.LUMB, M.J.RILEY, A.SHAW Miss M.BOTTOMLEY and Master J.BOTTOMLEY SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT, H.ROBINSON, SUTCLIFFE, A.ROWSON (violin), E.BOTTOMLEY, F.BOTTOMLEY, H.CROSSLEY Mr.and Mrs.H.THORPE Misses DIXON, DEWHIRST, WADE (accompanist) [Column 2] THE LIBERAL CLUB Mr.Emanuel MITCHELL Mr.A.SCHOFIELD, Wharf Hotel AFTER THE FOOTBALL MATCH (football hooligan) Walter HORNER, a lad LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Messrs. L.WHITELEY, J.B.BLAKELEY, J.W.MANSFIELD, J.MITCHELL, T.HOEY, R.LUMB, W.WHITELEY, S.C.MOORES of Mytholmroyd A FAITHFUL PUBLIC SERVANT Mr.T.ROWLINSON, 25 years as a lamplighter. Also an auxiliary postman and public bellman AN UNHAPPY COUPLE (Halifax West Riding Court) Leonard Dewhirst RILEY, mechanic, Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge. Formerly a publican Ada Jane RILEY. Wife of above, married seven years, one child Mr.W.STOREY, prosecution Mrs.SHEPLEY, neighbour of the RILEYs Mr.RHODES, defence [Column 3] URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.R.W.EVANS, J.P. Ely WHITELEY, Myrtle Villas, cotton spinner Thomas Edward WHITEHEAD, Edward HANSON Edwin WHITELEY, 27 Bankfield Terrace, insurance broker Albert FARRAR, Jonas CROWTHER William Arthur SUTCLIFFE, Westfield, woollen manufacturer John SMITH, John SYKES Joseph Lee WRIGLEY, Ryburn Terrace, commission agent John HOLT, James EASTWOOD Tom GIBSON, Victoria Square, railway employee Frank BATES, Herbert W.LAWTON Herbert William LAWTON, Stirk Bridge, grocer Eli HELLOWELL, John HOLMES John William LODGE, 14 Wharf Street, oil sheet manufacturer Percival SHACKLETON, William Jessop STORER Joseph Lee WRIGLEY, Ryburn Terrace, commercial traveller Thomas HOEY, William SCHOFIELD John TURNER, Shepherd Villa, grease manufacturer Joseph HANSON, John LILLEY Albert HOWE, 16 East Parade, cotton doubler William CROWTHER, John THOMPSON John William LODGE, 14 Wharf Street, oil sheet manufacturer Walter GLEDHILL, George WALSH John William FLETCHER, 14 Grove Street, labourer Joseph WILKINSON, Ernest BATES THE HADWEN-INGHAM TRIAL

Triangle

A DIVIDEND FOR HADWEN'S CREDITORS Mr.G.P.NORTON, accountant John HADWEN and Sons

Sowerby

DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Rowland BRADLEY, Thacker Gate Farm, farmer John COCKROFT, Shroggs, contractor Watson GREENWOOD, Mill Bank, joiner James NICHOLL, Sowerby Town, grocer Arthur STOTT, Old School, Sowerby, stonemason BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Mrs.A.SIDDALL, soprano Miss E.HOLLAS, contralto Messrs. H.BARRETT (tenor), W.KERSHAW (bass) Mr.John HANSON, conductor Mr.W.WADSWORTH, accompanist LIBERAL COUNCIL Messrs. J.A.BROADBENT, E.BROADBENT, O.HAIGH, T.FARRAR, H.RILEY, B.SIDDALL, D.WHITELEY Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. D.COCKROFT, A.FISHWICK, John HAIGH, T.HALLOWELL, T.PINDER, D.TURNER, H.WATERHOUSE, A.WHITELEY Messrs. David HIRST (Halifax), Ernest SMITH (Mytholmroyd), John B.BLAKELEY [Column 4] SUDDEN DEATH Sarah HITCHEN, widow of Isaac HITCHEN, Victoria Road, Allan Park [Column 5] [Column 6] JAMES HERBERT MITCHELL, DECEASED James Herbert MITCHELL, farm labourer of Brantam, Sowerby. Died in 1896. William MITCHELL of Higgins Chambers, Luddenden Foot, farmer and innkeeper (deceased) Harry Holdsworth TITTERINGTON of Moorlands Place, Halifax. Retired probate clerk William Darnley TAYLOR of Halifax, chartered accountant Harry FARRAR & CROWTHER, 5 Town Hall Square, Bradford, solicitors MARRIAGES Henry MAGSON to Jane Corson MCMURRAY, both of Sowerby Bridge George William CAUSTON, cotton spinner, to Mary Ann WARNER, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hannah HIRST, 79, widow of James HIRST, South View, Sowerby Bridge Frances HOYLE, 51, widow of John HOYLE, West Street, Sowerby Bridge Annie MCGOWAN, 12 months, daughter of Thomas MCGOWAN, Milner Royd, Luddenden Foot Martha NORMANTON, 62, widow of George NORMANTON, Dean Lane, Sowerby Thomas Arthur WHITELEY, 5, son of Thomas WHITELEY, Waterloo Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGMENT Mr.and Mrs.VAN GELDER and Sons, Mearclough

28th March 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.BULCOCK, former licensee of the Commercial Inn Mr.A.E.JONES, new licensee Reuben ENTWHISTLE and William ENTWHISTLE, Sowerby Bridge Walker FARNELL, Sowerby Bridge PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Messrs. William WOOD, T.HOEY Rev.G.S.SMITH WESLEYAN QUARTERLY MEETING Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.Herbert KIDD Mr.HOBSON of Ripponden TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT (Tuel Lane Young Men's Society) Mr.and Mrs.WILLET Rev.J.P.BURT Misses A.L.SEED, L.BRIGGS Messrs. W.H.WILCOCK, J.SCHOFIELD, A.PARKER, W.GREENWOOD, Milton CLAY (mandolin band), W.H.OLDFIELD PRESENTATION TO MR.JOHN FAWCETT (at the District Council Offices) Mr.BARRACLOUGH, accountant Mr.DILWORTH, baths manager Mr.HOPKINSON, water manager CHRIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOLS Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD, John ELLISON Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, organist and choirmaster [Column 2] A VALUED PUBLIC SERVANT Mr.MARSLAND, gas works manager and engineer DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. Albert HOWE, John William FLETCHER, J.L.WRIGLEY, J.W.LODGE, H.TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, Herbert W.LAWTON WEST END WORKING MEN'S NEW CLUB Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect Mr.James WOOD, Bolton Brow Working Men's Club GREENWOOD brothers, piano and violin Mr.J.MARSHALL, bass Mr.LISLE, humorist Messrs. W.NICHOLSON, GRUNDY Mr.R.LONGBOTTOM, mason William FOX and Son, joiners Mr.STAFFORD, plumber Mr.George WHITELEY, plasterer and slater Messrs.E.WHITEHEAD & Co., painter and decorator JAMES HERBERT MITCHELL, DECEASED James Herbert MITCHELL, farm labourer of Brantam, Sowerby. Died in 1896. William MITCHELL of Higgins Chambers, Luddenden Foot, farmer and innkeeper (deceased) Harry Holdsworth TITTERINGTON of Moorlands Place, Halifax. Retired probate clerk William Darnley TAYLOR of Halifax, chartered accountant Harry FARRAR & CROWTHER, 5 Town Hall Square, Bradford, solicitors [Column 3] [Column 4]

Sowerby

DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. James NICHOLL, Rowland BRADLEY, John COCKROFT, Arthur STOTT, Watson GREENWOOD SOWERBY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.John HOYLE [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Mary GREENWOOD, 39, wife of Alfred GREENWOOD, The Hollins, Sowerby Bridge Sarah BUTTERWORTH, 78, widow of James BUTTERWORTH, Winterneb, Luddenden Foot Edith Alice DOYLE, 9 months, daughter of Michael DOYLE, Spring Gardens, Sowerby Bridge Lydia WILDE, 61, wife of James WILDE, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM James BROWN, died March 1901 2 Upper Water Hill, Friendly

4th April 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Daniel PARKER, lanternist SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Misses THORPE, DEWHIRST (accompanist) Mr.J.K.LAW, accompanist BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE Mr.T.E.WHITEHEAD Rev.T.H.KIDD Miss HOOTON CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.William HAIGH, vicar's warden Messrs. E.E.POLLIT, SWINDELLS, William WOOD: wardens Mr.R.W.EVANS, J.P., former warden A COMICAL CASE John HARRISON, hawker Police Constable MARSHALL ASSAULT Joseph BROADBENT, boatman of Sowerby Bridge Susannah HEAP, Sowerby Bridge DINNER AT THE GAS WORKS Mr.MARSLAND Messrs. Noah TOWNEND, George REED: foremen Mr.T.F.ROWLINSON SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON SCARBOROUGH CLIFFS Mr.T.H.BARRON, accountant, York. From Sowerby Bridge Mr.Joseph BARRON, brother of above [Column 2] (Election) Councillor George WHITELEY Mr.T.HOEY SALE OF WORK (Primitive Methodist) Messrs. William HAIGH (Sowerby Bridge), J.PAWSON (Halifax) Master Albert HEAPE Rev.F.E.HEAPE JUBILEE OF TUEL LANE CHAPEL Mr.and Mrs.A.S.FIRTH Mr.and Mrs.T.GREENWOOD Mr.T.WASHINGTON and Miss WASHINGTON SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, F.CLAY, J.L.WRIGLEY, J.W.WHITELEY, A.MAUDE, J.HOLDSWORTH, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.HOWE, W.GLEDHILL Major EDWARDS Mr.H.W.LAWTON Mr.William ASHWORTH, reported theft of flowers from the cemetery [Column 3] ATKINSON, coke buyer John MARSLAND, gas engineer and manager [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Mill Bank

RELIEF FUND Mr.Samuel HAIGH PATHETIC SUICIDE OF A YOUNG WOMAN Mr.E.H.HILL, district coroner Emily KERSHAW, 28, millhand James KERSHAW, farmer, Brownhill, Soyland. Father of above Dr.MERCER HADWEN's John KERSHAW, Emily's brother Police Constable HOLBROOK

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE CHAPEL Rev.Dr.BROOK, Southport Revs. W.C.EVANS, J.P.BURT Mr.John WADDINGTON of Sowerby Bridge Messrs. Eli HELLOWELL, J.H.BUTTERWORTH MARRIAGES Willie FIRTH to Edith Annie BERRY, both of Sowerby Bridge Richard OLDFIELD to Eliza ELLIS, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hellowell HOPKINSON, 51, Willow Hall, Sowerby Bridge Thomasin Ann STOTT, 72, widow of Christopher Thomas STOTT of Sowerby Bridge Sarah SUTCLIFFE, 71, widow of Samuel SUTCLIFFE, Style, Triangle IN MEMORIAM Gladys Alice EASTWOOD, died April 1901 aged 6 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge

11th April 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE ELECTION (District Council) Messrs. Ely WHITELEY, John TURNER, J.L.WRIGLEY, J.W.LODGE, A.HOWE, J.W.FLETCHER, Edwin WHITELEY, H.W.LAWTON: candidates Mr.EVANS, returning officer TEMPERANCE MEETING (Sowerby Bridge Band of Hope) Revs. J.P.BURT, F.E.HEAPE Councillor Jonas CROSSLAND of Halifax Mrs.Henry HIBBERT of Bradford Mr.T.HOEY SERIOUS GAS EXPLOSION Mr.W.H.THOMPSON, Park Villas THE LICENSING LAWS John Campbell NOBLE, landlord of the Bull's Head Hotel, Sowerby Bridge Mark WILCOCK Police Sergeant TATTERSALL Police Constable GOLDTHORPE Mr.W.J.WAUGH, barrister SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Messrs. HORSFALL, POLLIT, BATES, WADDINGTON, BANCROFT, CLAY, GIBSON, SIDDALL Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 2] Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO A YOUNG MAN Charles HARE Robert HARE of Sowerby Bridge, railway signalman. Father of above ROBBERY FROM A PAWNBROKER'S SHOP Messrs.BOWMAN & Co., pawnbrokers, Hollins Mill Lane THE SPIRITUALIST CHOIR Mrs.GREENWOOD Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT, H.THORPE (choirmaster), H.ROBINSON, William GREENWOOD WHARF HOTEL SMOKE CLUB Messrs. E.UTTLEY, A.SCHOLEFIELD (host), J.WILKINSON, MARSHALL, BARRETT, SCHOLEFIELD, COPLEY, H.NICHOLL and BARRACLOUGH (piano) ST.GEORGE'S PAROCHIAL ASSOCIATION (entertainment) Misses BRIER, S.DERRICOTT, Maud THOMAS, A.M.HARE Messrs. J.ELLIS, T.FORD, W.GAUKROGER (conductor), F.WORSNUP, H.RAMSDEN, R.W.GEE, L.CULPAN, J.MARSDEN (accompanist) [Column 3]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors S.AINLEY J.P., J.T.NAYLOR, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, J.SHARPE, A.STOTT, J.WOOD, D.TURNER, J.L.WHITELEY, W.GREENWOOD, J.H.CARTER Mr.Arthur BINNS, overseer Mr.LONGBOTTOM Mr.Eli HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Mr.RAWSON (Thorpe Mill) [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Tom BAIRSTOW, 64, Church Stile, Sowerby Thomas FOX, plumber, 37 Grove Terrace, King Cross Dorothy RATCLIFFE, 11 months, daughter of Lafayette RATCLIFFE, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge Harry WHITWORTH, 29, basket maker, Beech Road, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Fred Arnold CROSSLEY, died April 1899 William and Elizabeth CROSSLEY. Parents of above. 74 Sutcliffe Terrace, Wakefield Road Ellen WORSNUP, wife of William WORSNUP, Sowerby Bridge. Died April 1900

18th April 1902

Sowerby Bridge

George JAMES, Sowerby Bridge Mr.James BARRACLOUGH, District Council accountant A SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN MISSING Mr.John AINLEY of Willow PARK TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Messrs. H.SUTCLIFFE, H.BROADBENT Miss E.DYSON, accompanist PRESENTATION Mr.John THORNTON, secretary to Christ Church Sunday School Rev.Canon IVENS SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. B.LEES, H.BOOTH, T.H.WRIGHT, A.BUTTERWORTH, E.LAW, A.E.SUTCLIFFE, T.H.WRIGHT, J.K.LAW, H.THORPE (organist) Mesdames GREENWOOD, M.E.FARRAR Miss THORPE SLEEPING OUT Peter DUNCAN, stranger Councillor Abraham CLAY, Willow Hall SAD CASE OF SUICIDE Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner Edith CROSSLEY, aged 24, 42 Albert Road, Beech. Worked in clothiers shop John Henry SCHOFIELD, goods guard, 42 Albert Road, Beech ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN Thomas CARTMELL, recently arrived in Sowerby Bridge Police Constable GOLDTHORPE George ATKINSON [Column 2] Samuel SHAW of Sowerby Bridge William SUNDERLAND, nephew of above Rev.Canon IVENS FRIENDLY WORKING MEN'S CLUB (billiard team success) Mr.H.OATES, provided meal Mr.LYNES Mr.C.ELLIOT, piano (West End Congregational Sunday School) Misses Mabel SYKES, Alice YATES Masters Joe SMITH, Reggie ASHWORTH, Milton YATES SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN CO., LIMITED SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB Messrs. W.THOMPSON, H.GREENWOOD

Mill Bank

THE RELIEF FUND Mrs.R.CULPAN Rev.W.PURVIS, S.Mary's Vicarage, Triangle Rev.T.H.KIDD, Triangle Mr.N.STOTT, Mill Bank, Triangle

Norland

ST.LUKE'S CHURCH Rev.C.LIVERMORE [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGES John Edward GLEDHILL to Florence UTTLEY, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hollas FURNESS, 67, Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge

25th April 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Revs. Canon IVENS, G.S.SMITH Mr.J.C.HORSFALL FOOTBALL ACCIDENT George SCHOFIELD "A DAY IN OXFORD" Rev.Canon IVENS DRUNK AND DISORDERLY Thomas PICKERSGILL, no fixed abode. Blind Police Constable FORDHAM FRIENDLY ANNIVERSARY (Wesleyan) Revs. J.H.BAILY (King Cross), J.P.BURT (Sowerby Bridge) THE LATE MR.JOHN AINLEY Rev.J.P.BURT, Tuel Lane Chapel Mr.John AINLEY, aged 63 [Column 2] MARRIAGE OF MISS JULIA BARKER (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Miss Julia BARKER, daughter of Mr.J.R.BARKER of Croft House Mr.Albert Dewhirst HARWOOD (groom), son of Levi HARWOOD of Brearley Revs. W.H.MATTHEWS, F.E.HEAPE Misses Beatrice HELLIWELL, Gladys HOWARTH (niece of the groom) Mr.James HARWOOD Mr.Albert SHAW of Elland, accompanist

Norland

A FARMER'S BANKRUPTCY Mr.R.M.STANSFELD, registrar, Halifax Bankruptcy Court Alfred DRAKE, farmer Mr.S.HOYLE, Sowerby Bridge, represented debtor [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, Frank CLAY, George WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, A.HOWE, LONGBOTTOM [Column 4] Councillors GLEDHILL, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, A.MAUDE Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, J.C.HORSFALL, J.VARLEY, W.T.WALTON, G.W.SUTTON, A.SMITH, J.H.HOYLE, J.HANSON (West Riding County Council), W.WOOD, T.HOEY, W.HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, W.NICHOLL, A.HOBSON, H.STORR, T.M.FLETCHER, R.ROTHWELL, O.EATOUGH Dr.WELLBURN Revs. G.S.SMITH, Canon IVENS [Column 5]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors NAYLOR, WADSWORTH, CARTER, INGHAM, Hanson HAIGH, WHITELEY, J.COCKROFT, A.STOTT, W.GREENWOOD, James NICHOLL, R.BRADLEY Mr.BOOTH, council clerk Mr.SCHOFIELD, collector Mr.Eli HARTLEY, surveyor Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Messrs. RAWSON, GARVIE (Thorpe and Lumb mills?) Mary WADSWORTH Charity, owned Jack Hey Farm Mr.J.S.RAWSON, Haugh End and Mill House

Triangle

DEATH OF MR.G.B.CHURCH Mr.G.B.CHURCH, aged 55, Rushden, Northampton. Formerly of Triangle Dr.ADAMS, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] S.HOYLE, solicitor, Penny Bank Chambers E.UTTLEY, hairdresser and tobacconist, 64 Wharf Street METCALFE, 1 Lower Hope Street, Halifax J.S.HOLLAND, 23 Albert Road, Beech Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Penny Bank Chambers, Sowerby Bridge MARRIAGE Albert Dewhirst HARWOOD, son of Levi HARWOOD, to Julia BARKER, daughter of J.R.BARKER, Croft House, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Sarah LAW, 18, daughter of the late Tom LAW and Mrs.LAW, 44 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge Elsie BINNS, 29 days, daughter of Joseph Charles BINNS, Foundry Street, Sowerby Bridge Edward HARTLAND, 53, Margate Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary Jane SUTCLIFFE, 7, daughter of Joseph SUTCLIFFE, Scar Road, Sowerby Bridge

2nd May 1902

Sowerby Bridge

(Swimming contest at Heckmondwike) J.A.MAUDE of Sowerby Bridge THE FREE CHURCH COUNCIL Rev.J.FOX JOHN HADWEN & SONS LIMITED Mr.W.A.HEIGHINGTON, Sowerby Bridge Industrial Society BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. HOBLY of Elland, G.WRIGHT, SMITH, NICHOLL, PRIESTLEY, SUTCLIFFE, F.SUTCLIFFE(accompanist) Miss A.WRIGHT BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL, INDUSTRIAL ROAD Rev.James WILKINSON of Bramley, formerly of Rishworth Rev.D.B.DAVIES of Halifax Mr.Reuben UTTLEY, choirmaster PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Councillors F.CLAY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. William WOOD, O.EATOUGH, W.NICHOLL, H.STORR, T.M.FLETCHER, R.ROTHWELL, W.HAIGH, J.HANSON, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) TERRIBLE SCALDING ACCIDENT Herbert SMITH, aged 19, of Luddenden Foot SOWERBY BRIDGE CHORAL SOCIETY Messrs. W.A.SUTCLIFFE, Joseph GREENWOOD, D.I.CLAY, W.S.MILLIGAN, J.R.ATKINSON, John Foster CLAY, Frank CLAY, E.CONSTANTINE, W.T.WALTON, Joseph VARLEY, W.H.GIBSON, Booth SHARPE (conductor), Cookson GREENWOOD (accompanist), W.GAUKROGER, T.H.WRIGHT, T.HOEY, J.G.ASHWORTH, Albert SMITH, W.BRIGGS, F.SUTCLIFFE Alderman J.F.CLAY Councillor J.W.WHITELEY [Column 2] Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, been ill PLEASANT EVENING (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.F.E.HEAPE MUSICAL SERVICE (Spiritualist Lyceum) Mrs.GREENWOOD Miss DEWHIRST Mr.A.ROWSON (violin) Messrs. J.K.LAW and H.THORPE: accompanists Mr.B.LEES Messrs. POLLIT and WIGZELL THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AT BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHAPEL Councillors Frank CLAY, J.P., J.W.WHITELEY Messrs. EVANS (clerk), BARRACLOUGH (accountant), BISSELL (gas manager), DILWORTH (baths manager), HOPKINSON (water manager), COX (surveyor), WRIGHT (collector), GRIME (sanitary inspector), SUTCLIFFE (clerk at gasworks) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS CHURCH FIRE AT RIPPONDEN (Zion Congregational) Rev.A.GILBY, pastor

Triangle

(Robbery) Messrs. William MORRIS & Sons, Stansfield Mill [Column 3] KEBROYD MILLS SCHEME John HADWEN and Sons Ltd Messrs. WHITELEY of Ripponden, H.A.LUMB Councillor J.W.WHITELEY, Sowerby Bridge [Column 4] Mr.William HAIGH of Sowerby Bridge [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS John DOVENOR, 72, contractor, 12 Mount Terrace, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Martha BERRY, 69, wife of John BERRY, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge Mary EMMETT, 69, wife of Barnard EMMETT, Pleasant Street, Sowerby Bridge Laura HAIGH, 16 months, daughter of Thomas HAIGH, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge Nancy Parker HAYES, 65, widow of Robert Hayes, Clyde Street, Sowerby Bridge

9th May 1902

Right-Hon.J.W.MELLOR MEETING AT ELLISON MEMORIAL SCHOOLS ON THE EDUCATION BILL Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. POLLIT, GIBSON, HANSON, BAXENDALE BUTCHERS' ASSOCIATION Messrs. T.MARCHANT, T.ACKROYD, F.JOWETT, Teddy WASHINGTON (humorist) THE CORONATION Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P. (councillor?) Alderman J.F.CLAY Messrs. Albert SMITH, Joseph GREENWOOD, EVANS, HANSON, Charles RUSHWORTH C.C. Councillors J.W.WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY [Column 2] THE EDUCATION BILL Revs. J.FOX, T.B.SPEDDINGS (Rochdale) Right-Hon.J.W.MELLOR SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, TURNER, GLEDHILL, A.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY Mr.MARSLAND, former gas engineer E.Lister KAY, coal contract Mr.YOUNG, agent Mr.J.W.LODGE Councillor Edwin WHITELEY Mr.WRIGLEY, coke contract [Column 3] Mr.Tom GRIME, nuisance inspector

Sowerby

SOWERBY WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL (96th anniversary) Revs. H.H.MAY (Sheffield), A.E.WHITHAM (Manchester) Mr.A.E.THOMAS, organist

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.D.B.DAVIES of Halifax Miss SPEAK of Heptonstall Mr.B.HOLROYD, Sowerby Bridge, conductor Dr.BROWN DEATHS James FIRTH, 75, Myrtle Grove, Sowerby Bridge William MCDERMOTT, 62, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge Sarah RAMSDEN, 67, widow of Alfred RAMSDEN, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Sarah SMITH, 74, wife of David SMITH, Back Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge THE CORONATION [Column 4] [Column 5] THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AT CHURCH (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Church) Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS [Column 6] Councillor F.CLAY, J.P.

16th May 1902

Sowerby Bridge

FRIENDLY STRING BAND Messrs. J.HALL (conductor), L.MITCHELL, John LUMB (served supper) TUEL LANE ANNIVERSARY (Methodist) Revs. James KING (Huddersfield), F.W.SPARKES (Halifax) Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist and choirmaster AN UNLUCKY FALL Mr.MATTOCK's Tofferies George JONES, a young man Drs. DUNN, BROWN INTERESTING GATHERING (Christ Church Sunday school) Misses Sarah WATERHOUSE (aged 80) and Mary BAILDON : oldest teachers Revs. James FRANKS, Charles ROGERS, John ELLISON, Canon IVENS : past and present vicars at Christ Church Mr.Joseph WHITELEY THE CORONATION FESTIVITIES Councillor Frank CLAY Revs. Canon IVENS, G.S.SMITH Messrs.BARRACLOUGH, J.MEADOWS, A.SUTCLIFFE [Column 2] Messrs.POLLIT & WIGZELL MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD ST.GEORGE'S SUNDAY SCHOOLS Revs. Canon IVENS, G.F.H.ROWE (vicar of St.Augustine's, Halifax), J.W.BROADBENT (Bury Parish Church) Mr.GAUKROGER, choirmaster THE LATE MR.JOHN AINLEY Mr.John AINLEY, aged 63 Mr.James MITCHELL, undertaker, Tuel Lane Mr.MELLOR, M.P.

Mill Bank

THE RE-STARTING OF HADWEN'S MILLS John HADWEN and Sons Messrs. J.W.HODGSON (land agent), J.BREARLEY (silk dresser), H.A.LUMB (woollen manufacturer), A.WHITELEY (cashier), W.HAIGH (draper), J.W.WHITELEY (millwright), W.H.CRAWSHAW (contractor) : directors THE HADWEN FAILURE Mr.NORTON (Messrs.ARMITAGE and NORTON), trustee Mr.HADWEN, bankrupt Mr.MILLS (Huddersfield), solicitor of above Mr.INGHAM, bankrupt Mr.Edgar BOOTH, solicitor of above

Triangle

BOY'S SUDDEN DEATH Mr.HILL, district coroner George Edward BANE, aged 4, son of Pilgrim BANE, cotton spinner, Rough Hey Wood Dr.ADAMS [Column 3] DEATH FOLLOWS DEATH (Todmorden colliery accident) William EARNSHAW, aged 40 SPECIAL MEETING OF SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY. KEBROYD MILLS SCHEME Messrs. D.LUMB, J.W.HODGSON, Alfred WHITELEY, J.R.WHITELEY John HADWEN and Sons Ltd. [Column 4] [Column 5]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR J.P., J.WADSWORTH, H.HAIGH, A.STOTT, D.TURNER, J.COCKROFT, J.NICHOLL, R.BRADLEY, J.INGHAM Messrs.UTTLEY, HEBBLETHWAITE & UTTLEY Councillor J.Learoyd WHITELEY Mr.J.S.RAWSON, Thorpe Mill Mr.GARVIE [Column 6] CORONATION ITEMS MARRIAGES John MITCHELL to Lucy Ann BATES, both of Sowerby Bridge George MOORE of Mytholmroyd to Mary Ellen CROAD of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Cecilia POLLIT, 80, widow of Thomas POLLIT, Moorfield Villa, Savile Park, Halifax. Daughter of the late Rev.Charles ROGERS, former vicar at Christ Church Joseph NICHOLL, 78, surveyor, Illingworth, formerly of Sowerby Bridge

23rd May 1902

Sowerby Bridge

H.FOSTER, Sowerby Bridge, athlete Messrs.WOOD Bros. Messrs. HORSFALL & Sons, West Vale Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect, Sowerby Bridge (Messrs.HEPWORTH and Son, Brighouse) BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN ANNIVERSARY Rev.C.Ensor WALTERS of London Messrs. W.BRIGGS (conductor), J.C.HORSFALL (organist) FIRE Mr.BIRTWHISTLE, deceased Superintendent HOPKINSON, fire brigade [Column 2] DEATH OF MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, Beech Villas, Sowerby Bridge's most prominent citizen [Column 3] Mr.John NAYLOR, old Sowerby Bridge worthy [Column 4]

Norland

Ripponden

RYBURN MILL CO., LTD. Ely WHITELEY, Sowerby Bridge John GLEDHILL, Ripponden Peter FIELDEN, Soyland Eli WHITELEY, Rishworth Henry WHITELEY, Rishworth William SHAW, Norland Lister SMITH, Soyland Eli CRAWSHAW, Soyland John SYKES, Ripponden IN MEMORIAM SERVICE John AINLEY, deceased Rev.J.P.BURT, Tuel Lane Chapel [Column 5] [Column 6]

Friendly

Warley

------------------------------- DEATHS Joseph GREENWOOD, 80, 2 Beech Villas, Sowerby Bridge John HORNER, 75, Hollins Lane, Sowerby Bridge William Henry SOUTHWELL, 54, Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge

30th May 1902

Sowerby Bridge

George E.WRIGLEY of Sowerby Bridge, passed masonry exam Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.GREENWOOD (Joseph) TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Messrs. B.RILEY, FEARNLEY of Halifax, H.GREENWOOD, accompanist Master P.FIRTH Misses A.SCHOFIELD, E.A.MAUDE, F.PARKER, E.HORNER, E.FIRTH, A.FRANKLIN, A.PRIESTLEY BOLTON BROW BAND OF HOPE Messrs. F.SUTCLIFFE, SYKES (Norland), T.E.WHITEHEAD, F.FLETCHER (accompanist) Misses G.WHITEHEAD, GREENWOOD MEMORIAL SERVICE Mr.John AINLEY Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased SUDDEN DEATH OF AN INFANT Lily BOTTOMLEY, aged 8 months, daughter of Virgil Henry BOTTOMLEY, Waterloo Street THE CORONATION Rev.G.S.SMITH PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William WOOD, T.M.FLETCHER, R.ROTHWELL, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, W.HAIGH, T.HOEY, O.EATOUGH, BLAKELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors A.CLAY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE [Column 2] NEW COUNTY RATE BASIS (ratepayers' meeting) Mr.BARRACLOUGH, accountant CRUELTY TO AN OLD HORSE James HOLT, greengrocer, Bolton Brow Inspector RIGGS, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals THEFT FROM A DWELLINGHOUSE Mr.PICKERING, coachman, Willow Hall PAINFUL CASE OF SUDDEN DEATH Mr.J.W.SHAW, strap manufacturer, Egerton Street Mrs.SHAW, aged 36, wife of above Mr.HILL, district coroner Mr.A.S.FIRTH Mrs.ACKROYD, neighbour of the SHAWs Dr.W.P.BROWN

Sowerby

Councillor J.T.NAYLOR, J.P., District Council CORONATION CELEBRATIONS Mr.J.HOPKINSON, Haigh Farm CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.A.R.EZARD of Dewsbury Mr.S.PICKLES, conductor [Column 3] FUNERAL OF MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD Mrs.B.WOOD, Mr. G.H.WOOD, Miss WOOD, Mrs.B.E.GREENWOOD Misses Clara GREENWOOD, Flora GREENWOOD, Lottie GREENWOOD, Maggie GREENWOOD Mr.and Mrs.John FOX, Messrs. William EMMETT, William ILLINGWORTH Dr.DOLAN, Nurse BRAY, Mr.W.WALTON, Miss BERRY Mr.and Mrs.Timothy HITCHEN, Mr.and Mrs.S.HARTLEY Mr.and Mrs.William ELLIS, Mr.and Mrs.Greenwood MITCHELL Messrs. John SMITH, Frank BERRY, Hugh P.KENDALL, John Corrin BELL Mrs HEWITT, Mrs.CRAVEN, Mr.T.M.FLETCHER Mr.J.R.ATKINSON and Alderman John Foster CLAY (executors), Mr.R.W.EVANS (solicitor) Mr.John NAYLOR Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE Messrs. James BROADHEAD, Henry BROADBENT, William HELLIWELL, F.W.MORLAND, Joseph WHITEHEAD, Helliwell BLACKBURN, Joseph ATKINSON, George NORMANTON, Arthur WILCOCK, Arthur DYSON, James COCKROFT, Martin KELLY, J.T.WILIETT (J.T.WILLETT?), T.MITCHELL, Joseph RAWCLIFFE, George STANSFIELD, Jonathan SMITH, J.H.ACKROYD, Robert MELLOR, F.HELLIWELL, D.BROADBENT, W.GODDARD, William SMITH : Workpeople Messrs. W.WILSON, G.WRIGHT, F.SUTCLIFFE, T.EDWARDS, H.GREENWOOD, S.TAYLOR, F.FLETCHER, G.STOTT, W.BUTTERWORTH, W.BRIGGS, A.INGHAM, A.G.ASHWORTH, A.BUTTERWORTH, James BROADBENT, F.WADDINGTON, B.MORWOOD, F.WADDINGTON senior : Committee and teachers of Bolton Brow Wesleyan Sunday School Messrs. J.MARSLAND, E.CLAY : Members of Congregation Mr.G.SWINDELLS, postmaster Messrs. W.H.BROWN, W.MARSHALL, Joshua BROWN, Aquilla PRIESTLEY, J.S.HOLLAND, Ernest HELLIWELL, E.HORNER, Sykes STOREY: Friendly Wesleyan Chapel and Sunday School Messrs. F.FARRAR, E.SPENCER: King Cross Wesleyan Chapel Messrs. T.BROWN, James C.BATES, W.SUTCLIFFE, Joseph H.WHITELEY, Simeon PARK : Friendly Amicable Society Messrs. J.H.THOMAS, F.KERSHAW, A.BOTTOMLEY: Trademen's Association Messrs. G.WRAY, C.L.WRAY: Conservative Association Messrs. W.B.FIRTH (stationmaster), G.JONES (clerk), J.BACON (locomotive superintendent) : Railway officials Mr.D.LUMB, Co-operative Society Mr.B.TAYLOR, Bolton Brow Working Men's Club Mr.and Mrs.BOLTON of Willow Hall, nephew and niece Mr.and Mrs.SMALLWOOD, Todmorden, nephew and niece Mrs.John WHITELEY, Sowerby Bridge, niece Councillors F.CLAY, John TURNER, J.W.WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.MAUDE, A.HOWE, Edwin WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, J.HOLDSWORTH, Abraham CLAY. Dr.WELLBURN (medical officer) Messrs. J.BARRACLOUGH (accountant), T.H.WRIGHT (collector), J.HOPKINSON (fire brigade superintendent), W.STOTT (gasworks) : District Council Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, Rev.Canon IVENS, Messrs. R.SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON, J.BATES, J.WADDINGTON, R.H.WHITWORTH (clerk), J.H.TOMLINSON (attendance officer): School Board Mesdames MARSLAND, BARRACLOUGH, F.RADCLIFFE, BANCROFT, William HAIGH (Town Hall Street) : Women's Liberal Association Messrs. George PARKER, J.W.WHITELEY C.C. Rishworth, John PICKLES (Ripponden), F.J.SCHOLEFIELD J.P., Councillor Fielding HOLT (Todmorden), S.NEWELL (Cornholme), Joseph CLAY (Hebden Bridge), T.ALDERSON (Luddenden), J.B.BLAKELEY (registration agent), E.MITCHELL, Thomas HORSFALL, James HAIGH, A.J.BUTTERWORTH, Thomas MITCHELL, C.W.RUSHWORTH, A.S.FIRTH, J.W.HOEY, Lewis ATKINSON, James Arthur WHITELEY, W.J.STORER, Rowland LUMB, Louis WHITELEY, F.ARMITAGE, J.E.MAUDE, B.CHADWICK, W.H.THOMAS, F.M.SUGDEN, R.JONES, Willie ASHWORTH, G.F.HARKER, E.ACKROYD, H.BROADBENT, T.E.WHITEHEAD, R.ROBERTS, S.SUTCLIFFE, D.BARRET (D.BARRETT?), Walter ASHWORTH : Sowerby Bridge Liberal Association and Club Messrs. W.A.SUTCLIFFE, W.S.MILLIGAN, J.G.ASHWORTH, W.T.WALTON, J.VARLEY : Sowerby Bridge Choral Society Messrs. William WOOD, Joseph HANSON, Herbert SIDDALL, J.F.OATES : Victoria Club Messrs. Alfred GREENWOOD, William ACKROYD, Robert WOOD, William HAIGH, William Henry THORPE, Thomas GAUKROGER, Alfred COCKER, John SMITH (King Cross), Thomas GILL, Tom BRIGGS, John Ward BANCROFT, William HAIGH (Town Hall Street), John H.STEAD, Henry GAUKROGER, William WORSNUP, Walter Collinge MOORES, T.SILEY?(T.RILEY?), William BOTTOMLEY, William SCHOFIELD, Samuel HOYLE, George E.WHITELEY, Samuel WILKINSON, Richard THORPE, Albert WOOD, James EASTWOOD, J.E.CAVE? (Dewsbury), H.BEAUMONT, F.A.RADCLIFFE (Elland) Dr.BROWN Councillor GLEDHILL : Ryburn Lodge Messrs. Eli WHITELEY, E.LAWTON : Shepherd & BLACKBURN Co. Ltd. Messrs. Charles RUSHWORTH C.C., Benjamin CLAY, Daniel Ingham CLAY, Harold CLAY : Beech Land and Building Company Messrs. S.TURNER, J.W.LODGE, William CROWTHER, J.L.WRIGLEY, Arthur GILL, W.HORNER, B.HAIGH, J.BLACKBURN, E.WILSON, N.BATES (Beech), D.SMITH, E.W.WRIGLEY, T.N.HELLIWELL, John HAIGH, W.H.STANSFIELD (Wakefield), J.INSTON (Halifax), W.H.HELLEWELL, S.LAW and A.ROBERTS (Cleckheaton), W.HODGSON (Bradford), Mark WILCOCK, Edwin CLAY, A.CROWTHER, I.DEWHIRST (Elland), H.EASTWOOD (Warley), Levi HARWOOD (Luddenden Foot), H.C.TOLSON? (Luddenden Foot), W.TATTERSALL (Bradford), W.WHARTON (Liversedge), C.H.WALLER (Greetland), C.FOX (Dewsbury), J.HORSFALL, Levi SYKES, Whiteley HORSFALL, Joseph BARRON, W.H.GREENWOOD (Littleborough), John SYKES (Littleborough), S.LOCKWOOD (Mirfield), W.HAIGH (Huddersfield), G.BENTLEY (Huddersfield), Julius STEAD (Bradford), R.GARBUTT (Batley), W.SUMMERSKILL, W.H.GILL, M.SCHOFIELD (Manchester), C.RAMSDEN and T.WOOD (Mytholmroyd), J.PICKLES (Barkisland), A.SMITH, G.H.NORRIS, W.PICKLES, Halifax; James PICKLES, Halifax; B.PICKLES, Bradford; E.HOWARTH, Halifax; A.PINDER, Halifax; R.ACKERSLEY, Bradford; Sidney WOODHEAD, Halifax; John TURNER, Halifax; S.TERRY, Bradford; B.FIRTH, Heckmondwike; F.KERSHAW, Bradford; James BATTERSBY, F.GIBSON, Halifax; B.M.SINGLETON (Bradford), F.WILKINSON (Bradford), C.W.MATTOCK, J.HELM, S.MAGSON (Halifax), B.WARRINGTON (West Vale), J.H.WOOD (Halifax), A.E.HOWARTH (Halifax), Fred LIVSEY, W.FLIGHT, J.CULPAN (Mytholmroyd), John KING (Halifax), J.H.RILEY (Halifax), B.BANN (Halifax), A.FARRAR, G.JOWETT, James BRIGGS, H.S.PEARSON (Cleckheaton), James HARWOOD (Luddenden Foot), T.HANSON, W.WOOD, D.BREARLEY (Elland), C.BARRON, J.WALTON (Sale), W.H.HEAP (Littleborough), N.BATES (Allun House), J.SIDDALL (King Cross) Dr.ADAMS Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.H.KIDD, J.P.BURT, S.F.LAYCOCK : Friends Mrs.GREENWOOD (widow), Mrs.B.WOOD, Mr.G.H.WOOD, Miss WOOD, Mrs.B.E.GREENWOOD and Miss GREENWOOD, Misses Flora GREENWOOD, Lottie GREENWOOD, Maggie GREENWOOD, Dr.and Mrs.DOLAN and family, Nurse BRAY, Mr.James Riley ATKINSON, Alderman John Foster CLAY, Mr.and Mrs.F.BERRY and Edie, Mr.and Mrs.W.ELLIS and family, Mrs.FARRAR and Lucy, Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR M.P., Mr.and Mrs.B.CLAY and family, Mr.and Mrs.CRAVEN (Bradford), Miss Mary STRINGER, Mr.and Mrs.R.W.EVANS, Mr.and Mrs.Thomas HOEY [Column 4] Mrs.C.GREENWOOD (Blackpool), Mr.and Mrs.W.HAIGH (Raven Lodge), W.A.SUTCLIFFE (for Sowerby Bridge Choral Society) : Sent wreaths Mr.J.W.SUTCLIFFE, drove carriage Mr.COWGILL, shopkeeper in Wharf Street Messrs. F.MORTON, J,HANSON, W.GAUKROGER, C.FIRTH, B.GARSIDE, J.BARKER, G.KENWORTHY, W.H.MITCHELL : Workpeople, coffin bearers Mr.Morris SUGDEN, undertaker Messrs. T.HOEY, B.MORWOOD, F.WADDINGTON senior, T.EDWARDS, H.GREENWOOD, T.A.SMITH : Organised procession Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, Canon IVENS, T.H.KIDD: Burial service Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, organist Rev.T.H.KIDD, Miss L.BRIGGS : Memorial service at Bolton Brow

Triangle

CHARGE OF ROBBERY Martin BANCROFT, fireman, Eastwood near Todmorden Messrs.MORRIS, Stansfield Mills, Triangle Charles Ellis DEARDEN, a youth employed at the mill Alfred MORRIS, director T.H.MORRIS, J.P., director John Albert HAIGH, employee Joseph AYRE, grocer, Idle [Column 5] John King JACKSON, weaver, Midgley Edward GREENHALGH, pawnbroker's manager Inspector HICKS Detective COOK [Column 6] CRICKET. SOWERBY BRIDGE v. LORD NELSON (Halifax and District League) C.HORNER, S.NICHOLL, W.THOMPSON, E.HELLAWELL, C.HATTON, G.FARRAR, G.A.WOOD, G.S.THOMPSON, H.WRAY, W.FARRAR, J.T.DOVENOR : Sowerby Bridge team CARTER, T.WILSON, H.SUTCLIFFE, G.WHITE, H.SUNDERLAND, H.HARTLEY, E.REDMAN, J.ROBERTS, J.W.BATEMAN, A.SUNDERLAND, J.BRADLEY: Lord Nelson Team J.WALKER, H.HOLMES: Sowerby Bridge second eleven DEATHS Emily SHAW, 36, wife of John William SHAW, Egerton Street, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Willie HARTLEY, 31, plumber, Milner Royd, Luddenden Foot Jane HEAP, 69, widow of William HEAP, Spring Houses, Hubberton, Sowerby Richard LAYCOCK, 52, Pear Inn, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge James MIDGLEY, 15, son of William MIDGLEY, Exeter Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Mr.SHAW and family, Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge Mrs.GREENWOOD, Mrs.WOOD and family. Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased. 2 Beech Villas, Sowerby Bridge

6th June 1902

Sowerby Bridge

STARTING A NEW ENGINE Messrs. POLLIT & WIGZELL Messrs.WHITWORTH, Cooper House Mills, Luddenden Foot HAWKING WITHOUT LICENSE Herbert DYSON, hawker, from Ashton under Lyne Police Constable FAWTHROP THE EXCURSION TO OXFORD Rev.Canon IVENS DISPUTE ABOUT A MACHINE Messrs.Albert E.BERRY & Co., Ltd., woodworking machine manufacturer Messrs. Jabez NALL & Co., Spring Vale Saw Mills, Penistone THE EDUCATION BILL (West End Congregational) Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. J.B.BLAKELEY, T.A.SMITH, T.HOEY, D.HIRST (Halifax) Councillor Ely WHITELEY REDDEN v. SIDDALL AND HILTON LTD. (Court of Appeal case) Thomas REDDEN SIDDALL and HILTON Ltd. [Column 2] PEACE (South Africa) Mr.Arthur SIDDALL, Wharf Hotel OUTING (West End Congregational deposit bank) Mr.Alfred SUTCLIFFE, secretary and actuary WILLOW LODGE (sale by auction) Mr.Jo SHOESMITH (Joseph SHOESMITH?), auctioneer? Mr.C.E.RAMSDEN, occupant of Willow Lodge SPIRITUALIST ANNIVERSARY Mrs.GREENWOOD Messrs. H.BOOTH, Hanson G.HEY of Halifax, H.THORPE (conductor) Miss THORPE

Norland

THE CORONATION FESTIVITIES James J.AVES

Ripponden

TRAP ACCIDENT John Wesley NORTH of King Cross [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., G.WHITELEY, LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, HOWE, MAUDE, HOLDSWORTH, TURNER, GLEDHILL, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, Edwin WHITELEY Mr.T.KERSHAW, renting ground on Holmes Road during Rushbearing week Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased Mr.Thomas HOEY [Column 4] Messrs. BARRACLOUGH and DIXON, made rate valuation Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.BLAKELEY, free church council Mr.Tom GRIME, nuisance inspector Mr.BELL, regarding purchase of football field SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, R.SIDDALL, D.I.CLAY, W.H.GIBSON, J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES Mr.William WHITELEY, headmaster at Bolton Brow School Revs. G.S.SMITH, Canon IVENS [Column 5] CRICKET. SOWERBY BRIDGE v. BIRCHCLIFFE C.HORNER, S.NICHOLL, W.THOMPSON, G.FARRAR, E.HELLAWELL, G.S.THOMPSON, W.FARRAR, M.CROWTHER, J.T.DOVENOR, B.W.WOOD, Dr.WELLBURN : Sowerby Bridge team E.GREENWOOD, G.W.SUTCLIFFE, F.HODGSON, J.GREENWOOD, H.D.GREENWOOD, H.T.GREENWOOD, J.SUTCLIFFE, H.GREENWOOD, P.GREENWOOD, J.W.PINCHBECK, J.E.EASTWOOD: Birchcliffe team [Column 6] DEATHS George KAYE, 57, Fields Farm, Norland Squire NICHOLL, 73, Rawbottom Terrace, Sowerby Sarah Ellen SUTCLIFFE, 60, widow of Crossley SUTCLIFFE, Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge Hannah SUNDERLAND, 66, wife of Henry SUNDERLAND, George Street, Sowerby Bridge William THOMAS, 63, Washington House, Sowerby CHRIST CHURCH, SOWERBY BRIDGE. THANKSGIVING SERVICES for the conclusion of Peace Rev.W.C.HOWARD MOUNT PLEASANT United Methodist Free Church SUNDAY SCHOOL, NORLAND. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES Rev.J.P.BURT of Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) Mr.A.W.BISSELL, engineer, Gas Works, Sowerby Bridge R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax Richard CROWTHER, 70 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge S.HOYLE, solicitor, Penny Bank Chambers METCALFE, 1 Lower Hope Street, Halifax J.S.HOLLAND, 23 Albert Road, Beech Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Penny Bank Chambers, Sowerby Bridge

13th June 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE DIFFERENCE (court case) Joe RILEY and Frank HOYLE, labourers MISSION CHAPEL SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.George FRAYN of Holmfirth Messrs. W.A.SUTCLIFFE, organist, A.CROWTHER THE CORONATION COMMITTEES Mr.J.W.HODGSON (Captain STANSFIELD's agent) Mr.James EASTWOOD of Milner Royd Right Hon. J.W.MELLOR, M.P. BREACH OF THE FACTORY ACT Mr.GARVIE, H.M.Inspector of Factories Mr.R.W.EVANS, representing the Council Mr.MARSLAND, former gas manager for the council U.M.F.C. CIRCUIT MEETING (Methodist) Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, A.S.FIRTH, S.TURNER, Eli HELLOWELL, John WADDINGTON, George A.SHARPE, J.WILCOCK (Tuel Lane), G.BARRETT (Sowerby), J.W.SYKES (Norland) Rev.J.P.BURT [Column 2] Rev.F.E.HEAPE, Primitive Methodist Chapel (St.Mark's Mother's Meeting) Rev.C.W.HOWARD WARLEY CLOUGH ANNIVERSARY (Primitive Methodist Sunday School) Mr.T.N.HELLIWELL of Luddenden Rev.W.LAWRENCE, Halifax SUDDEN DEATH OF A FORMER SOWERBY BRIDGE WOMAN Mrs.INGHAM, aged 51, formerly of Sowerby Bridge, moved to Sunderland. Husband was a grocer in Halifax Died in Halifax while visiting her sister, Rhodes Street, Halifax. Councillor SWAINE of Willow Hall, Cote Hill. Brother of the above CIRCUIT MEETING (Primitive Methodist) Rev.F.E.HEAPE Messrs. H.J.WALTON, A.HOWE PROPERTY SALE Mr.Jo SHOESMITH, J.P. (Messrs.DAVIS and SHOESMITH), auctioneer? Mr.J.H.HARTLEY, Church Terrace, Barkisland. Buyer Mrs.WILD, Halifax. Buyer Mr.Gabriel WHEELWRIGHT, Mirey Wall Farm, Barkisland. Buyer Mr.WORSNOP, Sowerby Bridge. Buyer PEACE SERVICES Rev.C.W.HOWARD (Christ Church) Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK (St.George's). Has a son at the front Rev.J.P.BURT (Tuel Lane) Rev.G.S.SMITH (West End) Rev.F.E.HEAP (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.J.FOX (Baptist Chapel)

Norland

MOUNT PLEASANT (Methodist) Rev.J.P.BURT

Ripponden

RAILWAY FATALITY Ben WHITELEY, aged 25. Parents live at Hop Brick, Ripponden [Column 3]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR J.P., INGHAM, STOTT, TURNER, COCKROFT, NICHOLL, HAIGH, WHITELEY, GREENWOOD, BRADLEY Messrs.Thomas RAMSDEN and Son [Column 4] THE NURSING ASSOCIATION Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. Mrs.DUNN, Ryburn House Miss CLAY, Oakleigh Mrs.BELL, Beech Villas Mrs.Perrin BROWN, Orrell House Mrs.ATKINSON, Vale House Mrs.Frank CLAY, Woodville Mrs.IVENS, The Vicarage Miss RILEY, Dale House Mrs.WELLBURN, Beech House Drs. ADAMS, BROWN, DUNN, PATON, WELLBURN Mr.Joseph HANSON, Joint Stock Bank Messrs.OGDEN's Ltd., tobacco and cigarette manufacturers [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) Mr.A.W.BISSELL, Gas Works R.W.EVANS, clerk to the Council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax Richard CROWTHER, 70 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge J.S.HOLLAND, 23 Albert Road, Beech Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Penny Bank Chambers, Sowerby Bridge BIRTH Miss LAYCOCK, daughter of Charles William LAYCOCK, 15 Nicholl's Terrace, Tuel Lane DEATHS John BINNS, 74, Moor Side Farm, Norland Arthur EDWARDS, 8, son of Thomas EDWARDS, Chapel House, Sparkhouse Lane, Sowerby Bridge Love HODGSON, 55, wife of Thomas HODGSON, Osborne Terrace, Luddenden Foot Harry HOLROYDE, 22, worsted warehouseman, Allan Terrace, Sowerby Bridge VALUABLE FARM IN SOWERBY (Oaken Clough) Mr.Dan CROSSLEY, auctioneer Mr.James PICKLES, occupant Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Sowerby Bridge

20th June 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.LAYCOCK, widow, Pear Inn, Sowerby Street THE CORONATION Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P., councillor ASSAULTING THE POLICE Mr.John STANSFIELD, labourer, Park Street, Sowerby Bridge Police Constable MARSDEN THE LICENSED VICTUALLERS AND THE CORONATION: AN EXTENSION REFUSED Mr.George PARKER, Sowerby Bridge Licensed Victuallers' and Wine and Beersellers' Association Superintendent WEIGHTMAN THE RECENT HOUSEBREAKING AT WILLOW HALL Thomas MITCHELL, no fixed abode Henry PICKERING, a groom, Willow Hall Lane, Sowerby Bridge Samuel WROE, a labourer of West Street, Oldham Detective COOK [Column 2] CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS WEST END SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.Henry WEBB of Leeds Mrs.George H.SMITH of Halifax Mr.B.WADSWORTH, organist SOWERBY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mesdames MARSLAND, BANCROFT, WOOD, MORWOOD, BLAKELEY, C.A.FIRTH, F.RADCLIFFE, NEWSOME, William HAIGH, James HAIGH, BARRACLOUGH, G.E.WHITELEY, Thomas HORSFALL, John WHITELEY, J.E.NORMANTON (Sowerby), SHAW, BATES (Norland), MCKENZIE Misses BANCROFT, GREENWOOD, A.SUMMERSKILL Messrs. T.HOEY, W.ASHWORTH Messrs. BALFOUR, H.C.BANNERMAN, J.W.MELLOR: M.P.s WESLEYAN CIRCUIT QUARTERLY MEETING Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER of Lincoln Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, HOBSON (Ripponden) Sir H.Campbell BANNERMAN, Mr.BALFOUR, Mr.J.W.MELLOR M.P. [Column 3]

Norland

THE CORONATION Messrs. J.J.AVES, George BINNS

Triangle

THORPE CHURCH Rev.Norman KING, vicar of Luddenden Rev.Canon IVENS, vicar of Sowerby Bridge Rev.J.R.HILL, vicar of Lightcliffe Mr.S.HOWARTH, organist

Sowerby

PROPERTY SALE (Oaken Clough) Mr.Dan CROSSLEY, auctioneer Mr.GREENWOOD, Blackpool, buyer Mr.Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Sowerby Bridge BOULDERCLOUGH ANNIVERSARY (Methodist) Messrs. W.LYON of Halifax, John HANSON (choirmaster), W.WADSWORTH (organist), David HAIGH of Halifax CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR (Halifax Christian Endeavour Union) Messrs. H.SHACKLETON of Midgley, C.B.SCOTT of Halifax Revs. W.C.EVANS, W.G.SCROGGIE of Halifax, T.MAINE of Halifax Rev.Joseph CROSSLEY of Doncaster THE CORONATION PROCESSION (Correspondence) G.S.SMITH, chairman of the Young People's Committee [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Hannah BROADBENT, 55, wife of Thomas BROADBENT, Vicarage, Steps Lane, Sowerby Sara Ann COLEMAN, wife of A.C.COLEMAN, Park Crescent, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM James BEDFORD, died June 1901 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE CORONATION CELEBRATIONS William INGHAM, secretary of the Gala Committee, 14 Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL CLUB E.B.CLAY, H.CROSSLEY CHRIST CHURCH, SOWERBY BRIDGE - CORONATION DAY Rev.Canon IVENS SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRITING H.TAYLOR, 32 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Cookson GREENWOOD, organist and choirmaster at St.Paul's Church, King Cross. Music lessons. Steps, Sowerby Bridge W.SCHOFIELD and Son, tailors, Sowerby Bridge

27th June 1902

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.W.C.HOWARD

Sowerby Bridge

SOWERBY BRIDGE ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL CLUB Messrs. R.WOODWARD, W.WADSWORTH, G.A.ROBERTS, H.TURNER, E.B.CLAY, H.S.RAMSDEN, H.NICHOLL, H.CROSSLEY, W.FIRTH, J.SELVEY, S.G.VAN GELDER, W.ASHWORTH, A.TOLCHARD, E.THOMPSON SILVER WEDDING Mr.and Mrs.WILLETT MARRIAGE OF MR.S.HOYLE, SOLICITOR (at Newport, near Dundee) Mr.S.HOYLE, solicitor Miss Isabel MacDonald MILLAR, bride, daughter of John F.MILLAR of Milnwood Misses Fannie MILLAR, Muriel MILLAR : bride's sisters Mr.HODGSON, best man Revs. F.J.RAE, J.HOLDEN, Cupar Mrs.G.HOYLE, Elland Miss HOYLE, Halifax Mrs.J.HOYLE, Ripponden [Column 2] Private Walten HOLMES (Walter HOLMES?) of the 2nd Norfolk Regiment. Lived at Chapel Lane BAPTIST CHAPEL Revs. J.FOX (pastor), W.C.EVANS (Sowerby Congregational Church) POSTPONEMENT OF THE CORONATION Mr.Frank CLAY [Column 3] SERVICE AT CHRIST CHURCH Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. Mr.Alfred GREENWOOD, Ryburn Lodge of Freemasons Mr.J.Clay HORSFALL, School Board Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist Revs. W.C.HOWARD, Canon IVENS [Column 4] RECEPTION AT EAGLES' CLIFF (Ryburn Lodge of Freemasons) Brothers Alfred GREENWOOD, BUCKLAND, RICKARD Miss Alma HALLOWELL GARDEN PARTY AT WESTFIELD Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, Westfield, president of the Choral Society Master Donald SUTCLIFFE PRESENTATION OF THE PORTRAIT OF THE LATE MR.JOSEPH GREENWOOD Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased Mr.George H.WOOD, executor of the above Mr.CLAY, district council chairman Alderman J.F.CLAY Councillor Frank CLAY [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Samuel Betts WOODS, 57, Albert View, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr.and Mrs.C.W.BATES, Allan House, Sowerby Bridge

4th July 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.J.Selwyn RAWSON Mr.Fred ASTIN, photographer? ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (Primitive Methodist) Revs. J.WILKINSON of Bradford, F.E.HEAPE THE CORONATION CELEBRATIONS Mr.H.GAUKROGER, conductor Mr.PARKER, lanternist Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P. John ACKROYD, aged 87, Glenfield Place Alice SHEPLEY, 85, West End William ALLOTT, 84, Egerton Street Mrs.HODGSON, 84, Charles Street Mary HEWITT, 84, Pleasant Street Sarah BOTTOMLEY, 83, Broadley Street Ann BARRACLOUGH, 82, St.Ann's Square Grace BAXTER, 82, Walker Lane Mary H.HITCHEN, 82, West Parade John FOX, 82, Willow Street Mr.EVANS, J.P. Mr.BARRACLOUGH Mr.Booth SHARP, conductor Mr.Albert SMITH [Column 2] Arthur BARRACLOUGH, son of Mr.J.BARRACLOUGH, Sowerby Bridge THE TRAMS Major EDWARDS CARRIAGE ACCIDENT George AINLEY of Bolton Brow Alderman G.H.SMITH CHOIR TRIP (West End Congregational choir) Mr.B.WADSWORTH, conductor DEATH OF MR.J.C.NEWSOME Mr.Joseph Crossley NEWSOME, aged 38, engineer and machine merchant Mr.William NEWSOME, father of the above, died six years previously TREAT TO OFFICIALS Mr.F.CLAY, J.P., Woodleigh Mr.GREENWOOD (Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased) Messrs. R.H.WHITWORTH, J.BARRACLOUGH, T.HOEY [Column 3]

Sowerby

THE BONFIRE ON CROW HILL Councillor J.T.NAYLOR, J.P.

Norland

ST.LUKE'S, NORLAND Revs. Canon IVENS, Norman KING CORONATION FESTIVITIES Mr.WILSON, owned a field Rev.C.LIVERMORE Messrs. James J.AVES, G.BINNS, N.BINNS, F.SHAW, R.MAIDEN, B.SOUTHWELL, J.BARRACLOUGH, E.BINNS, W.SHAW, F.WOOD, A.AVES, J.WADSWORTH (day school teacher) Councillor J.WHITAKER [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, J.HOLDSWORTH, W.GLEDHILL, Ely WHITELEY, J.TURNER, Edwin WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, A.CLAY Mr.Richard PARKER, concrete work Messrs.DEMPSTER, iron work Messrs.BELLFIELD & BARNES Messrs.W.BATES and J.HOLT, granted licenses to sell game Mr.Jackson, pawnbroker Major EDWARDS [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Mary Ellen CROTHERS, 3, daughter of Frederick William CROTHERS, Park Street, Sowerby Bridge Martha HOLROYDE, 62, wife of Tom HOLROYDE, Nelson Street, Sowerby Bridge Annie WADSWORTH, 4, daughter of Mellor WADSWORTH, Newton Street, Sowerby Bridge Mrs.WHITELEY's tea shop, near the church

11th July 1902

Sowerby Bridge

DRUNK AND DISORDERLY James LASSEY and Thomas GRADY TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT SUNDAY SCHOOL CONFERENCE (at the Primitive Methodist Chapel) Revs. Dr.J.FERGUSON, F.E.HEAPE Mr.O.EATOUGH Miss GEE SWIMMING WHITAKER, SCHOFIELD, G.H.WEBSTER, F.MAUDE, A.BARRACLOUGH, H.COPLEY, Ary VAN GELDER (schoolboy) : Sowerby Bridge team SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY Messrs.POLLIT and WIGZELL T.ROBINSON & Son, Ltd., Rochdale [Column 2] Mr.William SUTCLIFFE, bought Willow Lodge Estate Mary GARSIDE, went from Sowerby Bridge to New Zealand where she died MR.C.E.RAMSDEN Mr.and Mrs. Charles E.RAMSDEN of Southport, formerly of Willow Lodge THE HOLLINS TOOL WORKS Mr.Henry BROADBENT, engineer and tool maker Messrs.J.BARRON and Son, accountants DEATH OF MISS MARY CRABTREE Miss Mary CRABTREE, aged 34, of Scarr Head, headmistress of Bolton Brow girls' school Mr.WHITWORTH, school board clerk [Column 3]

Sowerby

ST.PETER'S CHURCH Rev.E.W.EASTON, vicar of Warley Rev.Canon IVENS, vicar of Sowerby Bridge Rev.H.G.HIRD, vicar of St.Mary's, Halifax Mr.B.SHARP, A.R.C.O., organist SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR, J.WADSWORTH, J.INGHAM, A.STOTT, D.TURNER, J.H.CARTER Mr.WHITELEY and Mr.FOSTER of Ormskirk: responsible for water pipes at Boulderclough Mr.HARTLEY, nuisance inspector? Messrs.ALDERSON, responsible for defective drain at the Anchor Inn, Millbank [Column 4] [Column 5]

Ripponden

SALE OF ABBOTSROYD ESTATE Messrs. DAVIS, Son & SUNDERLAND, auctioneers Mr.WILSON of Bradford. Buyer RIPPONDEN COMMERCIAL COMPANY Messrs. W.H.CHAMBERS (Triangle), David COCKROFT (Triangle), Joseph BARRETT (Ripponden), John SYKES (Ripponden): candidates for directors Mr.Harry CRAWSHAW (Triangle), auditor SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.Clay HORSFALL, D.I.CLAY, J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES, E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.J.H.TOMLINSON, school attendance officer [Column 6] LAD'S TERRIBLE END John LANGFORD, aged 15 DEATHS Mary CRABTREE, 34, Scarr Head, Sowerby Bridge Sarah SLATER, 65, wife of Frank SLATER, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge James BIRTWHISTLE, 5, son of John BIRTWHISTLE, Mount Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

18th July 1902

Sowerby Bridge

(Sowerby Bridge Band of Hope Union) Rev.John FOX Messrs. H.PICKLES (Halifax), C.CROSFIL (Leeds), T.HOEY, J.J.HATCH (of Hull, formerly of Halifax) WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mrs.MARSLAND CRUELTY TO A CHILD Mary SMITH, no fixed abode Mr.Walter STOREY, prosecution, Halifax West Riding Court Police Constable WILSON Inspector HICKES [Column 2] Mr.Alfred WHITELEY, Ripponden Commercial Company WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. John PENNY, H.NAYLOR, S.FLEMING, F.ROYDES (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel Mothers' Meeting) Sister Florence THORNTON Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. G.H.WOOD, Edwin CLAY INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF MUSICIANS Miss Ada BUTTERWORTH, Clay Street. Pupil of below Mr.Cookson GREENWOOD, organist at St.Paul's Church, King Cross ACCIDENT AT THE FLOUR MILL Wilson CROSSLEY of Corporation Street, a young man OUTINGS Messrs. T.W.RICHARDSON, J.L.CROWTHER: Independent order of Rechabites ACCIDENT Messrs.James EASTWOOD & Co., dyers, Milner Royd BOLTON BROW WORKING MEN'S CLUB (49th half yearly meeting) Messrs. James WOODS, W.SHAW, C.HECKINGBOTTOM, J.MITCHELL, J.MITCHELL, J.ROBINSON, H.A.SUTCLIFFE (secretary), L.GREENWOOD, William NOBLE ACCIDENT Mrs.Martha MONCASTER, widow, of Waterloo Street [Column 3] COST OF CORONATION FESTIVITIES Mr.HANSON, treasurer LETTER FROM THE QUEEN Mrs.MITSON, a poor woman, 9 Fountain Street FIRE AT LOWER WILLOW HALL MILLS Superintendent HOPKINSON, fireman Messrs.CROWTHER and Co. Councillor Ely WHITELEY

Sowerby

Luddenden Foot

DETERMINED BURGLARY Messrs.SYKES and Co., blanket manufacturers, Brearley

Mill Bank

WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.C.SWANNELL, Harrogate, formerly of the King Cross circuit Rev.D.JERMAN, Rishworth Mr.B.HOWARTH, organist WORKING MEN'S CLUB AND INSTITUTE (44th half yearly meeting) Messrs. James BARRETT, W.STEPHENSON, D.BROADBENT, T.SOUTHWELL, W.HAIGH, H.HALSTEAD, F.HALSTEAD, John PICKLES, C.BINGHAM, Job STEPHENSON, A.LUMB, G.SACKER, F.FOSTER, W.BROADBENT, F.CARTER, E.SUTCLIFFE, J.MITCHELL, J.STOTT [Column 4] LETTER FROM SOUTH AFRICA Mr.S.T.LAYCOCK, trooper, son of the Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE. EXAMINATION RESULTS Lewis H.CLAY, Percy D.HUTCHINSON, James GIBB, Clement A.DILWORTH, Harry E.BROADBENT, Ernest GREENWOOD, Charles R.BERRY, Ethel M.HOYLE, Tom WHITEHEAD, Wilfred L.HARTLEY, Alice M.NAYLOR, Florence E.PATCHETT, Helen GIDDES, Lilian BRADBURY, Herbert CROWTHER, Gertrude M.CARTER, Ethel A.SALTONSTALL, Mary WOLFENDEN, Alwyn HOYLE, Janet H.WARDLE, Grace A.WOOD, May CONE, Allan R.ROCKLIFFE, M.J.BERRY, Edith SHARP, Helen GEDDES, Herbert TAYLOR, Harry CROSSLEY, Mary N.SUTCLIFFE, Alice WHITELEY, Hanson WHITWORTH, Arthur BARRACLOUGH, John T.NORMANTON, Horatio WHITWORTH, Harry TAYLOR, John W.HALSTEAD, James A.NICHOLL, Henry LAWRENCE, Alfred I.BARRACLOUGH, John AVES, Edgar LAWRENCE, Hilda BERRY, Edith A.HOBSON

Warley

ANNIVERSARY SERVICES (St.John's Church) Rev.E.W.EASTON, vicar Rev.Canon IVENS Rev.R.F.PECHEY DEATHS Edward SUTCLIFFE, 62, Glenfield, Sowerby Bridge

25th July 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased Mr.George Henry WOOD (grandson of the above), James Riley ATKINSON, Alderman John Foster CLAY : Executors Mr.R.H.KNIGHT, vet of Sowerby Bridge Mr.Ernest SEED of Sowerby Bridge THE PRICE OF HAIRCUTTING Mr.Emanuel UTTLEY, oldest hairdresser DANCING TO THE STREET ORGAN William MOORE, no fixed abode THE APPROACHING CORONATION Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. RIPPONDEN COMMERCIAL COMPANY Messrs. J.PICKLES, H.CRAWSHAW (Triangle), David COCKROFT (Triangle), Joseph BARRETT (Ripponden), William Henry CHAMBERS (Triangle), John SYKES (Ripponden) Mr.Alfred WHITELEY, new manager for Messrs.SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN Ltd. [Column 2] BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX, pastor

Norland

Triangle

CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION Rev.G.A.HERVEY, vicar of Southowram Rev.R.F.PECHEY, vicar of Salterhebble Miss RAWSON and Messrs. G.RAWSON, S.RAWSON; Thorpe House, Mill House, Haugh End

Sowerby

MEMORIAL STONE LAYING (at Red Brink Farm) Messrs. John CULPAN of Bradford, N.LEACH of Manchester: both formerly connected with Sowerby Congregational Church Mr.John HAIGH of Triangle Mr.Eli SPEAK of Sowerby New Road Rev.W.C.EVANS [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] PITCHED THROUGH A PLATE GLASS WINDOW Jesse SKELTON, aged 17 of Westgate, Halifax Mr.Hanson G.HEY, tobacconist, Halifax [Column 6] DEATHS Sarah HALL, 85, wife of Joseph Hall, Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth NORMANTON, 62, Triangle

1st August 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.SYKES, Nont Sara's hostelry PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Mr.John HART of Halifax CORONATION SERVICES Rev.canon IVENS THE FOOTBALL COMPANY Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.A.SUTCLIFFE, A.WOOD Messrs.BARRON & Son, auditors CHILDREN'S FLOWER SERVICES (at Christ Church) Mrs.Hodgson WRIGHT Rev.Canon IVENS HORTICULTURE Mr.Whiteley VARLEY, Edward Street Mr.GAUNT of Garforth GARDEN PARTY (Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Church Jubilee) Mr.William SUTCLIFFE, Willow Lodge THE CORONATION Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. Mr.J.HANSON [Column 2] Mr.J.S.RAWSON, J.P. of Haugh End FRIENDLY BAND Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P., District Council PRIZE DISTRIBUTION (School Board) Messrs.E.E.POLLIT, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT, J.WADDINGTON, J.C.HORSFALL, W.H.GIBSON, D.I.CLAY Rev.Canon IVENS SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs.J.C.HORSFALL, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT, D.I.CLAY, J.BATES, W.H.GIBSON, J.WADDINGTON Mr.T.M.HOLROYD, ex-p.t. assistant at Tuel Lane boys' school Miss C.H.TOMLINSON, head mistress of Sowerby New Road infants' school Mr.John Harold WHITELEY, temporary assistant master at Sowerby New Road mixed school Miss B.A.WARDLE, monitor, Bolton Brow infants' school Miss E.WHITWORTH, monitor?, Sowerby New Road infants' school Miss S.H.HANLEY, assistant, Bolton Brow girls' school [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING (83rd) Messrs. David LUMB, T.M.FLETCHER, S.JUDSON, Eli HELLOWELL, W.H.BAXENDALE, John AKROYD/ John ACKROYD (West Vale), Albert LUMB, David COCKROFT, Alfred BROADBENT and H.N.BLAMIRES (Sowerby Bridge district), George W.HOWARTH (Ripponden), John Ward BANCROFT, Henry CARTER and Henry WATTERSON (Mill Bank district) John HADWEN & Co., Ltd. [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE Edgar William NICHOLL, son of William NICHOLL, to Amy GAUKROGER, daughter of the late Richard GAUKROGER, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Edith GREENWOOD, 19 months, daughter of Fred GREENWOOD, Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge Evelyn SUTCLIFFE, 11 months, daughter of Albert Edward SUTCLIFFE, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge Eveline TAYLOR, 2, daughter of Herbert TAYLOR, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

8th August 1902

Sowerby Bridge

PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO REGGIE MALLINSON Mr.R.W.MALLINSON, popular football player SPIRITUALIST Mr.T.H.WRIGHT Misses FARRAR, WADE FURTHER SUCCESS Mr.R.H.KNIGHT, vet, Sowerby Bridge CANAL MILLS FLOWER SHOW Messrs. T.GAUKROGER, J.H.WEBB, G.CREAMER, A.PICKERING, J.W.HITCHEN, J.HOLLAS, L.CROSSLEY, Dan SPENCER of Copley INJUNCTION AGAINST A MINERAL WATER MANUFACTURER Mr.Justice JOYCE Mr.SPENCER, defendant, employed by his sons at Sowerby Bridge THE TRAMS Mr.Thomas KERSHAW, 22 Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Councillors Jennings SOWOOD, T.HEY [Column 2] EDUCATIONAL EXAMINATION (for Heath Grammar School, Halifax) William Henry BARRY, Frank BAXENDALE, George LAW, Raymond FLETCHER : boys of Tuel Lane board school Mr.HOYLE, Tuel Lane headmaster Mr.WHITWORTH, clerk to the school board THE CORONATION Rev.Canon IVENS SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, Edwin WHITELEY, W.GLEDHILL, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.TURNER Mr.William SUTCLIFFE, Willow Lodge Estate [Column 3] Mrs.BROWN, nursing association? [Column 4] Rev.Canon IVENS SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY Messrs. James BROADBENT, SPENCER of Great Horton, Dixon LUMB, ALLOT(ALLOTT) of Heckmondwike, T.M.FLETCHER, F.SUTCLIFFE, W.TOLLEY [Column 5] Messrs. H.WATTERSON, D.COCKROFT, J.WADDINGTON, S.WADSWORTH, J.W.BANCROFT, R.CRABTREE, Benjamin TATE (Bradford), George HIRST (Dewsbury), James WOOD (Sowerby Bridge), Fred J.HART (Shipley), Robert BARRATT (Batley), Solomon HARTLEY (Cullingworth), Abraham WEBSTER (Hebden Bridge), George SPENCER (Great Horton), John Cartmel SMITH (Luddenden Foot) [Column 6]

Sowerby

------------------------------- MARRIAGE James Edgar BUCKLEY of King Cross, to Nora WHITELEY of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Eliza Jane HOYLE, 37, wife of Fred HOYLE, Asquith Terrace, Sowerby Bridge John Henry HYDE, 4, son of William Tillotson HYDE, Steps Lane, Sowerby Bridge Ann SUTCLIFFE, 73, wife of Thomas SUTCLIFFE, Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Victor LEAROYD, died August 1901. 12 Newton Street, Sowerby Bridge

15th August 1902

Sowerby Bridge

HOLIDAY CLUBS Mr.Ely WHITELEY's mill, Lower Willow Hall FLOWER SHOW (Working Men's Clubs) J.HOLLAS, J.W.FLETCHER, J.KNOWLES, T.MARSHALL, R.SUTCLIFFE, B.TAYLOR: winners THE RUSHBEARING Mr.T.KERSHAW RE DANIEL PARKER (bankruptcy) Daniel PARKER, 19 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge, coal and carbon merchant [Column 2] THREATENING LANGUAGE William TUCK John PARR, Sowerby Bridge labourer THE CORONATION SERVICE AT CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS, vicar Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, organist [Column 3] SERVICE AT BOLTON BROW CHAPEL Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, organist Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.FOX, T.H.KIRKNESS, F.E.HEAPE [Column 4] [Column 5]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors NAYLOR J.P., WADSWORTH, HAIGH, INGHAM, STOTT, MITCHELL, COCKROFT, BRADLEY Mr.Amos FARRAR, complaint about the fouling of his water supply Mr.HARTLEY, surveyor Drs. DUNN, ADAMS Mr.T.H.MORRIS, re telegraph poles in Stansfield Mill Lane Mr.Austin CHAMBERLAIN, re telegraph poles, Post Office man? H.HANSON, successful lamplighting tender for Sowerby J.PRIESTLEY, successful lamplighting tender for Triangle William SMITH, successful lamplighting tender for Mill Bank Mr.PICKLES, owned property near the church [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE SWIMMING CLUB R.FLETCHER, H.COPLEY: novice race F.WHITTAKER, A.SCHOFIELD: members' race GREENWOOD, H.VAN GELDER: scholars' race FIELDING, BAILEY, KIDD, CLEGG, HIRST: Halifax water polo team

Triangle

Mr.Edward Navey CHAMBERS, manager of the first worsted spinning mill in New South Wales Moved there from New Zealand. Formerly of Triangle

Ripponden

RE N.WHITELEY & SONS (probably going bust) Messrs.LEAROYD & Sons Mr.J.I.LEAROYD ---------------------------- DEATHS May METCALFE, 2, daughter of Henry METCALFE, Back Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge Willie ROBINSON, 8, son of Samuel ROBINSON, Sun Longley, Norland Isaac TURNER, 81, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge William Edward WHITWORTH, Rose Grove, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM John William HELLIWELL, died August 1901. 15 Nicholl's Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

22nd August 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.J.BIRTWHISTLE of Sowerby Bridge, football referee UNITED SERVICES (Congregational and Primitive Methodist) Rev.F.E.HEAPE (Borough Court, Halifax) Charley CARTLEDGE of Sowerby Bridge BEGGING Police Constable PRITCHARD PRESENTATION (Baptist Sunday School teachers) Mr.and Mrs.B.INGHAM, off to America SUDDEN DEATH (inquest at Luddenden Foot) Mr.J.B.KERSHAW, deputy coroner James SUTCLIFFE, aged 67, foreman mechanic Messrs.POLLIT and WIGZELL Dr.SPROULL A FORMER SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN'S TRAGIC DEATH (in Hampshire) Charles MCINTOSH, aged 23, night watchman at Sowerby Bridge Station. Lived at Winter Neb, Warley, near Luddenden Foot. Had three brothers and three sisters James MCINTOSH, father of the above, used to work at Messrs.F.BERRY & Sons ironworks [Column 2] Isaac TURNER, aged 81, of Causeway Head. Made his own coffin SWIMMING J.A.MAUDE, J.F.HOLROYD, both of Sowerby Bridge

Triangle

RE JOHN HADWEN & SONS (final dividend) Mr.Newton BROADBENT of Burnley, formerly of Triangle DEATH OF MRS.JOHN INGHAM Mrs.INGHAM, aged 69, wife of Councillor John INGHAM, Crown Building [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Emily WALTON, 17, daughter of Barker WALTON, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge

29th August 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.J.W.LODGE Major EDWARDS, had land at Underbank TRAP ACCIDENT Mr.S.TURNER, contractor Mr.Fred EASTWOOD THEFTS (Halifax West Riding Court) Margaret CUNNINGHAM, a single young woman, traveller Elizabeth WASHINGTON, Hannah COOKE, Sarah NAYLOR, all of Sowerby Bridge PUBLIC LIBRARY (committee meeting) Messrs. William WOOD, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, R.ROTHWELL, H.STORR, O.EATOUGH, T.HOEY, BALL (librarian) Councillors George WHITELEY, A.MAUDE, A.HOWE PRESENTATION TO A RETURNED SOLDIER Private George SANKEY, 1st Scots Guards Messrs. Joshua PEEL and J.C.HANSON of Messrs.WOOD Bros., engineers, Sowerby Bridge Mr.RHODES, Town Hall Street, supplied timepiece [Column 2] LOCAL WILL Mr.Samuel MITCHELL, deceased, of WOODHOUSE and MITCHELL, engineers, Brighouse Thomas MITCHELL of Rayner's Road, Joe MITCHELL of Anvil Street, Brighouse: sons of above [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] MYSTERY OF THE MOORS. BLACKSMITH'S SINGULAR DEATH Charles BAXTER, aged 40, blacksmith

Ripponden

DEATH OF AN OLD INHABITANT Mr.Samuel KERSHAW, aged 87, of Soyland Town. 10 children and 63 grandchildren [Column 6] BURGLARY AT TODMORDEN Dr.LIGHTFOOT, Cross Stone Vicarage, Todmorden Mrs.GREENWOOD, school caretaker Councillor BRACEWELL, church warden Mrs.FARRAR, draper and dressmaker, Tuel Lane DEATHS Joe HADFIELD, 13, son of Charles HADFIELD, Glenfield Place, Sowerby Bridge Hannah HARTLEY, 69, Stubbin, Sowerby Bridge Joseph HELLOWELL, 50, woollen loom tuner, Spring Gardens, Mill Bank

5th September 1902

Sowerby Bridge

PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Mr.T.BIRD, the racecourse missioner A SOWERBY BRIDGE YOUNG MAN'S SUCCESS Mr.Arnold GIBSON, son of Mr.W.H.GIBSON FIRE Messrs.SIDDALL's works, Industrial Road CRICKET (Sowerby Bridge v. Stainland) E.HELLAWELL senior, C.HORNER, W.NICHOLSON, S.NICHOLL, E.HALLAWELL junior, W.THOMPSON: Sowerby Bridge team WEBSTER : Stainland team MARRIAGE OF MR.G.W.MATTOCK (at Tuel Lane Chapel) Mr.George William MATTOCK Miss Sarah Eliza SUMMERSCALES Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.Joseph WHITELEY, organist Mr.J.W.SUMMERSCALES, bride's brother Miss N.RUSHWORTH Miss Edith SUMMERSCALES, niece of the bride Mr.S.J.MATTOCK, groom's brother [Column 2] ACCIDENT Mrs.ELLIOT, Lily Street FALLEN SOLDIERS (Memorial fund) Mr.J.W.LODGE Major EDWARDS, Underbank RIDING A BICYCLE WITHOUT LIGHT (Halifax Borough Court) Fred SMITH a Sowerby Bridge young man DEATH OF P.S.DOVE Police Sergeant DOVE, aged 44. Leaves a widow and six children Inspector HICKES BAPTIST CHAPEL Revs. F.E.HEAPE, J,FOX (pastor) EDUCATIONAL Mr.A.GIBSON, obtained a Whitworth scholarship THE SEWERAGE SCHEME Mr.GRAY ASSAULT CASE (Halifax West Riding Court) Clara IBBOTSON of Wakefield Road. Had a three years old child Sarah Ann SWIFT?, neighbour of above. Had a six year old child Mrs.BELL, neighbour of the two above Mr.STOREY, prosecution Mrs.FARRAR, draper and dressmaker, Tuel Lane [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., G.WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.HOWE, J.W.WHITELEY, A.MAUDE, Edwin WHITELEY, John TURNER, A.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, J.HOLDSWORTH Mr.BISSELL, gas manager Mr.GRAY, engineer (sewage scheme) Mr.Trevor EDWARDS, solicitor to the West Rivers Board Mr.Tom GRIME, nuisance inspector Mr.DARWIN, clerk to the peace Ex-Councillor J.W.LODGE [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE George William MATTOCK, son of C.W.MATTOCK, Round Bank, to Sarah Eliza SUMMERSCALES, daughter of John SUMMERSCALES, all of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Emily COATES, 19, Binns Hill, Warley Thomas SMITH, 55, cabinet maker, New Marsh, Sowerby Bridge

12th September 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE TRAMS Councillors George WHITELEY, W.GLEDHILL, A.HOWE (School board meeting) Miss CRABTREE, deceased, headmistress of Bolton Brow girls' school Miss PEARSON of Crumpsall, near Manchester, new headmistress Miss Edith A STOTT, formerly of Bolton Brow Board School INFIRMARY DEMONSTRATION Mr.TOLLEY, Sowerby Bridge Ambulance Association Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, Sowerby Bridge Flour Society? CRUELTY TO A HORSE (Halifax Borough Court) Harry HELLIWELL of Causeway Head Mallinson HELLIWELL, father of above Inspector RIGG SWIMMING GALA (Sowerby Bridge Swimming club) H.COPLEY, H.WEBSTER: novice race A.SCHOFIELD: members' race H.CLARKSON: scholars' race WILKINSON, WHITAKER, CROWTHER :Sowerby Bridge polo team Tom COLLINS, GREENWOOD: Halifax Park polo team [Column 2] Walter LEES, formerly of Sowerby Bridge, played for Surrey WEST END Rev.G.S.SMITH Elizabeth E.HITCHEN, Lucy BRADLEY, Emma MITCHELL, Doris RADCLIFFE, Violetta SUTCLIFFE, Gladys SUTCLIFFE, Ivy BAXENDALE Wilfred HOLROYD HARVEST FESTIVAL (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.J.Patchett BURT, circuit minister Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist CIRCUIT QUARTERLY MEETING (Primitive Methodist) Revs. F.E.HEAPE, F.PICKERING (South African missionary) Mr.MORGAN of Mytholmroyd VISIT OF BOSTOCK AND WOMBWELL'S MENAGERIE TO SOWERBY BRIDGE

Triangle

THE AFFAIRS OF JOHN HADWEN AND SONS Messrs.John HADWEN and Sons, formerly silk spinners NAMING THE TREES IN THE CEMETERY (Correspondence) Mr.NICHOLL, registrar [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5]

Norland

SALE OF A FARM Mr.Alfred E.BUCKLEY, auctioneer James BARKER, deceased, Town House Farm Mr.Richard NUTTON, Beech, Sowerby Bridge. Buyer Messrs.ENGLAND & Co., solicitors, Halifax

Ripponden

WILL OF MR.J.W.C.AYRE Mr.J.W.C.AYRE of Brigroyd, Ripponden. Died in June aged 49 Mr.George CARR, Eastlemans, Colne. Uncle of the above Mr.George Herbert BATES of Market Street, Manchester, solicitor Messrs. Henry LEES, William IRVINE, Frederick William SUBBERTON Anna AYRE, Emma AYRE, Isabel AYRE: cousins of J.W.C.AYRE SUDDEN DEATH OF A LAMPLIGHTER Eli BROADBENT, aged 55, of Spring Street, Ripponden John BROADBENT, roller coverer Dr.HOYLE

Luddenden Foot

INCREASED RATE SUGGESTED AT LUDDENDEN FOOT Councillors W.BIRTWHISTLE J.P., WORMALD, H.SAGAR, J.GREENWOOD Mr.G.B.WAUGH, council's sewage engineer CENTRAL HALL, CENTRAL BUILDINGS Messrs.EASTWOOD Bros., clothiers. Former occupant W.H.HALL, books, stationery and leather goods. New occupant [Column 6]

Sowerby

HARVEST FESTIVAL (Boulderclough Methodist) Rev.E.COLLEY, Brighouse Mr.Levi HAIGH, Sowerby Bridge Miss Agnes MITCHELL Mr.John HANSON, conductor Mr.W.WADSWORTH, organist SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillor NAYLOR, J.P. Mr.LONGBOTHAM, clerk to the Soyland District Council Mr.James LUMB, Chapel Terrace Mr.HAIGH MARRIAGE Fred CRABTREE, carter, to Elizabeth WILSON, both of Sowerby Bridge

19th September 1902

CHRIST CHURCH. HARVEST FESTIVAL Revs. E.W.EASTON, Canon IVENS (vicar), C.W.HOWARD

Sowerby Bridge

PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL (Sowerby New Road) Rev.W.H.MATTHEWS of Heckmondwike, former circuit minister at Sowerby Bridge Mr.S.HOWARD THE DISTRICT COUNCIL - OUTING TO YORK Councillor Frank CLAY J.P. CAUGHT IN THE ACT (Halifax West Riding Court) Joshua Edward RATLEDGE (18) John Arthur RATLEDGE (11), brother of above Harrison WATERWORTH, shopkeeper, County Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Police Constable WILSON WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.WADSWORTH, organist Misses MOORE, WADSWORTH, ASTIN Messrs. J.HEMINGWAY, G.H.WHITAKER [Column 2] REV.CANON IVENS, M.A. Rev.Canon IVENS, vicar of Sowerby Bridge for fifteen years Mr.BISSELL, gas works engineer RUSKIN HALL EDUCATIONAL MOVEMENT Rev.Canon IVENS FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.H.KIDD CIRCUIT MEETING (United Methodist Free Churches) Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. John WADDINGTON, Joseph WHITELEY, S.TURNER, OLDFIELD (Tuel Lane), BUTTERWORTH and TURNER (Sowerby), J.W.SYKES (Norland), W.H.HELLIWELL THE BICYCLE TERROR (Halifax West Riding Court) Alfred TAYLOR of Copley Mrs.Sarah Ann BROADBENT of Sowerby Bridge NOVEL CRICKET MATCH: LADIES VERSUS GENTLEMEN (Gentlemen had to play left handed) Mr.and Mrs.Frank CLAY Mesdames F.CLAY, WELLBURN, WILKINSON Misses E.SCHOLEFIELD, BELL, Ethel CLAY, Beatrice WOOD, Nellie WOOD, EASTWOOD (2?), E.LANCASTER, BERRY, M.GREENWOOD Messrs. Frank CLAY, F.CLAY junior, G.WOOD, A.D.CLAY, CRABTREE, SMITH, D.I.CLAY, WALTON, GIBSON Dr.WELLBURN THE AFFAIRS OF FREDK.H.BOWMAN, LATE OF HALIFAX (London Bankruptcy Court) Mr.E.L.HOUGH, official receiver Frederick H.BOWMAN, late of Halifax and Knutsford, Cheshire. Cotton spinner in Halifax till 20 years ago Mr.Herbert ALEXANDER of Leeds [Column 3]

Sowerby

ST.PETER'S CHURCH Revs. W.W.PURVIS (vicar of St.Mary's, Cotton Stones), HEYGATE (vicar of King Cross) Mr.Booth SHARP, organist HARVEST SERVICES (Wesleyan Chapel) Rev.C.W.LANCASTER of Headingley College Mr.A.E.THOMAS, organist

Norland

HARVEST FESTIVAL (Methodist) Messrs. H.N.BLAMIRES and Joseph WILCOCK, both of Sowerby Bridge Rev.J.Patchett BURT (circuit minister)

Triangle

(Wesleyan Chapel sewing class) Messrs. Samuel HOYLE of Ripponden, Fred WOLFENDEN, J.PRIESTLEY

Mill Bank

WESLEYAN CHAPEL Mr.Harold CROOK of Didsbury College Mr.B.HOWARTH, organist

Ripponden

RIPPONDEN CHURCH (St.Bartholomew's, churchyard extension) Revs. J.GLEDHILL (vicar), H.COLLINS of Dean Head, Canon IVENS [Column 4] EXCITING MENAGERIE SCENE. TAMER'S ESCAPE AT HEBDEN BRIDGE BOSTOCK and WOMBWELL's menagerie UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCH. TUEL LANE, SOWERBY BRIDGE Revs. J.P.BURT, J.W.MAWER [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE John W.SUTCLIFFE, pattern maker, to Hannah OGDEN, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS James SPEAK, 74, Sowerby Green, Sowerby Hannah SUTCLIFFE, 79, widow of John SUTCLIFFE IN MEMORIAM Fred JENNINGS, died September 1901. Pleasant Street, Beech

26th September 1902

Sowerby Bridge

41 years since the cemetery was consecrated J.F.HOLROYD of Sowerby Bridge, swimmer (Bolton Brow Working Men's Club) Messrs. James WOOD, Leonard GREENWOOD, SUTCLIFFE, John SHAW, John HELLIWELL Mr.Joseph HANSON, manager of Halifax Joint Stock Bank in Sowerby Bridge Mr.D.W.CHETTLE, manager in Bradford Mr.William BURNLEY, manager at Hebden Bridge, to come to Sowerby Bridge Mr.Fred HOWARTH, chief cashier at Hebden Bridge BOWLING HANDICAP (Sowerby Bridge Bowling Club) J.BUCKLEY, Alfred GREENWOOD, W.H.GIBSON, A.J.BUTTERWORTH WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Messrs. T.SMITHIES of West Vale, W.WILSON of Sowerby Bridge, Mr.JESSOP (owns a gramophone) DEATH OF MR.DAVID MITCHELL Mr.David MITCHELL, aged 72, lived at Bankfield, Quarry Hill. Worsted spinner at Valley Mill Rev.G.S.SMITH CHRIST CHURCH Revs. E.W.EASTON (vicar of Warley), C.W.HOWARD, Canon IVENS Mr.GAUKROGER, organist Mrs.W.HAIGH Misses WOOD, RAYNOR, BERRY, EASTWOOD, CLIFFE WESLEYAN CIRCUIT MEETING Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.H.KIDD Messrs. W.H.HALL, T.EDWARDS, C.W.SCHOLEFIELD, B.MORWOOD [Column 2] Mr.William HALLIWELL, technical editor of "The Miller", formerly of Sowerby Bridge Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased WEST END CONGREGATIONALISTS Rev.G.S.SMITH ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.TOLLEY, W.H.GIBSON, T.W.RICHARDSON, J.W.ELLIS, J.SCHOFIELD, J.MARSHALL, Teddy WASHINGTON, W.FIRTH and H.NICHOLL (musicians), T.HOEY, T.SEED Misses A.MARKHAM, L.TAYLOR, N.MARCHANT SAD BURNING FATALITY Mary Ann RATCLIFFE, aged 40, of Back Terrace Street John RATCLIFFE, husband of above Mrs.FOSTER, neighbour of the two above Drs. BROWN, WILSON (senior house surgeon at Halifax Infirmary) ORNAMENTAL REPORTING (Dewsbury West Riding Court) Joseph RILEY of Sowerby Bridge, Tom WILSON of Mirfield : Captain and crew of the saucy "Sarah Jane" (boat) Mr.A.WOOD, Sowerby Bridge. Employed the above [Column 3] PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. WOOD Bros.

Norland

NORLAND PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE

Triangle

ST.JOHN THE DIVINE Revs. H.F.BEAMISH (St.James', Halifax), W.P.DEMPSEY (Hebden Bridge), A.E.JERRAM (Bradley)

Ripponden

THEFTS FROM THE RAILWAY (Halifax West Riding Court) Ben HEY (millhand aged 18), Eli AINLEY (millhand, 18), Fred CROSSLEY (engine cleaner, 17) : all of Ripponden WHITELEY's pawn shop, Sowerby Bridge Superintendent WEIGHTMAN

Sowerby

WESLEYAN CHURCH Misses C.NORMANTON and S.A.NORMANTON (Ripponden), E.A.GAUKROGER, H.J.ROBERTSHAW (elocutionist of Sowerby Bridge) Messrs. Lewis HELLOWELL, Reynold WILSON, Percy DYSON, Herbert LUMB, J.W.SMITH (gramophone), Binns HOWARTH (accompanist) THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AUDIT Messrs. Edgar BOOTH (clerk), Timothy HITCHEN, Thomas SYKES (landowner), Eli HARTLEY (surveyor) [Column 4] MARRIAGE OF MISS CLAY AND DR.ADAMS (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel) Miss Annie Beatrice CLAY, bride, daughter of Benjamin CLAY, Hollings House Dr.John A.ADAMS, groom, son of Robert Adams of Omagh, Ireland Revs. T.WILKES of Southport, T.H.KIRKNESS Mr.J.Clay HORSFALL, organist Miss Ethel CLAY, sister of the bride Miss Frances ADAMS, sister of the groom Mr.Harry ADAMS, brother of the groom Messrs. Ernest B.CLAY and Harold F.CLAY, brothers of the bride Misses ADAMS, Minnie ADAMS, Frances ADAMS, Elsie ADAMS, Emmie ADAMS, all of Omagh Mr.J.ADAMS, Omagh Mrs.ADAMS, Tallylish Mr.and Mrs Alfred ADAMS, Ladysmith Lieutenant-Colonel C.ADAMS, Tullylish Mr.H.ADAMS, Lisburn Mr.W.ADAMS, Omagh Mr.J.R.ATKINSON, Spring Bank Dr.Martha ADAMS Mrs. and the Misses BRAYSHAW, Ilkley Dr.BROWN Miss Alice BOOTH Mrs.and Miss BANISTER (BANNISTER?) Mr.and Mrs.J.C.BATES Mrs.A.BATLEY Mr.G.WOOD and Miss BERRY Mr.and Mrs.BACK,Brussels Mrs.BARRATT, Friendly Mr.H.CLAY and Miss CLAY, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.A.COCKER Alderman J.F.CLAY, Oakleigh Miss CLAY, Oakleigh Mr.and Mrs.F.CLAY, Wood View Mr.and Mrs.CLAY, Halifax Mr.E.B.CLAY, Mr.H.F.CLAY and Miss E.CLAY Mr.and Mrs.B.CROSSLEY and Miss CROSSLEY Mr.CONSTANTINE, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.Abraham CLAY Mr.D.I.CLAY Mr.Edwin CLAY Mr.and Mrs.CROSLAND (CROSSLAND?), Huddersfield Mr.George DAVIS Mr.and Mrs.EASTWOOD, Green Hill Miss L.EASTWOOD Misses M.EMPSON and C.EMPSON Miss ECCLES Miss FENTON, Southport Mr.and Mrs.HEYWOOD, Brooklands Dr.HUNT,Halifax Mr.and Mrs.HENTHORN and Miss HENTHORN, Shaw Mrs.HALEY Mr.,Mrs. and Miss HANSON Mrs.A.HANSON Mr.and Mrs.HART, London Mr.,Mrs. and Miss HOLDSWORTH Mr.and Mrs.HEY, Clayton Mr.HINDLEY, Bradford Mr.and Mrs.J.C.HORSFALL Rev.C.W.HOWARD Mr.and Mrs.KING, Southport Rev.T.H.KIDD, Triangle Mr.and Mrs.KAYE, Clayton Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS Mrs.LANCASTER and Miss E.LANCASTER, Todmorden Dr.PRIESTLEY, Leech Mr.LONGBOTTOM Mrs.MULLEN, Omagh Dr.MERCER, Ripponden Mr.J.Faulkner OATES, Triangle Mr.NAYLOR, Fern Hill Mr.OSLER, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.POLLIT Miss PARKER, Cashel Mr.and Mrs.Gerald RAWSON, Thorp Mr.and Mrs.SANDERSON, Harrogate Mrs.T.SODDARDS and Miss SODDARDS, Bradford Mr.F.J.SCOLEFIELD and the Misses SCHOLEFIELD, Ashleigh Miss SUTCLIFFE, Hubberton Mr.and Mrs.J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.R.SIDDALL Mr.and Mrs.W.A.SUTCLIFFE Mr.and Mrs. SHILTON, Charlbury Miss WOODS, Warrington Dr.WELLBURN Mr.and Mrs.WILKINSON Mr.W.WALTON and Miss WALTON Rev.T.WILKES, Southport Mr.and Mrs.W.WOOD, Willow Hall Dr.WOODYATT, Halifax Mrs.and Miss WOOD Emily, Hollings House Suey (Susey?), formerly of Hollings House Lizsie (Lizzie?), Ashleigh Employees of James CLAY and Sons [Column 5] WHAT IT IS LIKE AT THE FRONT (Boer war) [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB AVERAGES W.NICHOLSON, C.HATTON, W.THOMPSON, G.FARRAR, H.WRAY, G.A.WOOD, C.HORNER, S.NICHOLL, E.HELLEWELL junior, W.FARRAR, J.T.DOVENOR, M.CROWTHER, H.HOLMES, G.S.THOMPSON, E.HELLEWELL senior: first eleven H.TURNER, G.HOEY, H.HOLMES, B.W.WOOD, T.HALEY, T.FRENCH, F.ASHWORTH, H.BRIGGS, J.WALKER, J.H.BALL, M.CROWTHER, F.FIRTH, R.SCHOFIELD: second eleven DEATHS Jesse EARNSHAW, 73, Scarr Head, Sowerby Bridge Edwin HALLOWELL, 69, Russell Street, Sowerby Bridge Oates INGHAM, 59, iron turner, Greenup's Terrace, Sowerby Bridge David MITCHELL, 72, Quarry Hill, Sowerby Bridge Ada Lavinia TIMEWELL, 6, daughter of William Francis TIMEWELL, Ryburn Cottage, Sowerby Bridge

3rd October 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P. Mr.W.B.FIRTH, Sowerby Bridge station master Mr.PARKINSON, stationmaster at Hebden Bridge BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHURCH Revs. T.H.KIDD, George FRAYN (King Cross), T.H.KIRKNESS FOOTBALL (rugby) LOCHMAN, R.WHITELEY, PRIESTLEY: Sowerby Bridge team ST.GEORGE'S CHURCH Revs. W.P.KINGSTON, E.BRIERLEY (vicar of Thorpe) SUDDEN DEATH (inquest) Edwin HELLEWELL, aged 55, of Scarr Road, goods station loader Frank FOSTER, parcel porter D.ADAMS ALLEGED NUISANCE (Halifax West Riding Court) Ainley WHITELEY of Brighouse, owned property in Alma Street, Sunnybank Mr.EVANS, clerk to the Sowerby Bridge District Council Tom GRIMES, nuisance inspector Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer of health Mr.CRABTREE, defence [Column 2] Mr.Frank CLAY (Seventieth election of pensioners of the Halifax Tradesmen's Benevolent Society) Martha HARDY, aged 62, widow of John HARDY, cabinet maker who traded in Wharf Street 1868-1890 Above had one son and three daughters. Lived at 84 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge THE WAR RELIEF FUND Mr.J.HANSON Ernest KERSHAW who died in South Africa Councillor F.CLAY THE LATE MR JOSEPH GREENWOOD. UNVEILING OF A PORTRAIT (at the Liberal Club) Mr.Joseph GREENWOOD, deceased Mr.E.MITCHELL Councillor Ely WHITELEY Mr.J.B.BLAKELEY, Liberal registration agent [Column 3] Mrs.MARSLAND, Women's Liberal Association Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. T.HOEY, J.WADDINGTON, J.S.HOLLAND, T.HORSFALL, A.S.FIRTH, William GREENWOOD (Hebden Bridge) Councillor HOLDSWORTH BAZAAR AT THE BAPTIST CHAPEL Revs. John FOX (pastor), S.J.ROBINS, F.E.HEAPE Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. Messrs. T.HORSFALL, A.ASTIN, J.W.WALKER of Halifax, C.H.HEBBLETHWAITE of Halifax Mesdames HORSFALL, F.ASTIN, BRADLEY, J.WHITELEY, MARSDEN, BLAGBOROUGH, FOX, BROADBENT, G.E.WHITELEY, J.A.WHITELEY, A.ASTIN, SHEPLEY, HAIGH, MELLOR, SHAW, FRANKLAND, JOWETT, BARRACLOUGH, GREENWOOD, GREGORY, DYSON, ELLIS, TRIPPEAR, DOBSON Misses DRUCE, FOX, WADE, ORME, UTTLEY, E.MITCHELL, F.MITCHELL, H.ROYDES, ACKROYD, ELLIS, BAUME, Ethel BENTLEY, Harriet BENTLEY, Blanche HORSFALL, VOSE Mr.WALKER JUBILEE OF THE TUEL LANE CHAPEL (50th anniversary) Messrs. Samuel MAGSON of Halifax, John WADDINGTON Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.J.RILEY, Bull's Head (in 1850) Messrs. J.EVERS, Samuel HOYLE, Samuel MATTOCK, Thomas CARTER, Thomas GARSIDE, George HARKER, Jonas MITCHELL: Free Methodists in 1850 [Column 4] Brothers S.MATTOCK, John KING, Thomas BARRON, Jabez EVERS, F.BERRY, Nathan GRAHAM, Thomas ACKROYD, John RILEY, Henry MAGSON, Richard LAYCOCK, Benjamin GARSIDE, Richard FOXTON, John MITCHELL, David HITCHEN, Frances BERRY, Samuel HARKER, James GREENWOOD, David BEATSON, Luke BREARLEY, William MAUDE : Free Methodists in the early 1850s Rev.J.EVERETT, opened first chapel in 1852 John HALSTEAD, David HITCHEN, Samuel GARNETT, Thomas CROSSLEY, John HOWARTH, James MITCHELL, James ACKROYD, Jamee BERRY (James BERRY?), Richard FOXTON, Thomas DYSON, Samuel MATTOCK, S.MAUDE, Richard LAYCOCK, John KING, Edward JENNINGS, John HOWARTH, Thomas CARTER, William FIRTH, John SENIOR, George BARKER, Thomas BARRON, James CRABTREE, Thomas CORDINGLEY, Brian HELM, John GAUKROGER, Mary BARRACLOUGH, Thomas CARTER, Thomas FAWCETT, Mary BARRETT, William HOLDSWORTH, Thomas ACKROYD, Thomas CLOUGH, John KERSHAW, James GREENWOOD, John FIRTH, James MATTOCK, Benjamin GARSIDE, GAUKROGER Bros., Thomas HIRST, J.MITCHELL, Mary WADDINGTON, James BEATSON, Henry MAGSON, James HITCHEN, Eliza FLOOKES, Sarah WHITELEY, John SHOESMITH, Mary HUSBAND, Joseph SMITH, M.SHAW, Betty ACKROYD, Francis BERRY, Thomas WADSWORTH, Nathan FLEMING, Betty WILSON: first seatholders in the chapel Mary SUTCLIFFE, Joseph WILSON, T.WASHINGTON, Mr.J.HITCHEN, Mrs.THOMAS (Mary WASHINGTON), Mr.Adin FARRAR, Mrs.SHEPLEY, Mrs.FARRAR (Wakefield Road), Mrs.William WOOD, Mrs.Charles FIRTH, Mrs.Matthew LUMB, Mr.J.FIRTH, Mrs.GREENWOOD, Mr.Hartley GREENWOOD, Mrs.PARKINSON, Thomas GREENWOOD, Mrs.WEBSTER, Mrs.MACKRELL, Mrs.FOX, Mrs.William LUMB, Mr.Pharoah GREENWOOD: some of the first scholars who are still living (in 1902) William WHITWORTH, Sam CHANDLER, John MARSHALL, Moses MILNES, David FISHWICK, Robert ATKINSON, Joseph BRIGGS, Turner WASHINGTON, John KERSHAW, James JACKSON, Thomas ACKROYD, James WHITWORTH, Abraham HOLT, James FIRTH, James GREENWOOD junior: Free Methodists in 1869 Revs. William HUDSON (1868-1869), James ROBERTS (1869-?), W.DAWSON, John LEWIS (1871-1873), Joseph TOWNEND (1873-1875), Jabez PERCIVAL (1875-1879), William EDMONDSON (1879-1882), Samuel PRATER (1882-1885), Edwin T.HARRIS (1885-1887), George A.WILSON (1887-1895), J.W.MAWER (1895-1898), Earl GRAY (1898-1901), J.P.BURT (1901 on): Ministers George HELM, mason in 1873 Pharoah GREENWOOD, joiner in 1873 John NAYLOR,plumber in 1873 Jonas BINNS, painter in 1873 George WHITELEY, plasterer in 1873 Sir Matthew WILSON, 1881? Samuel HOYLE Mr.Alfred S.FIRTH, early scholar Jabez EVERS, Thomas GARSIDE, Sammy HOYLE (Samuel HOYLE), John KING, Samuel MATTOCK, Thomas CARTER: former preachers [Column 5] George HARKER, Henry MAGSON, Thomas ACKROYD, John KING, Luke BREARLY (Luke BREARLEY?), Thomas CORDINGLEY, Nathan FLEMING, Francis BERRY: Former Sunday School Moses MILNES, Samuel MAGSON, Turner WASHINGTON, William WHITWORTH, James FIRTH, F.A.LORD, Thomas WOOD, John LAW, James GREENWOOD, John LORD, Pharoah GREENWOOD, Jabez KING, Henry HOLLINRAKE: Later Sunday school Roland FLEMING, J.W.TAYLOR (deceased), W.H.OLDFIELD: old school and Band of Hope John FOX, first choirmaster Mrs.Mary SUTCLIFFE, Mrs.Wood, Mrs.B.E.GREENWOOD: former members of choir, still living W.H.MITCHELL, B.E.GREENWOOD, Henry GAUKROGER, Elizabeth MILNES, Joseph WHITELEY: former organists Mr.Henry SUTCLIFFE, formerly connected with Tuel Lane, living Mr.James GREENWOOD, former conductor Mr.Charles BESWICK Mr.W.H.OLDFIELD, current Sunday School Messrs. Joseph WILCOCK, John WRIGLEY (Bradford), W.H.HELLIWELL Revs. J.P.BURT, J.W.MAWER MARRIAGE Mr.Fred BARRACLOUGH, of Brighouse, to Miss S.A.BOOTH of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Martha BROADBENT, 65, wife of James Priestley BROADBENT, West Street, Sowerby Bridge John INGHAM, 69, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors F.CLAY J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, J.TURNER, Ely WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.HOLDSWORTH, W.GLEDHILL

10th October 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE COTTON TRADE SHEPHERD and BLACKBURN Ltd. WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.BLAKELEY, Liberal registration agent Mrs.MARSLAND TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY Messrs. B.ROBINSON, W.H.WILCOCK, J.BATES, F.WADE, R.GREENWOOD Misses WOLFENDEN, Dora PARKER Messrs. H.GREENWOOD and J.GREENWOOD: music GAMBLING (Halifax West Riding Court) Burton HATFIELD, Arthur BRINDLEY, Walter CARTER, William MITCHELL, Walker GREENWOOD, Charles BUCKLEY: aged 14 to 18 LONDON CHILDREN'S HOME (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel) Sister Jessie SPIRITUALIST SOCIETY Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT (conductor), B.LEES, H.BOOTH, E.E.LAW, A.SUTCLIFFE, J.K.LAW, H.THORPE (organist and choirmaster), W.WILSON, JOHNSON, Will PHILLIPS of Manchester, BARRACLOUGH, G.CROWTHER Mesdames GREENWOOD, FARRAR, CAUNT, SHEPLEY Miss THORPE Wallace LEES, died ten months ago, grandson of B.LEES Mrs.E.LEES, mother of above Wedding of Mr.Fred BARRACLOUGH of Brighouse to Miss S.A.BOOTH of Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.BOOTH, father of the bride [Column 2] SUDDEN DEATH Mrs.HOLROYD, aged 76, widow of William HOLROYD, coal dealer. Egremont Street, Sowerby new Road CHRIST CHURCH BIBLE CLASS Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.MARSDEN, accompanist Messrs. DYSON and HILEY: music SPIRITUALIST GUILD Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT, W.PHILLIPS of Manchester, George WILSON of Halifax THE BAPTIST BAZAAR Mr.HARRISON of West Vale Rev.John FOX WEST END CONGREGATIONAL SCHOOL Councillor F.CLAY, J.P. Master BROADBENT, soprano, Manchester Cathedral Mrs.BROADBENT, contralto, Oldham Mr.J.SYKES, tenor, Halifax parish Church Mr.A.CALVERT, humorist, Huddersfield Mr.B.WADSWORTH, accompanist Mr.J.HANSON Misses MOORE, WADSWORTH Mr.A.SMITH Mr.Ehud HANSON, humorist, Halifax Professor LYNK Mr.H.H.CLEGG, accompanist THE TRAMS Major DRUITT, board of trade inspector [Column 3] Mr.CARNEGIE'S GENEROUS OFFER TO SOWERBY BRIDGE Councillor F.CLAY, J.P. Mr.SWALLOW, J.P., deceased ANNUAL SWIMMING FETE Councillor Frank CLAY, J.P. J.SMITH of Burnley, D.W.WILKINSON, G.H.WEBSTER, J.W.CARTER, F.MAUDE, F.HOLROYD, G.CROSSLEY, F.CROSSLEY, N.B.FIELDING of Halifax, A.R.HIRST of Halifax, H.CROWTHER, H.CROSSLEY, A.HAIGH, T.SMITH of Burnley : swimmers Misses S.E.PROCTOR of Bradford, L.TAYLOR of Dewsbury, C.TAYLOR of Dewsbury: swimmers Mr.Godfrey RHODES, deceased

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION (4th anniversary) Messrs. A.SMITH of Sowerby Bridge, T.H.BARRETT, J.SCHOFIELD, J.WADSWORTH, J.HANSON (choirmaster), W.WADSWORTH (organist) Revs. T.M.REES (Halifax), E.COLLEY (Brighouse) Mrs.ROBERTSHAW of Hebden Bridge [Column 4] MEN'S SERVICE AT CHRIST CHURCH (sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] [Column 6] Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF SOWERBY (accounts) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor Edgar BOOTH, solicitor, 7 Harrison Road, Halifax. Council clerk DEATHS Sarah INGHAM, 61, wife of George INGHAM, Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Fred BRAY, 26, woollen twister, John Street, Sowerby Bridge Phoebe PEARSALL, 56, widow of Jim PEARSALL (James PEARSALL), Railway Terrace, Luddenden Foot Ann STONES, 78, widow of Thomas STONES, Lower Field House, Sowerby

17th October 1902

Sowerby Bridge

THE TRAMWAY Major DRUITT, Board of Trade inspector LANTERN LECTURE (Wesleyan Band of Hope) Mr.F.TOPHAM of Halifax Mr.C.HOLLAS of the Queen Inn, Bolton Brow TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Mr.F.TOPHAM of Halifax Rev.J.P.BURT Misses M.BOTTOMLEY, A.PRIESTLEY, M.H.WILCOCK, E.HORNER, SIDDALL (accompanist) ORGAN RECITAL (Christ Church) Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist Messrs. A.SNOWDEN, J.H.T.BAUME THE LIBRARY QUESTION Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P. PECULIAR CASE (Halifax West Riding Court) William GORMAN, weaver Annie LOMAS of Taylor's Court, Bolton Brow Police Constable MARSHALL THE RUSKIN HALL EDUCATIONAL LEAGUE Messrs. Thomas HOEY, Rowland LUMB, T.A.SMITH (lanternist) [Column 2] Inspector HICKES WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION CASE (Halifax County Court) Mr.Vincent HARRISON, arbitrator George JONES, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge. About 16 years old W.Samuel JONES, father of above Charles William MATTOCK (Charles Whiteley MATTOCK?), toffee and sweet maker, Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge Mr.F.WOOD, barrister of Bradford Messrs.C.T.RHODES and Son, solicitors, Halifax Mr.J.L.BOOTH, defence Drs. DUNN, BROWN, WELLBURN, TOPHAM (Halifax), Crossley WRIGHT (Halifax), WOODWARK (Halifax Infirmary) Misses M.E.JONES, F.JONES : George's sisters [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5]

Triangle

THE HADWEN FAILURE Messrs.HADWEN and INGHAM, silk spinners at Kebroyd Mills. Firm started about 1800

Ripponden

THE WATER SUPPLY Messrs.R.HORSFALL and Son, engineers, Halifax Messrs.J.AINSWORTH and Son, reservoir contractors, Oldham

Norland

TEA AND CONCERT (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Misses A.GEE, SUTCLIFFE, F.WHITELEY, M.H.SUTCLIFFE, SHEARD (autoharp), GAUKROGER (mandolino), H.J.ROBERTSHAW, BROADBENT (piano) Mr.Herbert HOYLE, accompanist? Rev.F.E.HEAPE WEBSTER's, fents and drapery, 70 Wharf Street and 28 Mitchell Street, Beech, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR J.P., J.WADSWORTH, J.COCKROFT, J.INGHAM, H.HAIGH, J.NICHOLL, D.TURNER, A.STOTT, J.L.WHITELEY, R.BRADLEY Mr.JUDSON, property owner Mr.Trevor EDWARDS, clerk to the Rivers' Board Mr.BOOTH, clerk Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Mr.HARTLEY Mr.Eli LUMB, owned land at Quickstavers ----------------------------------------------- AT HOME DR.ADAMS and Mrs.ADAMS, Bank Royd DEATHS Mary HOLROYD, 76, widow of James HOLROYD, Egremont Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

24th October 1902

Sowerby Bridge

PATENTS Messrs.HOMFRAY & Co.Ltd., Sowerby Bridge BOLTON BROW LITERARY SOCIETY Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS VISIT TO A CORN MILL (Spiritualist Lyceum) Mr.William GREENWOOD owned Breck Mill, Hebden Bridge? Mr.SUTCLIFFE, night foreman at the mill INTERESTING POINT OF LAW (Halifax West Riding Court) Harry TAYLOR, foreman, Sowerby Bridge Levi GLEDHILL, fitter, Norland Sam HARGREAVES, fitter, Halifax Mr.J.CLARKSON of Messrs.ENGLAND & Co., prosecution Mr.C.T.RHODES, defence Messrs.Peter DIXON & Sons Mr.GRIFFITHS, company manager [Column 2] BOLTON BROW CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY Rev.T.Galland HARTLEY Alderman J.F.CLAY Mr.A.FOX of Sowerby Bridge, bought houses THE SALE AT PYE NEST Sir Henry EDWARDS, deceased, Pye Nest FOREIGN MISSIONS (West End Congregational) Revs. G.S.SMITH, Mark PEARSON (Northowram) Miss SPENCE, B.A., missionary in India THE SUNDAY SCHOOLS Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. C.BESWICK, J.BARNES MUSICAL AND DIORAMIC ENTERTAINMENT Messrs. Milton CLAY, Squire THOMPSON Misses A.LEES, BROADBENT (Sowerby) THE TRAMWAY (new tramway to Halifax) Councillors A.CLAY, Frank CLAY J.P. Mr.R.W.EVANS [Column 3]

Norland

NORLAND UNITED CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR (Methodist and Baptist) Messrs. T.HOWARTH, George WILLETT, J.W.SYKES, W.W.HEAP Rev.J.P.BURT Misses BOOTH, HEAP

Sowerby

PRIZE TERRIER (Halifax and district Yorkshire Terrier Society) Messrs. J.REDFEARN, W.H.MORTON

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING Messrs. STOTT (Ripponden), DIXON (Midgley), R.RUDMAN and T.RUDMAN (Soyland) PIGEON SHOOTING R.REDGRIFT of Sowerby, T.RUDMAN of Soyland

Ripponden

HOIST ACCIDENT Amy Lucetta PARKER, a young woman, warper James PARKER, Commercial Buildings. Father of above Dr.HOYLE [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGES Charles NICHOLSON to Ada BARNES, both of Sowerby Bridge Ernest PRIESTLEY, Luddenden Foot, to Elizabeth DAVILL of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS William ARTHINGTON, 60, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge Sarah STOKES, 72, widow of William STOKES, Alms House, Sowerby Mary Jane WADDINGTON, 59, widow of William WADDINGTON, Upper Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge

31st October 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.BLAKELEY, Liberal registration agent (C.E.T.S., Christ Church) Rev.J.H.LOMAX, vicar of Harley Wood, Todmorden Misses LAWRENCE, CRABTREE Police Sergeant ARNOLD of Goole, new Inspector at Sowerby Bridge Inspector HICKES, former Inspector Colonel ORMSBY, former Halifax Superintendent CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Friendly Wesleyan) Rev.Edward BLACKALL of Seacombe, formerly of this circuit PRESENTATION TO MR.JOHN MARSLAND Mr.William HAIGH, shopkeeper, Town Hall Street Mr.John MARSLAND, Sowerby Bridge Gas Works manager for 21 years MOTHERS' MEETING TEA (Christ Church) Mrs.MANTLE of Halifax Miss Jane SMITH MR.J.W.MELLOR, M.P. Mr.HOEY, Sowerby Bridge Liberal Association Mr.Worsley TAYLOR, member for Blackpool BAPTIST CHAPEL Revs. J.FOX, D.R.LEWIS of West Vale, W.WOODING (Congo missionary), D.A.JEFFERY (Halifax) Messrs. J.BARNES, R.UTLEY (R.UTTLEY?)(choirmaster) FOREIGN MISSION (Methodist) Rev.F.PICKERING and A.BALDWIN (African missionaries), F.E.HEAPE, W.LAWRENCE of Halifax Councillor BREARLEY of Halifax [Column 2] C.A.SIMPSON, former licensee of the Reed Inn, Sowerby Bridge. New licensee, Branch Inn, Sowerby Bridge Samuel WHITWORTH, new licensee of the Reed Inn Berry HELLIWELL, former licensee of the Branch Inn WEST END IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY Rev.G.S.SMITH Mrs.DEWHIRST, widow, Beech. Died yesterday. SALE OF WORK (Church Missionary Society, Christ Church) Mr.William HAIGH PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, R.ROTHWELL, T.M.FLETCHER, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, H.STORR, W.NICHOLL, T.HOEY, W.HAIGH Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors F.CLAY J.P., A.MAUDE, A.HOWE, George WHITELEY Mr.HANSON THE WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION CASE (Halifax County Court) Mr.Vincent THOMPSON, barrister George JONES, aged 16 William JONES, Wakefield Road. Father of above Charles William MATTOCK (Charles Whiteley MATTOCK), toffee and sweet manufacturer, Industrial Road Dr.DUNN

Norland

PTOMAINE POISONING

Ripponden

CHAPEL FIELD MILL Messrs.N.WHITELEY and Son, former cotton spinners at Chapel Field Mill ---------------------------------------- DEATHS Rebecca CULPAN, 61, widow of Joseph CULPAN, Navigation Inn, Sowerby Bridge Eliza Jane LISTER, 3, daughter of Harry LISTER, Willow Street, Sowerby Bridge Josiah TEAL, 57, farmer, Warley Wood Farm [Column 3] A DISPUTED LAND SALE. ABOUT A RIGHT OF WAY Mr.Justice FARWELL, Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice Mr.PICKLES, laundry proprietor in Burnley. Lives in Halifax Mr.William SUTCLIFFE, builder of Sowerby Bridge Mr.DODDS, owned land [Column 4] PROPOSED PURCHASE OF THE FOOTBALL FIELD. LOCAL GOVERNMENT INQUIRY Mr.STEWART, Local Government Board inspector Mr.EVANS, for the District Council Mr.J.C.BELL, Sowerby Bridge Athletic Company Councillors Frank CLAY J.P., A.CLAY, W.GLEDHILL, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, Ely WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, HOLDSWORTH Messrs. J.W.LODGE, Mark WILCOCK, D.I.CLAY; Rev.G.S.SMITH: ratepayers Mr.F.J.SCHOLEFIELD Mr.BELL Mr.SCHOLEFIELD, representing Messrs.WALLIS & Co. [Column 5] [Column 6]

7th November 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.BLAKELEY, Sowerby Division Liberal Association WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.J.H.STEAD Mrs.MARSLAND CHOIR SERMONS (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.R.HEBBRON of Brighouse Mr.WHITELEY, organist SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Rev.C.LIVERMORE DEATH OF MRS. GILL Mrs.GILL, aged 77, Myrtle Terrace. Widow of William GILL, printer and stationer, Wharf Street Rev.Charles JANION, deceased. Father of Mrs.GILL ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL CLARKSON, Sowerby Bridge team WEST END SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. T.CHADWICK, A.SUTCLIFFE, A.HELLEWELL, J.HOLT, J.BARRACLOUGH, T.HOEY, T.A.SMITH, B.HOLROYD (choirmaster), A.SMITH Mesdames EDWARDS, J.H.ATKINSON Misses E.WADSWORTH, N.RUSHWORTH, accompanists CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOUR PARTY (Tuel Lane Chapel) Revs. J.W.DAVIS of Elland, J.W.MAWER of Greetland, F.W.SPARKES of Halifax, J.P.BURT, J.T.SHAW of Leeds, J.E.WOLSTENHOLME of Luddenden Foot Miss TURNER of Halifax Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist [Column 2] ST.GEORGE'S MINSTREL TROUPE Messrs. H.WILSON, J.HALSTEAD, G.H.GREENWOOD, G.MARSHALL, M.SCHOFIELD, J.MARSDEN (accompanist) SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Frank CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.HOWE, A.MAUDE, J.HOLDSWORTH, W.GLEDHILL, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, Edwin WHITELEY Messrs.John HADWEN & Sons (new firm) Mr.F.WATERHOUSE, street lamp glazer Messrs.SHEPHERD and BLACKBURN Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer of health Mr.H.SHAW, owned property in Albert Road [Column 3] Messrs.HUMPHREY & HIRST SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT, J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES, D.I.CLAY, R.SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON Rev.Canon IVENS Miss Amy NICHOLL, ex p.t. at Bolton Brow Girls' School Miss HANLEY of Bolton Brow Girls' School Mr.T.G.JACKSON, ex-p.t. assistant at Bolton Brow Boys' School Mr.MELLOR, caretaker at Tuel Lane Schools

Norland

MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE of Sowerby Bridge Mr.J.R.SWAIN, Field House, Halifax Mr.Abraham GREENWOOD of Southowram

Sowerby

SERIOUS MILL ACCIDENT Thomas HOPKINSON, aged 20 of Sowerby Town [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Friendly Brass Band [Column 5] [Column 6]

Ripponden

(Rishworth Congregational Chapel choir) Mr.B.WADSWORTH, conductor, Sowerby Bridge ------------------------------------------------- DEATHS Sarah Ann DEWHIRST, 47, wife of James DEWHIRST, John Street, Sowerby Bridge Grace CULPAN, 71, widow of William CULPAN, Spout Field, Sowerby Mary GILL, 77, widow of William GILL, Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge William HARE, 40, railway signal man, Gratrix House, Sowerby Bridge SOWERBY DIVISION LIBERAL ASSOCIATION. PUBLIC MEETING Right Hon. J.W.MELLOR, M.P. Hon.T.A.BRASSEY F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, J.P.

14th November 1902

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.A.Audley PARRY

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.T.H.KIDD, Bolton Brow Chapel Mrs.GILL, recently deceased SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT, Ernest LAW (piano) Miss B.FARRAR, violin PRESENTATION (Tuel Lane Sunday School) Councillor A.F.LONGBOTTOM, teacher Miss BARRON TERRIBLE FALL Patrick BARRETT, West End Messrs.CHARNOCK and Co., contractors Messrs.POLLIT, foundry, Wharf Street Dr.PATON BEGGING (Halifax West Riding Court) Patrick DUNN, a young fellow Police Constable CRABTREE A.KERSHAW, an old man of no fixed abode Superintendent WEIGHTMAN RABBIT COURSING Mr.Ben RILEY of Castle Inn, Sowerby Bridge Harry BRIGGS HAWKING WITHOUT LICENCE (Halifax West Riding Court) Andrew WINTER, a youth of the gipsy class Police Constable CRABTREE Sarah WOOD [Column 2] Mr.E.C.WASHINGTON, humorist Mr.HARGREAVES, inspector of weights and measures LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Mr.S.C.MOORE of Mytholmroyd Councillor Edwin WHITELEY DRAUGHTS (Halifax and District League) H.DEWHIRST, H.BARFORD, H.LAWRENCE, L.J.TAYLOR, W.BATES, R.C.GIBSON, J.R.LEE, W.COPLEY : Sowerby Bridge Church Institute team W.ELLISON, F.NICHOLL, J.R.JOYNES, H.HOLLAS, W.H.FIRTH, J.T.WILSON, H.NORMANTON, W.H.GREEN :Halifax G.P.O. team THE NEW LIBRARY Mr.Frank CLAY, J.P. PLEASANT THURSDAY EVENING (West End Congregational School) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mrs.J.A.WHITELEY Misses BANCROFT, EDWARDS Messrs. A.SUTCLIFFE, E.HORSFALL (accompanist) A VITUPERATIVE BEGGAR (West Riding Court) Thomas JONES, no fixed abode Police Sergeant MARSDEN William BAXENDALE, night watchman Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 3]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR J.P., H.HAIGH, J.WADSWORTH, J.COCKROFT, J.L.WHITELEY, A.STOTT, D.TURNER, J.NICHOLL, R.BRADLEY Mr.Milnes GASKILL Dr.KAYE Mr.Joseph HANSON, council treasurer, Halifax Joint Stock Bank Mr.William BURNLEY, Halifax Joint Stock Bank, new council treasurer [Column 4] [Column 5] PRE-HISTORIC MAN (lecture) Mr.Thomas SALTONSTALL of Triangle, Mytholmroyd Co-Operative Society [Column 6] CHRIST CHURCH (Church missionary society sermons) Rev.A.Audley PARRY, B.A., Indian missionary Colonel HARRIS, C.B. DEATHS Sarah Jane NICHOLL, 14, daughter of James NICHOLL, Scar Head, Sowerby Bridge Hannah SMITH, 58, wife of William Johnson SMITH, Glenfield Place, Sowerby Bridge

21st November 1902

Sowerby Bridge

ENTERTAINMENT (Tuel Lane Band of Hope, Christ Church Temperance Society) Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. J.WHITELEY, P.STOTT (accompanist) GOSPEL MISSION (Primitive Methodist) Revs. R.CREWDSON? of Scarborough, F.E.HEAPE, J.STEPHENSON of Nottingham ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL J.V.SCHOFIELD, J.THOMAS: Sowerby Bridge team DEATH OF MR.WILLIAM HEIGHINGTON Mr.William HEIGHINGTON, aged 78, wheelwright and smith, West End His eldest son lived on Broad Street SERIOUS FIRE Messrs.SIDDALL and HILTON, Victoria Works, Industrial Road Mr.T.HOEY Messrs. GREENWOOD & Sons Mr.HOPKINSON, fire brigade Messrs.Albert E.BERRY & Co. Ltd., makers of wood working machinery Mr.VAN GELDER LECTURE ON ROME (Tuel Lane Young Men's Society) Rev.James KING of Huddersfield Messrs. Charles BESWICK (lantern), W.H.HELLIWELL, W.H.OLDFIELD, B.RILEY THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Councillor F.CLAY, J.P. [Column 2] CRICKET CLUB Councillor F.CLAY, J.P. Mr.W.H.GIBSON "THE WORLD NOT A GLOBE" (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Literary Society) Mr.SHACKLETON of Ripponden Mr.Fred WADDINGTON LIBERAL MEETING AT THE TOWN HALL Mr.J.W.MELLOR, M.P. Mr.F.J.SCHOLEFIELD [Column 3] Hon.T.A.BRASSEY Mr.E.MITCHELL Councillor J.W.WHITELEY, Ripponden

Triangle

SUNDAY GAMING (Halifax West Riding Court) John William WIDDOP, Burton HATFIELD, William HENRY BRADLEY: labourers Walker GREENWOOD and James STANSFIELD: millhands Police Constables FAWCETT, CRABTREE [Column 4] AUDIT OF THE DISTRICT COUNCIL'S ACCOUNTS Mr.J.W.LODGE Mr.R.W.EVANS, council clerk Mr.COX, surveyor Mr.John BATES, sewer engineer? Mr.NEWSOME, fire brigade? Messrs.GREENWOOD & Son, Holme Mill, blanket makers? Mr.CHAMBERS, blanket maker? Councillors LONGBOTTOM, Edwin WHITELEY Mr.Edward HANSON Mr.DILWORTH, baths manager James GREENWOOD and Son [Column 5] Messrs.J.THOMPSON and Sons Mr.Lewis ATKINSON's coke account Mr.FIRTH Councillor J.W.WHITELEY [Column 6] Mr.BARRACLOUGH, council's accountant Mr.WRIGHT, collector

Norland

OPERETTA (St.Luke's) Misses Eva HOLROYD, BROADBENT (2), W.MORTON, N.BERRY, A.LIVERMORE, A.HOLROYD, A.WOOD, E.SPINK, M.WOOD, F.SPINK, L.CRABTREE, A.NICHOLL, L.RILEY, M.LIVERMORE, S.WHITTAKER, E.BERRY (piano), BELL of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS William HEIGHINGTON, 78, wheelwright and smith Died at 20 Broad Street, Sowerby Bridge, his eldest son's house Mary TURNER, 59, Warley Town Lane, Warley

28th November 1902

Sowerby Bridge

P.T.E. (Pleasant Thursday Evening. West End Congregational) Revs. G.S.SMITH, W.C.EVANS (Sowerby) Miss LORIMER Mesdames F.BOTTOMLEY, BULCOCK, J.A.WHITELEY (accompanist) Mr.A.SMITH PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, T.M.FLETCHER, H.STORR, A.HOBSON, O.EATOUGH, T.HOEY Councillors A.HOWE, G.WHITELEY, A.MAUDE, A.CLAY, Edwin WHITELEY ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL HOPKINSON, Sowerby Bridge team J.H.BUTTERWORTH, S.CLARKSON, J.H.THOMAS, J.KIDD: Sowerby Bridge Wednesday reserve team PRESENTATION TO A RAILWAY OFFICIAL Mr.Wesley CROSSLEY, chief assistant to the goods agent, recently retired Mr.EDWARDS, goods agent Mr.J.MITCHELL, new chief assistant Messrs. GEE, W.CLEGG [Column 2] YOUNG MEN'S DEBATE (Bolton Brow Literary Society, Tuel Lane Society) Mr.John BATES CAKE AND APRON SALE (Women's Liberal Association) Mesdames B.WOOD, J.A.WHITELEY, G.E.WHITELEY, HANSON Misses MARSLAND, F.BANCROFT, BRIGGS, SUGDEN (accompanist) RYBURN LODGE OF FREEMASONS Brothers John Ward BANCROFT, John DUNN, A.GREENWOOD,T.BRIGGS, W.C.MOORES, John H STEAD, J.C.BELL, William HAIGH junior, William BOTTOMLEY, G.BLACKBURN, S.SMITH, H.GAUKROGER (organist), A.WOOD, W.SCHOFIELD, John SMITH, MILLIGAN, RICKARD, BUCKLAND, W.A.SUTCLIFFE, C.W.WASHINGTON, G.E.WHITELEY, C.W.BATES, R.THORPE FATAL QUARRY ACCIDENT (Hollings Mill Quarry) Lawrence OATES of Southowram PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Revs. John STEPHENSON, F.E.HEAPE PAINFULLY SUDDEN DEATH Mr.Frank SLATER, former chief meter inspector for Rossendale Union Gas Works TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT (Tuel Lane Young Men's Mutual Improvement Society) Rev.J.P.BURT Misses A.A.TURNER of Halifax, H.BRADLEY, Amy RAWNSLEY of Queensbury (renowned singer) Messrs. M.SCHOFIELD, T.H.WRIGHT, H.WILSON, J.WILKINSON, J.GREENWOOD (violin) Master Edgar HEAP A LOCAL PATENT CASE (chancery Division) Mr.Justice BUCKLEY SUTCLIFFE, Hollins Works, Sowerby Bridge ABBOT and THOMPSON, THOMPSON's corn mill, Luddenden [Column 3] SALE OF WORK AT FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Mr.Sykes STOREY, John H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.S.HOLLAND Miss CLAY of Oakleigh Revs. T.H.KIDD, T.H.KIRKNESS Mesdames HALL, S.HARTLEY, ATKINSON, MARSHALL, W.H.BROWN, T.CHAMBERS, C.CLAY, Ernest HELLEWELL, SHARP, LUMB, BROOKES, Joseph MILNES, Walter BROWN, Fred BROWN, KIRKNESS, James Clay BATES, H.EASTWOOD, E.HORNER, DYSON, Eli RATLIDGE, WEBSTER, M.HELLEWELL, Mark LAW, Joseph TURNER, William SIDDALL, Lewis MITCHELL, John SMITH, Squire ROBINSON, J.B.GAUKROGER, Thomas TAYLOR, OATES, BARNES, J.SMITH, J.H.BATES, W.SCHOFIELD Misses M.E.SIDDALL, M.A.ATKINSON, M.A.PARKER, Esther HELLEWELL, Edith HOLLAND, Eva BROWN, EASTWOOD, Adelaide RATLEDGE, A.PARKER, MARSTON, CLAY Messrs. J.S.HOLLAND, J.C.BATES, W.H.BROWN, J.ATKINSON, S.HARTLEY, J.E.RATLIDGE, J.H.BATES, J.H.LUMB, A.L.LUMB, W.L.HARTLEY, S.STOREY, H.WHITAKER, Bernard WILKINSON, E.HELLIWELL, H.RATLIDGE, F.SHARP, M.THOMAS, J.HALL, G.BROOKES ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr.and Mrs.James BOTTOMLEY. 61 Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Charley BOTTOMLEY, 8, son of James BOTTOMLEY, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge Samuel HELLOWELL, Corporation Street, Sowerby Bridge Martha HITCHEN, 62, wife of John HITCHEN, Berry Moor, Norland [Column 4] MEETING IN SUPPORT OF THE EDUCATION BILL Messrs. T.H.MORRIS J.P., Alfred ARNOLD J.P. (Halifax), John FARNWORTH (Leicester), R.SIDDALL, Edward E.POLLIT, W.H.GIBSON, E.W.CROSSLEY, Gamaliel SUTCLIFFE Mr.MELLOR [Column 5] Mr.George STANSFELD [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (accounts) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor James BARRACLOUGH, accountant R.W.EVANS, J.P., clerk

5th December 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.BLAKELEY, former Liberal registration agent PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, D.I.CLAY, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BANCROFT, W.H.GIBSON, J.BATES, J.WADDINGTON, E.E.POLLIT Rev.Canon IVENS Miss Annie STOTT, temporary assistant at Bolton Brow Girls' School Miss Mina BARKER, Bolton Brow Boys' School Miss Alice WHITELEY, Bolton Brow Boys' School Miss Amy BLACKBURN, teacher Miss Beatrice A.WHITEHEAD, Tuel Lane Girls' School [Column 2] CHRIST CHURCH Rev.J.ELLISON Mr.Eustace WIGZELL, deceased. Memorial tablet. BOLTON BROW BAND OF HOPE Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.BILTCLIFFE of Accrington Messrs. James ROBERTS (Bradford Band of Hope), F.W.FOSTER, T.E.WHITEHEAD, G.HOOTEN (violin), A.HELLAWELL (accompanist) Misses WHITELEY, MARKHAM, S.ACKROYD, F.BREARLEY, S.E.FLETCHER INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY LIMITED Messrs. F.GIBSON, HUDSON, SHAW, W.H.WILCOCK, TIDSWELL, LUMB, NICHOLL, HOUSEMAN (Halifax) Miss E.MORTON, accompanist TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT (Carters, Draymen's and Horsemen's Association) J.SIMPSON, J.BLACKBURN, J.H.BALL, J.H.WILCOCK, J.BANCROFT (accompanist), James RILEY Mrs.LONGBOTTOM CANTATA (Tuel Lane Girls' School) Miss JONES, headmistress Mr.MALLINSON, supplied the scenery Clara BISHOP, Minnie JOWETT, Florence KAYE, Annie CROWTHER, Edith BEATSON, Daisy TURNER, May HARWOOD, Laura UTLEY (Laura UTTLEY?), Annie JUDSON, Edith FLETCHER, Annie CULPAN, Gertrude RILEY, Esther BROADBENT, Evelyn SMITH, Amy ECCLES, Mary CRAWSHAW, Flora CONE, Lilian SCHOFIELD, Eleanor BLAMIRES, Doris BOOTH, Lucy LUMB, Helen SHEPLEY, Annie KING, Kate ALLSOPP, Mabel JACKSON, Eveline ACKROYD, Annie BARKER, Edith FRANKLIN, F.Hilda BERRY, Ida Olive WHITELEY, Hilda MITCHELL, Ethel LUMB, Ethel FORDHAM, Jessie HELLAWELL, Eva BROWN, Annie ATKINSON, Ada HARWOOD, Winifred SUTCLIFFE, Addie HORSFALL, Dorothy BEATSON Mr.H.GAUKROGER, accompanist Mr.FRANKLAND, supplied the piano [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors Frank CLAY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, George WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, William GLEDHILL, Abraham CLAY, John TURNER, Albert HOWE, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, Abraham MAUDE, James HOLDSWORTH Mr.W.G.GRAY Mr.H.W.LAWTON [Column 4] Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer of health

Ripponden

SOYLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillor H.BOTTOMLEY Mr.J.R.WHITELEY, had premises at Great House Messrs.R.HORSFALL and Son, council's engineers

Sowerby

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (teachers' meeting) Revs. W.C.EVANS (pastor), W.A.LIVINGSTONE of Brearley Messrs. James LEAH, W.LEACH, Hanson WHITWORTH, Edwin WHITWORTH, Ernest LEACH, S.WHITWORTH (accompanist), C.LEACH, W.H.LEAH, Arthur LEACH, S.PICKLES (organist) Dr.PARKER, deceased, former preacher BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Messrs. Robert BENTON, David WHITELEY (Higgin Chamber), Edwin WOOD (lanternist, Sowerby), SIDDALL P.SHACKLETON, watchmaker, jeweller and optician. Under the clock, Sowerby Bridge [Column 5] [Column 6] Mr.F.TOMBS of Grantham, new Liberal registration agent for the Sowerby Division DEATHS William HANSON, 51, worsted overlooker, Mount Pleasant, Sowerby Annie Eliza SUTCLIFFE, 18, wife of Job SUTCLIFFE, Bench Farm, Norland

12th December 1902

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.BLAKELEY, retiring Liberal agent Mr.F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, J.P. BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN (Band of Hope) Messrs. F.FLETCHER (accompanist), H.PICKLES (Halifax) Misses WRIGHT, E.HANSON, A.SMITH TUEL LANE CHAPEL (Band of Hope) Rev.J.Patchett BURT Misses E.BROADBENT (Ripponden), C.WHITELEY (Ripponden) C.ACKROYD (elocutionist, Greetland), E.FIRTH (mandolin) Messrs. S.DYSON (Ripponden), W.WHITELEY (Rishworth), H.GREENWOOD (accompanist), Matthew DOBSON (Blackburn), James WILKINSON, C.BESWICK, J.WILCOCK CHORAL SOCIETY'S CONCERT Misses Rosa TRAVIS (soprano), Ethel DEWHIRST (contralto) Messrs. J.R.SYKES (tenor), Herbert BROWN (bass), Booth SHARP (conductor) CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB (started in 1886) Messrs. Harry THOMPSON (going to South Africa), J.HOPKINSON, SMITH, James A.BOOTH, E.WASHINGTON, James EASTWOOD, Mark WILCOCK, A.EASTWOOD (piano), A.HALSTEAD, W.SMITH, J.W.CARTER, J.MURRAY, H.BARRETT, D.SCHOFIELD, C.W.WRAY, W.RILEY [Column 2] PRIMITIVE METHODISTS (Warley Clough Chapel) Rev.T.E.HEAPE LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Mr.John TAYLOR of Southport Councillor Edwin WHITELEY THE POLITICAL SITUATION (Tuel Lane Mutual Improvement Society) Councillor Edwin WHITELEY BOLTON BROW LITERARY SOCIETY Messrs. Britton MORWOOD, Joseph WALKER, George WRIGHT Rev.T.H.KIRKNESS BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX, pastor A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT Mr.L.S.FARRAR of Sowerby Bridge P.T.E. (West End Congregational) Rev.G.S.SMITH Misses WADSWORTH, MOORE, F.BERRY, M.J.RILEY, N.RUSHWORTH (accompanist) Mr.T.CHADWICK ST.GEORGE'S SCHOOLS Rev.H.A.KENNEDY, Diocesan inspector BEFORE THE MAGISTRATES TWICE IN ONE WEEK (Halifax West Riding Court) George LUMB, aged 15, no fixed abode Police Constables CRABTREE, WALKER [Column 3] SOWERBY DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.T.NAYLOR, Watson GREENWOOD (just resigned) Mr.Trevor EDWARDS, solicitor, West Riding County Council Dr.WELLBURN

Ripponden

ASSAULTING THE LAMPLIGHTER (Halifax West Riding Court) Culford OLIVER, joiner, Soyland Radcliffe CLAYTON, lamplighter Mr.PARKER, of Messrs.LONGBOTTOM and Sons, prosecution

Sowerby

IN THE WRONG COUNTRY (Halifax West Riding Court) Fred CHEETHAM, a young man from the Sowerby district Police Constable CRABTREE

Triangle

ASSAULT (Halifax West Riding Court) Isaac SMITH, blacksmith, Triangle James SMITH, Triangle. Cousin of above Mr.Walter STOREY, prosecution [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist Mr.Eustace WIGZELL, deceased [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE Mr.Henry JOWETT to Miss Eleanor BRIGGS, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hannah CROWTHER, 80, widow of George CROWTHER, Claremont Street, Sowerby Bridge Matthew LUMB, 53, Follingworth? Hall, Norland Joseph LEES, 48, Lower Bentley Royd, Sowerby Bridge Margaret Ann MARSDEN, 57, widow of William Henry MARSDEN, Oxford Street, Sowerby Bridge Edith NAYLOR, 6 months, daughter of Ben Hillary NAYLOR, Canal Road, Sowerby Bridge

19th December 1902

Sowerby Bridge

ANNIVERSARY (West End Congregational Church) Rev.J.Pandy WILLIAMS of Derby, formerly of Sowerby Bridge BAPTIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. Percy STOTT, F.EWART RUSKIN HALL LEAGUE Messrs. William WILSON, Thomas HOEY P.T.E. (West End) Revs. G.S.SMITH, B.C.BARNARD of Luddenden Foot Misses ASTIN, Maggie WOOD, O.MARGISON Mr.A.SUTCLIFFE, accompanist FOREIGN MISSIONS (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Church) Revs. A.MARTIN of Halifax, T.H.KIDD, D.A.DEMOUILPIED, T.H.KIRKNESS Messrs. Thomas EDWARDS, J.C.HORSFALL (organist) Councillor John BEAVER of Oxenhope Madame CROWTHER of Halifax FIRE IN A SHOP WINDOW Mr.VALLANCE, grocer, Wharf Street ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN (Halifax West Riding Court) Thomas Henry NOWELL Police Constable CRABTREE [Column 2] PRIZE DISTRIBUTION (Ellison Memorial and Willow Park Sunday Schools) Rev.Canon IVENS BOWLING CLUB Messrs. ?.H.GIBSON, J.BUCKLEY CIRCUIT MEETING (United Free Methodist) Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. Walson WHITELEY (Wilson WHITELEY?), John WADDINGTON, Alfred S.FIRTH, S.TURNER, T.WASHINGTON, E.HELLOWELL, Arnold BROADBENT Mesdames MITCHELL, BARRETT (Sowerby) THE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY Messrs. David LUMB, BLAMIRES [Column 3] Messrs. WATERSON, SYKES, CLEGG, BESWICK, BAXENDALE, Squire JUDSON Councillor J.W.WHITELEY

Norland

MOUNT ZION CHAPEL Rev.F.E.HEAPE

Sowerby

DEATH OF MR.RICHARD CULPAN Mr.Richard CULPAN, aged 68, Montague Street, Sowerby New Road Former landlord of the Mutton Inn, Sowerby MEMORIAL SERVICE (Methodist Church, Boulderclough) Mr.William HANSON, recently deceased, aged 51 Councillor John WADSWORTH Mrs.SIDDALL Mr.W.WADSWORTH, organist [Column 4] BOY'S THIRST FOR PRISON William HOLLAND, aged 15, mill lad [Column 5] [Column 6]

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Ripponden

A RIPPONDEN MAN IN TROUBLE AT MANCHESTER Albert CRAWSHAW of Moss Side, Manchester (formerly of Ripponden) Mr.Isaac Newton GRUNDY of New Cannon Street, Manchester. Employer of above A SUSPICIOUS CHARACTER (Halifax West Riding Court) Henry WOOLLEY, cockney? Mrs.AYRES ---------------------------------------- DEATHS Richard CULPAN, 68, Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge Laura CHAMBERS, 16 months, daughter of Charlie CHAMBERS, Peel Street, Sowerby Bridge Hannah GREENWOOD, 27, worsted weaver, Milton Street, Sowerby Bridge Margaret GOODWIN, 63, widow of Thomas GOODWIN, New Houses, Norland Frank KIDSON, 23, son of David KIDSON, Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

26th December 1902

Sowerby Bridge

BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHURCH Messrs. STOTT, MACKRELL, J.C.HORSFALL (organist) Miss BRIGGS Rev.T.STOCKDALE of Leeds "CONDUCT STREET" (Halifax West Riding Court) Andrew HOWLEY Police Constable CRABTREE Police Sergeant TATTERSALL SELECTIONS FROM THE "MESSIAH" (West End Congregational Chapel) Misses HANSON of Rishworth, MOORE, ASTIN, WADSWORTH Messrs. G.H.WHITTAKER, T.WADSWORTH, B.WADSWORTH (choirmaster), S.RILEY of Halifax (organist) Rev.G.S.SMITH CIRCUIT MEETING (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel) Revs. T.H.KIRKNESS, T.H.KIDD Messrs. S.HOYLE, James Clay BATES, G.RUSHWORTH, Joseph BARRON, R.H.WHITWORTH SUCCESSFUL AMBULANCE STUDENTS Elsie AVES, Eva BROWNHILL, Marian A.BROWN, Ada COCKROFT, Annie ETHERIDGE, Edith FARRAR, Sarah A.GARSIDE, Louisa GARSIDE, Martha GARSIDE, Janet GAUKROGER, Lucy M.HARTLAND, Ada L.HAIGH, Lydia L.HOYLE, Hilda HOYLE, Hilda LAWRENCE, Jane MCHUGH, Mary Jane NICHOLL, Emily RAWNSLEY, Ruth SMITH, Clara SMITH, Mrs.Annie STOCKTON, Annie STOTT, Lucy WELLBURN Lucy BARRACLOUGH, Amanda GALLIMORE, Elizabeth E.GREGORY, Mrs.Harriet HOLLOWS, Annie E.MOSS, Ada HOOTEN, Isabella SMITH, Lydia TAYLOR, Edith TURNER Lily BENTLEY, Ada ELLIS, Eveline M.GIBSON, Susannah HEATON, Clara NUSSEY, Ada PICKLES, Alice WHITEHEAD Percy C.HOPKINSON, John HUGHES, George HOOTON, John H.MITCHELL, Thomas H.MITCHELL, Ernest A.ORME, George A.WILSON, Richard WALKER, Wilfred WOOD, Handel WILSON William BROADBENT, Newton FARRAR, Arthur LAWRENCE, Ralph SMITH, Arthur WHITAKER, Albert WOOD William LEAROYD, Herbert TAYLOR, Frank WILCOCK [Column 2] Mr.H.CHAPMAN of Halifax, baptist Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist at Tuel Lane Chapel Rev.J.P.BURT CHRIST CHURCH Messrs. F.ASHWORTH, COCKROFT, GAUKROGER (organist) Miss JONES SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB Messrs. F.CLAY J.P., W.A.SUTCLIFFE, W.HAIGH, Frank FIRTH, J.H.BALLS, Willie THOMPSON, C.HORNER, B.W.WOOD, T.HALEY, W.H.GIBSON, C.HATTON, George FARRAR SMALLPOX Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector Mr.L.WHITTAKER, sanitary department Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] CHARADES, RIDDLES AND CONUNDRUMS [Column 6]

Norland

RAID ON GAMBLERS Fred WOOD, labourer, Norland Harry ATKINSON, labourer, Halifax George SUTCLIFFE, labourer, Halifax Joseph WEST, labourer, Sowerby Bridge John BROADBENT, millhand, Sowerby Bridge Major WILD, millhand, Sowerby Bridge William MITCHELL, labourer, Sowerby Bridge Michael DOYLE, labourer, Friendly Benjamin ALLISON Police Constable CRABTREE Inspector RANDLE Mr.Willans, defence, Halifax West Riding Court Arthur NUSSEY, plumber, Norland Albert FLEMING, labourer, Norland ----------------------------------- DEATHS Emma CARTER, 66, wife of John CARTER George HEATON, 67, Friendly