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1st January 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SMALLPOX Messrs.BROADBENT, SPINK, BROWN,BERRY, HELLIWELL: Sowerby Bridge Harriers A DRUNKEN WOMAN (Halifax West Riding Court) Elizabeth WADDINGTON, Sowerby Bridge SONG SERVICE (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.F.E.HEAPE SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Mesdames H.THORPE, W.GREENWOOD Misses S.BOTTOMLEY, J.MCHUGH, C.DEWHIRST, Dora RUSHWORTH and Ivy RUSHWORTH, L.WHITWORTH Messrs. C.ROWSON, T.H.WRIGHT, H.THORPE (accompanist) Masters W.ROBINSON, J.WILCOCK, C.E.HOWARTH CAFE CHANTANT (Primitive Methodist) Revs. J.H.ROBERTSHAW of Rotherham, E.THORP: both former Primitive Methodist Chapel scholars Messrs. H.CROWTHER, Edgar BERRY Messrs.CROSSLEY and GRAY of Mytholmroyd, did the decoration FRIENDLY WESLEYAN SCHOOL Messrs. J.C.BATES, J.S.HOLLAND, J.E.RATLEDGE (J.E.RATLIDGE), Wilfred L.HARTLEY, Sykes STOREY, S.HARTLEY, J.W.CHAMBERS, A.CLAY [Column 2] PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. W.WOOD, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, A.HOBSON, J.BATES, T.M.FLETCHER, T.HOEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors A.HOWE, A.CLAY, George WHITELEY J.P. [Column 3] [Column 4] TUEL LANE CHRISTMAS TREE Mr.Edwin BENTLEY of Derby, former scholar (1871) Messrs. Garside WILCOCK, John WADDINGTON, W.H.OLDFIELD, B.MORWOOD, D.KIDSON Revs. J.P.BURT, Canon IVENS Mesdames TAYLOR, LAW Miss BARRON Mesdames J.WADDINGTON, R.MITCHELL, A.S.FIRTH, MANSLEY, TAYLOR, H.MITCHELL, GREENWOOD, WILCOCK, RILEY, LORD, John MITCHELL, WOOD, TURNER, C.FIRTH, AINLEY, WALTON, A.FIRTH, F.O.SMITH, KING, DEWHIRST, BATES, C.FARRAR, A.FARRAR, P.MITCHELL, BARKER, MILLS, WILLETT Misses BROADBENT, MITCHELL, GREENWOOD, BERRY, MORTON, WOOD, C.WHITWORTH, MORTON, WOOD, RILEY, COCKROFT, GAUKROGER, MALLINSON, S.E.WILCOCK, Hilda EASTWOOD, Annie SCHOFIELD (Ann SCHOFIELD), Elsie HUGHES, Clarice MAUDE, Annie BRIGGS (Ann BRIGGS), Annie BREARLEY (Ann BREARLEY), Florence NEWSOME, Florence MILLS, Alice MANSLEY, Annie KING (Ann KING), Gertrude FARRAR, Evelyn ACKROYD, Clara Akroyd (Clara ACKROYD?), Lizzie WHITELEY (Elizabeth WHITELEY), Mabel JACKSON Sister Phoebe Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, J.E.MAUDE, A.E.CROSSLEY, B.ROBINSON, B.RILEY, R.GREENWOOD, C.P.BROWN, Luke BRIGGS, Charles WILLETT, Percy OLDFIELD : young men's stall Percy H.WHITAKER and Arthur WILCOCK: cutlery stall Misses LORD and SHAW : trained the youngsters Messrs.CROWTHER, gramaphone Messrs. Garside WILCOCK, BENTLEY, MORWOOD, KIDSON, J.S.HIGHAM, William HAIGH, SHEPHERD, A.FARRAR : made donations [Column 5]

Ripponden

A WELL-TO-DO BEGGAR (Halifax West Riding Court) George WHITE, dressed as a navvy Police Constable HOLBROOK

Sowerby

UNITED SERVICES (Free Churches, at the Congregational Church) Messrs. J.PICKLES, S.EMMOTT, G.A.SHARP, W.NORMANTON Revs. W.A.LIVINGSTONE (Brearley), W.C.EVANS BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Messrs. Robert BENTON, Fred WHITELEY, John PICKLES (Stainland), Henry WADSWORTH (Huddersfield), Sam MITCHELL (accompanist), John HANSON BAPTIST CHAPEL Messrs. W.WALTON (Todmorden), Crossley STANDEVEN (Bradford) Rev.W.HAIGH, pastor WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. J.NICHOLL, J.S.CLAYTON (accompanist) Miss P.BARRETT, trained the children SOWERBY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS and Mrs.EVANS Mr.and Mrs.J.RILEY, Triangle Mr.B.WILDE and Miss E.WILDE Messrs. W.MIDGLEY, W.CROWTHER, J.B.SPEAK, J.H.PICKLES, Firth GARSIDE, F.MOORE, H.GREENWOOD and F.GREENWOOD, A.S.WHITWORTH, S.PICKLES (accompanist) Master Eric BERRY Misses E.STOCKTON, S.J.SUTCLIFFE, M.MORTON, L.A.FOSTOR (L.A.FOSTER?), R.A.WHITWORTH, H.ROBINSON [Column 6] MARRIAGES Fred CRABTREE to Mary Louisa HOWARTH, both of Sowerby Bridge Joe Willie MARCHANT (Joseph William MARCHANT), Sowerby Bridge, to Blanche HOLDEN of King Cross DEATHS Lucy BARRETT, 62, wife of William BARRETT, Dale Street, Sowerby Bridge Albert HITCHEN, 1, son of Eli HITCHEN, Moor End, Norland William NEWALL, 21, fustian cutter, Syke Lane, Sowerby Bridge William WOOD, 56, Prospect Inn, Sowerby Bridge

8th January 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.F.E.HEAPE and Mrs.HEAPE to provide tea for people over 65 Miss EMMELINE LORD Mr.C.W.WASHINGTON of Shroggs House, Copley (and Stanley Street engineering works, Sowerby Bridge), poultry show SOWERBY BRIDGE HARRIERS Messrs. BRIMLEY, MAUDE, BLOOMFIELD, LUMB, LAW MUSICAL SUCCESS Mr.Milton RATLIDGE, organist at the Baptist Chapel, Industrial Road Mr.F.GREENWOOD, Finkle Street, Sowerby. Teacher of above TUEL LANE SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, Alfred S.FIRTH, C.BROWN, P.OLDFIELD, George MANSFIELD, J.WADDINGTON, James HOLT BOLTON BROW BAND OF HOPE Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Messrs. George HOOTON, G.TOMLINSON of Leeds, A.BOOTH, J.LEE (accompanist) Misses N.RATLEDGE, A.SMITH SMALLPOX (Sowerby Bridge isolation hospital to close) Dr.MANBY, Local Government Board WEST END CONGREGATIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. Arthur HELLIWELL, T.HOEY, J.K.FALCONER (lanternist), T.A.SMITH, H.SUTCLIFFE Misses F.BERRY, E.E.SMITH, L.E.LUMB, F.MITCHELL, C.BISHOP, M.BOTTOMLEY, G.LUMB (accompanist) Mr.and Mrs.A.SUTCLIFFE WINTER CARNIVAL (St.George's Church) Misses BUTTERWORTH, TAYLOR, HITCHEN, HEAP, AKROYD, C.BRIGGS, N.LAYCOCK, R.AKROYD, E.A.CROSSLEY, M.E.WADDINGTON, SPENCER, CLARKE, SIMPSON, S.A.SMITH, L.BUTTERWORTH, M.A.MITCHELL, A.AKROYD, E.BROWNHILL, A.LAYCOCK, F.M.HITCHEN, BRIGGS, MITCHELL, CROSSLEY, A.CROSSLEY, HOLT, SIDDALL Messrs. LIVSEY, HOLLAND and W.MARSHALL (violins), J.MARSDEN (accompanist) Mesdames LAYCOCK, CROSSLEY, W.SIDDALL, BATLEY, ELLIS, WHATMOUGH, MARSHALL, WRIGLEY, NORMANTON, WILSON Mr.and Mrs.LAYCOCK [Column 2] SCHOOL BOARD Miss Winifred NORMANTON, Barkisland, ex-p.t.assistant Mr.F.TAYLOR, Thornhill, ex-p.t.assistant Messrs. T.M.HOLROYD and F.ROCKLIFF, Tuel Lane boys' school UNITED RELIGIOUS SERVICES (Free Churches) Revs. J.P.BURT, G.H.BARKER, G.S.SMITH, G.Heathcote BARKER FIRE Fred PRIESTLEY, platelayer, 9 Gratrix Lane Police Constable LINFOOT Mr.Herbert FOX, plumber, Bolton Brow THE ATTEMPTED WAREHOUSE BREAKING (Leeds Quarter Sessions) Herbert GOODALL, aged 33, ironworker of Booth, Midgley Messrs.SIDDALL and HILTON, Sowerby Bridge Police Constable CAWOOD Police Sergeant WOODCOCK John Robert JONES, labourer of Calder Avenue THE COLLISION IN THE RAILWAY TUNNEL Major DRUITT, Royal Engineers ALBON, signalman HELLIWELL, engine driver [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors George WHITELEY J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, A.HOWE, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, E.MITCHELL, W.GLEDHILL, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, F.CLAY Messrs.Miles SYKES and Son Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer [Column 4]

Sowerby

SUDDEN DEATH Hannah SMITH, aged 60, of Field House Lane Mary SMITH, sister of above Dr.ADAMS of Sowerby Bridge CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. J.LEAH, S.S.SPEAK, W.H.LEAH, N.LEACH Misses M.CLAYTON, S.A.SMITH, M.E.LUMB, E.GREENWOOD PROVIDENCE SICK CLUB Messrs. Greenwood BARRETT, Herbert HOWARTH, James H.BUTTERWORTH, George A.SHARPE, H.V.WILKINSON, Joe WILKINSON (Joseph WILKINSON) SOCIAL AND "EXTRAORDINARY" ELECTION (Steep Lane Chapel) Messrs. David WHITELEY of Higgin, H.CORDINGLEY of Sowerby Bridge, Earnest BROADBENT (Ernest BROADBENT), Thomas CROSSLEY, Albert ROBERTSHAW (caretaker), F.N.STANDEVEN, R.SMITH, J.A.WHITELEY Misses Ada L.HAIGH, A.HITCHEN, B.HAIGH, M.WILDE, L.GUY, Rebecca CULPAN [Column 5] UNSUSTAINED CHARGE AGAINST MR.SMITH OF THE ROYAL HOTEL (Halifax West Riding Court) Ernest Farrar SMITH, landlord of the Royal Hotel Mr.Walter STOREY, defence Police Sergeant WOODCOCK Inspector ARUNDEL Tom CRABTREE, S.B.CROSSLEY DEATHS Sarah BARON, 73, widow of James BARON, Spring Terrace, Norland Mary Ann CULPAN, 62, wife of Thomas CULPAN, Cavendish Buildings, Sowerby Bridge Fred DYSON, 23 months, son of Percy DYSON, Claremont Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary LUMB, 28 (23?), dressmaker, Bank View, Mill Bank [Column 6]

15th January 1904

Sowerby Bridge

AMBULANCE SOCIETY (St.John) Messrs. W.TOLLEY, F.STOCKTON, C.W.SMITH, T.HOEY, W.HOLROYDE, FIRTH and NICHOLL (music), H.TAYLOR Misses A.HOOTON, Lydia TAYLOR FRIENDLY WORKING MEN'S CLUB (48th half yearly meeting) Messrs. Walter WILDE, Israel GREENWOOD, J.E.BROOKE, John HARGREAVES, Thomas WRIGHT, William BARRETT, Ernest WHITWORTH, John SPEAK, Charles SUTCLIFFE, Herbert HANSON, Charles CHAMBERS, Oliver HOPKINSON, John WATERMAN, George MIDDLETON SMOKE CLUB (Bull's Head) Messrs. J.WILCOCK, T.COPLEY, B.JONES, W.HOLROYD, Charles WRAY, T.E.WASHINGTON, F.KERSHAW MILL FIRE Messrs.SHEPHERD and BLACKBURN's mill Superintendent HOPKINSON, fire brigade PROSECUTION SOCIETY'S ANNUAL DINNER Messrs. H.P.KENDALL, Edward E.POLLIT, J.C.BELL (solicitor), J.W.BANCROFT, W.H.GIBSON, George E.WHITELEY, James EASTWOOD (leaving Sowerby Bridge), Thomas GILL, W.H.BAXENDALE, Albert WOOD, J.H.STEAD, Fred ASTIN, T.BRIGGS, A.WALKER, WADE and LAWRENCE (singers, Halifax), J.HORNER (accompanist) Dr.WELLBURN Councillors George WHITELEY J.P., J.W.WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY [Column 2] BAPTIST SCHOOL Messrs. W.MACFARLANE, WHITELEY FREE CHURCH COUNCIL (at West End) Revs. G.S.SMITH, F.E.HEAPE, J.P.BURT, Thomas CHAMPNESS to visit town Messrs. Henry MITCHELL, MORWOOD, James Clay HORSFALL EXCHANGE OF PULPITS Revs. G.S.SMITH, T.H.KIDD, F.E.HEAPE, John FOX Mr.ROBINSON of Elland HARRIERS Messrs. SPINK, Alfred GREENWOOD WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. Fred HOOSON, Henry WHITAKER, Fred GREENWOOD, John GRUNDY, William PARKER, E.CRABTREE, H.HOLMES, Alf GOODALL (Alfred GOODALL), Joe CROWTHER (Joseph CROWTHER), William BRADLEY SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY (86th report and balance sheet)

Norland

APPOINTMENT Dr.George BINNS of Pickwood House, Norland. Off to Africa Dr.THOMPSON of Mytholmroyd ----------------------------------------------- MARRIAGE Thomas Henry BRIGGS to Ruth HOLLAS, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Jane GILL at Waterhouse Alms Houses, Halifax. Formerly of Sowerby Bridge Mary HITCHEN, 42, wife of Albert HITCHEN, Spring Terrace, Norland Edward THORNTON, 18 months, son of Alfred THORNTON, Saw Hill, Sowerby [Column 3]

Sowerby

SUDDEN DEATH Mr.David HELLOWELL, Sowerby Old Hall SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.WADSWORTH J.P., J.T.NAYLOR, D.TURNER, A.BRADLEY, J.INGHAM, J.COCKROFT, A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, J.NICHOLL, J.J.ROWDEN, C.H.MITCHELL Mr.A.LUMB Messrs.LONGBOTHAM and Sons Mr.WHITEHEAD, engineer to Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council Messrs.UTTLEY, HEBBLETHWAITE and UTTLEY, engineer to Sowerby Council [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] [Column 6]

Mill Bank

FOUND DROWNED Mr.E.H.HILL, district coroner Mabel WALKER, aged 20, domestic servant. Daughter of George WALKER, warehouseman Mrs.F.WOODHEAD of Bradford, married sister of Mabel Mrs.Hannah WILD, wife of the landlord of the Friendly Inn Ernest WILD, landlord of the Friendly Inn

22nd January 1904

Sowerby Bridge

(Bolton Brow Church) Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Sisters Christian HUGHES, Florence Misses F.SUTCLIFFE, WADDINGTON, Constance SUTCLIFFE Mrs.S.MACKRELL Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, accompanist HARRIERS Messrs. DEWHIRST, HELLIWELL, BLOOMFIELD, BRIMLEY, BACON BOLTON BROW WESLEYANS Mesdames B.WOOD, J.C.HORSFALL Misses Ethel CLAY, F.AKROYD, L.WILSON, PRIESTLEY, B.A.WHITEHEAD Messrs. J.LEE (accompanist), J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, F.WADDINGTON TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.J.P.BURT Miss BARRON Messrs. John WADDINGTON, George MANSFIELD, A.S.FIRTH, H.MITCHELL Misses LORD and Blanche HORSFALL, in charge of the "Little Dots" (children) WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. A.SUTCLIFFE, R.H.LUMB, S.WADSWORTH, J.HEMINGWAY, B.WADSWORTH (accompanist), A.SMITH, T.CHADWICK, Ely WHITELEY Misses ASTIN, M.BOTTOMLEY, A.SWAINE, F.H.RICHARDSON and E.RICHARDSON, A.BARRETT Master J.BOTTOMLEY PRESENTATION (Friendly Wesleyan Sunday School) Mr.William Henry BROWN, scholar and teacher for over 60 years Messrs. J.S.HOLLAND, James Clay BATES [Column 2] THE CHURCH DISCIPLINE BILL Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR, M.P. LIBERAL CLUB Mr.Emmanuel MITCHELL WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.G.H.BARKER Messrs. J.H.SCHOLEFIELD of Halifax, GILLAM (violin), C.E.HELLIWELL, J.L.CROWTHER Misses N.SHEARD, Edith JESSOP Dr.STEPHENSON's Children's Home BOLTON BROW WORKING MEN'S CLUB (52nd half yearly meeting) Messrs. John SHAW, C.HECKINGBOTTOM, E.BALMFORTH, F.HELM, G.KIRBY, J.HALL, S.BRADLEY, G.WILKINSON, E.SUTCLIFFE TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE (visit of Zion Congregational Band of Hope, Ripponden) Rev.A.GILBY Mr.J.BALLANTYNE LECTURE ON ITALY Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.J.J.AVES of Norland Mr.Julian ACKROYD, lanternist PRESENTATION TO MR.JOHN WRIGHT (Flour Society) Mr.John WRIGHT, native of Sandhutton near York Messrs. William GREENWOOD, J.DAVENPORT, C.BESWICK, W.HACKING Mr.and Mrs.SMITH, Royal Hotel THEFT FROM BULL'S HEAD HOTEL (Halifax Borough Court) Frank WILLIAMS Mr.Arthur WALKER, landlord Mr.WHITHAM, staying at the hotel Detective Sergeant CHARLESWORTH [Column 3] Nurse TAYLOR (Smallpox) CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.SMITH, T.MARCHANT, D.I.MALLINSON, J.W.GREENWOOD, Mark WILCOCK junior, G.WILCOCK, A.WEBSTER, Charles WRAY, Alfred GREENWOOD, William Henry GIBSON Major MORRIS

Mill Bank

WORKING MEN'S CLUB AND INSTITUTE (47th half yearly meeting) Messrs. J.L.WHITELEY, Fred FOSTER, Arthur LUMB, Wilson BROADBENT, W.H.HAIGH, John WHITELEY, Frank HALSTEAD, Eli SUTCLIFFE, A.GREEN, W.HALSTEAD, A.DIXON, H.BRADLEY, J.MITCHELL, G.SACKER, T.HELLOWELL, H.HALSTEAD, F.CARTER, W.BOTTOMLEY, Edwin BUTTERWORTH (piano)

Ripponden

DEATH OF A RIPPONDEN LADY Mrs.CRAWSHAW, aged 76. Lived in Ripponden all her life. Member of Stones Wesleyan Church for over 60 years William CRAWSHAW, builder and contractor, of Woodville. Died 21 years ago. Husband of above CRAWSHAW Brothers, run by children of the above, started by their father Dr.MERCER Rev.T.H.KIDD Mr.MACFARLANE of Sowerby Bridge, preacher?

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Messrs. Rowland BRADLEY, J.A.WHITWORTH, John HAIGH, J.PICKLES, Walter PICKLES, Luke LUMB Rev.W.HAIGH, wife died recently Misses Emma HOLLAS, Harriet HANSON SUICIDE Albert CULPAN, aged 25, millhand, lodged with his married brother at High Lea Green John THORPE, labourer [Column 4] FISHING STORIES Mr.George HARTLEY, of Sowerby Bridge, now District Engineer on railway in Rhodesia (letter) [Column 5] [Column 6]

Norland

CARNIVAL Mr.COCKROFT, father of Miss A.COCKROFT Mr.and Mrs.SAVILE, sang Mr.W.COCKROFT, accompanist Misses EVERS, A.LIVERMORE and E.LIVERMORE Messrs. R.W.MALLINSON and F.MALLINSON, ASHWORTH, WRAY, H.A.LIVERMORE Master Cecil BROADBENT, cornet ------------------------------------------- DEATHS Susey BEVERLEY (Susan BEVERLEY?), 72, widow of Joseph BEVERLEY, Dob, Sowerby Mary CHAMBERS, 69, widow of John Philip CHAMBERS, Triangle Thomas ECCLES, 65, Scarr Head, Norland Eliza HARGREAVES, 73, wife of Joseph HARGREAVES, Back Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge Jane HERON, 68, wife of John HERON, Belle Vue Terrace, Luddenden Foot

29th January 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SMALLPOX Messrs. BERRY, E.LUMB, BROWN, BLOOMFIELD, W.LUMB : Sowerby Bridge Harriers TARIFF REFORM LEAGUE (at Mr.William HAIGH's rooms, Tuel Lane) Messrs. A.F.FIRTH, J.R.ATKINSON, Howard CLAY, Benjamin CLAY, Ernest CLAY, Joe GARSIDE (Joseph GARSIDE), H.J.HOMFRAY, William HAIGH, W.H.LORRIMER, J.Selwyn RAWSON, William RILEY, Henry SAGAR, Rowland SIDDALL, Arthur STOTT, Rowland WHEELWRIGHT, William E.WILLANS Dr.DUNN EMPLOYEES DINNER (Highways Department of Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council) Councillor F.CLAY Mr.and Mrs.HOLLOWS, prepared dinner Messrs. J.HITCHEN, H.CROSSLEY (accompanist) THE OLD PEOPLE'S TREAT AT THE PRIMITIVE METHODIST SCHOOL Rev.F.E.HEAPE, Primitive Methodist Minister, and Mrs.HEAPE Messrs. W.ROBERTSHAW, W.HOYLE, S.HOWARD : gave out tickets Miss FOSTER (Bridlington), Mrs.CREWDSON (Scarborough), Mrs.J.BREARLEY, Mr.H.BREARLEY, Mrs.E.BREARLEY, Mrs.J.WILKINSON (Halifax), Mrs.BALDWIN (Brighouse), Mrs.J.C.WRIGHT (Grimsby), Councillor F.CLAY (Sowerby Bridge), Councillor S.PARK (Luddenden) : special visitors Mesdames A.HOWE, J.THOMAS, W.ROBERTSHAW, W.HOYLE, S.HOWARD, B.HOLROYD, Eli HOYLE, A.SIDDALL, D.BARRETT, ASQUITH, BOTTOMLEY, MARSHALL, VINE, ROBBINS, STANCLIFFE, THORP, LAWTON, HELLIWELL, FRANKLAND, W.EATOUGH, G.STOCKTON, MOORHOUSE, BRAUND, LEADBEATER, W.STOCKTON, S.HOYLE, G.CROWTHER, NICHOLL, J.SUTCLIFFE, BROADBENT, W.H.SIDDALL, T.NICHOLL, S.CROWTHER, HEYWOOD : served the meal Misses HEAPE, B.E.HEAPE, INGHAM, STOTT, KERSHAW, L.HARWOOD : served the meal Mr.DUGDALE of Mytholmroyd, organist Messrs. A.PLATT, MARSHALL, STOCKTON, CROWTHER, A.SMITH, MARSDEN (reciter), Herbert HOYLE (accompanist) : entertainment Misses SUTCLIFFE (Warley), ROBERTSHAW, THOMAS, HOYLE, STOCKTON : entertainment Master J.GREENWOOD, violin Messrs. W.ROBERTSHAW, WRIGHT Councillors A.HOWE, S.PARK [Column 2] (Smallpox) Mr.F.KERSHAW of Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire Amateur Swimming Association THE COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.John Ward BANCROFT, Liberal candidate PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William WOOD, Oliver EATOUGH, H.STORR, William NICHOLL, John BATES, William HAIGH, Thomas HOEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors George WHITELEY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, Albert HOWE, Emmanuel MITCHELL TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT (at West End Congregational School) Mesdames J.SWAINE, H.CHADWICK, H.ATKINSON, A.SMITH, H.H.CLEGG, WRAY, A.FRANKLAND, E.NICHOLL, BULCOCK, F.BOTTOMLEY, J.K.FALCONER, W.PARKER, T.BESWICK, J.SUTCLIFFE, D.LUMB, T.A.SMITH, G.A.SMITH (piano) MACHINERY ACCIDENT Waterhouse FIELDING, labourer at Messrs.ASQUITH ironworks, Highroad Well. His wife is crippled THE NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Councillor Frank CLAY NON-PAYMENT OF RATES (Halifax West Riding Court) Mr.Thomas H.WRIGHT, collector for the council [Column 3] TEMPERANCE SERMON Revs. Canon IVENS, E.W.EASTWOOD

Ripponden

WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.F.TOMBS, Liberal agent, Sowerby Bridge Misses A.FARRAR, M.E.WIDDOP, M.CROSSLEY Master Fred SUTCLIFFE Mrs.WADSWORTH Mr.J.BARRETT FOUND DROWNED Mrs.TAYLOR, aged 62, of Poke House, wife of William TAYLOR Police Constable RICHARDS [Column 4]

Sowerby

(Smallpox) THE LATE MRS.HAIGH Mrs.HAIGH, wife of Rev.William HAIGH, pastor of Steep Lane Baptist Chapel. Married 41 years Rev.W.Graham SCROGGIE of Trinity Road, Halifax ------------------------------------------------------- RIPPONDEN COMMERCIAL COMPANY Messrs. John PICKLES, Joseph HEYS, John SUTCLIFFE, James FIELDING, David LUMB, George H.WALKER, Tom HALLOWELL (Thomas HALLOWELL), W.H.BARRETT, Allen WHITELEY, James BROADLEY [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE Joe HOLLAND (Joseph HOLLAND), Triangle, to Harriet Hannah WADSWORTH, Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Emma DAWSON, 66, retired schoolmistress, Fern Bank, Quarry Hill, Sowerby Bridge (son in law's house) Gertrude LUMB, 23, daughter of Benjamin LUMB Sarah MILNES, 75, widow of Joseph MILNES, Bradley Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Anthony NAYLOR, 72, Burnley Road, Friendly

5th February 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Messrs. DYSON, INGHAM, BROWN, BACON, FLETCHER : Sowerby Bridge Harriers SCHOOL BOARD MEETING Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.WADDINGTON, R.SIDDALL, J.BATES, E.E.POLLIT, W.H.GIBSON, BANCROFT, CLAY Rev.Canon IVENS W.H.MITCHELL of Luddenden Foot, ex-pt. assistant master at Tuel Lane School G.T.JACKSON, ex-pt. assistant at Bolton Brow School THE LIBERAL CLUB Councillor E.MITCHELL Messrs. Ely WHITELEY, James HOLDSWORTH, O.EATOUGH, J.S.HIGHAM, J.MARSLAND, T.HOEY, A.J.BUTTERWORTH, R.ROBERTS, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD, Abraham CLAY, George E.WHITELEY, C.W.RUSHWORTH, J.A.WHITELEY, F.ARMITAGE, L.WHITELEY, J.PRIESTLEY, A.WHITELEY, P.HAIGH, W.WARY, J.WADDINGTON, Thomas HORSFALL, G.H.THOMAS, J.W.HOEY, W.ASHWORTH, Parker HAIGH Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR, M.P. Rev.G.S.SMITH [Column 2] ENTERTAINMENT Rev.C.W.HOWARD SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Mrs.J.H.HAIGH Misses P.FARRAR, MCHUGH, C.BOTTOMLEY, Ivy COPLEY, G.FARRAR (violin) Messrs. F.BARRACLOUGH, T.H.WRIGHT, Ernest HOWARTH and Arthur HOWARTH, A.W.WALLACE, J.K.LAW (piano), G.HOWARTH (violin) MEETING OF WEST RIDING JOURNALISTS Mr.Lewis HOWARTH, formerly of Sowerby Bridge, works for the "Yorkshire Post" FEDERATION OF FREE CHURCH COUNCILS Revs. J.JOPLING, G.S.SMITH of Sowerby Bridge WIFE DESERTION (Halifax West Riding Court) Fred BARRETT, mechanic of Sowerby Bridge, had wife and two children Mr.BRIGGS, relieving officer PRIMITIVE METHODIST SALE OF WORK Messrs. Edwin CLAY, John S.HIGHAM, J.BINNS, W.ROBERTSHAW, S.HOWARD Councillors John TURNER, George WHITELEY J.P., HOWE Mesdames B.HOLROYD, S.HOWARD, BOTTOMLEY, J.THOMAS, HEAPE, ROBERTSHAW, HOYLE, ASQUITH, Albert SIDDALL, George STOCKTON, EDMONDSON, VINE, BRAUND Misses INGHAM, SUTCLIFFE, S.A.BARRETT and M.E.BARRETT, S.E.COLLINSON, M.ROBERTSHAW, Cissy ROBERTSHAW, HOYLE, SIDDALL, E.THOMAS, Nellie THOMAS (Ellen THOMAS?), E.SUTCLIFFE, May ROBERTSHAW, E.STOCKTON, E.NICHOLL, Ethel HOYLE, MITCHELL, Bertha HEAPE, S.A.VINE, Clara INGHAM Messrs. F.STOCKTON, H.THOMAS, E.GAUKROGER, H.BOWKER : young men's stall Mr.Simpson HINCHCLIFFE (Cragg Vale), Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH : gave donations [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors G.WHITELEY J.P., Frank CLAY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE, J.HOLDSWORTH, J.TURNER, E.MITCHELL, A.CLAY, W.GLEDHILL, J.W.WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. Miles SYKES and Son Mr.S.DUGPALE (S.DUGDALE?), mill owner [Column 4]

Norland

NON-NOTIFICATION OF SMALLPOX (Halifax West Riding Court) G.HELLIWELL, presser, Norland. Married with 8 children Mr.LONGBOTHAM, for the District Council Dr.STORR -------------------------------------------- HEDGE's, sells boots, near Christ Church [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY Messrs. David LUMB, J.HANSON, CLEGG, WATTERSON, George HOLDSWORTH, S.CLEGG, J.W.HODGSON, C.BESWICK, HOLDEN, H.N.BLAMIRES and Alfred BROADBENT of Sowerby Bridge, G.W.HOWARTH (Ripponden), Henry CARTER (Mill Bank), J.W.BANCROFT John HADWEN and Sons Ltd. MARRIAGE Herbert GREENWOOD to Ethel WHITELEY, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Mary HOWARTH, 80, widow of John HOWARTH, at 9 Grove Street, Sowerby Bridge (her daughter's home) Joseph WHITEHEAD, 56, woolsorter, Blackwall, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge

12th February 1904

Sowerby Bridge

THE COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.Charles RUSHWORTH CHOIR SERVICES (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Mr.J.WALTON of Mytholmroyd, preacher THE NEW LIBERAL CLUB Messrs .J.S.HIGHAM, Thomas HORSFALL PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Rev.J.FOX Councillor S.PARK of Luddenden Misses HEAPE, GAUKROGER Messrs. W.ROBERTSHAW, W.HOYLE, G.STOCKTON, J.BINNS SITE FOR A NEW SMALLPOX HOSPITAL Councillor James HOLDSWORTH, Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council GAS EXPLOSION Mr.H.BROADBENT, stationer, Tuel Lane. Had 2 sons ANGLING CLUB Messrs. F.O.SMITH, Sutcliffe SUTCLIFFE, Robert K.ABBOTT, THORP, WHITAKER, D.S.MALLINSON, William NICHOLL, Richard WILSON, Robert KING, John PENNY, William HOLROYD, Harold C.METALFE (Harold C.METCALFE?) BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHAPEL Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Mrs.John THOMPSON Sister Florence, came over from Hull P.T.E. (West End) Miss N.RUSHWORTH, accompanist Rev.G.S.SMITH [Column 2] Councillors J.HOLDSWORTH, W.GLEDHILL, T.H.LONGBOTTOM, George WHITELEY, Edwin WHITELEY RE PIETER VAN GELDER Mr.Pieter VAN GELDER, bankrupt, gone to Australia with his family Mr.MURGATROYD, Assistant Official Receiver Mr.HUMPHREYS, solicitor ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, Alfred PLATT, F.STOCKTON, Teddy WASHINGTON (Edward WASHINGTON?, humorist), E.FARRAR, TOLLEY, T.W.RICHARDSON, T.SEED, H.NICHOLL (accompanist) Councillor George WHITELEY, J.P. Misses M.N.SUTCLIFFE, A.HOOTON, A.ASTIN, M.AKROYD Master A.V.WASHINGTON, son of Teddy SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY Messrs. J.BROADBENT (Huddersfield), WEBB (Batley), GREENWOOD, William LEACH (Sowerby Bridge), Benjamin STOCKS (Brighouse), Henry ALLOTT (Heckmondwike), A.P.FOX (Cleckheaton), James HAIGH (Halifax), Edment THORN (Keighley), WOODS (Heckmondwike), HOLDEN Messrs. ROBINSON of Rochdale MARRIAGE Joseph M.LOCKHART, son of the late J.C.LOCKHART of Manchester, to Lizzie HATTON (Elizabeth HATTON?), daughter of Charles W.HATTON of Broughton, late of Sowerby Bridge Leonard LEES of Sowerby Bridge to Melinda BEDFORD of Warley DEATHS James GREENROYD, 67, cotton operative, Triangle Sarah Ann PICKLES, 71, widow of Andrew PICKLES, Pinfold Green, Sowerby Amelia WADE, 38, wife of John Wade, Sowerby Croft, Norland [Column 3] DEATH OF MR.WILLIAM WOOD Mr.William WOOD, aged 53, cotton spinner, Lock Hill Mill, resided at Willow Hall Mr.HILL, coroner Mr.C.RUSHWORTH, C.C. Councillor A.CLAY, deceased's brother in law John LILLEY, Town Hall Street Joseph JOWETT, goods guard Dr.BROWN Mr.John SMITH Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD Mr.GAUKROGER, organist at Christ Church Mr.A.FOX, funeral director? [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church, sermon text) [Column 5] [Column 6]

Sowerby

COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Councillor J.W.BANCROFT, William HAIGH : candidates SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors WADSWORTH J.P., TURNER, COCKROFT, BROADLEY, NICHOLL, ROWDEN, MITCHELL, HAIGH, NAYLOR Messrs.LONGBOTHAM and Sons

19th February 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Councillor Abraham CLAY, Liberal TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Mr.F.TOPHAM of Halifax Miss A.SCHOFIELD Mr.J.WILCOCK CHRIST CHURCH Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD Messrs. W.HAIGH, E.E.POLLIT, GAUKROGER (organist), R.W.MALLINSON SALE OF WORK (West End Congregational) Mesdames Abraham CLAY, DUNN, J.BARRACLOUGH, BULCOCK, N.HOLLOWS, W.BRIGGS, SWAINE, Albert SMITH Rev.G.S.SMITH Misses G.LUMB, N.RUSHWORTH (piano) ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Mr.TOLLEY Drs. W.Perrin BROWN, John DUNN Mr.DILWORTH, public baths caretaker [Column 2] Mr.Rawden COLLINSON, train guard, retired COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.R.H.WHITWORTH, school board clerk, 1 Dalton Street, Tuel Lane ANGLERS' DINNER (Ryburn Angling Club) Mr.and Mrs.LONGBOTTOM, Stirk Bridge Inn Messrs. F.SMITH, S.SUTCLIFFE, George WHITELEY, J.ROBINSON, R.W.MALLINSON, T.TYSON, R.MAIDEN, J.WHITELEY, J.EASTWOOD, A.LEACH, J.HORNER (accompanist) FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Messrs. F.SHEPHERD, H.LUMB, J.SCHOFIELD, WHITEHEAD (organist) Misses LAWSON, E.BROWN A VALUABLE HORSE KILLED Mr.Fred SIDDALL, carrier A STRANGE FREAK (Halifax West Riding Court) Alfred FLETCHER, 23 of Sowerby New Road FIRE Messrs.John SHAW & Co., stone merchants, Hollings Mill Quarry BIBLE SOCIETY Messrs. William HAIGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, A.S.FIRTH, R.H.WHITWORTH Revs. C.W.HOWARD, G.S.SMITH, J.W.F.WALKER (Sowerby), J.FOX, J.P.BURT, Canon IVENS LEGAL NOTICE James STAFFORD, plumber, died November 1903, West Street, Sowerby Bridge John STAFFORD and Francis STAFFORD : executors [Column 3] SOWERBY DIVISION LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Messrs. John PICKLES (Ripponden), J.S.HIGHAM (candidate, speech), F.TOMBS (agent), Joseph CLAY (Hebden Bridge), J.CROWTHER (Hebden Bridge), James HODGSON (Todmorden), J.H.STEAD (Ripponden), D.J.CROSSLEY (Hebden Bridge), John BARKER (Todmorden), F.J.SCHOLEFIELD (Sowerby Bridge), W.ORMEROD (Todmorden), J.W.WHITELEY (Ripponden), G.PARKER (Hebden Bridge), R.LUMB, J.WHITTAKER Councillors Ely WHITELEY, Abraham CLAY (Sowerby Bridge), J.W.BANCROFT [Column 4]

Friendly

TRANSFER OF LICENCE (Halifax West Riding Court) Mr.H.E.SMITH, solicitor Joe YEWDALL (Joseph YEWDALL?), former licensee of the White Horse Inn, Spring Gardens, Friendly H.INGHAM, new licensee of the White Horse Inn Mrs.DYSON, originally intended new licensee

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST CHAPEL Misses E.THOMAS, S.A.HAIGH, SUTCLIFFE, WOLFENDEN, Dora PARKER, NICHOLL Messrs. F.N.STANDEVEN (accompanist), N.WHITELEY, J.RILEY, F.SUTCLIFFE, A.NICHOLL, H.SMITH, R.W.MALLINSON, J.W.BROADBENT Mr.and Miss NICHOLL Mrs.THOMPSON, Councillor BANCROFT, Mr.WOODHEAD : made donations [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Elizabeth BEETON, 67, wife of William BEETON, Linden Place, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge Charles HELLIWELL, 50, Clough Buildings, Luddenden Foot William MUNDAY, 8 months, son of Arthur MUNDAY, Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge William Cecil WHITAKER, 9 months, son of Clara WHITAKER, Clough Terrace, Sowerby Bridge C.R.DIXON, chemist, Ryburn Buildings, Sowerby Bridge

26th February 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.HIGHAM, opened the new Liberal Club Mr.George RHODES, jeweller, Town Hall Street TRIBUTE TO ARCHDEACON BROOKE Revs. G.E.ASPINALL (Rural Dean), Canon IVENS Mrs.BROOKE ANNUAL TEA (Tuel Lane Sunday School) Rev.J.P.BURT Messrs. C.P.BROWN, J.E.HOYLE (Halifax), J.WILCOCK, J.WHITELEY (piano), W.H.OLDFIELD, A.S.FIRTH VACCINATION PROSECUTIONS (Halifax West Riding Court) Jonathan HELLOWELL, farmer, Hanover Street. Married with 5 children Abraham WOOD, clogger, Bolton Brow. Had children. Mother died in July 1903? Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Ex-Sergeant HOLMES Abraham CLAY, manufacturer, Willow Hall Albert ELLIS, iron turner, Norland Nathaniel HITCHEN, warehouseman, married with children Police Constable Richard WALKER, one child [Column 2] Mr.Austin DIAMOND, cricketer, former member of Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club SOWERBY BRIDGE BAND Councillor A.F.LONGBOTTOM Messrs. H.BRIGGS, A.E.CROSSLEY, T.ACKROYD, E.LOMAS, Sam WILCOCK (Samuel WILCOCK?), Septimus WILCOCK, W.HOLLAS, J.W.FLETCHER, W.BALDWINSON, J.CHADWICK, W.HAIGH, A.BERRY, A.BOOTH, J.BOTTOMLEY WEAVERS' STRIKE Messrs.John ATKINSON & Sons, Watson Mill Councillor SOWOOD and MORLEY of Halifax Mr.W.BROOKES of Huddersfield DEATH OF A SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN IN A LONDON HOSPITAL Mr.John BOWERS, aged 50, living in Luton, formerly of Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club P.T.E. (West End) Rev.G.BAWN Misses SEED, L.YATES Mrs.W.HOLROYD Mr.E.HORSFALL, accompanist COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. Charles RUSHWORTH, William HAIGH, J.W.BANCROFT : possible candidates PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William HAIGH, T.M.FLETCHER, R.ROTHWELL, A.HOBSON, John BATES, H.STORR, T.HOEY, W.NICHOLL, William WOOD (deceased) Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors George WHITELEY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, A.HOWE [Column 3]

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH METHODIST NEW CONNEXION CHURCH Rev.T.M.REES and Mrs.REES, Halifax Mr.SMITH, Sowerby Bridge, gramaphone Misses ROBERTSHAW, SUTCLIFFE (Warley), SHAW, TASKER, Jessie REES (Halifax) Messrs. HAIGH, THOMPSON (King Cross), W.KERSHAW (Sowerby) Messrs. W.WADSWORTH, S.MITCHELL and Miss Susey BARRETT (Susan BARRETT?) : accompanists CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS Misses E.GREENWOOD, A.H.ACKROYD, E.LUMB Messrs. A.LEACH, H.SMITH, B.WILDE, V.PICKLES, T.A.SPEAK, B.LEACH, E.LEAH, A.WHITWORTH [Column 4] OPENING OF THE NEW LIBERAL CLUB (club started in 1884) Councillors Emmanuel MITCHELL, Ely WHITELEY, Albert HOWE, James HOLDSWORTH Mr.A.S.FIRTH, owned property at Central Buildings in 1885 Messrs. John MARSLAND, J.S.HIGHAM, Thomas HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT C.C., J.B.BLAKELEY, S.WILKINSON, Thomas HOEY, F.J.SCHOLEFIELD (rich, ill), Joseph GREENWOOD (rich, dead) Mr.and Mrs.HIGHAM Mr.and Mrs.MARSLAND Mesdames G.E.WHITELEY, B.WOOD Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.FOX Miss Clara GREENWOOD [Column 5] Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect Mr.Edward CROSSLEY, had a large majority Mr.O.EATOUGH Councillor A.CLAY [Column 6] Mrs.J.A.WHITELEY Miss BRIGGS Messrs. H.BARRETT, A.SMITH, A.BINGLEY, A.W.HORSFALL (piano), Albert SMITH, John CROWTHER (Hebden Bridge), George THOMAS Mr.George RHODES, jeweller

Norland

MOUNT ZION Messrs. F.HOLROYD of Idle, William CONWAY of Halifax --------------------------------------------- DEATHS Edwin HOWARTH, 12, son of Joseph HOWARTH, Triangle

4th March 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Alderman John Foster CLAY THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE Councillors Ely WHITELEY, Abraham CLAY, J.W.WHITELEY, A.HOWE SUDDEN DEATH Miss Susan HOWARTH, aged 57, of Sowerby Street A NONOGERIAN Mr.Miles FOX of Providence Place, 90 years old Mr.John EDWARDS, Ripponden, owned firm in 1820 THE CHINESE QUESTION (West End Congregational) Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. T.HOEY, S.WADSWORTH SOCIAL GATHERING (West End Congregational) Misses A.CROSSLEY, M.BOTTOMLEY, A.WARDELL, M.J.RILEY Messrs. R.H.LUMB, H.CROSSLEY, E.HORSFALL, S.G.SMITH Rev.G.S.SMITH ELECTION OF GUARDIANS Mr.Edward HANSON, Friendly Society candidate SAD CASE OF SUICIDE Jeremiah MITCHELL, aged 70, retired engine man of Edith's View, Tuel Lane Mr.HILL, district coroner Mr.A.S.FIRTH Mrs.MITCHELL, widow of Jeremiah MITCHELL Police Constable FORWOOD Mrs.WHITTAKER, Fountain Street [Column 2] WESLEYAN TRACT SOCIETY Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, T.H.KIDD Messrs. Thomas EDWARDS, George WRIGHT Sister Christian HUGHES Miss Nellie RATLEDGE (Ellen RATLEDGE?) Mr.J.W.LODGE and Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH : County Council candidates MARRIED LADIES TEA (Baptist Chapel, Industrial Road) Mrs. FOX CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Baptist) Rev.P.G.R.MONK of Eastwood Mrs.T.BRIGGS S.P.C.K. (Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge) Rev.W.ROBINSON INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES Brothers T.A.SMITH, J.L.CROWTHER, Aaron PICKLES (Halifax), John WADDINGTON, B.ROBINSON, T.H.WRIGHT, H.WHITWORTH Sisters HAIGH, BERRY Messrs. H.GREENWOOD and J.GREENWOOD : music (Halifax West Riding Brewster Sessions) Mr.T.HORSFALL for Sowerby Bridge Liberal Club Mr.J.F.HIRST applied on behalf of Richard CROWTHER's assembly rooms, Old Causeway

Norland

BAPTIST CHAPEL Master H.HITCHEN Mr.F.W.STANDEVEN, accompanist

Sowerby

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS, pastor Messrs. H.SMITH, B.WILDE, A.LEACH, V.PICKLES, B.LEACH, E.WHITWORTH, E.LEAH, T.A.SPEAK Misses A.H.ACKROYD, E.LUMB

Triangle

[Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors George WHITELEY J.P., Ely WHITELEY, J.TURNER, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, Frank CLAY, J.HOLDSWORTH, J.W.WHITELEY, W.GLEDHILL, E.MITCHELL, A.HOWE Mr.W.A.SUTCLIFFE, overseer Mr.W.H.GIBSON, overseer Mrs.William WOOD, widow Messrs. W.T.WALTON and J.H.HOYLE, Technical Education deputation Mr.LORING, Director of Education Mr.W.Vibart DIXON, Clerk to the Education Committee [Column 4] Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Mr.BANCROFT, Liberal and Nonconformist candidate (speech) Rev.T.H.KIDD [Column 5] Mr.HAIGH, non-party candidate (speech) THE BLANKET WEAVERS' STRIKE AT WATSON MILL Messrs. ATKINSON, SUTCLIFFE, BARKER [Column 6] DEATHS Susan Greenwood HOWARTH, 57, niece of the late Charles GREENWOOD, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge Frederick BROADBENT, 54, Turk's Head Inn, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth CORNEY, 55, wife of John CORNEY, Clyde Street, Sowerby Bridge Rhoda NORMANTON, 77, widow of William NORMANTON, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge Dennis RAWNSLEY, infant, son of Joseph RAWNSLEY, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

11th March 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Messrs.SHAW's quarry at Hollings Mill (large fossil tree found) Mr.Robert LAW of Hipperholme, geology expert Mr.John Johnstone GREEN, formerly of OATES & GREEN, sanitary tube makers, Halifax. Made J.P. for Darwen, Lancashire PRIMITIVE METHODIST CIRCUIT MEETING Rev.F.E.HEAPE Messrs. J.PINDER, Samuel HOWARD, L.FIELDING RE-OPENING OF ST.GEORGE' CHURCH Revs. A.T.COWEN (Gorton, Manchester), S.F.LAYCOCK Messrs.E.WHITEHEAD and Co., decorators, West Street PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO. Mr.B.MORWOOD, Ryburn Villa, Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.GARSIDE, Willow Terrace, Steps Lane, Sowerby Bridge Mr.??.HAIGH?, 10 Rose Place, Luddenden Foot [Column 2] ACCIDENT Mr.A.S.FIRTH, shopkeeper? P.T.E. AT WEST END Rev.J.LAWSON of Ovenden Misses LORIMER, LUMB, SHAW, RUSHWORTH (accompanist) COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. Charles RUSHWORTH, LODGE, J.W.BANCROFT, HAIGH MENS' SERVICE (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS SOWERBY BRIDGE SCHOOL BOARD Rev.Canon IVENS Messrs. J.WADDINGTON, J.BATES, J.W.BANCROFT, W.H.GIBSON, R.SIDDALL, E.E.POLLIT Misses L.HIRST, A.JONES : teachers? Mr.WHITWORTH, clerk

Norland

ELECTION OF GUARDIANS Mr.Jabez WHITTAKER, Thorney Bank Messrs. Nathaniel WADSWORTH, George WILSON, John BARRACLOUGH, Kelsall BROADLEY, Manasseh KITCHEN, Eli BROADBENT ELECTION OF PARISH COUNCILLORS Mr.Jabez WHITTAKER Mr.Joseph MALLINSON, West View Mr.Joseph WADSWORTH, Moorland Villa Mr.James FLEMING, Binn Royd Mr.John BARRACLOUGH, New Longley Mr.Ezeikel BINNS (Ezekiel BINNS?), Oaken Royd Mr.Joe BROADBENT (Joseph BROADBENT), Thorney Bank Mr.Kelsall BROADLEY, Milner Royd Mr.Eli BROADBENT, Upper Watt Ing Mr.Abram LUMB (Abraham LUMB), Follingworth Hall

Sowerby

ELECTION OF A GUARDIAN Mr.J.WILSON, candidate Mr.John William HODGSON, The Hollings, Triangle, successful candidate DISTRICT COUNCIL NOMINATIONS Rowland BRADLEY, farmer, Styes Farm John INGHAM, gentleman, Hollings Street, Triangle Joseph Lee WRIGLEY, commission agent, Ryburn Terrace, Sowerby Hanson HAIGH, tailor, Sowerby Green Job SUNDERLAND, gentleman, Brook House SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.WADSWORTH J.P., D.TURNER, C.H.MITCHELL, R.BRADLEY, J.J.ROWDEN, A.STOTT, J.COCKROFT, J.T.NAYLOR, H.HAIGH, J.H.CARTER Dr.WELLBURN Mr.Eli HARTLEY [Column 3] Messrs. Joseph RILEY, Arthur FISHWICK, Henry HANSON : overseers Mr.SCHOFIELD, collector Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.Smith EMMOTT, manager for Triangle school Mr.Nimrod STOTT, manager for Mill Bank school ---------------------------------------- NOMINATIONS FOR THE SOWERBY BRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL (and Guardians) James HOLDSWORTH, 14 Edward Street, millwright Rowland LUMB, Thomas Edward WHITEHEAD William SUTCLIFFE, Steps Lane, contractor Thomas Musgrave FLETCHER, James BACON Tom TIDSWELL (Thomas TIDSWELL), 41 Wharf Street, cabinet maker Joe COOKE (Joseph COOKE), Walter HORNER Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, 69 West View, worsted coating manufacturer William Henry THOMPSON, Frederick MITCHELL John William LODGE, Wharf Street, horse clothing manufacturer Solomon WATSON, Charles HOWARTH James WOODHEAD, 76 Wakefield Road, gentleman Thomas CHADWICK, John William ELLIS George Henry WOOD, Walker Lane, manufacturer William Wilson, George WADSWORTH Thomas BORRELL, 3 Victoria Road, manager Alfred PLATT, Albert FARRAR George WHITELEY, 13 West Street, plasterer John SMITH, Eli SPEAK John MARSLAND, Concrete Villas, gentleman William Henry Hall, Humphrey RILEY John William LODGE, Wharf Street, horse clothing manufacturer Herbert William LAWTON, John BROADBENT John BATES, 11 Dalton Street, cotton twiner William NICHOLL, Thomas CROSSLEY John BATES, 11 Dalton Street, cotton twiner Robert KING, Arthur William HOBSON William GLEDHILL, Wharf Street, butcher James WOOD, James BRIGGS John MARSLAND, Concrete Villas, gentleman William INGHAM, Thomas HORSFALL Squire JUDSON, Lord Street, Beech, insurance agent Herbert WILD, Arthur GLEDHILL, William NICHOLL, Thomas CROSSLEY, John HELLIWELL, David LUMB William HAIGH, Raven Lodge, draper Edward Ernest POLLIT, Frank CLAY, George SWINDELLS, Rowland SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON, George BLACKBURN Thomas GILL, Alfred GREENWOOD, John William WHITELEY, Thomas GREENWOOD Edward HANSON, gentleman, 18 Edward Street John WADDINGTON, Thomas Albert SMITH, Nathaniel BATES, William SMITH, Tom WATERHOUSE (Thomas WATERHOUSE), Richard MARSHALL John Ward BANCROFT, accountant, 17 Nicholl's Terrace, Tuel Lane James BRIGGS, James WOOD, Jonas CROWTHER, William Henry HALL, Sam WADSWORTH (Samuel WADSWORTH), Thomas HORSFALL John William LODGE, Wharf Street, horse clothing manufacturer Solomon WATSON, James BACON, Herbert William LAWTON, Charles HOWARTH Adelaide MARSLAND, Concrete Villas, Tuel Lane Fred RADCLIFFE, John Francis George WHITEHEAD [Column 4] OPENING OF THE CO-OPERATIVE NEW STORES (Sowerby Bridge Industrial Society) Mr.James WOOD, helped form the Industrial Society in 1860 Mr.George RUSHWORTH, deceased, first manager Mr.Thomas GILL, second and current manager Messrs. David LUMB, W.H.BAXENDALE Mr.W.B.TRIGG, representing Mr.Medley HALL, architect [Column 5] Messrs. T.ILLINGWORTH and E.DAWSON : Halifax Industrial Society Mr.J.SHILLITO, Co-operative Wholesale Society [Column 6] Messrs. William NICHOLL, George THORPE (Dewsbury) PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (balance sheet) Mr.B.MORWOOD, Ryburn Villas, Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.GARSIDE, Willow Terrace, Steps Lane, Sowerby Bridge Mr.J.HAIGH, 10 Rose Place, Luddenden Foot DEATHS Hannah GREEN, 83, wife of William GREEN, mother of Richard H.WHITWORTH Lavina WHITELEY (Lavinia WHITELEY?), 62, died at her brother's house in Stockport, late of Belmont Terrace, Sowerby Bridge Mary Ann HITCHEN, 84, widow of John HITCHEN, West Parade, Sowerby Bridge Percy Fleming SYKES, 15, son of Thomas SYKES, Fountain Street, Sowerby Bridge

18th March 1904

Sowerby Bridge

HALIFAX PERMANENT BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY Mr.Enoch HILL, new manager U.M.F.C. CIRCUIT MEETING (Free Methodist) Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.W.H.MITCHELL, ill Messrs. C.BESWICK, A.S.FIRTH, S.TURNER, J.WILCOCK (Tuel Lane), C.LUMB (Norland), E.HELLOWELL (Sowerby), J.H.BUTTERWORTH WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Messrs. A.CROWTHER, Granville SHEARD, M.SCHOFIELD, T.GIBSON, W.GILLAM (violin), J.A.JESSOP, J.L.CROWTHER Misses Edith JESSOP, HAIGH, Beatrice WOOD, M.E.WILSON, N.SHEARD (accompanist) and E.SHEARD YORKSHIRE CONGREGATIONAL UNION Revs. W.C.EVANS, J.MONCRIEFF (pastor of Warley Church), G.S.SMITH, B.DALE Mr.John WHITLEY of Halifax Mr.A.W.WHITLEY [Column 2] Alderman John Foster CLAY Henry James HOMFRAY and William Henry LORIMER : patent DR.SAMUEL JOHNSON (lecture) Revs. Canon IVENS, G.Heathcote BARKER ELECTION OF GUARDIANS Mrs.Adelaide MARSDEN Messrs. William HAIGH, John Ward BANCROFT, Edward HANSON, John William LODGE, Squire JUDSON DEBATE (Liberal) Mr.F.TOMBS RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY Rev.M.C.TIARKS Mr.William HAIGH ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.TOLLEY, R.W.EVANS J.P., J.S.RAWSON J.P, D.I.CLAY, T.HOEY, W.HAIGH, R.SIDDALL, W.SUNDERLAND, T.W.RICHARDSON, H.TAYLOR, W.BURNLEY, F.WILCOCK, T.SEED, J.SHAW, A.LAWRENCE, H.MITCHELL, W.E.HOLROYD, A.SUTCLIFFE, A.WHITAKER, T.H.MITCHELL, Fred STOCKTON, G.H.HALSTEAD, A.TURNER Mesdames BROWN, DUNN, HORNER, BATES, MITCHELL, H.HOLLOWS, A.STOCKTON Misses A.WHITELEY, M.ACKROYD, HARGREAVES, C.NUSSEY, A.WHITEHEAD, A.ELLIS, L.BARRACLOUGH, L.BENTLEY, M.A.MITCHELL, L.TAYLOR, A.GALLIMORE, S.HEATON, E.FARRAR Councillors F.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY Drs. BROWN, DUNN

Ripponden

ON ENCLOSED PREMISES (Halifax West Riding Court) BAINES, seafarer, served on the "Sachem" Mr.Benjamin CROSSLEY Superintendent WEIGHTMAN WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mesdames HOYLE, BALLANTYNE, J.WADSWORTH, MITCHELL, PICKLES, BERRY, PARKER, LUMB, SIMPSON, COCKROFT, WOOD, SUTCLIFFE, HOLLAND, DEARDEN, BARKER, BREARLEY Miss WHITELEY, BARRETT, NICHOLL, Edith SYKES (piano), R.MITCHELL and B.MITCHELL (accompanist) Messrs. PICKLES, J.H.STEAD [Column 3] DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Messrs. William SUTCLIFFE, George Henry WOOD, John BATES, John MARSLAND Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, 69 West View, worsted coating manufacturer William Henry THOMPSON, Frederick MITCHELL James WOODHEAD, 76 Wakefield Road, gentleman Thomas CHADWICK, John William ELLIS Thomas BORRELL, 8 Victoria Road, manager Alfred PLATT, Albert FARRAR George WHITELEY, 13 West Street, plasterer John SMITH, Eli SPEAK John William LODGE, Wharf Street, horse clothing manufacturer Herbert William LAWTON, John BROADBENT John BATES, 11 Dalton Street, cotton twiner Robert KING, Arthur William HOBSON William GLEDHILL, Wharf Street, butcher James WOOD, James BRIGGS John MARSLAND, Concrete Villas, gentleman William INGHAM, Thomas HORSFALL James HOLDSWORTH, Edward Street, millwright Tom TIDSWELL (Thomas TIDSWELL), Wharf Street, cabinet maker

Sowerby

Messrs. Hanson HAIGH, Rowland BRADLEY, Joseph Lee WRIGLEY, Job SUNDERLAND: elected to council CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Messrs. J.S.HOYLE, J.LEAH, W.LEACH, A.LEACH, B.WILDE, H.WHITWORTH, S.S.SPEAK, J.A.PICKLES, Arnold LEACH Rev.W.C.EVANS THE STRIKE AT WATSON MILL (letter from the weavers) [Column 4] SERMON FOR WOMEN (Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.GAUKROGER, organist [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Charles Wesley HATTON, 65, 44 Great Cheetham Street, Broughton, Manchester, late of Sowerby Bridge Charlotte Rebecca SUTCLIFFE, 29, wife of Harrowby SUTCLIFFE, Dean Lane, Sowerby Thomas Gledhill WRIGLEY, 26, cloth finisher, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge

25th March 1904

Sowerby Bridge

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon THOMPSON CANON IVENS' SERMON TO MEN ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN (Halifax West Riding Court) William WIDDOP, labourer of Sowerby Bridge Police Constable FORDHAM YORKSHIRE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION Mr.Fred KERSHAW, Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club James A.MAUDE, Sowerby Bridge, professional swimmer CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Primitive Methodist) Revs. J.FOX, A.BALDWIN, F.W.BRETT, F.E.HEAPE, J.WILKINSON, W.LAWRENCE Mr.James CLAY Councillor Frank CLAY Mrs.COATES Mr.J.H.SCHOLEFIELD CIRCUIT MEETING (Wesleyan) Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, T.H.KIDD Messrs. W.H.HALL, Thomas EDWARDS, Joseph BARRON, S.HOYLE, J.C.HORSFALL, E.ACKROYD [Column 2] P.T.E. (West End) Rev.J.FOX Misses M.BOTTOMLEY, F.H.RICHARDSON Mr.F.BOTTOMLEY, accompanist (Halifax County Court) Mr.John William BARKER, bedding manufacturer (Eclipse Bedding and Mattress Company) of Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge. Gone bust? Mr.S.HOYLE, solicitor ACCIDENT John TAYLOR, an elderly man Messrs.POLLIT and WIGZELL MISSIONS (West End) Revs. G.S.SMITH, Albert BAGE of Halifax WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mesdames EVANS of Sowerby, MARSLAND CHRIST CHURCH TEMPERANCE SOCIETY Revs. C.W.HOWARD, W.H.VERITY (vicar of Longwood) Misses ELLIS (Halifax), SUTCLIFFE Messrs. HALSTEAD, WHITELEY TEACHERS IN CONFERENCE Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.MARVIN (chief inspector) and his colleagues Messrs. CAPE and CARTER LIBERAL CLUB Messrs. T.HOEY, S.WADSWORTH, H.MALLINSON, S.MASON, R.LUMB RECHABITES Brothers T.A.SMITH, T.H.WRIGHT, B.ROBINSON, J.L.CROWTHER, B.ROBINSON Misses E.BERRY, M.A.HAIGH, E.JESSOP, E.WADDINGTON

Norland

SUICIDE John EMMETT, aged 55, moulder, Lane Ends. Married John Thomas EMMETT, son of above

Triangle

(Halifax West Riding Court) Fred WILKINSON, labourer Police Constables TAFFENDER, MILNES [Column 3]

Sowerby

SACRED CANTATA (St.Peter's choir) Messrs. W.KERSHAW, E.BARKER, H.K.LUMB, J.RILEY, W.SHEPHERD, Booth SHARP (organist) Miss Ada SHARP, violin PROVIDENCE "AT HOME" Mr.and Mrs.J.S.HIGHAM of Accrington, parliamentary candidate Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.E.HELLIWELL, piano Mr.W.HORSFIELD's concert party from Halifax Mr.and Mrs.A.S.FIRTH of Sowerby Bridge Rev.W.C.EVANS Master Albert SPEAK Miss Annie LAW (Ann LAW) Mr.James WILKINSON of Halifax Councillor Amos GRAHAM and Mrs.GRAHAM of Luddenden Foot Mr.Joel HITCHEN of Halifax [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Ripponden

SHOCKING BURNING FATALITY Fanny AINLEY, aged 57, unmarried, lived alone ELECTION ADDRESS (Sowerby Bridge Guardians) William HAIGH MARRIAGE Charles Enoch PINDER, tailor, Halifax, to Harriet Elizabeth BROWN, Friendly DEATHS James BROOKS, 61, soap maker, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge William GREENWOOD, 62, farmer, Walker Lane, Sowerby Bridge Margaret POLLARD, 64, widow of William POLLARD, Broad Lane, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth SMITH, 68, wife of David SMITH, Nelson Street, Sowerby Bridge IN MEMORIAM Emma BRIGGS, wife of James Briggs, Canal View, Sowerby Bridge. Died March 1903

1st April 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.R.H.WHITWORTH of Sowerby Bridge, clerk to the West Riding Education Committee A DISORDERLY PASSENGER (Halifax West Riding Court) Benjamin WOODHEAD, greengrocer, Sowerby Bridge Police Constable MAUDE "YOUTHS' GLORY LODGE" P.G.s Henry BATES, Fergus CROSSLEY Brother BATES BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN CHURCH Messrs. STOTT, RILEY, BUTTERWORTH, BRIGGS, WHITEHEAD, WHITELEY, S.MACKRELL, SCHOLEFIELD, F.WADDINGTON junior, B.MORWOOD, HELLIWELL, I.PRIESTLEY (conductor), A.HELLIWELL (accompanist), F.SUTCLIFFE SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. F.BARRACLOUGH, T.H.WRIGHT, Ernest HOWARTH, J.K.FALCONER Misses H.DIXON, Dora RUSHWORTH and Ivy RUSHWORTH, Ivy COPLEY, Jessie THORPE, C.BOTTOMLEY Mrs.M.H.WALLIS of London THE TARIFF QUESTION (meeting with Halifax Tariff Reform League at West End School) Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. Howard CLAY of Halifax, F.TOMBS, E.ROBINSON (Brighouse), E.SMITH (Halifax), J.F.BULLER (Halifax), TAYLOR (Siddall), T.HOEY, S.WADSWORTH, R.LUMB, A.SMITH, W.H.BAXENDALE [Column 2] SUDDEN DEATH Mr.Thomas MITCHELL, aged 67, of Hoyle Green, Warley. Built houses CHRIST CHURCH Right Rev. Bishop THORNTON, assistant bishop of Manchester Revs. Canon IVENS, Canon THOMPSON (chaplain to the bishop of Wakefield) DETINUE OF MUSIC (Halifax County Court) Mrs.Dorothy BROADLEY of Grove Terrace, Halifax. Had a son called Walter Miss Elizabeth OSBORNE of Wakefield Road. Had a sister called Rebecca DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION Councillors George WHITELEY, James HOLDSWORTH, Arthur F.LONGBOTTOM, John BATES, Thomas BORRELL (lodge member) Mr.Edwin WHITELEY, retired councillor Messrs. R.KENWORTHY and S.HOYLE : officers at Ellison Memorial Schools polling station Messrs. S.FREEMAN and J.C.BELL : officers at Bolton Brow school polling stations Messrs. J.BARRACLOUGH and R.H.WHITWORTH : officers at Tuel Lane school polling station Messrs. E.W.HINCHCLIFFE and W.FOX : officers at West End Congregational School polling station Mr.R.W.EVANS, J.P, returning officer James HOLDSWORTH, Tom TIDSWELL (Thomas TIDSWELL), Thomas BORRELL, George WHITELEY, John William LODGE, Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, James WOODHEAD, John BATES (Labour), William GLEDHILL, John MARSLAND : candidates GUARDIANS' ELECTION Mr.Evans, returning officer (mentioned was the first time he'd seen a lady elected) John Ward BANCROFT, Adelaide MARSLAND, Edward HANSON, John William LODGE, William HAIGH, Squire JUDSON : candidates (first two elected) Councillor LONGBOTTOM

Norland

THE REMOVAL OF PIGS (Halifax Borough Court) Thomas A.BROADBENT of Wat Ing Farm, Norland [Column 3]

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE "AT HOME" Master Albert SPEAK Miss Annie LAW (Ann LAW) Councillor Amos GRAHAM and Mrs.GRAHAM BOULDERCLOUGH BAND OF HOPE Messrs. H.N.BLAMIRES, Milton WADSWORTH Councillor J.WADSWORTH A PLEASANT RE-UNION Mr.Llewellyn SPEAK (son of Samuel S.SPEAK, Sowerby New Road), went to New Zealand a few years ago (1899) Letter published in the Chronicle recounting his journey (1899) Married a New Zealand lady whose parents were from Leeds Mr.Fred SLADEN, of Sowerby Bridge, went to New Zealand before the above Messrs. HILEY and DYSON of Sowerby Bridge : music Messrs. J.B.SPEAK, H.SPEAK, A.LEACH, H.WHITWORTH, J.WHITWORTH, W.H.WHITWORTH, W.LEACH Messrs. S.S.SPEAK and N.LEACH (Manchester) : recited in Yorkshire dialect Rev.W.C.EVANS A FORMER SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN'S SHOCKING DEATH Herbert Stott SAVILLE, aged 30, of Parkinson Lane, Halifax Mr.Jeremiah SAVILLE, deceased, dyer of Sowerby Bridge. Father of above David ELEY, goods guard Mary WADSWORTH, police matron, Halifax [Column 4] CHRISTIANITY AND CHARACTER (sermon for men at Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] [Column 6] ELECTION NOTICES William GLEDHILL, Wharf Street A.F.LONGBOTTOM George WHITELEY DEATHS Henry John JACKSON, 51, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary FLEMING, 73, Terrace Street, Sowerby Bridge Ann GREENWOOD, 67, wife of John GREENWOOD, Newlands, Warley George LUMB, 70, farmer, Gatelands, Sowerby

8th April 1904

Sowerby Bridge

(Smallpox) Mr.G.H.WILCOCK of Scar Head, Norland (dog show) ST.GEORGE'S VESTRY MEETING Messrs. I.L.SUNDERLAND, W.GAUKROGER, EATON, WHITELEY, BATLEY, BUTTERWORTH, ELLIS, TAYLOR, SENIOR PURITAN IDEALS (lecture at Tuel Lane Chapel) Revs. E.Lloyd Jones of Manchester, J.P.BURT SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. B.LEES, H.BOOTH, T.H.WRIGHT, E.E.LAW, A.E.SUTCLIFFE Mesdames William GREENWOOD, LAW BOYS IN MISCHIEF (Halifax West Riding Court) David WARD, John William RAWNSLEY, Charlie KILGALLON (Charles KILLGALLON?): Sowerby Bridge boys MISSIONARY ANNIVERSARY (Tuel Lane Chapel) Revs. W.E.SOOTHILL (native of Halifax, missionary in China), George GRAVE (Leeds), J.P.BURT BEGGING (Halifax West Riding Court) Anthony MYLES Police Constable CRABTREE THE RECENT ROBBERY AT THE BULL'S HEAD HOTEL (Wakefield Quarter Sessions) Frank WILLIAMS (39) Mr.Arthur WALKER, Bull's Head Hotel, Sowerby Bridge VESTRY MEETING (Christ Church) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.William HAIGH, vicar's warden Mr.William WOOD, deceased, churchwarden appointed in 1903 Mr.Edward E.POLLIT, parishioner's warden Mr.SWINDELLS, Norland churchwarden Mr.Alfred GREENWOOD, Warley churchwarden Mr.D.I.MALLINSON

Norland

Mr.G.B.BINNS of Pickwood House, ship's surgeon, went to East Africa [Column 2] SHOCKING AFFAIR NEAR LEEDS. TWO MEN SUFFOCATED Mr.Lloyd SUMMERSCALES, aged 36, fitter, Of Hollings Mill. Widower. Only child died before his wife Messrs.WOODHOUSE & MITCHELL Ltd., engineers, Brighouse. Employed above George ROBERTS, employed at Ardsley ironworks for 38 years Mr.J.WHITE, assistant manager and chemist at Ardsley ironworks Dr.HERMON, Wakefield George SEWELL, weighman at Ardsley ironworks PATHETIC TRAGEDY AT KING CROSS. A WOMAN KILLS HER CHILD AND COMMITS SUICIDE Lucy RAYMOND (Lucy ASQUITH?), aged 28. Lost a child some time ago James ASQUITH, greengrocer, 42 Rochdale Road, King Cross. Husband of above Raymond ASQUITH, aged 2 years 4 months, son of above [Column 3] DISTRICT COUNCIL (Sowerby Bridge Urban) Councillors George WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, F.CLAY, Abraham CLAY, GLEDHILL, LONGBOTTOM, MITCHELL, Albert HOWE, TURNER, J.W.WHITELEY, HOLDSWORTH, John BATES, E.MITCHELL, A.F.LONGBOTTOM Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT, Mrs.B.WOOD : education committee Mr.J.C.BELL, schools secretary Messrs.W.T.WALTON, T.HOEY, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, W.H.GIBSON, R.LUMB Councillor Ely WHITELEY (speech) [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Sowerby

VESTRY MEETING (St.Peter's Church) Rev.J.W.F.WALKER, vicar Councillor J.T.NAYLOR, vicar's warden of 17 year Major MORRIS, new vicar's warden Mr.Arthur STOTT, people's warden, resigned Mr.C.EMPSON, new people's warden Messrs. Arthur BINNS, William RILEY, George R.STANSFIELD, Ernest E.HOWARTH, Edgar LUMB, John PARSONS, A.HIRST, Emsley CROSSLEY, Fred GREENWOOD : sidesmen

Ripponden

------------------------------------------ MARRIAGE John Richard HEYWOOD to Sarah Jane BISHOP, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Hannah BOOCOCK, 77, widow of Joshua BOOCOCK, East Parade, Sowerby Bridge John HERON, 77, Belle Vue Terrace, Luddenden Foot IN MEMORIAM Ellen WORSNUP, died April 1900, wife of William WORSNUP

15th April 1904

Sowerby Bridge

James ROBINSON, trading as William Robinson and Son, slater and plasterer of Wharf Street, bankrupt, Halifax County Court SMALLPOX (Watson Mill strike) CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors HOWE, George WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, HOLDSWORTH, Ely WHITELEY, John TURNER, LONGBOTTOM FREE CHURCH CHORAL UNION (at Bolton Brow) Misses E.WADSWORTH, H.MOORE, N.BOTTOMLEY, E.RICHARDSON, A.BARRETT, F.RICHARDSON,A.SWAINE Master J.BOTTOMLEY, W.NASH Messrs. A.SMITH, S.MACKRELL, W.MCFARLANE, N.WHITELEY, A.PLATT, G.RHODES, the BREARLEY brothers, B.WADSWORTH (conductor), J.C.HORSFALL (accompanist) SHEPHERD AND BLACKBURN LIMITED STEALING WHEAT FROM THE CANAL WHARF (Halifax West Riding Court) John IBBETSON (John IBBOTSON?), teamer, Sowerby Bridge John HAIGH, canal boatman, Sowerby Bridge David THOMAS, labourer, Sowerby Bridge Mr.Albert WOOD, Canal Wharf, owned the wheat Mitchell GREENWOOD, bought the stolen wheat Superintendent WEIGHTMAN LECTURE ON WARWICK (at Ellison Memorial School) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.KNIGHT Councillor John BATES RE J.W.BARKER (Halifax County Court) John William BARKER, 14 Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge, traded as Eclipse Bedding and Mattress Co., bankrupt. Married September 1900 Messrs.SIDDALL and HILTON, former employers of above Mr.MURGATROYD [Column 2] WEAVERS' STRIKE TEMPERANCE (Christ Church) Mr.John WHITELEY

Sowerby

FREE CHURCH COUNCIL (meeting in Providence Chapel) Revs. T.Rhondda Williams (Bradford, speech), W.C.EVANS Messrs. EMMETT, William HAIGH, CLAYTON (organist, Halifax) SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.WADSWORTH J.P., TURNER, NAYLOR, COCKROFT, STOTT, HAIGH, NICHOLL, ROWDEN, BRADLEY, MITCHELL Captain STANSFELD [Column 3] Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Mr.HARTLEY, nuisance inspector Dr.MERCER Rev.F.W.WALKER and Messrs. T.H.MORRIS, J.S.RAWSON, G.R.STANSFELD : foundation managers for Sowerby and Triangle schools Revs.W.PURVIS, E.BRIERLEY and Messrs. F.W.HADWEN, J.W.HODGSON : managers for St.Mary's schools Councillor INGHAM, CARTER: leaving council Mr.BOOTH, returning officer [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] IN MEMORIAM Hollas FURNESS, died April 1902. 34 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge Fred ARNOLD, died April 1899, son of William CROSSLEY and E.CROSSLEY, 74 Sutcliffe Terrace, Wakefield Road DEATHS Thomas Henry DYSON, 51, Alma Street, Sowerby Bridge Ada DEWHIRST, 13 months, daughter of Jeremiah DEWHIRST, Long Pipe, Sowerby Samuel LUMB, 68, Wakefield Road, Sowerby Bridge Rose Ellen NICHOLL, 12 months, daughter of James NICHOLL, Scar Head, Norland

22nd April 1904

Sowerby Bridge

PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Councillors A.HOWE J.P., Ely WHITELEY, T.BORRELL, George WHITELEY, John BATES, A.CLAY Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. H.HAIGH, J.C.BELL, O.EATOUGH, W.NICHOLL, H.STORR, H.P.KENDALL, A.HOBSON, J.MARSLAND, R.ROTHWELL, B.ROBINSON, T.HOEY PRESENTATIONS TO A RETIRED RAILWAY GUARD Mr.Rawdon COLLINSON, retired after 40 years service Mr.J.H.WHEELWRIGHT, presented money from Ripponden Major MORRIS, presented money from Triangle SMALLPOX Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector A DISORDERLY COUPLE (Halifax West Riding Court) Thomas Henry NOWELLS and Samuel FRANKLIN, both of Sowerby Bridge Police Constable CRABTREE FRIENDLY WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Rev.J.RHODES of Bingley Mr.W.WHITEHEAD, organist Miss LAWSON PLAYING FOOTBALL IN THE STREET (Halifax West Riding Court) Samuel SUNDERLAND, Harold SUNDERLAND, Henry MUSSEN, Leonard WILCOCK : lads, millhands of Sowerby Bridge Leonard CRAVEN, lad, baker of Sowerby Bridge Police Constable MILNES THE FIRE BRIGADE IN SEARCH OF A FIRE Mr.MARSH Messrs.EDLESTON's, Asquith Bottom [Column 2] THE WEAVERS' STRIKE CONCERT (Christ Church choir) Misses A.LIVERMORE and E.LIVERMORE Messrs. R.WRAY, H.LIVERMORE, R.W.MALLINSON, J.E.COCKROFT, F.ASHWORTH, G.CROSSFIELD, S.AINLEY, Henry GAUKROGER (accompanist) WEDDING AT BOLTON BROW (Wesleyan) Edith BREARLEY, Clough House. Bride Ernest Rowland HOLMES, groom, son of John HOLMES, Egremont Terrace Miss HOLMES, sister of the groom Misses Margaret BREARLEY, Gladys BREARLEY, Elsie BROWN : bridesmaids, nieces of the bride Mr.Harry BANKS of Leeds Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, organist

Triangle

Mill Bank

SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION (at Blackpool) Mr.and Mrs.W.H.WHITELEY of Egerton Road, well known in Mill Bank. Moved to Blackpool ten years ago Rev.Samuel PEARSON, performed the marriage at Hanover Chapel, Halifax in 1879 Rev.J.F.WHARTON Miss Annie SMITH Mr.T.CARTER

Luddenden Foot

SMART CAPTURE (Halifax West Riding magistrates) Police Constable FORDHAM James CLAY and Son Ltd. James PEARSALL, John HEATON, Robert BRAITHWAITE : lads, millhands, Luddenden Foot William GOVIER, Range Bank, Halifax [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, T.BORRELL, James HOLDSWORTH, J.BATES, Ely WHITELEY, E.MITCHELL, John William WHITELEY, John TURNER, A.CLAY, A.HOWE J.P., Frank CLAY Mr.EVANS [Column 4] W.H.GIBSON, J.C.HORSFALL, W.T.WALTON, Albert SMITH, Dr.WELLBURN, J.VARLEY, J.H.HOYLE : technical committee representatives [Column 5] [Column 6]

Norland

PROPERTY SALE Mr.G.E.GARSIDE, auctioneer? Mr.WHITAKER, Hebden Bridge, bought 5 cottages in Harper Royd Lane --------------------------------------------------- MARRIAGE Ernest Rowland HOLMES, son of John HOLMES, Egremont Terrace, to Edith BREARLEY, Clough House, Sowerby Bridge. Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER performed the ceremony DEATHS James AVES, aged 97, of Chestnut Villas, Putney, London. Father of J.J.AVES, schoolmaster at Norland James CULPAN, 71, Union Street, Triangle Sarah Ann GREENWOOD, 55, widow of John GREENWOOD, Steps Lane Top, Sowerby Bridge Henry MITCHELL, 65, retired cotton spinner, Old House, Sowerby Bridge Joshua SALTONSTALL, 75, Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Sarah WILD, 75, widow of James WILD, Causeway Head, Sowerby Bridge

29th April 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SMALLPOX BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL Revs. R.BRIGGS of Blackley, W.A.LIVINGSTONE of Brearley CLOSE OF THE WEAVERS' STRIKE (letter from the weavers) Messrs.John ATKINSON and Sons PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Councillors A.HOWE J.P., A.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, J.BATES, T.BORRELL Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. William HAIGH, H.P.KENDALL, R.ROTHWELL, H.STORR, W.NICHOLL, J.C.BELL, J.MARSLAND, B.ROBINSON, A.HOBSON, O.EATOUGH, T.HOEY Mr.BALL, librarian FREE CHURCH COUNCIL (at Bolton Brow) Revs. F.E.HEAPE, J.P.BURT Mr.B.WADSWORTH, choirmaster Misses MOORE, WADSWORTH, B.WHITEHEAD Messrs. A.PLATT, T.E.WHITEHEAD Misses F.PARKER, G.LUMB, M.BOTTOMLEY, E.RICHARDSON, A.BARRETT, E.WADSWORTH, A.SWAINE, F.RICHARDSON Messrs. W.MCFARLANE, J.HEMINGWAY, E.HORSFALL, G.H.WHITAKER, B.ROBINSON Master J.BOTTOMLEY Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.FOX SLANDER ACTION (COCKROFT v MAGSON, Halifax County Court) Judge CADMAN Mr.W.STOREY, prosecution Mr.S.HOYLE, defence Mary E.COCKROFT, wife of John Wesley COCKROFT, Willow Street Elizabeth Ann MAGSON, neighbour of above [Column 2] Mr.E.ACKROYD, stationer, 22 Town Hall Street BAND OF HOPE CONCERT (Primitive Methodist) Miss E.SUTCLIFFE Master Norman HIRST Messrs.T.GIBSON, J.E.COCKROFT, J.W.FIRTH, E.FARRAR (elocutionist), J.GREENWOOD(violin) THE SAD CASE FROM WEST END (Halifax West Riding Court) George Henry DENTON, 32, labourer Emma PARKER, 13, step daughter of above Inspector ARUNDEL SHEPHERD AND BLACKBURN LIMITED Mr.Alfred WHITELEY, manager Messrs. Ely WHITELEY, J.WHITELEY

Friendly

SUDDEN DEATH Henry BROWN, aged 55, labourer Arthur THOMAS of the Friendly Inn and Throstle Nest Farm, employer of above Dr.CROWTHER

Triangle

LOCAL FAILURE (Halifax Bankruptcy Court) Arthur HOYLE, farmer of Knowsley Farm, Triangle Messrs. LONGBOTHAM and Sons, solicitors [Column 3]

Sowerby

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOWERBY DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., J.WADSWORTH, J.T.NAYLOR, J.L.WRIGLEY, J.COCKROFT, J.J.ROWDEN, C.H.MITCHELL, H.HAIGH, NICHOLL, A.STOTT, J.SUNDERLAND, R.BRADLEY Mr.BOOTH, clerk Mr.JUBB, deceased Mr.HARTLEY, surveyor Mr.SCHOFIELD, collector [Column 4] COUNCILLOR HOWE, J.P., AND THE DISTRICT COUNCIL AT CHURCH (Primitive Methodist Church, Sowerby New Road) Councillor Albert HOWE, J.P. Rev.F.E.HEAPE (sermon text) [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Harry BROWN, 55, mason, Friendly William SCHOFIELD, 73, Cross Hill End, Sowerby Ann WILD, 41, Hollins Terrace, Triangle

6th May 1904

Sowerby Bridge

HONOUR FOR A SOWERBY BRIDGE BLIND GIRL Miss E.HOWARTH, Bradford Blind Institution, native of Sowerby Bridge THE EDUCATION AUTHORITY Councillors A.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, J.BATES, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, E.MITCHELL Mrs.WOOD Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT, J.WADSWORTH, John BARRACLOUGH, John BATES, E.E.POLLIT, A.HOWE J.P., Charles RUSHWORTH, E.MITCHELL, J.WADDINGTON PRIMITIVE METHODISM Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.S.HOWARD RE JAMES ROBINSON (Halifax County Court) James ROBINSON, slater and plasterer, Wharf Street, trading as William ROBINSON & Son. Bankrupt WATER STATISTICS Mr.HOPKINSON, water manager [Column 2] Councillor Albert HOWE, became J.P. Mr.DENTON of Back Terrace Street at Halifax West Riding Court, accused of assaulting his step daughter BESSES O'TH'BARN BAND Mr.A.OWEN, conductor of "this famous band" FOOTBALL (rugby?) Messrs.SUTCLIFFE and SYKES (Sowerby Bridge, MOSS brothers (Hebden Bridge) SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, E.MITCHELL, T.BORRELL, Ely WHITELEY, J.BATES, A.CLAY Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.Vibart DIXON, clerk to the Education Committee of the West Riding Council Mrs.WOOD, local education committee member Messrs. E.E.POLLIT, J.C.HORSFALL, J.WADSWORTH (representing Norland): local education committee members Councillors C.RUSHWORTH, J.W.BANCROFT, County Council Mr.WHITWORTH, keeping local education committee minutes [Column 3] Mr.HOYLE, technical committee secretary Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST Rev.W.A.LIVINGSTONE of Brearley Mr.John SUTCLIFFE, Heptonstall, preached sermon Mr.F.N.STANDEVEN, organist

Ripponden

Councillor W.C.MOORES, Soyland Urban District Council, became J.P. [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Sowerby

ANNIVERSARY (98th anniversary of the Wesleyan Sunday School) Rev.W.D.WALTERS of London Mr.CLAYTON, organist TARIFF REFORM (Congregational Church) Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. WILLANS (Halifax League), H.BUTLER (Halifax), W.HAIGH (Sowerby Bridge), SMITH, MAUDE, B.WILDE, J.S.HOYLE Councillor J.WADSWORTH DEATHS Ann JENNINGS, 59, widow of Henry JENNINGS, Claremont Street, Sowerby Bridge Harold NEWELL, 6, son of Harry NEWELL, Clyde Street, Sowerby Bridge

13th May 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SMALLPOX REV.C.W.HOWARD Revs. C.W.HOWARD (moving to Mapplewell, parish of Darton), C.SANGSTER (vicar of Darton, near Barnsley) TUEL LANE SUNDAY SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY (United Methodist) Revs. W.H.Corry HARRIS of Manchester, H.C.RENSHAW of Hebden Bridge Mr.J.WHITELEY, organist LOITERING (Halifax West Riding Court) Fred CHILD, 24, no fixed abode Police Constable WILSON Mr.Rowland SIDDALL Superintendent WEIGHTMAN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT (Halifax West Riding Court) William CROWTHER, cotton doubler, Lower Willow Hall, in business since 1888 Mr.JARDINE, solicitor Mr.BELL, inspector THE GRAVE OFFENCE AT WEST END (Halifax West Riding Court) George Henry DENTON, aged 32, labourer, Back Terrace Street Emma PARKER, aged 13, step daughter of above Martha DENTON, Back Terrace Street, mother of above Inspector ARUNDEL THE NEW VICAR OF HALIFAX Henry Edwin SAVAGE, vicar of South Shields, new vicar of Halifax THEFT OF BOOTS (Halifax Borough Court) Alice MUNDAY and Delia May CRAVEN: girls of about thirteen Henry INGHAM, boot and shoe dealer, Causeway Head Superintendent RAW Mr.JACKSON, pawnbroker? [Column 2] William HOLMES, plumbing patent Mr.L.RHODES, M.A.(Oxon.), with Messrs.Godfrey RHODES and EVANS, passed law exam SOCIAL (Spiritualist Lyceum) Messrs. DILLEY of Copley, BOOTH, SUTCLIFFE Mrs.GREENWOOD THE ATHANASIAN CREED Revs. Canon IVENS, Canon MCCOLL DEATH OF MR.THOS HOEY (obituary) Mr.Thomas HOEY, aged 41, leaves widow and two children [Column 3]

Sowerby

DISTRICT COUNCIL AT DIVINE SERVICE (Triangle Wesleyan Chapel) Councillor David TURNER, J.P. Rev.T.H.KIDD SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., J.COCKROFT, J.NICHOLL, C.H.MITCHELL, R.BRADLEY, J.WADSWORTH, H.HAIGH, J.J.ROWDEN, A.STOTT, J.T.NAYLOR, J.L.WRIGLEY Mr.G.C.HEWITT, Ripponden and District Technical Institute [Column 4] Mr.T.GRIME, Sowerby Bridge Council sanitary inspector

Mill Bank

ST.MARY'S CHURCH Revs. C.H.OSLER (vicar of St.Thomas', Halifax), E.RICHARDS (vicar of St.Paul's Manningham, Bradford)

Ripponden

CHARGED WITH ILL-TREATING A COW (Halifax Police Court) Ratcliffe CLAYTON, labourer, Ripponden Fred WASHINGTON, broker of Halifax Mr.H.SMITH, prosecutor Mr.WOOD

Norland

SINGULAR DEATH AT NORLAND Mr.HILL, coroner Phyllis GREGORY, aged 2, Halifax Poor Law Hospital Frederick GREGORY, music teacher, Norland. Father of above. In asylum Nurse BUDD, Halifax Poor Law Hospital Dr.SHARP, Halifax Poor Law Hospital Mr.J.W.HODGSON, Hospital Committee [Column 5] Dr.WOODYATT ------------------------------------- AN OLD LOCAL MUSICIAN Mr.Richard THOMAS, born 1838, composer of "Shaw Lane" (life story) [Column 6] DEATHS Mary Elizabeth BEAUMONT, 62, wife of Henry BEAUMONT, 2 Stanley Street, Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge Thomas HOEY, 41, Holme House, Sowerby Bridge Lucy Hannah HARGREAVES, 79, widow of Robert HARGREAVES, Norland Hall, Norland Mary HITCHEN, 70, Upper Fieldhouse, Sowerby John HITCHEN, 66, slater and plasterer, Berry Moor, Norland Mary HELLOWELL, 73, widow of Joseph HELLOWELL, Steep Lane, Sowerby Sarah LUMB, 61, wife of Benjamin LUMB, Triangle Frank WATERHOUSE, 56, retired innkeeper, Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr.and Mrs.NEWELL, bereaved, Clyde Street, Allan Wood, Sowerby Bridge

20th May 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.T.LAW, National Free Church Council Alderman J.Foster CLAY Mr.John RODGERS of Halifax, new caretaker at Tuel Lane Chapel LOCAL GOVERNMENT ENQUIRIES Colonel W.R.SLACKE, R.E. ST.GEORGE'S SUNDAY SCHOOL Revs. S.F.LAYCOCK (vicar of St.George's), Canon IVENS, J.W.HALL of Halifax BEGGING (Halifax West Riding Court) Thomas STOTT Police Constable CRABTREE BOLTON BROW WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Revs. T.Bowman STEPHENSON of Ilkley, Albert E.EDGERLEY of Hebden Bridge Mr.James HORSFALL, A.C.R.O., organist ASSAULT ON A POLICE CONSTABLE (Halifax West Riding Court) Samuel SHAW, wiredrawer, Sowerby Bridge Police Constable WOODCOCK [Column 2] PIGEON RACING W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, A.DRINKWATER, William SHOESMITH, HARDY and MILNES, J.E.SPENCER, BEAUMONT brothers: Sowerby Bridge Homing Society

Mill Bank

WORKING A LAME HORSE (Halifax West Riding Court) James Arthur SUTCLIFFE, farmer of Soyland James RADCLIFFE, labourer of Soyland Police Sergeant HOLBROOK Mr.F.W.ANDERTON, vet

Warley

Mr.Thomas MITCHELL, contractor of Hoyle Green. Died in March. Estate worth 7352 WARLEY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.William HAIGH of Sowerby Miss M.N.SUTCLIFFE

Sowerby

RAMBLE (Methodist Church, Boulderclough) Miss WHITELEY, served tea at Hazel Grove [Column 3] FUNERAL OF THE LATE MR.HOEY (at West End Congregational Church) Mr.Thomas HOEY Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.Pandy WILLIAMS (of Derby, formerly of West End) Messrs.H.J.T.HAIGH, J.WHITELEY, A.DYSON, H.BLACKBURN : employees at Holme Mill Messrs. C.W.MOSES, H.THOMAS, A.S.VINE, J.LAWRENCE, Alfred S.FIRTH : Sowerby Conference of Youth Messrs. S.PILLING (British Temperance League), C.TOMLINSON (United Kingdom Alliance), W.CONWAY (Halifax Band of Hope Union), Councillor A.WHITTAKER (Halifax), F.TOPHAM, R.JOYNES, B.TOWNSEND, H.WOOD, F.CATER, D.PARKER, R.VINE, W.MELLOR, James HOLT (Bolton Brow), J.BARRACLOUGH, Rev.J.W.MAWER (Greetland): temperance societies Mesdames MARSLAND< LUMB, WADSWORTH, SWAINE, HOLT, NORMANTON< J.HANSON, C.A.FIRTH, SUGDEN, CROWTHER, HORSFALL, BARRACLOUGH, J.HAIGH :Women's Liberal Association Councillor E.MITCHELL, Messrs. T.HORSFALL, J.W.SUTCLIFFE, Fred RATCLIFFE, James HAIGH, R.MITCHELL, W.STOTT, W.HAIGH, W.BRIGGS, J.W.MARSDEN, F.ARMITAGE, J.HAIGH, Percy CARTER, J.MITCHELL, D.W.WILKINSON, R.UTTLEY, B.CHADWICK, J.MACKRELL, A.WHITELEY, W.ASHWORTH, Harry BROADBENT, William INGHAM, George MITCHELL, Herbert WRAY, Louis WHITELEY, Fred ASTIN, H.CORDINGLEY, William Jessop STORER, Willie WRAY (William RAY), S.ARCHER :Liberal Club Messrs. John S.HIGHAM (Liberal candidate), John Hoyle STEAD, R.LUMB : Sowerby Liberal Association Messrs. William Henry GIBSON, William TOLLEY : ambulance association Messrs. W.T.WALTON, J.H.HOYLE, Dr.WELLBURN : Technical Instruction Committee Messrs. William HAIGH, John Corrin BELL, Oliver EATOUGH, William NICHOLL, John MARSLAND, T.M.FLETCHER, John Edward BALL (librarian), S.WILKINSON (architect) : Public Library Committee Councillors Albert HOWE, George WHITELEY, James HOLDSWORTH, Abraham CLAY, John William WHITELEY, Arthur Fielding LONGBOTTOM, Thomas BORRELL : urban district council Revs. J.FOX, A.GILBY, J.Patchett BURT, W.C.EVANS, J.MONCRIEFF, Messrs. James Clay HORSFALL, James Clay BATES, Thomas E.WHITEHEAD, B.MORWOOD, S.MOSES : Free Church Council Messrs. John SMITH and Eli WHITELEY : Directors of James GREENWOOD & Sons Mrs.BARRETT, Misses BANCROFT, DRANSFIELD, EDWARDS, SUTCLIFFE, WHITELEY, SPEAK, TOMBS :West End Sunday School Mr.H.CHADWICK, boys teacher, colleague of Thomas HOEY Mesdames MITCHELL, SYKES, EARNSHAW, Miss WORMALD : West End congregation Messrs. C.RADCLIFFE, J.MAIDEN, J.A.EDWARDS, A.LUMB : Young Men's Mutual Improvement Society Messrs. George Henry WHITAKER, John HEMINGWAY : West End choir Messrs. A.J.BUTTERWORTH, Albert SMITH, James Arthur WHITELEY, J.L.WRIGLEY, Arthur HELLIWELL, Aaron HOWE, Thomas W.RICHARDSON, Benjamin HOLROYDE, James Riley ATKINSON, W.H.LORIMER, C.W.RUSHWORTH : General Purposes Committee Councillor Ely WHITELEY, Messrs. Alfred SUTCLIFFE, Sam WADSWORTH, Jonas CROWTHER, Thomas CHADWICK, F.BOTTOMLEY, J.G.ASHWORTH : West End Deacons Messrs. S.EARNSHAW and N.ASHWORTH : Congregational Lay Preachers' Association Mr.James BARRACLOUGH, West End Penny Bank Councillor Charles RUSHWORTH, Joseph HANSON (Bradford), William WILSON, John B.BLAKELEY (Dewsbury), William GLEDHILL, W.ELLIS, James MITCHELL, Joe COOKE, George WRAY, Tom SUTCLIFFE, William SCHOFIELD, A.A.FRANKLAND, T.ALDERSON, H.M.GREENWOOD (Luddenden Foot), James FIRTH, James BLACKBURN, Isaac Edward LEACH (St.Annes), A.PINDER (Halifax), W.KNIGHT, J.WORMALD, Squire JUDSON, HUMPHREY RILEY (Ancient Order of Foresters), Thomas H.WRIGHT, Thomas F.ROWLINSON, John Herbert SCHOFIELD, Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK, A.E.BERRY : friends Messrs. William GAUKROGER, Benjamin GARSIDE, W.H.MITCHELL, Charles FIRTH, John HANSON, Fred MORLAND : bearers, worked at Holme Mill Mr.James Riley ATKINSON's carriage: Rev.G.S.SMITH, Rev.J.P.WILLIAMS, Dr.DUNN, Mr.George Henry WOOD Mr., Mrs. and Edgar WHITWORTH (St Annes), Mr.and Mrs.H.EDMONDSON (Thornton), Mr.and Mrs.W.H.MITCHELL, Mr.and Mrs.BURN, Mrs.Alfred CARTER, Mr.and Mrs.H.M.GREENWOOD (Luddenden), Mr.and Mrs.Thomas Albert SMITH, Mrs.B.E.GREENWOOD, Mrs.GREENWOOD, Mrs.WOOD and Miss WOOD, Mr.Edgar EMMOTT, Mr.and Mrs.G.H.WOOD, Mr.and Mrs.R.LUMB, Mrs.GREENWOOD (Blackpool) : sent wreaths Mrs.HOEY, Reggie and Cyril (Reginald HOEY and Cyril HOEY?), Miss JOWETT, J.W.HOEY, George HOEY: first coach [Column 4] Mr.and Mrs.F.RICHARDSON, Mr.and Mrs.D.LUMB, F.HOEY : second coach Mr.and Mrs.Richard HOEY, W.HOEY, George HOEY : third coach Mr.J.LITHERLAND, Mrs.LITHERLAND, Mr.and Mrs.THOMAS : fourth coach Mrs.WOOD, Mrs.GREENWOOD, Mrs.CARTER, Miss GREENWOOD : fifth coach Mr.and Mrs.T.A.SMITH, Mr.and Mrs.W.GREENWOOD : sixth coach Mrs.WHITWORTH, Mrs.FEATHER, Mr.BURNS, Mr.MITCHELL : seventh coach Mr.and Mrs.H.EDMONDSON, Mr.and Mrs.H.JOWETT : eight coach Mr.B.WADSWORTH, organist Miss MOORE Rev.J.Pandy WILLIAMS, eulogy Mr.M.SUGDEN, undertaker [Column 5] [Column 6]

Luddenden Foot

PIGEON RACING J.WORMALD, H.SIDDALL, J.RILEY, PUGH, PATRICK brothers, MILLS brothers : Luddenden Foot Homing Society ------------------------------------ DEATHS Lucy Ann AKROYD, 50, widow of William Henry ACKROYD, Sowerby IN MEMORIAM Sarah Ellen ACKROYD, died May 1903, wife of William ACKROYD, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge

27th May 1904

Sowerby Bridge

J.H.BOOCOCK, plumber, 1 East Parade, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Mr.William HAIGH Mrs.HOEY, vote of sympathy (Thomas HOEY's widow?) Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. BELL, KENDALL Mr.G.H.WOOD, donated pictures THE LATE MR.T.HOEY (service at West End Chapel) Mr.Thomas HOEY, deceased Rev.G.S.SMITH SAD CASE OF SUICIDE Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner Sutcliffe LEE, aged 53, mechanic, Asquith Terrace Tom LEE (Thomas LEE), son of above Mr.John William LODGE Dr.DUNN Elizabeth NEWALL, laid out the body WHITSUNTIDE TREATS (various Sunday Schools' outings) Mr.GAUKROGER, organist, Christ Church scholars' outing [Column 2] George VARNEY, driver, injured SOWERBY DIVISION CONFERENCE OF YOUTH Mr.William GREENWOOD (West End Congregational) Mr.Thomas HOEY, deceased

Norland

Sowerby

CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.A.R.EZARD, Dewsbury Mr.S.PICKLES, organist [Column 3] LOCAL GOVERNMENT INQUIRIES (re request from Sowerby Bridge Urban District Council to borrow 20,000) Colonel W.R.SLACK R.E. Mr.HOWE, J.P. Mr.EVANS, J.P., clerk Mr.WHITEHEAD, engineer and surveyor Mr.BISSELL, gas manager Mr.BARRACLOUGH, accountant Dr.WILSON, Wakefield Mr.LODGE Mr.WHITEHEAD of Wolverhampton, engineer Captain CARROLL, landowner [Column 4] Mr.Edgar BOOTH, clerk to Sowerby Council APPLICATION BY THE SOWERBY COUNCIL (to borrow 9998) Colonel SLACK, inspector Councillors David TURNER J.P. Mr.E.BOOTH, clerk Mr.Eli HARTLEY, surveyor Mr.John SCHOFIELD, collector Mr.HEBBLETHWAITE, surveyor of Halifax [Column 5] Dr.WILSON [Column 6] DEATHS Mary BERRY, 77, Washer Lane, Sowerby Bridge James GREENWOOD, 84, Blackwood Hall, Luddenden Foot Margaret HEMINGWAY, 56, Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge Alice SENIOR, 62, Winter Neb, Luddenden Foot ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mrs.HOEY, bereaved, Holme House, Sowerby Bridge

3rd June 1904

Sowerby Bridge

License of the White Lion, Bolton Brow, transferred from Mary Ann BROOK to William BROOK Master A.A.HOYLE, son of J.H.HOYLE, Sowerby Bridge SUCCESSFUL SOWERBY BRIDGE ELOCUTIONIST Miss Beatrice A.WHITEHEAD of Sowerby Bridge, elocutionist A MOTHER SUMMONED (Halifax West Riding Court) Emily Ann WYATT of Sowerby Bridge Thomas WYATT, a boy, sent to Liverpool Industrial School in 1899. Son of above. Nearly 16? Superintendent WEIGHTMAN Inspector ARUNDEL

Norland

BAPTIST CHAPEL Mr.D.SHAW of Golcar Miss M.MORTON of Halifax, singer [Column 2] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, E.MITCHELL, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, George WHITELEY, F.CLAY, J.W.WHITELEY Dr.WELLBURN, medical officer Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, coke dealer? George SHOESMITH, foreman, Sowerby Bridge gas works? Rev.F.E.HEAPE Dr.NEECH, Halifax medical officer Mr.LORING, West Riding County Council Director of Education? Mr.William HAIGH, Public Library Committee Mr.Thomas HOEY, deceased Messrs. Rowland LUMB and J.H.SCHOLEFIELD: Public Library Committee [Column 3] Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector, nuisance inspector Mr.A.E.CROSSLEY, Sowerby Bridge Brass Band Mr.Walter LUMB, painter [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATHS Hannah CONE, 43, wife of John CONE, Stradbroke Lodge, Burnley Road, Sowerby Bridge

10th June 1904

Sowerby Bridge

RAMBLE Councillor John BATES PRIMITIVE METHODIST CONFERENCE Revs. T.H.HUNT, R.HARRISON (Hull), W.A.HAMMOND of Norwich, F.E.HEAPE, J.A.JOWETT Councillor George GREEN, J.P. of Glasgow Messrs. S.HOWARD (Sowerby Bridge), F.BRADBURY (Halifax) SWIMMING GALA Master DEWHIRST, Philip ALLSOPP, TURNER, SCHOFIELD : scholars, swimmers A.HAIGH, H.HERON, H.COPLEY, A.SCOTT, G.ELLIS, D.WILKINSON, L.WHITAKER, F.HOLROYD, W.FIRTH : Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club R.WILKINSON, CROWTHER, E.WILKINSON : Sowerby Bridge water polo team JOHNSON : Queensbury water polo team SOWERBY BRIDGE NURSING ASSOCIATION Councillor A.HOWE, J.P. Mesdames BROWN, BELL, WELLBURN, IVENS, DUNN, ADAMS Misses RILEY, Clara GREENWOOD, CLAY Mr.BURNLEY Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK Drs. BROWN, ADAMS, WELLBURN [Column 2] Mr.Henry MITCHELL, Old House, Sowerby Bridge, deceased, left 5529 Messrs.John WOOD & Son, cotton spinner, Lock Hill Mills Messrs.LEE of Manchester, Denton Bridge, Elland. Bought above Councillor John BATES C.LODGE, Sowerby Bridge, swimmer, former bath attendant HOMING (pigeons) DRINKWATER, FOSTER, W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, BEAUMONT brothers, SHOESMITH, BARRACLOUGH, CRAWSHAW: Sowerby Bridge Homing Society RETIREMENT OF AN OLD SERVANT Mr.Thomas EDWARDS, goods superintendent at Sowerby Bridge railway station SOWERBY BRIDGE PLASTERER'S AFFAIRS (Halifax County Court) James ROBINSON, slater and plasterer, Sowerby Bridge. Bankrupt SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM (30th anniversary) Messrs. T.H.WRIGHT, F.BARRACLOUGH, Warner CLARKE of Scarborough, J.J.PARR of Bootle, H.THORPE (conductor), J.K.LAW (organist) Misses M.GREENWOOD, Ivy RUSHWORTH, Doris RUSHWORTH, Florrie LEES (Florence LEES?), Dora RUSHWORTH Master C.E.HOWARTH Mrs.M.LAW PRIMITIVE METHODISM Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.J.BOOCOCK Councillor A.HOWE, J.P.

Ripponden

J.W.WHITELEY, cotton spinner, money paid to his estate

Sowerby

PROPERTY SALE Mr.John H.STEAD, auctioneer Mr.William HOWARTH of Shaw Lane Top, Sowerby, bought farm and land Messrs.SUTCLIFFE, Hebden Bridge, solicitors [Column 3] EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT, J.WADSWORTH, WHITWORTH, R.W.EVANS, W.H.GIBSON, A.SMITH, Joseph VARLEY, W.T.WALTON, J.H.HOYLE Mrs.WOOD Councillors A.HOWE J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.BATES, E.MITCHELL, C.RUSHWORTH, F.CLAY, J.TURNER, J.C.HORSFALL Dr.WELLBURN Mr.HOYLE, Technical Instruction Committee [Column 4]

Triangle

A FARMER'S FAILURE (Halifax Bankruptcy Court) Arthur HOYLE, farmer, Knowsley Farm, Triangle formerly of Deerplay Farm His father died in 1901. His mother was aged 78. Had brothers George and Samuel Dr.DEAN, official receiver Mr.PARKER, representing creditors [Column 5] [Column 6]

Norland

A RARE VISITANT (some strange creature eating poultry) -------------------------------------- MARRIAGE John WILCOCK, tanner, to Isabella Jane STOTT, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Nathaniel BRIGGS, 63, engineer's foreman pattern maker, 80 Edward Street, Sowerby Bridge Frederick SUTCLIFFE, 41, Prospect Terrace, Norland ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mrs.SUTCLIFFE and family. Prospect Terrace, Norland

17th June 1904

Sowerby Bridge

WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Mr.A.H.HOBLEY of Elland, gave sermon County Councillor RUSHWORTH PIGEON RACING W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, A.DRINKWATER, HARDY and MILNES, J.E.SPENCER, J.FOSTER, BEAUMONT brothers : Sowerby Bridge LIFEBOAT SATURDAY Messrs. J.A.WHITELEY, George WRAY Councillor Albert HOWE, J.P. CIRCUIT MEETING (Free Methodist) Revs. J.P.BURT, Harry KELLET (Seaham Harbour Church, destroyed by fire) Mr.Henry MITCHELL, deceased Messrs. A.S.FIRTH, C.BESWICK, Daniel PARKER, W.H.OLDFIELD, J.WILCOCK (Tuel Lane), C.LUMB (Norland), J.H.BUTTERWORTH (Sowerby), J.WADDINGTON Dr.BROOK NEW BOWLING GREEN Messrs.CLAY, landowners Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, WALTON Councillors F.CLAY, John TURNER Alderman J.F.CLAY [Column 2] ST.MARK'S Rev.C.W.HOWARD THE ARDSLEY GAS POISONING CASE (Halifax County Court) Mr.Vincent THOMPSON, barrister Lloyd SUMMERSCALES of Hollings Mill, deceased. Widower, no children Messrs.WOODHOUSE & MITCHELL, engineers and millwrights, Brighouse Elizabeth SMITH, widow of Newton SMITH of West Vale

Norland

Mr.Jon PICLKES (Jonathan PICKLES?) of Sowerby

Sowerby

CHOIR OUTING (Congregational Church) Mr.S.PICKLES, organist and choirmaster FORTY YEARS' PASTORATE Rev.William HAIGH, pastor of Steep Lane Baptist Chapel for 40 years. 13th pastor. From Longwood (125th anniversary of Steep Lane Baptist Chapel) (Sowerby Congregational Church founded in 1645) Rev.W.E.GOODMAN, 12th pastor Alderman R.M.SHAW (Longwood) (Window unveiled as memorial to William HAIGH's late wife) Rev.W.Grahame SCROGGIE of Halifax SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors David TURNER J.P., Hanson HAIGH, A.STOTT, J.J.ROWDEN, J.COCKROFT, J.SUNDERLAND, W.H.MITCHELL, J.T.NAYLOR, R.BRADLEY [Column 3] ------------------------------------------- SOWERBY DIVISION. PROBABLE BY-ELECTION Councillor Abraham CLAY, Liberal Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR, M.P., K.C. Messrs. BRUNNER, HIGHAM : had been considered as Liberal candidates, the latter was chosen Mr.Simpson HINCHCLIFFE of Cragg Vale : Conservative candidate [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

Warley

WARLEY CLOUGH (Primitive Methodist) Mr.T.N.HELLIWELL of Luddenden Rev.J.WILKINSON of Halifax --------------------------------------------- MARRIAGES John William CARTER, son of the late Alfred CARTER, Sowerby Bridge. Groom Amy FIRTH, daughter of Albert FIRTH of Bradford. Bride Rev.Samuel GRIFFITHS performed the ceremony at Listerhills Congregational Church, Bradford Ernest GREENWOOD, farmer, Sowerby, to Sarah Jane ROWLINSON, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge

24th June 1904

Sowerby Bridge

THE ELECTION Rt.Hon.J.W.MELLOR Mr.SUTCLIFFE, deputy returning officer Dr.DUNN SUDDEN DEATH Thomas BURN of East Parade Dr.WELLBURN A CHILD DROWNED Harry SUTCLIFFE, aged 5, son of James SUTCLIFFE, Wakefield Road John GAUKROGER H.SWIFT, teamer, Wakefield Road EXCURSION TO WARWICK (Christ Church Sunday School) Mr.BARLOW CIRCUIT MEETING (Wesleyan) Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, T.Herbert KIDD (leaving) Messrs.S.HOYLE, E.WHITELEY, HOBSON (Ripponden), F.SUTCLIFFE (Sowerby Bridge) [Column 2] Mr.Benjamin LITTLEWOOD, recently deceased, Dale House Miss May BORRELL, Sowerby Bridge, passed piano exam Mr.C.ELLIOTT, organist at Luddenden Church. Tutor of above WEST END ANNIVERSARY Rev.J.R.BAILEY of Eccles, former minister of Park Church, Halifax Mr.D.H.LAWSON of Dewsbury, preached Messrs.B.WADSWORTH and G.WADSWORTH : organists WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, J.P., C.C. Mrs.Thomas HOEY, widow [Column 3] WEDDING AT CHRIST CHURCH Miss Susan E.HAIGH, daughter of William HAIGH, Raven Lodge. Bride. Mr.George GILL, son of Thomas GILL, Hollins Terrace. Groom Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD Miss Agnes HAIGH, sister of the bride Miss Hilda GILL, sister of the groom Mr.Arnold GIBSON Mr.Henry GAUKROGER, organist Mr.and Mrs.HAIGH Mr.and Mrs.GILL Mr.and Mrs.BOWES, Manchester Mr.and Mrs.E.E.POLLIT Mrs.and Miss SMITH, Soyland Mr.Frank TURNER Mr.GREENWOOD and Misses GREENWOOD Mr.ATKINSON Misses G.GILL and E.GILL Rev.J.ELLISON Miss GILL and Miss HOWARTH Messrs. G.CROSSLAND and T.CROSSLAND of Huddersfield Mr.and Mrs.G.LEWIS (Chester) Nurse TAYLOR Mr.C.SIDDALL and Misses SIDDALL Mr.GIBSON Mr.Arthur GIBSON and Miss QUARMBY Mr.and Mrs.BUTTERWORTH Mr.and Mrs.HILL (St.Anne's-on-sea) Mr.J.B.RAWSON (Blackburn) Sister SCANLAN (Sedbergh) Mr.Ll.S.FARRAR (Llewelyn S.FARRAR?) Mr.and Mrs.BATES Miss MALLINSON Dr.and Mrs.DUNN Miss C.RICHARDS (London) Mr.and Mrs.A.COCKER Mrs. and Miss SWALLOW Mr.and Mrs.T.BRIGGS Miss TURNER Miss KERSHAW Mr.and Mrs.BURNLEY Mr.and Mrs.S.ATKINSON Mr.and Mrs.J.M.TURNER (Uppingham) The Misses HARRIS (Erdington) Dr.and Mrs.BROWN Mrs.BALLS Mr.and Mrs.W.B.RICHARDS (Lytham) Mr.and Mrs.SIDDALL (Halifax) Miss WILDE (Manchester) Mrs.BOTTOMLEY Mr.and Mrs.GLANCY The Misses SPENCER Mr.and Mrs.SHACKLETON (Lightcliffe) Mr.and Mrs.Thomas GAUKROGER Miss M.GILL and Mr.C.GILL Miss ECCLES Mr.and Mrs.C.HATTON Mr.and Mrs.G.BLACKBURN Mr.and Mrs.C.R.DIXON Miss Lucy RAWLINSON Mr.Maurice HEY Miss H.GILL Misses M.HAIGH and A.HAIGH and Mr.W.HAIGH Dr.and Mrs.WELLBURN Miss WILCOCK Miss L.HAIGH Mr.and Mrs.A.E.HORSFALL Mr.and Mrs.Ward ANDREWS (Lightcliffe) Mr.and Mrs.W.S.MILLIGAN Mr.J.A.BOOTHROYD (Manchester) Miss G.ROWLEY (Halifax) Miss A.ROBERTS (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.J.W.WHITELEY Miss A.HAIGH Mr.V.A.MILLIGAN Mr.and Mrs.H.GAUKROGER Mr.HOYLE Miss GILL Mr.and Mrs.S.TURNER and Mr.and Mrs.J.TURNER Mr.and Mrs.LEWIS Mr.and Mrs.S.COMPTON (Halifax) Misses HAIGH, F.HAIGH and A.HAIGH Mr.J.SMITH Mr.and Mrs.G.A.WEALL (Bradford) Mr.J.C.BELL and Mrs.BELL Mr.and Mrs.GLEDHILL Mr.C.E.HARE [Column 4] THE ELECTION Mr.W.A.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, Conservative candidate, speech Messrs. E.W.CROSSLEY, J.S.RAWSON, S.H.MARKE (Todmorden), George STANSFELD, J.PEARSON : Conservative Union Mr.J.A.INGHAM, solicitor of Todmorden Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, J.P., Liberal candidate Councillor R.D.WARD, Liberal? Mr.Percy RAWSON, Liberal candidate in Lincolnshire, speech [Column 5] Councillor J.R.SWAINE, Liberal? Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, speech Mr.H.M.INGHAM, Conservative?, Todmorden Town Hall SOWERBY DIVISION PARLIAMENTARY BYE-ELECTION, 1904 Mr.John S.HIGHAM, Liberal candidate Dr.CLIFFORD Messrs. N.W.HELME M.P., C.P.TREVELYAN M.P., Philip STANHOPE M.P., A.E.HUTTON M.P., Herbert SAMUEL M.P., F.Percy RAWSON, Arthur A.HAWORTH, James DUCKWORTH, T.Carter BEELEY, F.MADDISON, A.G.C.HARVEY, W.P.BYLES Revs. J.Hirst HOLLOWELL, A.T.GUTTERY of Newcastle, T.H.HUNT, J.TRAVIS (Free Church Council) Frederick TOMBS, election agent, Sowerby Bridge [Column 6]

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BOULDERCLOUGH ANNIVERSARY (Methodist) Rev.B.DUTTON of Ashton under Lyne Mr.John HANSON, choirmaster? Mr.W.WADSWORTH, organist Mr.W.HAIGH, Halifax, donated 1

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ANNIVERSARY (St.John the Divine, Thorpe) Revs. R.F.P.PECHEY, Canon IVENS, C.A.MAUGHAN

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------------------------------------- MARRIAGE George GILL, son of Thomas GILL to Susan Ellen HAIGH, daughter of William Haigh, Raven Lodge, all of Sowerby Bridge Revs. Canon IVENS, C.W.HOWARD DEATHS Benjamin LITTLEWOOD, born May 1834, died June 1904, Dale House, Sowerby Bridge Thomas BURN, 44, 23 East Parade IN MEMORIAM Shaw CROWTHER, died June 1903. From his widow and family, 5 Victoria Square, Sowerby Bridge

1st July 1904

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.W.C.HOWARD's farewell sermon

Sowerby Bridge

(Halifax West Riding Court) Ben WOODHEAD (Benjamin WOODHEAD?), greengrocer, Town Hall Street PRESENTATION Rev.C.W.HOWARD, moving to Mapplewell ACCIDENT TO A CRICKETER Walter LEE, Surrey cricketer, formerly played for Sowerby Bridge PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William HAIGH, EATOUGH, MARSLAND, STORR, HOBSON, BELL, ROTHWELL, KENDALL, Ben ROBINSON (Benjamin ROBINSON?) Councillors HOWE J.P., E.WHITELEY, BATES, BORRELL, George WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH SOWERBY NEW ROAD P.M. (Primitive Methodist) Revs. Dr.FERGUSON, W.L.WARDLE (Professor at Manchester College) Mr.J.Walker CLARK of Halifax RIVERS POLLUTION ACT Henry SAGAR, dyer of Mill House Mills Mr.RAWSON, landlord of above Mr.Trevor EDWARDS, prosecution [Column 2]

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ST.LUKE'S Revs. G.F.Handel ROWE, J.F.BEAMISH

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PROPERTY SALE Messrs.George MITCHELL and Son, auctioneers? ------------------------------------------ DEATH OF TOM EMMETT (obituary) Tom EMMETT (Thomas EMMETT?), former Yorkshire cricketer, born in Halifax, died yesterday aged 62 SOWERBY DIVISION BYE-ELECTION 1904 Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, Liberal candidate J.H.WHITELEY, M.P., Halifax John BARKER, J.P., Todmorden Rev.A.T.GUTTERY, Newcastle Councillor A.CLAY [Column 3] ALLEGED ATTEMPTED MURDER AT HALIFAX Mr.CROWTHER, aged 46, Halifax labourer Mrs.CROWTHER, Green Lane, estranged wife of above SOWERBY DIVISION BYE-ELECTION Lord DUNSAY, Unionist candidate for West Wiltshire Mr.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, Unionist (Conservative) candidate for Sowerby Division Messrs. E.W.CROSSLEY, J.S.RAWSON, E.E.POLLIT, G.R.STANSFELD, William HAIGH, H.M.INGHAM, J.R.H.WHEELWRIGHT, R.SIDDALL, W.H.GIBSON, J.W.WHITELEY, J.A.INGHAM, J.S.SHANNON [Column 4] THE ELECTION John Sharp HIGHAM, Moorhead, Whalley Road, Accrington, cotton spinner and manufacturer John BARKER, John WALKER, Alfred HELLIWELL, Willie HOLT (William HOLT?), William MACDERMOTT, Joseph HEATON, Fred NUTTALL, Jeremiah CROSSLEY, Walter SUTCLIFFE, Henry STOPFORD : all of Todmorden township James GREENWOOD, John CONSTANTINE, William SIMPSON, Wilson GREENWOOD, William ATHERTON, James GREENWOOD, George TOWNSEND, John William WHITEHEAD, John Arthur HODGINS, John William CRABTRER (John William CRABTREE?, Todmorden) S.BARKER, Samuel SUTCLIFFE, Nicholas Paul JENKIN, Thomas ABRAM, William MARSHALL, Ackroyd VARLEY, Abraham STANSFIELD, Amos DAWSON, John Thomas PARKINSON (Todmorden) Richard BANCROFT, William SHACKLETON, Slater GREENWOOD, Thomas GREENWOOD, Frank PARKER, James NAYLOR, James GREENWOOD, James William MOORE, Squire REDMAN, Smith PICKLES (Wadsworth) John GREENWOOD, Charles GREENWOOD senior, John William GREENWOOD, Thomas GREENWOOD, Thomas Henry GREENWOOD, John GREENWOOD (Cornholme), John GREENWOOD (Lydgate), John GREENWOOD (Cornholme), Thomas GREENWOOD, Joseph GREENWOOD, James GREENWOOD (Todmorden) Abraham CROSSLEY, Lewis MARSHALL, William WILSON, James HARRIS, Fred GIBSON, C.E.B.GOUKE, John HELLIWELL, John UTTLEY, John William BENTLEY, Thomas Edward SUTCLIFFE (Todmorden) William HOLT, Thomas GREENWOOD, John VARLEY, Edmund GREENWOOD, William Henry HELLIWELL, Henry SUTCLIFFE, Spencer SUTCLIFFE, James HORSFALL, Hiram CRABTREE, Farrar CRABTREE (Heptonstall) Ingham BARKER, Alfred Hawley FARRER (Alfred Hawley FARRAR?), Samuel NEWELL, Thomas FIELDEN, Ellis HORSFALL, Eli STANSFIELD, J.W.H.SUTCLIFFE, William NAYLOR, Ernest SUTCLIFFE, Reuben CRABTREE (Todmorden) Abraham MARSHALL, John James TATHAM, James HODGSON, Law NETHERWOOD, Allan BARKER, John O.THOMAS, Thomas GILL, Joseph TONKS, Robert THOMAS, William FIELDEN (Todmorden) Charles LORD, Richard REDMAN, William GREENWOOD senior, Daniel EASTWOOD, Thomas JENKINSON, Elijah EDWARDS, Cornelius HART, Joe HELLIWELL (Joseph HELLIWELL?), Herbert SUTCLIFFE, H.Illingworth GILL (Hebden Bridge) Charles KNOWLES, David SMITH, George Henry CLEGG, John ACKROYD, J.H.COCKROFT, Samuel STANSFIELD, Nathan PRIESTLEY, Henry HELLIWELL, Isaac NICHOLL, David HELLIWELL (Mytholmroyd) Clarence William GREENWOOD, Sam C.MOORE (Samuel C.MOORE?), James STOCKS, John OGDEN, Walker SUNDERLAND [Column 5] John HELLIWELL, Wright SUTCLIFFE, Seth JOHNSON, Arthur James SMITH, Fred SMITH (Mytholmroyd) William Cunnar EVANS, Joseph HOPKINSON, Hanson HAIGH, Christopher WHITWORTH, David TURNER, David WHITELEY, Smith EMMOTT, Arthur FISHWICK, Job SUNDERLAND, Thomas FARRAR (Sowerby) Joseph CLAY, Robert Fielding HARTLEY, Eli MITCHELL, William ASHWORTH, Vivian SUTCLIFFE, Edward SUTCLIFFE, Charles William CROWTHER, William THOMAS, Abraham CROWTHER, Stansfield GREENWOOD (Hebden Bridge) John CROWTHER, William UTTLEY, Samuel JACKSON, John CLAY, Jonathan STANSFIELD, Joseph THOMAS, Henry STANSFIELD, William HARWOOD, Walter FIELDING, Albert Richard ASHWORTH (Hebden Bridge) George PARKER, James MAUDE, William GILL, Charlie ASTIN, John Maude FIELDING, Bancroft GREAVES, Jonathan LISTER, Robinson GREENWOOD, Albert SUTCLIFFE, John Arthur FIELDING (Mytholmroyd) Joseph Edwards HANDLEY, Sugden SUTCLIFFE, John Hampden BARKER, Fred FIELDEN, Samuel HOWARTH, Thomas STOTT, James CRABTREE, Edward CLAYTON, John GREENWOOD, William HEYWORTH (Todmorden) Benjamin FIRTH, Thomas HEY, George Cole ALDERMAN, Maurice HEY, Bentley SPIVEY, William CHAPMAN, Charles CRAWFORD, Blakey BRIGGS, Thomas BERESFORD, Gladstone SYKES (Copley) William BIRTWHISTLE, George MITCHELL, John CORDINGLEY, Richard GREENWOOD, George HAINSWORTH, John SUTCLIFFE, Oliver WEBSTER, William JACKSON, James ROBBINS, James Shaw LEES (Luddenden Foot) Thomas PICKLES, Joseph P.FARRAR, Herbert SHACKLETON, Wilfred MAUDE, J.PRIESTLEY, John SUTCLIFFE and Thomas SUTCLIFFE, Levi HOWARTH, William STANSFIELD, Thomas ALDERSON (Midgley) Henry M.GREENWOOD, John William MAUDE, Edmund T.CHAPMAN, Simeon PARK, Arthur Edward PICKLES, Benjamin WELLS, Richard Wilson GOGGS, Luke MURGATROYD, William Henry HAREWOOD, John William NICHOLL (Luddenden) Thomas CHADWICK, Morris SUGDEN, Arthur ASTIN, Thomas HORSFALL, William HAIGH, William WILSON, Lewis ATKINSON, Alfred Scholefield FIRTH, William Henry OLDFIELD, William Henry HOLDEN (Sowerby Bridge) Mr.William Algernon SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, cotton spinner Ely Wilkinson CROSSLEY, John Selwyn RAWSON, G.WRAY, W.H.GIBSON, R.SIDDALL, J.W.BUTTERWORTH, C.A.SIMPSON, J.HELLEWELL, W.HOLROYD, N.BATES (Sowerby Bridge) John SUTCLIFFE-THOMAS, Gamaliel SUTCLIFFE, A.GIBSON, W.SUTCLIFFE, H.MURGATROYD, T.H.THOMAS, J.HOYLE, W.SHACKLETON, J.SUTCLIFFE, D.HEY (Heptonstall) John BARKER, Henry Mitchell INGHAM, T.E.SUTCLIFFE, W.A.SUTCLIFFE, A.SUTCLIFFE, J.A.PETRIE, J.CHAFFER, E.HOLMES, G.P.ELLIOTT, G.SUTCLIFFE (Todmorden) Frank CLAY, William HAIGH, H.P.KENDALL, J.W.WHITELEY, J.LAWRENCE, J.STEELE, J.E.HEAPE, E.F.SMITH, J.LILLEY, A.BERRY (Sowerby Bridge) Charles CLAY, James J.A.RILEY, T.BENTLEY, H.W.SUTCLIFFE, J.COCKROFT, F.RYDER, J.SUTCLIFFE, W.GREENWOOD, J.KERSHAW, J.BUTTERWORTH (Mytholmroyd) William Theodore HORTON, Joseph GLEDHILL, J.SHAW, W.ARMITAGE, P.ELSWORTH, W.B.MERCER, B.BERRY, W.BOTTOMLEY, H.BOTTOMLEY, A.A.WILD (Ripponden) John Wilkinson CROSSLEY, Walter Collinge MOORES, J.STOTT, J.GARSIDE, W.MITCHELL, J.GAUKROGER, F.HOLROYD, J.MELLOR, J.T.HORTON, W.HOLROYD (Ripponden) Charles WOODHEAD, George GAUKROGER, James WOOD, W.WISEMAN, G.SUTCLIFFE, W.HORNER, A.E.JONES, Sam SMITH (Samuel SMITH?), J.T.S.GLEDHILL, D.CROWTHER (Sowerby Bridge) Benjamin GRINDROD, Charles Clay SMITH, G.NEAL, W.ASTIN, J.T.SUTCLIFFE, M.KING, J.HARTLEY, H.WADSWORTH, G.ATACK, J.W.WARRINGTON (Hebden Bridge) Samuel MARKE, Brian DEWHIRST, W.CRABTREE, C.BUTTERWORTH, J.RABY, H.MATTINSON, A.WOODHEAD, G.L.ANDERTON, John BARKER, H.SIDDALL (Todmorden) John MURGATROYD, John Henry THOMPSON, G.A.TITHERINGTON, W.WALTON, W.P.EASTWOOD, W.ELLWOOD, R.PATCHETT, John WORMALD, E.MURGATROYD, J.EASTWOOD (Luddenden) George Reginald STANSFELD, Frederick Gerald Selwyn RAWSON, G.DENT, W.J.G.CARTER, M.OATES, J.WOLFENDEN, A.STOTT, C.PICKLES, E.HOWARTH, S.COCKROFT (Sowerby) (National Free Church Council meeting in Accrington) Revs. F.B.MEYER (National Free Church Council president), J.G.SUNDERLAND (Accrington Free Church Council) Endorsed Mr.HIGHAM, J.P., C.C. for Sowerby Division [Column 6] DEATH George REED, 58, gas stoker, Hanover Street, Sowerby Bridge

8th July 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.G.W.FOX, cotton spinner at Staincliffe and Sowerby Bridge, deceased. Estate worth 31,951 Mr.W.HEAP, conductor of Friendly Band CITY AND GUILDS LONDON INSTITUTE (exam results) Luke GREENWOOD, John MITCHELL, Tom HALEY (Thomas HALEY?), Thomas H.BRIGGS, Fred BOTTOMLEY, Albert C.THOMAS WOMEN'S CO-OPERATIVE GUILD LIFEBOAT SATURDAY Councillor A.HOWE, J.P. THE NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Councillors HOWE J.P., Frank CLAY, George WHITELEY Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.W.HAIGH SECONDARY EDUCATION Councillor F.CLAY, J.W.WHITELEY Messrs. HORSFALL, POLLIT : Education Committee Messrs. WALTON, HOYLE : Technical Committee PRESENTATION TO THE REV.C.W.HOWARD Rev.C.W.HOWARD, moving to Mapplewell, near Barnsley. In Sowerby Bridge for 9 years Mr.William HAIGH Rev.Canon IVENS Miss WOOD, St.Mark's Mr.GAUKROGER, piano Mr.R.W.MALLINSON, amusing recitations Mr.R.W.EVANS, J.P. Mr.E.E.POLLIT [Column 2] FLOWER SERVICES (Tuel Lane) Rev.J.P.BURT Mr.George WILLETT

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RE ARTHUR HOYLE (Halifax County Court) Arthur HOYLE of Knowsley Farm, Triangle. Bankrupt. Had brothers George and Samuel Mr.G.PARKER (Messrs.LONGBOTHAM and Sons) appeared for the creditor Mr.HELLIWELL (Messrs.JUBB, BOOTH and HELLIWELL), debtor's solicitor

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ST.PETER'S CHURCH Revs. J.F.BEAMISH of Rishworth, C.S.QUAINTON (vicar of Mount Pellon), F.E.LOWE (rector of Stand, near Manchester) Mr.Booth SHARP, organist and choirmaster ------------------------------------------------ BRADFORD AND DISTRICT FEDERATION OF FREE CHURCH COUNCILS Revs. G.S.SMITH (Sowerby Bridge), F.B.MEYER (National Free Church Council), D.W.JENKINS of Huddersfield, T.HAMER (Ilkley) Mr.G.WALKER (Bradford Free Church Council) SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. SMOKE NUISANCE EDWARDS & RAWSON M.SYKES & Co. CLAY & HORSFALL John WOOD & Sons CLAY Brothers CROWTHER & Co. George THOMPSON & Sons HOMFRAY & Co. A.BREARLEY & Co. POLLIT & WIGZELL, Ltd. SIDDALL & HILTON, Ltd. WOOD Brothers W.P.EGLIN HELLIWELL & Co. EDLESTON, Ltd. BLACKBURN Brothers George FOX & Sons John ATKINSON & Sons William MORRIS & Sons Mark WILCOCK James GREENWOOD & Son C.W.MATTOCK Henry BROADBENT, Ltd. John WALLIS & Co. MITCHELL? Brothers Francis BERRY & Sons SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN T.GRIME, nuisance inspector [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY Mr.BISSELL, gas manager Mr.WHITEHEAD, surveyor Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, gave tender for team labour Messrs.Joseph SUTCLIFFE and Son, tender for fitting up the new Fire Station Messrs.RAMSDEN, SYKES and RAMSDEN, solicitors? Mr.W.Vibart DIXON Messrs.BREARLEY and Co., Clough Mill Messrs.William MORRIS and Sons, Ltd. Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector Messrs.R.DEMPSTER and Sons, Ltd. Mr.A.E.CROSSLEY, Sowerby Bridge Band secretary [Column 4] Mr.W.Vibart DIXON, West Riding Education Committee? Mr.J.H.HOYLE, Technical Instruction Committee secretary SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax [Column 5] THE ELECTION (results) Mr.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, candidate Mr.HIGHAM, successful candidate Mr.D.SUTCLIFFE, returning officer Mr.Abraham CLAY, Sowerby Division Liberal Association [Column 6] Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, aged 47, of Accrington. Married the daughter of Mr.W.P.HARTLEY (Primitive Methodist) Rev.Herbert BROOKE, pastor of Oak Street, Church, Accrington ELECTION NOTICE John S.HIGHAM, Moorhead, Accrington DEATH George STOTT, 55, St.Albans, Maine, US, formerly of Camden Street, Sowerby New Road, Sowerby Bridge

15th July 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Jabez KING of Norwich, native of Sowerby Bridge INTERESTING WEDDING (at West End Congregational Church) Miss Florence EDWARDS, daughter of the late John EDWARDS. Bride Mr.Thomas Albert ILES of Todmorden. Groom Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.W.E.EDWARDS, bride's brother Misses Sadie EDWARDS and Jessie EDWARDS : bride's sisters Mr.N.ILES A GRAND OUTING (on the canal) Mr.Albert WOOD, arranged the outing GARDEN PARTY (Women's Liberal Association) Councillor Abraham CLAY, Willow Hall Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, M.P. Councillor E.MITCHELL Messrs. MARSLAND, J.W.BANCROFT [Column 2] Rev.D.THOMAS, recently widowed (Procession in aid of the Infirmary) Mr.W.TOLLEY of Sowerby Bridge WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Messrs. S.FLEMING, H.NAYLOR, W.WADDINGTON, E.MILLS, F.HOOSON, W.MORTON SUDDEN DEATH Bryan SHEPLEY, aged 54, labourer of Sowerby Bridge. In Halifax Workhouse until recently Joseph TOWNSEND Dr.PATON Mr.HILL, coroner HALF-YEARLY MEETING (Sowerby Bridge Working Men's Club) Messrs. J.SHAW, C.HECKINGBOTTOM, H.A.SUTCLIFFE, T.CULPAN, W.HOLLAS, M.BATES, J.LUMB, B.NAYLOR RECENT LIBERAL VICTORIES AT BYE-ELECTIONS (National Liberal Club, London) Earl CARRINGTON Mr.John S.HIGHAM, M.P. SWIMMING F.DEWHIRST, schoolboy swimmer W.FRENCH, R.WILKINSON, G.H.WEBSTER : Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club A.L.GREENWOOD, HARTLEY, STOCKS : Halifax water polo team CROWTHER, R.WILKINSON, Edgar WILKINSON : Sowerby Bridge water polo team

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Rev.J.Penberthy WHITE to succeed Rev.T.H.KIDD ------------------------------------------------------- SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax [Column 3]

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NORLAND WATER SUPPLY Councillor WHITAKER

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(St.Peter's Church outing) Messrs.R.CLARKE, J.BATES SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors TURNER J.P., COCKROFT, STOTT, WADSWORTH, ROWDEN, SUNDERLAND, MITCHELL, BRADLEY, NICHOLL, NAYLOR Mr.BOOTH, clerk Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.Smith EMMOTT, school manager? Mr.WALKER Mr.N.STOTT, school manager? [Column 4] MR.HIGHAM'S MAIDEN SPEECH IN PARLIAMENT Mr.HIGHAM, M.P., Liberal [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATH George FOZARD, 76, Brookland Street, Manchester. Servant of Mr.R.SIDDALL at Dewsbury and Sowerby Bridge for 26 years

22nd July 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR, K.C., former M.P. FLOWER SERVICE (West End Congregational Church) Rev.J.W.VEEVERS MARRIAGE OF MISS BANCROFT (West End Congregational Church) Miss Sarah Matilda Florence May BANCROFT, bride, daughter of John Ward BANCROFT Mr.Walter LONGBOTTOM, groom, son of Joseph LONGBOTTOM, Stirk Bridge Inn Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.B.WADSWORTH, organist Miss DEARNSLEY, Oldham, bride's cousin Miss LONGBOTTOM, groom's sister Messrs. W.THOMPSON, J.V.SCHOFIELD Miss M.E.ABBOTT Master James FARRAR Mr.and Mrs.BANCROFT Mr.and Mrs.LONGBOTTOM Miss DEARNSLEY and Master DEARNSLEY : Oldham Miss LONGBOTTOM and Mr.W.THOMPSON Miss M.BARKER and Mr.J.V.SCHOFIELD Mr.and Mrs.ABBOTT Mr.and Mrs.DEARNSLEY (Oldham) Mr.and Mrs.S.B.AMBLER, Bury Miss HIGHAM, Bury Mr.T.GREENWOOD Mr.and Mrs.J.MORTON Mr.and Mrs.BENN, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.G.A.FARRAR, Halifax Mrs.BENN, Blackpool Mrs.NEWSOME Miss DRANSFIELD Miss GREENWOOD Mr.and Mrs.SCHOFIELD Dr.FRY and Mrs.FRY Miss EGLIN Mrs.BETHAM, Halifax Mr.and Mrs.CROMPTON, Blackpool Mr.and Mrs.A.DEAN Mr.and Mrs.J.WALKER Mr.and Mrs.J.BRIGGS Mr.STORER Mr.and Mrs.CRAVEN Miss ROBINSON Miss RILEY Mr.P.STOTT Mr.and Mrs.E.BENN (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.J.H.BARRACLOUGH (Yeovil) Mr.ASQUITH (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.J.THOMPSON (Glen View) Mrs.BINNS (Pickwood House) Mr.and Mrs.S.G.CHILRON (Charlbury) Mrs.FIRTH (Halifax) [Column 2] Mr.and Mrs.CAWTHRA (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.W.FIRTH (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.G.E.THOMPSON Miss S.E.DERNALEY (S.E.DEARNLEY?), Glossop Mr.and Mrs.LLOYD, London Mr.and Mrs.J.E.CRAVEN Miss SHARP Mr.and Mrs.W.HAIGH Mr.and Mrs.PARKINSON Mr.and Mrs.HORSFALL Mr., Mrs. and Miss WOOD (Norland) Mr.and Mrs.RAWNSLEY Mr.and Mrs.T.O.MARSHALL (Halifax) Mr.and Mrs.G.GREENWOOD Miss BENN (Manchester) Mr.G.H.A.VARLEY J.GOODALL and Mr.W.TAYLOR : Sowerby Bridge, won prizes for draught horses ASSAULTING THE POLICE (Halifax West Riding Court) Joseph NORMANTON, mechanic, a Sowerby Bridge young man Police Constables CRABTREE, WILSON SPIRITUALIST CHOIR OUTING Mr.H.THORPE, conductor Mr.Frank BOTTOMLEY FIRE Messrs.SHEPHERD & BLACKBURN's mill, Walton Street SOWERBY BRIDGE TECHNICAL SCHOOLS (exam results) Edna WHITWORTH, Mary J.GILL, E.GREENWOOD, Barbara A.WARDLE, E.H.BLAGBOROUGH, Artha BERRY (Martha BERRY/Arthur Berry?), Herbert CROWTHER Theodore BARRACLOUGH, Harold BROADBENT, Tom HAIGH (Thomas HAIGH?), Herbert THOMAS Thomas DEWHIRST, Theodore BARRACLOUGH, Tom HAIGH (Thomas HAIGH?) Herbert THOMAS, Albert GLEDHILL, Edith A.HOBSON, Hilda BERRY Albert SENIOR, Harry LAWRENCE, Frank THORPE Annie E.NAYLOR, Mary E.WIGGLESWORTH, Amy B.CARTER, Artha BERRY, Barbara A.WARDLE, Frank KERSHAW, Alberta A.TURNER, Mary J.GILL, Annie PARSON (Ann PARSON?), Florence BREARLEY, Ethel BROADBENT, Gertrude M.WHITEHEAD, Albert W.CULPAN, Ada BUTTERWORTH Luke GREENWOOD, Albert C.THOMAS, John MITCHELL, Tom HALEY (Thomas HALEY?), Thomas H.BRIGGS, Fred BOTTOMLEY [Column 3]

Triangle

Mr.Wilfred LUMB, son of Joseph LUMB of Triangle, passed exam Mr.DIXON chemist, Sowerby Bridge, former employer of above

Norland

ANNIVERSARY (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Rev.J.E.THORPE of Plymouth, native of Sowerby Bridge [Column 4] HALIFAX PARISH CHALLENGE CUP. SOWERBY BRIDGE WIN THE FINAL (for the 1st time, cricket) Alderman WADE, Mayor of Halifax Messrs. James CLARKSON, J.WALSHAW Colonel FOSTER Mr.C.HATTON, Captain of the Sowerby Bridge team Sowerby Bridge Brass Band (The French making things from human skin (from poor people)!) [Column 5] [Column 6] DEATH Charles CROSSLEY, 79, Dob, Sowerby

29th July 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Messrs.EDWARDS and RAWSON, Ltd. and Albert Edward BOOTH, Sowerby Bridge : patent MUSICAL SUCCESS Mr.Herbert WYLD, Hollins, Sowerby Bridge, passed piano exam Mr.B.WADSWORTH, Sowerby Bridge, tutor of above FLOWER SERVICES (Primitive Methodist Chapel) Mr.W.BRADBURY of Buxton, preached Rev.J.WILKINSON of Halifax NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY PLANS WATER POLO Edgar WILKINSON, CROWTHER, R.WILKINSON, WEBSTER : Sowerby Bridge team HORSFALL : Elland team [Column 2] Mr.Nathaniel BRIGGS of 80 Edward Street, deceased. Estate worth 1,238 CHRIST CHURCH FLOWER SERVICES Rev.Canon IVENS ILL-USING A KITTEN (Halifax West Riding Court) Taylor FOSTER, greengrocer, Back Terrace Street Elizabeth NORMANTON, kitten owner GARDEN PARTY Councillor CLAY and Mrs.CLAY, Willow House Friendly Brass Band Miss Dora M.LAYCOCK of Sowerby Bridge, nurse?, received certificate from the Queen A SLANDER ACTION (Halifax County Court) Judge CADMAN Mary Ellen COCKROFT, wife of H.Wesley COCKROFT, platelayer, 45 Willow Street, Sowerby Bridge Frank MAGSON, labourer, husband of Elizabeth Ann MAGSON (shopkeeper?), 17 Willow Street, Sowerby Bridge Mr.STOREY (Messrs.STOREY, WILLANS and STOREY), prosecution Mr.H.E.SMITH (Messrs.F.G. and H.E.SMITH), defence [Column 3]

Triangle

CURIOUS PETITION IN A BANKRUPTCY CASE (Halifax County Court) Judge CADMAN Mr.STANSFELD, registrar Arthur HOYLE of Knowsley Farm, Mill Bank Mr.Samuel HOYLE, solicitor, Sowerby Bridge Brother of above Mr.George HOYLE, senior, deceased. Father of Arthur and Samuel Mr.PARKER (Messrs.LONGBOTHAM and Sons)

LUDDENDEN FOOT

CHARGED WITH LOITERING (Halifax West Riding Court) Richard ALLEN, native of Malton Police Constable FORDHAM [Column 4]

Sowerby

A SOWERBY WOMAN'S DEATH Rebecca HOWARTH, aged 73, wife of James HOWARTH, retired mason's labourer Robert HOWARTH, son of above, lived at Fieldhouse with his mother Farrar LAWRENCE of Fieldhouse Dr.HALLIDAY, Halifax Infirmary [Column 5] [Column 6]

Ripponden

REFRESHMENT HOUSEKEEPER FINED (Halifax West Riding Court) Henry H.WHITELEY, refreshment house keeper, Ripponden RIPPONDEN COMMERCIAL COMPANY Messrs. J.PICKLES, William Henry CHAMBERS, David COCKROFT, Joseph BARRETT, James BROADLEY, Henry CRAWSHAW DEATHS Nancy HORNER, 75, widow of John HORNER, Hollins Terrace, Sowerby Bridge David JENNINGS, 48, Waterloo Bank, Blackpool. Formerly of Sowerby Bridge William BARKER, 73, Egerton Street, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Joe HELLOWELL (Joseph HELLOWELL?), 29 cotton twiner, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Solomon NORMANTON, 75, New Longley, Norland

5th August 1904

Sowerby Bridge

George Henry DENTON, West End, sent to prison for ten years SWIMMING E.WILKINSON, H.SCHOFIELD : swimmers SOWERBY DIVISION BYE-ELECTION Messrs. John S.HIGHAM, W.A.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE : candidates HOMING SOCIETY (pigeons) MAWER brothers, HARDY and MILNES, BEAUMONT brothers, SHOESMITH, BERRY, J.T.ATKINSON, BROWNHILL and MAIDEN : Sowerby Bridge Homing Society THE REV.J.P.BURT Rev.J.P.BURT, leaving for London ACCIDENT ON THE TRAMWAY Mr.J.SHOESMITH, auctioneer, Halifax Dr.BROWN A VIOLENT PRISONER (Halifax West Riding Court) Willie SUTCLIFFE (William SUTCLIFFE?), greengrocer, Town Hall Street Police Constable MILNES SUICIDE Henry SUNDERLAND, labourer, George Street, Sowerby New Road Mary Alice SUNDERLAND, Wakefield Road. His daughter in law Dr.FRY Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner? [Column 2]

Norland

ASSAULTING HIS WIFE (Halifax West Riding Court) Messrs. T.H.MORRIS, J.S.RAWSON and Councillor HOWE : magistrates William CROTHERS, labourer, Norland. Had a wife and daughter Mr.STOREY, prosecution

Mill Bank

THE ANCHOR INN License of the Anchor Inn transferred from John Henry SUTCLIFFE to Watson COCKROFT

Triangle

THE ALLEGED CONTEMPT OF COURT (Halifax County Court) Judge CADMAN Mr.PARKER (Messrs.LONGBOTHAM and Sons), solicitor? Mr.Samuel HOYLE, solicitor and the accused Arthur HOYLE, bankrupt, brother of above George HOYLE, died June 1900, father of Samuel and Arthur Dr.HOYLE, son of George, had a sister [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.CLAY J.P., George WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, J.HOLDSWORTH, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, Ely WHITELEY, J.TURNER, F.CLAY Mr.James MITCHELL, Todmorden, tender for coal Mr.G.Vaughan FOWLER of Warwick Messrs.BELLFIELD and BARNES, tender for street repairs [Column 4] JOHN HADWEN & SONS John HADWEN and Sons, Ltd., silk spinners, Kebroyd Mills Messrs. W.HAIGH of Sowerby Bridge, J.W.HODGSON (company chairman), J.W.WHITELEY, H.N.BLAMIRES, Harry CRAWSHAW, A.E.SEED, J.LAWRENCE, W.H.CRAWSHAW Messrs.ARMITAGE & NORTON, auditors [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING Messrs. David LUMB, Eli HELLOWELL, Charles BESWICK, BARRACLOUGH, JONES, O.EATOUGH, W.H.BAXENDALE, ELLIS, W.A.HEIGHINGTON, John BARRACLOUGH Messrs. LEAH, BARNETT : Co-operative Insurance Society Messrs. John William ELLIS, William NICHOLL, John WHITWORTH : Sowerby Bridge Messrs. Thomas EDWARDS, Joe HARDY (Joseph HARDY?) : Warley Mr.Samuel HANSON, representing Triangle [Column 6] Messrs. SHARPE, HODGSON, Rowland LUMB MARRIAGE James Herbert WARDLE of London (son of the late John WARDLE, Myrtle Grove, Sowerby Bridge), to Edith CULPAN, daughter of Arthur CULPAN, Windsor Grove, Halifax DEATH Jessie MACFARLANE, about 56, wife of William MACFARLANE, 18 Industrial Road, Sowerby Bridge

12th August 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Messrs. O.EATOUGH and Jonathan PICKLES, gave service arranged by the Sowerby Bridge Free Church Council SAVINGS CLUBS Councillor Ely WHITELEY's mill PRESENTATION Rev.J.P.BURT, leaving Tuel Lane after three years, moving to Ilford A NARROW ESCAPE Albert CROSS, Chapel Street, Tuel Lane, a lad THE HALIFAX PARISH SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL (Boer war) Alderman BREAR, J.P., Halifax Mayor of Halifax PIGEON RACING MAWER brothers, CONWAY, BEAUMONT brothers, HARDY and MILNES, SHOESMITH, DRINKWATER, COCKROFT brothers, WHITTAKER and STARK, BARRACLOUGH and EARNSHAW, GELDER brothers, BROWNHILL and MARSDEN, J.SPENCER, ATKINSON, BERRY : Sowerby Bridge Homing Society FLOWER SHOW (Bolton Brow Working Men's Club) Mr.David TURNER, Triangle, judge Messrs. J.W.FLETCHER, John HOLLAS, Fergus MITCHELL, Raynor SUTCLIFFE, W.GLEDHILL, J.E.SIMPSON, J.PICKLES, George CREAMER, J.HOLDEN, Ben NAYLOR (Benjamin NAYLOR), J.H.WEBB, Ben JONES (Benjamin JONES?) [Column 2] DEATH OF AN INFANT William FARRAR, window cleaner, Clifton Street. Had wife and child DEATH OF MR.F.BERRY Mr.Francis BERRY of Beech Villas, aged 61. Head of F.BERRY & Sons, engineers' tool makers SWIMMING CROWTHER, E.WILKINSON : Sowerby Bridge team HUDSON :Halifax team THE BOWLING CLUB (new pavilion, Industrial Road) Mr.J.T.DANIELS, laid out the green Alderman CLAY Councillor TURNER Messrs. W.T.WALTON, W.H.GIBSON Mr.George E.SUTCLIFFE, Warley, built the clubhouse Messrs.E.WHITEHEAD & Co., painters Mr.A.BOOTH, plumber Mr.E.HORNER, mason Mr.H.LONGBOTTOM, supplied engraved silver-gilt key THE BANKRUPTCY DIFFICULTY. Mr.SAMUEL HOYLE APPEALS (King's Bench Division) Mr.Justice BIGHAM Mr.Muir MACKENZIE Mr.Samuel HOYLE, going to prison next Tuesday unless appeal granted [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE FLOUR SOCIETY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING (99th) Messrs. James BROADBENT, J.W.HODGSON, BESWICK, ALLOTT, WOOD (Heckmondwike), W.H.BAXENDALE, George HIRST (Dewsbury), James WOOD, Solomon HARTLEY (Bingley), Robert BARRATT (Batley), Benjamin TATE (Bradford), Fred J.HART (Frederick J.HART?, Windhill), J.W.BANCROFT (Sowerby Bridge auditor), Richard CRABTREE (Hebden Bridge auditor), John WADDINGTON, David COCKROFT, Henry WATTERSON, Sam WADSWORTH (Samuel WADSWORTH?), Fred SUTCLIFFE Mr.HASSALL, Sanitary Authority [Column 4]

Triangle

BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS (Halifax County Court) Arthur HOYLE of Knowsley Farm, Triangle Mr.R.M.STANSFELD, registrar George HOYLE, deceased Mr.HELLIWELL, solicitor [Column 5]

Sowerby

SOWERBY RUSHBEARING Landlord of the King's Head Inn KERSHAW's swings and horses PROVIDENCE ANNIVERSARY Revs. W.C.RANK (Accrington), F.W.SPARKES (Halifax) Mr.E.LAW, choirmaster SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., STOTT, HAIGH, COCKROFT, WADSWORTH, NICHOLL, SUNDERLAND, MITCHELL, BRADLEY Mr.J.S.RAWSON, owned quarry at Nab End Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.J.H.HOYLE, secretary of the Sowerby Bridge Technical Education Committee Mr.John Selwyn RAWSON [Column 6] TODMORDEN CANAL MYSTERY Thomas OWEN, mason, about 40

Warley

Mr.Arthur BATES of Warley (dog show) ----------------------------------------- MARRIAGES William Henry THOMAS, groom, son of George THOMAS of Sowerby Bridge Louie HAIGH (Louise HAIGH?), bride, daughter of Parker HAIGH of Sowerby Bridge Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER performed the marriage Ernest RILEY to Emma ARNOLD, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATH Francis BERRY, 61, Beech Villas, Sowerby Bridge

19th August 1904

Sowerby Bridge

UNITED SERVICE (West End and Primitive Methodist) Rev.G.S.SMITH INTERFERING WITH THE POLICE (Halifax West Riding Court) Ben WOODHEAD (Benjamin WOODHEAD?), greengrocer, Sowerby Bridge PIGEON RACING DRINKWATER, SHOESMITH, MAWER brothers, WHITTAKER and STARK, COCKROFT brothers, CONWAY, HARDY and MILNES, BEAUMONT, ATKINSON, GELDER, BROWNHILL and MAIDEN, J.R.BERRY, BARRACLOUGH : Sowerby Bridge MARRIAGE OF MISS AMY HOPKINSON (Christ Church) Mr.Herbert MATTHEW, groom, son of John MATTHEW of Springfield House, Armley, Leeds Miss Amy HOPKINSON, bride, daughter of the late Mr.J.W.HOPKINSON of Woodland Villa, Sowerby Bridge Mr.Arthur HOPKINSON, bride's brother Miss Lillie MATTHEW (Lilian MATTHEW?), sister of the groom Mr.Ralph PERCIVAL, best man ACCIDENT TO MR.J.WHITELEY Mr.Joseph WHITELEY, fent dealer and draper, Wharf Street DEATH FROM ENGLISH CHOLERA Mr.J.B.KERSHAW, deputy coroner Abi Mary TAYLOR (Abigail Mary TAYLOR?), aged 51, single, John Street, Beech Isaac TAYLOR, brother of above Mr.T.F.ROWLINSON Emily MASON, neighbour of Miss TAYLOR Dr.BROWN [Column 2] ALLEGED BREACH OF COVENANT (Leeds West Riding Assizes) Mr.Justice GRANTHAM Messrs.SIDDALL and HILTON Ltd., wire mattress and bedstead manufacturers, Centre Mills, Sowerby Bridge Robert James EDLESTON, Gainford, Durham; Sarah Alice Cumming EDLESTON; Mira MILLSON, Ilkley : defendants, didn't repair buildings at Asquith Bottom Mr.E.Tindall ATKINSON K.C. and Mr.R.A.SHEPHERD : prosecution Mr.Scott FOX K.C, Mr.J.A.COMPSTON and Mr.S.FLEMING : defence Mr.MANISTY, K.C.

Triangle

THE ORDER AGAINST MR.SAMUEL HOYLE Mr.Justice BIGHAM, Queen's Bench Division Mr.Samuel HOYLE Judge Heaton CADMAN, Halifax County Court George HOYLE, deceased [Column 3] [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGES Herbert MATTHEW, son of John MATTHEW of Springfield House, Armley, Leeds to Amy HOPKINSON, daughter of the late John William HOPKINSON, Woodland Villa, Sowerby Bridge Married by Rev.Barker LUMB George Ernest HOEY to Edith Hannah WILKINSON, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Mary BATES, 79, widow of the late Nathaniel BATES, Sowerby Bridge. Died at her daughter's house in Hunslet, Leeds Laura BOTTOMLEY, 17, daughter of Arthur BOTTOMLEY, Corporation Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary HOLLOWS, 75, Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge Abi Mary TAYLOR (Abigail Mary TAYLOR?), 51, John Street, Beech, Sowerby Bridge

26th August 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Canon IVENS Police Constable Wilfred Lawson CRABTREE, moving to Queensbury SERIOUS ACCIDENT TO A SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN Mr.Edward ACKROYD, butcher and cattle dealer, formerly of Sowerby Bridge SWIMMING G.H.WEBSTER of Sowerby Bridge A STURDY BEGGAR (Halifax West Riding Court) Joseph ATKINSON CRICKET (tomorrow, Elland Tradesmen v Sowerby Bridge Church Institute) C.H.ELLIS, Copley and T.WOOD, Siddall : umpires WELCOME TO REV.H.G.ALLCHURCH (at Sowerby Providence Free Church) Rev.Harold Godwin ALLCHURCH, new United Methodist Free Church minister for Sowerby Bridge Circuit Mr.A.S.FIRTH Mr.Joseph WILCOCK, Sowerby Bridge church Mr.W.H.OLDFIELD, Christian Endeavour and Band of Hope Societies Rev.W.HAIGH, Steep Lane Baptist Rev.W.C.EVANS, Congregationalist Mr.C.LUMB, Norland Messrs. J.H.BUTTERWORTH and S.TURNER : Sowerby Mr.G.BARRETT Miss BEDFORD Mr.E.LAW, organist Rev.J.P.BURT [Column 2] WOMEN'S CO-OPERATIVE GUILD Mesdames SOUTHWELL, T.H.HARE, WEBSTER, HOLROYD (Halifax) Misses Nellie SHEARD (Ellen SHEARD?) and Ella SHEARD SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN DROWNED Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner William MITCHELL, aged 28, furnaceman, Exeter Street. Wife died a year ago John MITCHELL, Exeter Street, Willow Park. Father of above Mr.Lewis ATKINSON William O'DONNELL, labourer, Luddenden Mary Elizabeth CARTER, Causeway, young woman Police Constable CRABTREE

Sowerby

DEATH OF COLONEL STANSFELD (obituary) Colonel STANSFELD, died aged 58, Field House, Sowerby. Left a widow, son and daughter Formerly lived at Cottingley near Bingley. Mr.George R.STANSFELD, barrister, son of above Miss Hannah FOSTER, his widow, daughter of the late Mr.W.FOSTER of Hornby Castle, Lancashire [Column 3] Mr.STANSFELD, Leeds Magistrate, brother of deceased PRIMROSE LEAGUE (Conservative) Mr.Johnson WADSWORTH and Miss B.G.GEE, of Barkisland Mrs.E.L.RILEY, Sowerby Bridge ward secretary Mrs.Richard HOWARTH of Sowerby Bridge Mr.Richard HOWARTH Mr.and Mrs.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE --------------------------------- RIPPONDEN FLOWER SHOW (49th annual show) R.ABERGHAM, J.S.RAWSON, A.STEAD: winners in cattle classes J.POWELL, C.HOULKER, W.HORSMAN, W.PROUDLOVE, J.H.PEARSON, J.OATES, H.WILSON, G.B.TAYLOR, Mrs.C.HOULKER, Mrs.C.E.HORNER : dogs winners Mrs.E.M.WEBSTER, G.DUCKWORTH, J.GREEN, J.F.ENTWHISTLE, F.NORTON, J.TAYLOR and T.TAYLOR, W.HEYS and J.H.HEYS : poultry winners [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6]

2nd September 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SWIMMING E.WILKINSON, H.CROWTHER : Sowerby Bridge team PROPERTY SALE Mr.George E.GARSIDE, auctioneer HARVEST FESTIVAL (Baptist Chapel) Rev.J.FOX Misses S.SPEAK of Heptonstall, Blanche HORSFALL, F.AKROYD ASSAULT ON A POLICEMAN (Halifax West Riding Court) James ROBEY, portrait painter, no fixed abode Police Sergeant WOODCOCK PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William HAIGH, A.HOBSON, R.ROTHWELL, H.STORR, J.C.BELL, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.MARSLAND, H.P.KENDALL, B.ROBINSON Councillors A.HOWE J.P., E.WHITELEY, T.BORRELL, J.BATES IRISH LABOURERS IN TROUBLE (Halifax West Riding Court) DURKIN, CANE, BRANNAN : Irish labourers John CASTLE, Irishman CROWTHER's lodging house CHARGE AGAINST A GROCER (Halifax West Riding Court) Andrew HALL, grocer, Sowerby Bridge Edwin BELL, County Council Inspector Mr.STOREY, defence [Column 2] WOMEN'S CO-OPERATIVE GUILD Mesdames SOUTHWELL, NOWELL (Queensbury Women's Guild) GREAT SUCCESS OF SOWERBY BRIDGE CO-OPERATIVE BAKERY Mr.R.G.HOLT, baker [Column 3]

Ripponden

GAME OF CHANCE AT RIPPONDEN FAIR (Halifax West Riding Court) Thomas TURNER, showman of Castleford Detective WRIGHT Mr.STOREY, defence

Warley

A FARMER'S OFFENCE (Halifax Borough Court) Harry CROWTHER, Cliffe Farm, Warley Mr.ASHLING, prosecution Dr.NEECH

Triangle

DRUNK AND DISORDERLY (Halifax West Riding Court) Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 4] [Column 5] LIFE-BOAT SATURDAY Councillor A.HOWE, J.P. Messrs.W.NEWSOME & Son, lent tender and fire engine Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, lent a lurry(?) Messrs.Arthur EASTWOOD, fruiterer George MARSHALL, sweep W.GLEDHILL, butcher Messrs.PICKLES, The Laundry Mr.William KERSHAW, carrier Messrs.W.H.HELLIWELL, dyers and finishers Messrs.SIDDALL & HILTON Messrs.SUGDEN of Elland Mr.R.BAYLIS of Heckmondwike with his dog "Prince" Inspector ARUNDEL Messrs. William TOLLEY, J.HOPKINSON, Aaron HOWE, T.W.RICHARDSON, W.SUNDERLAND, J.A.WHITELEY, T.SEED, T.A.SMITH Mr.Alex FOX, conjuror, ventriloquist and mimic Mr.W.S.WILKINSON, conductor of the Keighley Clarion Vocal Union. Judged local choir competition [Column 6] (Choir competition results) DEATHS Selina HANSON, widow of A.W.HANSON, Ryburn Terrace, Sowerby Bridge. Daughter of the late Samuel SPENCER and Eliza SPENCER of Bolton, Lancashire Mary Ann WOOD, 74, wife of Robert WOOD, Town Hall Street, Sowerby Bridge

9th September 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Mrs.HARE, Women's Co-Operative Guild Mr.BINNS FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER SWIMMING CROWTHER, Sowerby Bridge George WHITELEY, James MITCHELL, Joe BINNS (Joseph BINNS), George HORSMAN : Sowerby Bridge scholars' race Arnold SUTCLIFFE, F.WHITTAKER, G.H.WEBSTER, F.BARRACLOUGH, A.SCHOFIELD, H.COPLEY : Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club PRIMITIVE METHODIST CIRCUIT MEETING (at Warley Clough) Rev.F.E.HEAPE Mr.James BOOCOCK Councillor A.HOWE, J.P. TUEL LANE Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH, new minister Mr.Joseph WHITELEY, choirmaster [Column 2] THE NEW FIRE ENGINE Messrs.MERRYWEATHER and Sons, to make new coal-stoked fire engine INTERESTING TRADE UNION GATHERING (Sowerby Bridge Engineers Branch) George HORSFIELD, got 100 from the union for an eye injury at work Messrs. William NICHOLL, Arthur HOBSON, George William SUTTON Councillors James HOLDSWORTH, J.BATES (Cotton Operatives Secretary) Mr.T.E.WHITEHEAD, iron founders branch Messrs. J.LUMB, T.TAYLOR, Teddy WASHINGTON (Edward WASHINGTON?), Frank GREENWOOD (accompanist)

Triangle

THE TRAMWAY EXTENSION Alderman HEY, Tramway Committee Councillors Howard CLAY, J.BREARLEY, SWAINE

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist Church) Rev.W.T.HADDY, Elland Miss Eleanor BLAMIRES, Sowerby Bridge Mr.H.THOMAS, Luddenden Foot WESLEYAN CHURCH Rev.W.J.WHITE, new circuit minister Mr.S.EMMETT LECTURE (Congregational Mutual Improvement Society) Revs. G.S.SMITH of Sowerby Bridge, W.C.EVANS [Column 3]

Norland

HARVEST FESTIVAL (Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel) Messrs. James WALTON of Mytholmroyd, J.H.PARKINSON THE CARETAKER AT ST.LUKE'S DAY SCHOOL Rev.C.LIVERMORE Mr.SHARP, caretaker Councillor WADSWORTH AN ILL-ASSORTED COUPLE (Halifax West Riding Court) Samuel BARKER, plumber, Norland Eliza BARKER, wife of above. Married in 1900 Mr.RHODES, defence A SCHOOL WAITING FOR SUPPLIES Mr.AVES, schoolmaster at St.Luke's Councillor WADSWORTH Mr.WHITWORTH, clerk [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, G.WHITELEY, J.TURNER, J.HOLDSWORTH, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, F.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, E.MITCHELL, A.CLAY Mr.WHITEHEAD, surveyor Messrs.BELLFIELD & BARNES, setting a street Captain CARROLL, owned land in the Holmes? Messrs.MERRYWEATHER, supplying fire engine Mr.R.H.WHITWORTH, clerk to Warley Foundation Mr.T.HOEY, deceased Mr.R.LUMB Mr.BISSELL, gas manager Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner Mr.Samuel WILKINSON, architect? [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE EDUCATION COMMITTEE Messrs. J.Clay HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT Mrs.WOOD County Councillors J.W.BANCROFT, C.RUSHWORTH Councillors A.HOWE J.P., Ely WHITELEY, J.W.WHITELEY, J.WADSWORTH (Norland), J.BATES, E.MITCHELL, A.F.LONGBOTTOM Mr.TOMLINSON, attendance officer Mr.LUMB, decorator [Column 6] MARRIAGES Charles BERRY, strap maker, to Alice SMITH, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Arthur ROBINSON, 3 months, son of John MAUDE, Lower Heath Hall, Norland

16th September 1904

Sowerby Bridge

GLEANERS' UNION (Christ Church) Revs. Canon IVENS, A.Audrey Parry (Church Missionary Society) Messrs. George FOX and Sons, West End Mills ENGINEERING FEAT AT KEIGHLEY Messrs.I.&I.CRAVEN and Co., Keighley POLLIT & WIGZELL Ltd., Sowerby Bridge RETIREMENT OF MR.THOMAS EDWARDS Mr.Thomas EDWARDS, railway goods agent at Sowerby Bridge for over 24 years. (letter) [Column 2] SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. J.K.LAW (piano), H.BOOTH, T.H.WRIGHT Mrs.C.ROWSON WEST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. B.WADSWORTH (organist), G.H.WHITAKER, J.HEMINGWAY Misses MOORE, WADSWORTH, G.LUMB, A.ASTIN CIRCUIT MEETING (Free Methodist, at Providence Chapel, Sowerby) Rev.H.Godwin ALLCHURCH, new circuit minister Messrs. A.S.FIRTH and J.WADDINGTON (Tuel Lane), S.TURNER, C.LUMB (Norland), E.HELLOWELL (Providence) CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.POLLIT Councillor J.W.WHITELEY ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, TOLLEY, T.GIBSON, F.STOCKTON, Teddy WASHINGTON (Edward WASHINGTON?, comic songs), H.NICHOLL (accompanist), T.GREEN of Halifax (paper tearing feats), W.FIRTH (violin), T.SEED, W.ASHWORTH Misses ACKROYD, E.BUTTERWORTH Drs. DUNN, BROWN [Column 3] SERIOUS BURGLARY IN WHARF STREET Mr.JACKSON, pawnbroker, Wharf Street Police Constables MAPPLEBECK (rooftop chase), DAVY Mr.WORSNUP, shopkeeper? Police Sergeant TATTERSALL

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors TURNER J.P., WADSWORTH, HAIGH, WRIGLEY, COCKROFT, BRADLEY, ROWDEN, SUNDERLAND, MITCHELL, NAYLOR [Column 4] Mr.SCHOFIELD, collector? Mr.BOOTH [Column 5] [Column 6]

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.Watson COCKROFT, Anchor Inn, Mill Bank R.RUDMAN of Sowerby, U.RADCLIFFE of Mill Bank, DIXON of Midgley, J.WRIGHT of Oakworth : successful competitors E.BARRACLOUGH, referee

Norland

ST.LUKE'S CHURCH (Harvest Festival) Revs. R.L.BELLAMY, R.F.PECHEY, W.INGHAM of Old Malton Mrs.LIVERMORE Mr.J.WHITAKER lent ferns and lilies BAPTIST CHAPEL (reopened) Mr.S.PICKLES, conductor Miss SUTCLIFFE Mr.F.N.STANDEVEN, conductor Mr.PICKLES, Halifax Rev.G.W.WILKINSON, Hebden Bridge --------------------------------- MARRIAGES Harry WADDINGTON, signal fitter, to Gertrude Maud WOODS, both of Sowerby Bridge

23rd September 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR THE RECENT BURGLARY Mr.JACKSON, pawnbroker TUEL LANE BAND OF HOPE Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH Mr.G.WRIGHT LECTURES ON HEALTH (Sowerby Bridge Higher Education Committee) Mrs.C.K.LAMONT, Sanitary Institute Mr.W.H.GIBSON, committee chairman WATER POLO Edgar WILKINSON, CROWTHER, Reggie WILKINSON (Reginald WILKINSON?), David WILKINSON : Sowerby Bridge team RABBIT COURSING Mr.C.HOLLAS, Queen Inn SHOVELTON, SWAN, BENTLEY, MARSHALL, DICKENSON, BENTLEY BLACKBURN (Huddersfield), SCHOFIELD (Brighouse), OATES (Wyke), MASON (Sowerby Bridge) WESLEYAN CIRCUIT QUARTERLY MEETING (at Ripponden) Revs.G.Heathcote BARKER (new minister), W.J.Penberthy WHITE Messrs. J.SCHOFIELD, EMMOT (EMMOTT?), S.HOYLE, J.C.HORSFALL, MORWOOD, W.H.HALL Councillor A.CLAY [Column 2] SERMONS TO MEN (18th series due soon) Rev.Canon IVENS SUDDEN DEATH Mrs.HABERGHAM, aged 68, widow, Terrace Street Dr.BROWN THE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Mr.FIRTH's building CHRIST CHURCH Mr.GAUKROGER, choirmaster SOWERBY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT CANINE SOCIETY (dog show) Messrs. E.B.HARTLAND, T.HOOTON of Leeds, J.ATKINSON (Halifax), J.RILEY (Sowerby Bridge), H.ASHWORTH (Halifax), S.MELLOR (Halifax), T.SYKES (Ovenden), A.DOWRENT (Halifax), F.BARNES (Halifax), BARNES and WRIGLEY (Halifax), W.PRIESTLEY and J.PRIESTLEY (Halifax), G.B.TAYLOR (Halifax), B.HARTLAND (Sowerby Bridge), J.WIGGLESWORTH (Sowerby Bridge), H.BINNS (Liversedge), W.RAMSBOTTOM (Leeds), C.ADAMS (Halifax), H.SCOTT (Bradford), T.CULPAN (Sowerby Bridge), H.HAMER (Barkisland), POWELL (Hebden Bridge), J.W.SUMMERSCALES (Sowerby Bridge), H.CROFT (Bradford), B.GASCOYNE (B.GASCOINE?, Leeds), J.COLLEY (Stainland), S.THOMAS (Sowerby Bridge), S.MELLOR (Stainland), W.BENNETT (Leeds), J.SAINSBURY (Hebden Bridge), J.GILL (Hebden Bridge), B.SINKINSON (Liversedge), H.CROFT (Bradford), A.LEVERSON (Bradford), R.H.KNIGHT (Sowerby Bridge), J.MARSLAND (Ovenden), Fred ALLOTT (Liversedge), T.HUDSON, H.BARBER (Boothtown) Mrs.PINDER, Liversedge Mrs.STOTT, Halifax Mrs.KAYE, Leeds [Column 3] WESLEYAN MISSION CHAPEL Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.E.WILDE, landlord of the Friendly Inn, Cotton Stones W.FAIRBANK (Norland), E.HOYLE (Sowerby), J.KENWORTHY (Sowerby Bridge), DIXON (Midgley), H.HOLROYD

Norland

CHOIR BOYS' COMPETITION Willie GARDINER (William GARDINER?, Bradford), Harold SUSANS (Halifax), Willie NASH (William NASH?, Norland) : winners [Column 4] [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB (batting and bowling averages) G.INESON(?), W.THOMPSON, H.MITCHELL, F.HELLIWELL, C.HORNER, C.HATTON, G.FARRAR, H.WRAY, H.TURNER, W.COPLEY, E.HELLIWELL senior, F.ASHWORTH, J.WILLET, G.A.WOOD, E.HELLIWELL junior, H.HOLMES, T.FRENCH, M.CROWTHER, J.H.BALL, B.W.WOOD, G.BROWNBRIDGE, F.FIRTH, G.CALLAGHAN, J.WALKER, A.E.HOLMES, G.HOYLE

30th September 1904

Sowerby Bridge

THE NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.WHITEHEAD, District Council engineer NEW CURATE FOR CHRIST CHURCH Rev.Canon IVENS Rev.Daniel WILLIAMS (currently at Llanfabon, South Wales) Rev.Daniel THOMAS, currently at Dewsbury, formerly at Sowerby Bridge. Uncle of above SERIOUS QUARRY ACCIDENT Messrs.SHAW's quarry, Hollings Mill John STEELE of Halifax WEST END OF HOPE (Band of Hope?, Independent Order of Rechabites) Messrs. T.A.SMITH, B.ROBINSON, J.BARNES, A.LUMB Rev.G.S.SMITH HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICES (Bolton Brow Wesleyan Chapel) Rev.W.J.Penberthy WHITE Mr.J.Clay HORSFALL, organist Mrs.BURGIN, singer, of Doncaster Mr.William BRIGGS, conductor PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William HAIGH Councillors HOWE J.P., A.CLAY, T.BORRELL, Ely WHITELEY, J.BATES, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.MARSLAND, H.P.KENDALL, O.EATOUGH, H.STORR, R.ROTHWELL, B.ROBINSON Rev.G.S.SMITH SOWERBY BRIDGE BOWLING CLUB Messrs. J.H.HOYLE, J.BUCKLEY, J.BARRACLOUGH, A.BOOTH [Column 2] ANTI-SMOKING LEAGUE (new society, Tuel Lane Sunday School teachers' meeting)) Mr.James HOLT SOWERBY DIVISION CONSERVATIVE UNION Mr.LUMLEY of Newcastle, new registration agent Mr.M.SYKES, former registration agent SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. Lewis FIRTH of Halifax, Will PHILLIPS of Manchester, T.H.WRIGHT, John HARGREAVES Mrs.H.THORPE CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Tuel Lane United Methodist) Rev.H.Godwin ALLCHURCH Mr.WHITELEY, choirmaster? ST.GEORGE'S Revs. Thomas LEWTHWAITE (vicar of All Souls', Halifax), S.F.LAYCOCK (vicar) Mr.MARSDEN, organist CANON SAVAGE ON BIBLE TEACHING Revs. Canon IVENS, Canon SAVAGE (new vicar of Halifax, speech) [Column 3]

Norland

BAPTIST CHAPEL Messrs. J.HOLLAND, THOMAS, WALSH (conductor), F.N.STANDEVEN (organist), SHAW (Slaithwaite) Miss SMITH

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.PEARSON, landlord of the Star Inn HOYLE (Sowerby), SYKES and ATKINSON of Scammonden

Ripponden

HORSE STEALING (Halifax Borough Court) Thomas DAWSON, farm labourer, Ripponden J.HOWARTH, Smallbridge, Rochdale, horse owner [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION. OPENING OF THEIR NEW ROOM Mesdames J.S.HIGHAM, MARSLAND, BANCROFT, BARRACLOUGH Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, M.P., speeches Misses ASTIN, SEED, MOORE [Column 5] Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, Conservative candidate [Column 6] Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH Madame LOWE, Triangle (late Abercorn College, Dublin), played music

Sowerby

WESLEYAN CHURCH Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, J.Penberthy WHITE Messrs. James NICHOLL, Joseph WHITAKER, J.S.CLAYTON (accompanist) Misses G.SUTCLIFFE, Edith NICHOLL MARRIAGE Benjamin OLDFIELD to Hannah Jane AGATHY, both of Sowerby Bridge

7th October 1904

Sowerby Bridge

TYPHOID FEVER Mr.GRIME, Sanitary inspector TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL Revs. James Marcus BROWN of Birmingham, F.E.HEAPE A SUCCESSFUL POULTRY BREEDER Mr.C.W.WASHINGTON of Sowerby Bridge and Shroggs House, Copley THE LIFEBOAT SATURDAY DEMONSTRATION Councillors Albert HOWE J.P., Abraham CLAY Mrs.CLAY Mr.George WRAY A.P.SMITH, Lifeboat Saturday Fund committee ACCIDENT AT HOLLINGS MILL QUARRY James Adams STEELE died SUICIDE OF A SOWERBY BRIDGE MAN AT HALIFAX James ELLIS, aged 44, landlord of the New Road Tavern, Halifax. Formerly a saddler in Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth Ann ELLIS, widow of the above Edgar BINNS [Column 2] Messrs.POLLIT and WIGZELL, working short time WOMEN'S LIBERAL ASSOCIATION Miss HANSON Mrs.MARSLAND BAPTIST CHAPEL (sale of work) Miss L.P.KEMP of Rochdale Rev.J.FOX Dr.ADAMS Mr.S.HOYLE Mesdames HORSFALL, BRADLEY, John WHITELEY, Thomas BROADBENT, THOMPSON, G.E.WHITELEY, H.BROADBENT, MELLOR, A.ASTIN, F.ASTIN, FOX, ELLIS, GREGORY, GREENWOOD, VOSE, SENIOR, TRIPEAR (TRIPPEAR?), SHEPLEY, WHITEHEAD Misses DRUCE, Blanche HORSFALL, F.ACKROYD, H.BENTLEY, N.SYKES, L.WILD, L.COOKE, E.BROADBENT, A.UTTLEY, E.H.ROYDS, A.MITCHELL, Annie SPEIGHT (Ann SPEIGHT?), Clara WILSON, FOX, WADE EDUCATION COMMITTEE Messrs. J.Clay HORSFALL, E.E.POLLIT Mrs.WOOD Councillors A.HOWE J.P., Ely WHITELEY, E.MITCHELL, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, J.BATES, J.WADSWORTH, A.CLAY, C.RUSHWORTH NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.WHITEHEAD, District Council engineer [Column 3] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., G.WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.HOLDSWORTH, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, Frank CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, E.MITCHELL, A.CLAY Mr.F.WALKER, solicitor, representing PRESCOTT'S trustees, re gasworks Messrs.WHITWORTH & Co., Ltd. Messrs.James CLAY & Co., Ltd. Messrs.Robert DEMPSTER and Sons, Ltd., Elland, re refuse destructor Mr.WHITEHEAD, made plans for new library Mr.Edgar BOOTH, Sowerby Council SWIMMING GALA (25th annual swimming fete by the Sowerby Bridge Swimming Club) Messrs. Lewis RHODES (Halifax), A.R.HIRST (Halifax), C.E.LODGE, F.KERSHAW, W.HOLROYD S.TURNER, G.LUMB, J.SUTCLIFFE : schoolboys DEWHIRST, SCHOFIELD, WHITELEY : boys under 14 H.NELSON, GREGSON (Bradford), H.HERON : boys under 16 Mr.J.G.GREENWOOD, ornamental swimmer H.BUCKLEY, J.WHITELEY, H.WEBSTER, Reggie H.WILKINSON (Reginald H.WILKINSON?) : club members D.W.WILKINSON, G.H.WEBSTER, L.WHITAKER, A.SCHOFIELD : competed for the Godfrey RHODES challenge cup [Column 4] N.CARTER (Heckmondwike), L.STANSFIELD (Bradford Dolphins), Fred LORD (Cleckheaton) H.JACKSON (Bradford), H.RHODES (Bradford), C.HOYLE (Halifax) : Lady swimmers L.WHITAKER, H.NELSON, F.M.SUGDEN, F.W.MAUDE : club members G.H.WEBSTER, F.W.MAUDE, A.I.BARRACLOUGH, H.CROWTHER, D.W.WILKINSON, A.SCHOFIELD : life saving Councillor HOWE Dr.WELLBURN MEN'S SERVICE (Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.GAUKROGER, organist [Column 5] [Column 6]

Norland

Mr.Joseph WOOD, aged 66, farmer of Norland THE VACCINATION QUESTION (Halifax West Riding Court) Albert ELLIS, planer of Norland RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL Mr.WHITTAKER

Triangle

Ripponden

Mr.Edwin WHITELEY (aged 63) and Jerry BOOTH (aged 66) : former cotton spinners RE J.W.WHITELEY (Halifax County Court) John William WHITELEY, cotton spinner, Ripponden, bankrupt. Father died in 1892 Mr.R.W.EVANS, appeared for above ------------------------------------------ DEATH William WHITAKER, 78, retired farmer, Dob, Sowerby

14th October 1904

Sowerby Bridge

FRIENDLY BAND OF HOPE Messrs. J.WILCOCK (Sowerby Bridge), G.WRIGHT Misses L.SUTCLIFFE (mandoline), A.WHITWORTH Master W.HARTLEY Mrs.INESON, organist ACCIDENT Mr.Sam WHITELEY (Samuel WHITELEY?), Beech. Had a three year old son BAPTIST BAZAAR Mesdames Thomas HORSFALL, H.BROADBENT Mr.B.MORWOOD CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY (Friendly Wesleyan) Rev.J.H.BAILEY of Horsforth, formerly of King Cross Mr.W.WHITEHEAD, organist WEST END MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY Rev.G.S.SMITH Messrs. S.WADSWORTH, A.SMITH, T.A.SMITH PRESENTATION TO MR.THOS.EDWARDS Mr.Thomas EDWARDS, goods agent at Sowerby Bridge station Mr.Joe MITCHELL (Joseph MITCHELL), chief of staff Mr.Thomas GREENWOOD, oldest railway employee at Sowerby Bridge Mr.R.W.GEE, former clerk to Thomas EDWARDS P.T.E.(West End Congregational) Rev.G.S.SMITH SENDING CHILDREN OUT TO BEG (Halifax West Riding Court) Benjamin DAVISON, fitter, from Glasgow Catherine DAVISON, wife of above Police Constable WOODCOCK Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 2]

Sowerby

SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., A.STOTT, H.HAIGH, R.BRADLEY, J.COCKROFT, J.L.WRIGLEY, J.NICHOLL, J.T.NAYLOR, J.J.ROWDEN, J.SUNDERLAND, W.H.MITCHELL [Column 3] SECONDARY EDUCATION. CONFERENCE AT SOWERBY BRIDGE (re creating a secondary school) Mr.HOUGHTON [Column 4] AUTUMN S.L.T., Sowerby Bridge

Ripponden

FARMERS AT VARIANCE (Halifax West Riding Court) Richard BOOTH, millhand, Soyland. Father owned the farm adjacent to below William HEAP, farmer, Old Lane Top Farm Mr.H.E.SMITH (Messrs.F.G.and H.E.SMITH), prosecution Mr.Edgar BOOTH, defence Susan WHITELEY, nearby resident [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGES Albert HAMER, cotton spinner, Rishworth, to Harriet Hannah HELLEWELL, Sowerby Bridge Arthur WILD, mason, to Blanche Crossley GREENWOOD, both of Sowerby Bridge Thomas WELLS, railway shunter, to Ann Hainsworth WADDINGTON, both of Sowerby Bridge

21st October 1904

Sowerby Bridge

LECTURE ON "ST.DAVID'S" Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.Edward E.POLLIT OUTBREAK OF SCARLET FEVER Mr.GRIME, sanitary inspector SALE OF WORK (St.Mark's school) Mrs.HELM Rev.C.W.HOWARD of Mapplewell SUDDEN DEATH Michael CARROLL, aged 56, of Spring Gardens, Burnley Road. Had wife and daughter SOWERBY BRIDGE BOWLING CLUB Messrs. W.H.GIBSON, W.T.WALTON, BARRACLOUGH, B.CLAY, E.E.POLLIT, BURNLEY, J.BUCKLEY, J.A.WHITELEY, J.LAWTON, R.ROBERTS, J.H.HOYLE, A.BOOTH Alderman J.F.CLAY Councillors J.TURNER, Frank CLAY, John TURNER Mesdames TURNER, WALTON Messrs. BINGLEY (humorist), J.MARCHANT, H.SAGAR, J.H.WILKINSON, A.W.BISSELL, A.GREENWOOD, W.T.WALTON (violin), A.KITSON (piano) [Column 2] Messrs. B.LEES, A.E.SUTCLIFFE, F.BARRACLOUGH : Spiritualist Lyceum W.H.WILCOCK of Sowerby Bridge, tenor TUEL LANE CHAPEL Rev.H.Godwin ALLCHURCH Miss MANSFIELD, choir soloist P.T.E. (West End Congregational) Revs. G.S.SMITH, J.P.WHITE Misses SEED, RILEY, RUSHWORTH (accompanist) Mr.J.K.FALCONER ALLEGED FEROCIOUS DOG (Halifax West Riding Court) Edwin HOLLAND, engine driver, Sowerby Bridge Joseph H.WHITELEY, draper, Wharf Street John Richard PENNY, boy, lived near Edwin HOLLAND Ernest GREEN, telegraph messenger boy Dr.ADAMS Mr.STOREY, defence

Ripponden

STEALING A HORSE (West Riding Quarter Sessions, Wakefield) Thomas DAWSON, 35, labourer James HOWARTH, Ripponden, horse owner INFRINGING THE SWINE FEVER ACT (Halifax Borough Court) Edward TAYLOR, farmer, Ellis Bottom Farm Chief Constable RICHARDSON CO-OPERATIVE TEA AND CONCERT (Ripponden branch of the Sowerby Bridge Industrial Society) Mr.G.W.HOWARTH Mr.B.WADSWORTH, conductor of the Rishworth Vocal Union Mr.W.WHITELEY, violin Miss Mary L.NICHOLL Mr.J.W.CROSSLEY, Halifax, humourist? Mr.Wilson WHITELEY, accompanist [Column 3] [Column 4] WAKEFIELD DIOCESAN CONFERENCE. BENEFICES AND CLERGY PENSIONS Revs. A.WHORLOW (vicar of Woodhouse), Canon NORRIS, J.B.HILL (vicar of Thornhill Lees), R.PHIPPS (Clergy Pensions Institution) Mr.W.C.BARBER, Halifax [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGES Rufus BROWN, Sowerby, to Sarah Hannah LUMB, Sowerby Bridge William Spencer SHEPLEY, packer, to Lucy DYSON, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS George DYSON, 70, 20 Mount Terrace, Sowerby Bridge. Son of the late Samuel DYSON, plumber of Sowerby Bridge Benjamin WOOD, 57, Hoyle House, Warley

28th October 1904

Sowerby Bridge

WHITTIER (American Poet, lecture at Tuel Lane) Mr.H.M.GREENWOOD of Luddenden, lecturer Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR JOHN RUSKIN (lecture to the Wesley Guild) Mr.J.Clay HORSFALL, lecturer LOCAL WILL Mr.James ELLIS, New Road Tavern, Halifax. Formerly a saddler at 13 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge Died recently. Estate worth 1952 MISSIONARY SERVICES (Primitive Methodist) Revs. W.H.MATTHEWS, F.E.HEAPE, William LAWRENCE, John WILKINSON (Halifax) Mr.William WILSON, took service at Warley Clough Mr.J.BARNES, took service at Norland Mr.J.W.WALTON of Halifax PUBLIC LIBRARY Messrs. William HAIGH, W.NICHOLL, J.MARSLAND, A.HOBSON, H.P.KENDALL, R.ROTHWELL, H.STORR, O.EATOUGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, B.ROBINSON Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors A.HOWE J.P., E.WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.BATES, G.WHITELEY, T.BORRELL CHRIST CHURCH Mr.GAUKROGER, organist Masters ROBINSON, HORSMAN Messrs. ASHWORTH, CROSSFIELD, COCKROFT Rev.Canon IVENS TUEL LANE U.M.F.C. (United Methodist Free Church) Revs. H.G.ALLCHURCH, F.E.HEAPE Misses KIDSON, SHARPE, E.A.MAUDE Mr.F.FIRTH [Column 2] BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY Revs. J.FOX, A.CHARLETON of Halifax, F.MADELEY of China (missionary?) KELLY, pedlar, charged at Halifax West Riding Court WEST END Revs. Eric A.LAWRENCE (Halifax), G.J.WILLIAMS (Halifax), G.S.SMITH Messrs. A.SUTCLIFFE, Smith EMMOTT (Sowerby), E.HORSFALL (accompanist) Mrs.BULCOCK Misses RICHARDSON, LORIMER NON-MAINTENANCE OF A PARENT (Halifax West Riding Court) Fred MILNES, dyer's labourer, Sowerby Bridge. Been married 3 months Mr.BATTLEY, relieving officer

Norland

UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCH (85th anniversary of Mount Pleasant Chapel) Mr.John WADDINGTON of Sowerby Bridge Mr.LINCOLN and family, of Low Moor, gave a sacred concert Master ELAM, prize-winning chorister at St.Hilda's Church, Halifax Mr.Abraham GREENWOOD of Southowram, gave sermon

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Councillors J.WADSWORTH, Robert BENTON PIGEON SHOOTING (near the Traveller's Rest) STOTT of Soyland, STANDEVEN of Cragg

Mill Bank

LIGHTAZLES (Methodist Chapel) Mr.W.JACKSON, King Cross Rev.W.T.HADDY, Elland [Column 3]

Ripponden

RABBIT COURSING (Waterloo Inn) WHITTAKER of Sowerby Bridge, MARKWELL of Stainland THEFT OF A TRAMCAR COLLECTING BOX (Bradford City Police Court) Nathias FLAVELL, 37, iron turner, no fixed abode Kate CONNELL, 23, millhand, no fixed abode

Luddenden Foot

JEALOUSY AT LUDDENDEN FOOT (Halifax West Riding Court) Ernest MOSES, delver, Luddenden Foot Annie MOSES (Ann MOSES?), wife of above. Married 5 years, one child Superintendent WEIGHTMAN [Column 4] LIBERAL CLUB BAZAAR Revs. F.E.HEAPE (speech), W.H.MATTHEWS, J.FOX Mrs.J.W.BANCROFT Councillors C.RUSHWORTH C.C., E.MITCHELL, A.CLAY, J.HOLDSWORTH, Ely WHITELEY Messrs. T.HORSFALL, J.MARSLAND, J.BARRACLOUGH, O.EATOUGH, H.CORDINGLEY, G.H.THOMAS, C.W.RUSHWORTH, J.A.WHITELEY, HIGHAM Mesdames HIGHAM, B.WOOD, MARSLAND, BANCROFT [Column 5] Mr.PARKER, Hebden Bridge, gave 2 Messrs.Joseph SUTCLIFFE and Son Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, M.P., speech Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors J.W.BANCROFT, A.HOWE J.P., HEALEY of Heywood (speech) Messrs. J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, G.E.WHITELEY, A.S.FIRTH, A.WHITELEY, F.ASTIN Mrs.James BARRACLOUGH, speech [Column 6] Councillors MITCHELL, HOWE, RUSHWORTH, Ely WHITELEY Mr.T.HORSFALL Messrs. R.LUMB, Alfred WHITELEY, A.WILD, T.NORCLIFFE, Joseph DODD (Oldham), KERSHAW and WHITEHEAD (Shaw) : gave donations Mesdames NEWSOME, HIGHAM, F.RADCLIFFE, BANCROFT, KERSHAW, W.LONGBOTTOM, BARRACLOUGH, WOOD, SCHOFIELD, EDWARDS, HORSFALL, ASQUITH, BUTTERWORTH, LONGBOTTOM, BOSTON, A.CLAY, MARSDEN, William HAIGH (Town Hall Street), G.E.WHITELEY, BLACKBURN, DILWORTH, J.HAIGH, HARKER, SUMMERSCALES, HOOTON, WRAY, ELLIS, LUMB, HANSON, A.WHITELEY, H.BROADBENT, KNAPPING, NORMANTON, MITCHELL Misses CROWTHER, DRANSFIELD, W.SUGDEN, M.SCHOFIELD, E.SMITH, H.BENTLEY Messrs. E.MITCHELL, T.HORSFALL, J.HAIGH, J.HOLDSWORTH, W.ASHWORTH, L.WHITELEY, J.A.WHITELEY, J.PRIESTLEY : Liberal Club stall Mrs.H.BROADBENT, Baptist Sunday School? Madame LOWE (Triangle) of Abercorn College of Music, late tutor at Kinmare College, Dublin Mrs.W.LONGBOTTOM, accompanist Messrs. G.H.THOMAS, W.ASHWORTH, F.ARMITAGE, W.WRAY MARRIAGES Charley WILCOCK (Charles WILCOCK?), Norland, to Esther Ann MITCHELL, of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS Elizabeth WHITWORTH, 76, widow of William WHITWORTH, West Street, Sowerby Bridge

4th November 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Charlie WHITELEY (Charles WHITELEY?), clothier and general merchant, deceased, late of 16 West Street and 19 Nicholl's Terrace THE LIBERAL CLUB BAZAAR Councillor E.MITCHELL Messrs. John WADDINGTON, BRIGGS (choirmaster) Mesdames MARSLAND, BROADBENT, VOSE, WHITEHEAD Madame LOWE Misses WADE (trained the children), SUGDEN (accompanist) SERIOUS ACCIDENT MUNDAY, a boy Messrs.CROWTHER's mill, Lower Willow Hall P.T.E. (West End) Rev.A.P.BEGG, missionary to Calcutta Mr.J.K.FALCONER, lanternist Mr.B.WADSWORTH, choirmaster LECTURE BY MR.H.P.KENDALL ("Extract from the Sowerby Constables' Accounts", 1648-1662) Mr.H.P.KENDALL, Halifax Antiquarian Society Paul GREENWOOD (Constable in 1648), John DICKSON (1651-2), Michael EARNSHAW (1652-3), Timothy TATTERSALL (1653-4), John Crossley de SMALEES (1665), T.SUNDERLAND (1656-7), Isaac FARRAR (1657-8), John KERSHAW (1658-?), Francis PRIESTLEY, William THOMAS (1661-2) : Constables James HOPKINSON and Isaac HOPKINSON, : deputy constables in 1659-60 John RILEY, deputy constable 1661-2 [Column 2] CHURCH INSTITUTE Messrs. William HAIGH, Wilfred LAWRENCE, C.BARRACLOUGH, J.MEADOWS, H.LAWRENCE Rev.Canon IVENS M.I.S. (West End Congregational Mutual Improvement Society) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.H.CORDINGLEY SOWERBY BRIDGE CRICKET CLUB Messrs. J.HELLIWELL, F.FIRTH, F.CLAY, J.HELLIWELL, W.H.GIBSON Messrs. C.HATTON, C.HORNER, F.FIRTH, J.WILLETT : players Messrs. BLAGBROUGH, BAXENDALE, GREENWOOD, HOYLE, WOOD, ROTHWELL, NICHOLL, DOVENOR, HALSTEAD, SPEAK, G.FARRAR, J.A.CROWTHER THEFT OF COAL (Halifax West Riding Court) William SYKES, labourer, Sowerby Bridge Mr.Albert WOOD, coal contractor Police Constable DAVY Superintendent WEIGHTMAN GRAND BAZAAR AT FRIENDLY (Wesleyan School) Rev.G.Heathcote BARKER Mrs.R.SANDERSON of Harrogate Mrs.James CLAY Messrs. J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, John S.HOLLAND Mesdames SHARP, HALL, Fred BROWN, John SMITH, METTRICK, William SIDDALL, Tom CHAMBERS (Thomas CHAMBERS?), Ernest HELLEWELL, J.H.LUMB, T.SUTCLIFFE, BROOKES, J.TURNER, Sam HARTLEY (Samuel HARTLEY?), HOLLAND, William Henry BROWN, STOREY, Lewis MITCHELL, J.C.BATES, William MARSHALL, H.EASTWOOD, BALMER, INESON, GAUKROGER, BROWN, STOREY, MITCHELL, ATKINSON, LAW, Eli RATLIDGE, OATES, LUMB, ROBINSON, HELLEWELL, SALTONSTALL, CHAMBERS, TURNER, CLAY, C.CHAMBERS, SIDDALL, WEBSTER, SCHOFIELD Misses EASTWOOD, E.PARKER and A.PARKER, BROWN, HELLEWELL, E.MILNES, CHAMBERS, H.M.HELLEWELL, S.A.PARKER, E.DYSON, M.A.LUMB, A.HORSFIELD, E.CHAMBERS, R.A.RATLIDGE, Adelaide RATLIDGE, E.MILNES, G.BROWN, E.E.CLAY, O.FOSTER, E.HOLLAND, L.BROADBENT, SIDDALL, L.CHAMBERS, Lillian KIRBY, S.E.OATES, Etty TURNER, A.TILLOTSON, S.H.NORMANTON, F.A.BROWN, M.BROWN, A.WALTON, Clare MILNES, C.ROBERTSHAW, G.MELLOR, C.DYSON, Elsie KIRBY, B.HORSFIELD LAWSON, HORSFIELD, SIDDALL Messrs. HOLLAND, BATES, RATLIDGE, HARTLEY, HORNER, ATKINSON, J.BROWN, WHITAKER, HELLEWELL, MARSHALL, J.H.LUMB, A.LUMB, H.WILKINSON, THOMAS, B.WILKINSON, Wilfred HARTLEY : young men's stall Mrs.INESON and Miss Eva BROWN : in charge of the children Mr.INESON, supervised class of boys [Column 3] James MITCHELL, joiner, Tuel Lane, bankruptcy petition at Halifax County Court LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Messrs. William WILSON, Rowland LUMB DISTRICT COUNCIL AUDIT Mr.LODGE Major EDWARDS Mr.BARRACLOUGH

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST Councillor O.OXLEY of Greetland

Sowerby

SUDDEN DEATH Susey COCKROFT (Susan COCKROFT?), aged 67, widow, of Lane Ends Dr.CULPAN, herbalist RECITATION CONTEST (Congregational) Rev.W.C.EVANS Mr.Albert SMITH, Sowerby Bridge Elizabeth MITCHELL, Ivy MITCHELL, Hilda EVANS, Florrie FIRTH (Florence FIRTH?), Miriam HAIGH, Janet KERRIDGE : winners

Ripponden

SOYLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors W.C.MOORES J.P., PICKLES, BREARLEY, BOTTOMLEY Messrs.CRAWSHAW, Woodville, Ripponden, house builders? Mr.HIGHAM, M.P. [Column 4] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors A.HOWE J.P., G.WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.HOLDSWORTH, E.MITCHELL, J.W.WHITELEY, T.BORRELL, J.BATES, F.CLAY, Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.TURNER WHITWORTH's Mr.Lewis ATKINSON, erected stables at East Parade Mr.James FIRTH Messrs.R.DEMPSTER and Sons, Ltd., re refuse destructor at Milner Royd [Column 5] [Column 6] MARRIAGE Francis Edward LONGBOTTOM to Dora PARKER, both of Sowerby Bridge

11th November 1904

Sowerby Bridge

A SUCCESSFUL POULTRY BREEDER Mr.C.W.WASHINGTON of Sowerby Bridge and Shroggs House, Copley PRIMROSE LEAGUE SOCIAL (Conservative) Mrs.PRIESTLEY-NORRIS, Sowerby Bridge Ward President Mr.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE Mrs.RILEY, Sowerby Bridge Ward secretary Mrs.Richard HOWARTH TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT (Tuel Lane Chapel) Mrs.H.G.ALLCHURCH Misses HELLEWELL, M.SUTCLIFFE, E.SUTCLIFFE, E.MANSFIELD, F.PARKER, BROADBENT, Ivy LUMB, A.WHITWORTH, TAYLOR, C.LAW (accompanist) THE AUDIT Mr.PROPERT, local government auditor Mr.LODGE Mr.BARRACLOUGH Mr.EVANS, clerk Mr.John TURNER, councillor SOWERBY BRIDGE EDUCATION COMMITTEE Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, J.W.BANCROFT C.C., WHITWORTH Councillors E.MITCHELL, Ely WHITELEY, A.F.LONGBOTTOM, J.W.WHITELEY, J.BATES, J.WADSWORTH, A.CLAY WINTER GARDEN PARTY (West End Congregational School) Messrs. A.J.BUTTERWORTH, J.BARRACLOUGH, Joseph HANSON, A.SUTCLIFFE Mr.and Mrs.J.S.HIGHAM Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillor Ely WHITELEY Mrs.William NEWSOME [Column 2] Mr.Ll.S.FARRAR (Llewelyn S.FARRAR?) of Sowerby Bridge CHOIR SERMONS (Tuel Lane Chapel) Rev.Harold G.ALLCHURCH Mr.Joseph WHITELEY, organist WATER POLO E.WILKINSON, H.CROWTHER, R.H.WILKINSON, G.H.WEBSTER : Sowerby Bridge team THE LAND QUESTION (talk at Tuel Lane) Messrs. W.WHITELEY, A.S.FIRTH WARLEY CLOUGH (mission at Warley Clough Chapel) Mr.W.R.BIRD of Doncaster Rev.F.E.HEAPE GREATER SOWERBY BRIDGE (merging of Sowerby with Sowerby Bridge) Messrs. WHITEHEAD, BARRACLOUGH SPIRITUALISTS GUILD Mesdames WHITEHEAD, T.H.WRIGHT, C.H.ROWSON Miss ROWSON DEBATE ON TARIFF REFORM (West End) Mr.G.H.WARD-HUMPHREY of London Mr.J.H.BOTTOMLEY of Lancaster Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillor Howard CLAY, Halifax Messrs. S.WADSWORTH, E.SMITH, R.LUMB FRIENDLY WESLEYAN CHAPEL (sale of work) Mrs.James CLAY of Newstead, Halifax Mrs.R.W.SANDERSON of Harrogate Messrs. J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, J.S.HOLLAND, J.C.BATES, William Henry BROWN, George INESON, Joseph BARRON Mrs.Thomas SUTCLIFFE Mrs.INESON (conductor) and Miss Eva BROWN (accompanist), trained the children [Column 3] Mr.Arthur ROTHERA, surveyor at Salford. Father a surveyor in Sowerby Bridge

Sowerby

FAILURE (Halifax County Court) John DEWHIRST, debtor, farmer's man, New Springs, Sowerby. Formerly resided at Straight Hey, Eastwood SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., A.STOTT, J.WADSWORTH, C.H.MITCHELL, J.T.NAYLOR, J.COCKROFT, R.BRADLEY, J.L.WRIGLEY Mr.SCHOFIELD, collector Mr.BOOTH, clerk? Mr.John Selwyn RAWSON [Column 4] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS [Column 5] [Column 6] THE BURNING OF KEBROYD MILL. 500,000 DAMAGE John HADWEN & Sons Mr.BARRETT, engineer BARRETT, a youth Superintendent HOPKINSON, Sowerby Bridge Fire Brigade Inspector ARUNDEL DEATHS George Henry Allan VARLEY, 24, son of Joseph VARLEY, 7 West View, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge Hannah CARTER, Lower Oak, Triangle

18th November 1904

CHRIST CHURCH Rev.A.Audley PARRY

Sowerby Bridge

A BOATMAN'S DEATH Walter FOSTER, boatman Martha Ann FOSTER of Runcorn. Widow of above Drs. BROWN, WHITTAKER SUCCESS OF A LOCAL SOPRANO Miss MOORE, West End Congregational Church choir Miss WADSWORTH, R.A.M.(Cert.), West End Choir. Tutor of above [Column 2] Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.R.H.KNIGHT, vet (dog show) TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S CLASS Mr.E.PARKER of Hebden Bridge, gave Shakespeare readings Mr.GREENWOOD BILLIARDS (at West End Working Men's Club) T.REECE of Oldham Mr.J.R.BERRY WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE (Bolton Brow) Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, G.Armstrong BENNETTS of London Messrs. George HOOTON, T.E.WHITEHEAD, B.ROBINSON, C.DILWORTH, W.MACFARLANE, A.HELLIWELL (accompanist) Misses A.HOOTON, A.MOSLEY Mrs.HARTLEY A RAILWAY OFFENCE (Todmorden Petty Sessions) James BLACKBURN, commission agent, Spring Hall Place, Halifax Mr.W.H.DANIEL, representing the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway SOWERBY BRIDGE AND DISTRICT HOMING SOCIETY Mr.and Mrs.HORSFALL, New Inn Messrs. BERRY, A.DRINKWATER, J.T.COCKROFT, A.H.BEAUMONT, WHITEHEAD, MAWER brothers, HARDY and MILNES, BEAUMONT brothers, W.SPENCER and F.SPENCER, J.R.BERRY, J.FOSTER, BARRACLOUGH (piano), MAIDEN WEST END Mrs.Jonas CROWTHER Misses HORSFALL, SHIPSTON, Nellie RUSHWORTH (Ellen RUSHWORTH?), D.ASHWORTH, F.BERRY, Polly CLEGG, C.BISHOP, E.MITCHELL, L.LUMB, E.SMITH, M.E.DEAN, Dolly BULCOCK, E.E.SMITH, Daisy ASHWORTH, MOORE, S.G.SMITH (accompanist), SHAW Messrs. H.BARRETT, A.SMITH, R.W.MALLINSON, T.A.SMITH, S.WADSWORTH, J.CROWTHER, S.HOWARD Mr.KITSON, A.R.C.O., Halifax, accompanist Professor Chris LANO (Christopher LANO?), conjuror and ventriloquist Mrs.W.HOLROYD [Column 3]

Ripponden

TRAIL HUNTING BOUNCE (Ripponden), DODGER and NELSON of Stainland PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.W.SYKES, landlord of the New Rock Inn Mr.J.HOLROYD of Ripponden T.RUDMAN, Sowerby Dan MORTON (Daniel MORTON?), Stainland J.STOTT, Soyland

Sowerby

MISSION (Wesleyan Chapel) Rev.Carey HOOD of Tamworth, formerly of Halifax PIGEON SHOOTING J.KENWORTHY of Sowerby Bridge R.REDGRIFT of Boulderclough

Mill Bank

THE FIRE AT KEBROYD MILL Messrs.G.B.HADWEN [Column 4] [Column 5] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (accounts) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor James BARRACLOUGH, accountant R.W.EVANS, J.P., clerk [Column 6] DEATHS Private Tom TURNER (Thomas TURNER?), 4th Royal Garrison Regiment, at Harrismith, South Africa Sarah LAWSON, 93, Spring Gardens, Sowerby Bridge ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Mr.and Mrs.VARLEY, West View, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge

25th November 1904

Sowerby Bridge

CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY (Christ Church) Revs. A.Audley PARRY, C.W.HOWARD of Mapplewell SOWERBY BRIDGE LIBERAL CLUB Mr.Sam MASON (Samuel MASON?) Councillor MITCHELL Mr.PRIESTLEY ACCIDENT TO A PUPIL TEACHER Miss Edna OGDEN of King Cross, attends the Pupil Teachers' Centre at Sowerby Bridge Mr.and Mrs.James FIRTH LANTERN LECTURE (West End Band of Hope) Messrs. T.A.SMITH, J.K.FALCONER (lanternist), J.CROWTHER Rev.G.S.SMITH GREAT SNOWSTORM Mr.WHITEHEAD, District Council surveyor DEATH OF MR.PIETER VAN GELDER Mr.Pieter VAN GELDER, died in Australia. Formerly of Sowerby Bridge, corn mill engineer Leaves a widow and five sons (in Sowerby Bridge?) [Column 2] P.T.E. (West End Congregational) Messrs. T.A.SMITH, W.LINTON Misses WADSWORTH, HORSFALL Rev.J.FOX ST.GEORGE'S CHURCH CHOIR Misses E.BUTTERWORTH, TAYLOR, CROSSLEY, Olive MARGISON (violin) Messrs. FORD, HOLLAS, BARRACLOUGH, J.MARSDEN (accompanist) SAD DEATH OF A BABY Cyril BERRY, died aged 2 days, son of Alfred BERRY, Bolton Brow Dr.PATON

Sowerby

THE STORM THE PROPOSED AMALGAMATION OF SOWERBY AND SOWERBY BRIDGE (Sowerby Council meeting) Councillors D.TURNER J.P., BRADLEY, STOTT, MITCHELL, SUNDERLAND, NICHOLL, HAIGH, ROWDEN, WADSWORTH, NAYLOR, WRIGLEY

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.WATERFALL, landlord of the Sportsman Inn, Mill Bank J.STOTT, Soyland R.RUDMAN, Boulderclough

Triangle

PEDLARS WITHOUT LICENCE (Halifax West Riding Court) ANDERSON and HEBBURN, Scottish pedlars

Norland

BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL Councillor P.E.JONES of Greetland Rev.John FOX of Sowerby Bridge Major MORRIS, magistrate (not very popular) [Column 3] LOCAL INCIDENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR (lecture text) Mr.H.P.KENDALL, speaker Councillor John BATES Mr.SUGDEN's shop (now) NICHOLL's mill yard (now) THOMPSON's tannery (now) Robert TILLOTSON, aged 12, father of John TILLOTSON (in 1642) Joshua HORTON, puritan (Civil War time) [Column 4] Lord FAIRFAX (Civil War) HORTON, STANSFELD, TILLOTSON, PRIESTLEY : Principal families, all Puritan (Civil War) Samuel PRIESTLEY of Goodgreave, Soyland (Civil War) Jonathan PRIESTLEY, brother of above (Civil War) Sir William SAVILE, Sir John GOODRICKE, Colonel GORING, Colonel EVANS (Royalists, Civil War) Captain HODGSON of Coley (Civil War) [Column 5] Sir John HOPE (Civil War) Rev.Dr.MARSH, D.D., vicar, Royalist (Civil War) Michael WOODHEAD of Sowerby (Civil War) Colonel GORING, son of Lord GORING, Royalist General (Civil War) Sir Thomas FAIRFAX (Civil War) Joshua STANSFELD of Sowerby, son of James STANSFELD of The Pond, Triangle (Civil War) "Bloody Field", Southowram (now) To be continued [Column 6]

2nd December 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Licence of the Wharf Hotel transferred from Arthur SCHOLEFIELD to Edwin DRANSFIELD Rev.G.S.SMITH, temperance sermon THE NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.Richard LONGBOTTOM, mason Messrs.William FOX & Sons, joiners Mr.Albert FARRAR, plumber Messrs.CRAWSHAW Bros., concreting Mr.S.WADSWORTH, iron work Mr.T.DYSON, slating and plastering CHOIR SERVICES (Baptist Chapel) Rev.J.FOX P.T.E. (West End Congregational) Messrs. James HOLT, W.MACFARLANE, E.HORSFALL (accompanist) Rev.G.S.SMITH Misses ACKROYD, Ada BISHOP PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE Messrs. William HAIGH, R.ROTHWELL, J.MARSLAND, William NICHOLL, H.STORR, J.C.BELL, H.P.KENDALL, O.EATOUGH, J.H.SCHOLEFIELD, B.ROBINSON, BALL (librarian), F.N.STANDEVEN Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors A.HOWE J.P., Ely WHITELEY, G.WHITELEY, T.BORRELL, J.BATES ILL-TREATING A WIFE (Halifax West Riding Court) John WHITTAKER, railway ganger, Sowerby Bridge Charlotte WHITTAKER, wife of above. Had seven children aged 1 to 12 RYBURN LODGE (Freemasons) Brothers John H.STEAD, T.BRIGGS, William HAIGH junior, George BLACKBURN, John SMITH, William BOTTOMLEY, Charles William WASHINGTON, George E.WHITELEY, Richard THORPE, W.A.SUTCLIFFE, William GLEDHILL, William SCHOFIELD, James EASTWOOD, Henry SMITH, William Henry GIBSON, Joseph Bedford STEWARDS, Thomas GILL, Henry GAUKROGER (accompanist) [Column 2] WARLEY WORTHIES (West End Congregational) Mr.Thomas SUTCLIFFE of Warley, speaker WEST END WORKING MEN'S CLUB Mr.Fred MOORE of Allan Wood, gramophone entertainment CHURCH INSTITUTE Messrs. J.H.HALSTEAD, J.K.FALCONER, J.H.GREENWOOD, C.W.SMITH, A.HINDLE (phonograph) Rev.Canon IVENS

Norland

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Messrs. Milton WADSWORTH, T.WRIGGLESWORTH of Greetland, Robert BENTON CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. S.S.SPEAK, James LEAH, W.LEACH, Arthur LEACH, Edwin WHITWORTH, T.A.SPEAK, T.E.ACKROYD, A.S.WHITWORTH (accompanist), W.H.LEAH, B.LEACH Mrs. W.C.EVANS

Mill Bank

PIGEON SHOOTING BARRATT of Sowerby Bridge BROADBENT of Norland RATCLIFFE of Mill Bank J.HOLROYD, referee ------------------------------------ W.HAMER, wholesale and retail china dealer, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [Column 3] TEMPERANCE MEETING (Bolton Brow Wesleyan) Councillor J.R.SWAINE of Halifax Messrs. J.S.HIGHAM M.P.(speech), J.J.HATCH of the United Kingdom Alliance Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, H.G.ALLCHURCH, J.P.WHITE, J.FOX Messrs. George LUMB and Joseph WILCOCK : at the first meeting twenty five years earlier Mrs.J.A.WHITELEY Mr.J.C.HORSFALL, accompanist [Column 4] LOCAL INCIDENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - CONTINUED. BY MR.H.P.KENDALL Mr.H.P.KENDALL Sir Francis MACKWORTH (Royalist, Civil War) Lieutenant Colonel WENTWORTH of Bretton Hall (Royalist, Civil War) Colonels HEDDLESTON, HILTON, HUTTON of Hooton Pagnal (Royalists, Civil War) John CRABTREE (Sowerby), Edward BAIRSTOWE (Northowram), Edward WATSON (Hipperholme), John HOLDSWORTH, Jonas CROWTHER (Northowram) : Halifax Parish Church (burials?), 1st May 1643 to 7th July 1843 Francis CLARKE (Burlington (Bridlington)), Thomas TROTTER, Robert LITTLEWOOD, John ASHWORTH (Wentworth Regiment), Thomas STANSFIELD (Hutton Regiment), Bartholomew ATKINSON (Huddlestone Regt.), William COTTON (Wentworth Regt.), William HUTCHINSON (quartermaster), Captain HARRISON, TROMPINSON (Huddlestone Regt.) : buried 10th July 1643 to 17th August Captain KIRK of Halifax, buried in September 1643 Sir Francis MACKWORTH (letters to Lieutenant Colonel WENTWORTH and Major BEAUMONT, Civil War) Mr.Jonathan PRIESTLEY of Soyland (Civil War) [Column 5] Colonel BRADSHAW, Major EDEN, Captain HELLIWELL, Captain TAYLOR (of Brighouse): in command of the Heptonstall army (Civil War) The Hollins, now the residence of M.Charles CLAY, J.P. Matthew SUTCLIFFE, owned a fulling mill on the Hebden, noted kersey manufacturer (Civil War) Colonel HAUKES, Captain HOOD and Captain BIRD : Royalists, Civil War Michael BAIRSTOW of Ovenden, buried at Heptonstall Church Dec 1643/Jan 1644 [Column 6] Michael BUTTERWORTH (a cornet), the wife of Thomas GREENWOOD of Underbank : buried at Heptonstall Church Dec 1643/Jan 1644 Mr.Samuel PRIESTLEY, died aged 22. Buried in Rochdale (Civil War) Mr.Joseph PRIESTLEY of Soyland. Father of above (Civil War) John BREARCLIFFE (Civil War), buried behind the font in the Parish Church Captain CLAPHAM, Royalist (Civil War) Captain FARRAR (Puritan?, Civil War) Captain Langdale SUNDERLAND, Halifax Royalist (Civil War). His father built High Sunderland mansion Sir Marmaduke LANGDALE, Royalist Cavalry (Civil War) Sir Richard GLEDHILL, Royalist, son of Thomas GLEDHILL of Barkisland Hall (Civil War) To be continued URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF SOWERBY (accounts, top of columns 5 and 6) M.D.PROPERT, district auditor Edgar BOOTH, solicitor, 7 Harrison Road, Halifax, council clerk DEATH Elizabeth COOKE, 14, daughter of Joe COOKE (Joseph COOKE?), Egerton Street, Sowerby Bridge

9th December 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Mr.KENDALL Civil War lecture (last part to come next week) TUEL LANE YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY Mr.R.A.OLDFIELD FRIENDLY WESLEYAN BAND OF HOPE Messrs. W.HARTLEY, John WADDINGTON of Sowerby Bridge, W.ROBERTSHAW, J.W.CHAMBERS (accompanist) Misses Daisy TURNER, Olive FOSTER, S.J.CHAMBERS, Eva BROWN (accompanist) THE NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY Mr.A.BOOTH, plumbing Mr.T.DYSON, concreting NEW CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB Messrs. SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE, LUMLEY (Conservative agent) Miss BUTTERWORTH Messrs. MALLINSON, WILCOCK, R.W.MALLINSON, W.SMITH, M.WILCOCK Messrs. HORNER and THOMAS : music THE AMALGAMATION SCHEME (Sowerby and Sowerby Bridge) Mr.E.BOOTH, clerk to Sowerby Council OPENING OF THE PUBLIC GYMNASIUM Messrs.Joseph SUTCLIFFE and Son, did the woodwork Mr.J.H.WHITLEY, M.P. Mr.W.E.ASHWORTH, Sowerby Bridge gym instructor? Mr.WHITEHEAD, surveyor PRIMITIVE METHODISM Revs. F.E.HEAPE, J.WILKINSON of Halifax Mr.T.MORGAN Councillor HOWE, J.P. Mr.E.MILSON of Hull, ran mission at Mytholmroyd [Column 2] Mr.Charles FIRTH of Sunny Bank, died yesterday. Worked for James GREENWOOD and Son for 56 years P.T.E. (West End Congregational) Revs. G.S.SMITH (pastor), H.G.ALLCHURCH of Tuel Lane U.M.F.C. Mrs.J.MAIDEN Messrs. A.DEAN, B.ROBINSON Miss RUSHWORTH, accompanist STREET ACCIDENT Mr.F.HOLDEN's window was smashed Police Constable MAPPLEBECK AN INTERESTING GATHERING (Tuel Lane Methodist Band of Hope) Mr.John WADDINGTON, abstinent for 50 years Messrs. W.H.OLDFIELD, J.DRIVER of Silsden, J.OLDFIELD, J.W.FIRTH, H.HEY, W.MACFARLANE, A.MILLS Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH Misses MOSSLEY, SCARGILL, BOTTOMLEY, DEWHIRST SCALDING FATALITY Alice Annie TURNER (Alice Ann TURNER?), died aged 2 Willie TURNER (William TURNER?), night fireman, Chapel Street. Father of above PRESENTATION TO MR.MELLOR (Liberal Club) Right Hon.J.W.MELLOR FAILURE OF A JOINER (Halifax County Court) James MITCHELL, joiner, Tuel Lane, bankrupt BOLTON BROW WESLEYANS Messrs. F.WADDINGTON, W.WILSON, T.E.WHITEHEAD, F.LORD, G.CROSSLEY, J.E.PRIESTLEY, W.CROSSLAND, T.EDWARDS, G.WRIGHT, J.WALKER, B.MORWOOD, J.WADDINGTON, J.LEE and A.HELLAWELL (organists), BRIGGS (choirmaster), G.THOMPSON, G.HOOTON Mrs.WOOD Misses BARRON, A.HOOTON, Ethel CLAY Sister Lena

Mill Bank

SUDDEN DEATH Walter BOLTON, died aged 52, mason, lived at Causeway Foot, Soyland [Column 3] SERMON TO MEN (Christ Church, sermon text) Rev.Canon IVENS Mr.H.GAUKROGER, organist [Column 4] [Column 5]

Sowerby

BAIRSTOW'S SCHOOL (to close) INTERESTING GATHERING AT BOULDERCLOUGH (Methodist) Mr.John WADSWORTH, 50 years as Sunday school teacher and superintendent Messrs. H.N.BLAMIRES, Sidney HOLLAS, Wilkinson PICKLES (Halifax), H.BARRETT, S.MITCHELL, J.T.BENTON, J.HANSON, Robert BENTON (Sunday School), John HANSON (conductor), W.WADSWORTH (accompanist) Misses E.HOLLAS, A.PICKLES, H.HANSON, M.WADSWORTH, A.BENTON Mesdames A.SIDDALL, A.W.ARRAND WILL OF COLONEL STANSFELD Colonel George STANSFELD of Field House, Triangle. Formerly of Cottingley Hall, Bingley. Died aged 68 in August. Eldest Son of the late Mr.G.STANSFELD, banker of Settle. Estate worth 159,305 4s 7d Mr.Berthold Robert STANSFELD, barrister, 6 Park Square, Leeds. Brother of above Mr.Frederick Charles FOSTER, worsted spinner of Prospect House, Queensbury. George's brother in law Mr.Harold Eugene STANSFELD, deceased, brother of George and Berthold Robert STANSFELD, grandfather of George Mrs.Hannah STANSFELD, wife of George, daughter of William Foster of Hornby Castle, Lancaster [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors J.W.WHITELEY (absent, bereaved), HOWE, WHITELEY, Ely WHITELEY, F.CLAY, E.MITCHELL, LONGBOTTOM Messrs.MERRYWEATHER and Sons, Ltd., building fire engine Messrs. CRAWSHAW Bros. and Mr.A.FARRAR : tendered for work Mr.WHITEHEAD, did the advertising Messrs. BALFOUR, WHITLEY, HIGHAM : wrote to the council DEATH Charles FIRTH, 64, Sunny Bank, Sowerby Bridge Henry PRIESTLEY, 62, formerly of Albert Road, Sowerby Bridge Alice Annie TURNER (Alice Ann TURNER?), 2, daughter of Willie TURNER (William TURNER?), Chapel Street, Sowerby Bridge Mary WHITELEY, 47, wife of John William WHITELEY, 22 Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge

16th December 1904

Sowerby Bridge

Rev.Barker LUMB moving to Cornwall WESLEYAN FOREIGN MISSIONS (Bolton Brow Chapel) Revs. W.J.Penberthy WHITE, John C.W.GOSTICK (Indian missionary), G.Heathcote BARKER Messrs. Arthur SCHOLEFIELD, B.MORWOOD Madame BURGIN THE NEW FIRE ENGINE Messrs.MERRYWEATHER, built it SUDDEN DEATH Mr.E.HILL, district coroner George LYON, aged 35, gas works labourer, of Chapel Lane Mr.J.W.LODGE Dr.ADAMS CIRCUIT MEETING (Free Methodist) Rev.H.G.ALLCHURCH Messrs. William H.OLDFIELD, F.FIRTH, S.TURNER, J.WADDINGTON, A.S.FIRTH, Robert KING, G.BARRETT, E.HELLOWELL, William STOTT, G.WILLETT, WHITEHEAD Mesdames B.WILKINSON, B.SHARP [Column 2] Superintendent HICKES of Settle now in charge of the Doncaster division of the West Riding police force ANTIQUARIAN RAMBLES WITH A CAMERA Mr.H.P.KENDALL, speaker P.T.E. (West End) Messrs. T.CHADWICK, J.PICKLES of Sowerby, J.L.CROWTHER Mrs.H.ATKINSON Misses BOTTOMLEY, SUGDEN (accompanist) FATAL CANAL ACCIDENT Richard FLITCHCROFT, single, died aged 28, boat hauler, 16 Chapel Lane WHARF HOTEL SMOKE CLUB Messrs. Charles FOX, MELLOR, WILKINSON, EASTWOOD, MOORHOUSE, WADE CONCERT (at West End Congregational schoolroom) Miss TIMEWELL (TIMSWELL?), soprano, Halifax Miss Gertrude SENIOR, vocalist and elocutionist Messrs. F.GREENWOOD (tenor), A.SMITH (bass), Alfred HEMINGWAY (cello), Arthur CALVERT (humorist), B.WADSWORTH (piano) LIBERAL CLUB DEBATING SOCIETY Mr.H.J.LEACH, National Reform Union Mr.Rowland LUMB OPENING OF THE PUBLIC GYMNASIUM (at the baths, baths opened about 26 years ago) Mr.J.H.WHITLEY, M.P., of Halifax Councillors HOWE, F.CLAY, LONGBOTTOM Dr.WELLBURN Messrs. J.C.HORSFALL, W.H.GIBSON SOWERBY BRIDGE SWIMMING CLUB (25th A.G.M.) Messrs. R.W.EVANS J.P., W.H.GIBSON, J.W.CARTER, A.RAWNSLEY, F.KERSHAW, T.COPLEY, H.SCOTT, W.E.HOLROYD, C.E.LODGE, M.WILCOCK, L.WHITAKER, M.WADE, F.W.MAUDE, A.SCHOFIELD, H.BUCKLEY, A.WEBSTER, H.CROSSLEY, F.M.SUGDEN, G.H.WEBSTER (captain), D.W.WILKINSON (vice captain), R.H.WILKINSON (polo captain) [Column 3] LOCAL INCIDENTS IN THE CIVIL WAR - CONCLUDED. BY MR.H.P.KENDALL FAIRFAX, Robert TILLOTSON (Civil War) John DEARDEN, the builder of Wood Lane Hall (Civil War) General CROMWELL (Civil War) [Column 4] Sir Marmaduke LANGDALE and Duke Hamilton (Civil War) Isaac BATES (sold a cow, put up troops), John GAWCHROGER (John GAUKROGER, sold a cow), John BATES (sold beans) : Civil War Nathan HOILE (Nathan HOYLE), went to Scipton (Skipton): Civil War Abraham ROYDES (Abraham ROYDS), John DEAN : Civil War James DOBSON, quartered Cromwell's horses : Civil War Captain GREATHEAD, Captain LILBURNE (Civil War) Ruth DOBSON, put up one of Cromwell's men : Civil War Josias STANSFELD, a Sowerby man : Civil War [Column 5] James STANSFELD of The Pond, Triangle. Lent money to Parliament : Civil War Archbishop LAUD, Dr.MARSH (Royalist Vicar of Halifax) : Civil War Dr.John WILKINSON, of this parish :Civil War John WAYTE, John LAKE (later Bishop of Chichester) : Civil War Mr.Robert BOOTH, curate of Sowerby Bridge Chapel, died in Halifax in 1657 : Civil War Rev.Oliver HEYWOOD : Civil War Mr.Henry ROOT, Joshua HORTON J.P., Robert TILLOTSON, Captain John HODGSON of Coley : Sowerby nonconformists, Civil War Sir John Armitage of Kirklees, Major GOODERICKE : Civil War Timothy ROOT, son of Henry ROOT : Civil War Josiah HOLDSWORTH (born in Ripponden), Daniel GREENWOOD D.D. and Joshua WHITTON( born in Sowerby) : Early non-conformists [Column 6]

Triangle

ST.JOHN'S SCHOOL Mr.G.W.NICHOLSON, celebrated humorist Fraulien STITZER, piano Misses P.RAWSON and D.RAWSON, M.NUGENT, ALEXANDER Messrs. C.H.GOOLE, C.NUGENT, H.GAUKROGER (accompanist)

Sowerby

PIGEON SHOOTING Mr.Robert RUDMAN of the King's Arms Inn, promoter W.DIXON of Midgley, winner D.BARRACLOUGH, referee SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL Councillors D.TURNER J.P., SCOTT, NAYLOR, HAIGH, COCKROFT, WRIGLEY, ROWDEN, MITCHELL, BRADLEY Mr.John SCHOFIELD, collector John Selwyn RAWSON ----------------------------------- MARRIAGES Watson GREENWOOD, joiner, to Frances Eliza TAYCROSS, both of Sowerby Bridge Ernest WILD, gardener, to Alice LEADBEATER, both of Sowerby Bridge DEATH Hannah MITCHELL, 67, widow of Thomas MITCHELL, Brickfield, Norland

23rd December 1904

[Column 2]

Sowerby Bridge

M.I.S. (West End Mutual Improvement Society) Rev.G.S.SMITH Mr.W.H.DUCKETT, agent of the Halifax Band of Hope Union SERIOUS BREAKAGE Mr.William HAIGH, draper, Wharf Street INTER-DEBATE (Tuel Lane Mutual Improvement Society v Steep Lane Society, at Tuel Lane) Messrs. Alfred S.FIRTH (presided), J.Tobias HAIGH, W.WHITELEY (Tuel Lane) DEATH OF MR.JOHN HELLEWELL Mr.John HELLEWELL of Lily Street, died aged 69. Former ironfounder in Hollings Mill Lane. Born in Sowerby Bridge WESLEYAN CIRCUIT MEETING (at Bolton Brow) Revs. G.Heathcote BARKER, W.J.P.WHITE Messrs. S.HOYLE, J.C.HORSFALL, G.RUSHWORTH, Joseph BARRON, R.H.WHITWORTH, EDWARDS, ACKROYD Messrs. Thomas WEBSTER and HOBSON, both of Ripponden, recently deceased [Column 3] HOEY'S YARD MISSION ROOM Mrs.BELL Rev.Canon IVENS (House improvements) T.NICHOLL, deceased, owner of house in Nicholl's Terrace, Tuel Lane Mr.S.WILKINSON, architect WEST END BAND OF HOPE Rev.G.S.SMITH Mrs.HIBBERT of Bradford, speaker Messrs. T.A.SMITH, T.R.HOEY (accompanist) Misses E.ASHWORTH, L.LUMB, E.E.SMITH, H.DEAN, C.BISHOP PROPERTY SALE Mr.J.H.STEAD, auctioneer Mrs.Mary HOLLOWS, deceased, owned cottages, stable, coach-house and tripe-boiling shed (in Sowerby Street and Broad Street) Mr.J.R.BARKER, bought the properties for 1,255 TUEL LANE CIRCUIT Rev.H.Godwin ALLCHURCH WEST END CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Misses H.MOORE, WADSWORTH Messrs. A.PLATT, W.WHITELEY, George WADSWORTH of Rishworth (choirmaster), B.WADSWORTH (organist and choirmaster) Rev.G.S.SMITH ST.JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION (exam results) Phoebe ACKROYD, Ethel C.BROWN, Mary A.FARRAR, Mary A.HOLMES, Clara HILL, Sarah ROBINSON, Gertrude MITCHELL, Lucy STANDEVEN, Eliza A.THORPE, Sarah E.THORPE, Hannah WOOD, Florence M.WOOD, Mary E.WADDINGTON Ada BROADBENT, Ethel BERRY, Ellen CROSSLEY, Lily HANSON, Edith HARTLAND, Elizabeth A.ROTHWELL, Florence SPEAK, Mary H.WILCOCK, Helena WADSWORTH Mrs.Annie STOCKTON (Ann STOCKTON?), Marianne A.BROWN, Amy BENTON, Harriet L.BROADBENT, Edith FARRAR, Eva BROWNHILL, Sarah A.GARSIDE, Lydia L.HOYLE, Hilda HOYLE, Ada L.HAIGH, Hilda LAWRENCE, Mary E.NICHOLL, Annie SCOTT (Ann SCOTT?), Emily RAWNSLEY, Ruth SMITH, Clara SMITH Lewis H.CLAY, Wilfred FIRTH, Howard JEFFRIES, Police Constable B.W.MAPPLEBECK, Arthur RILEY, Sam H.SEED (Samuel H.SEED?), Albert THOMAS, Robert J.WOODWARD Walter ASHWORTH, Joseph BENTON, Police Constable Thomas B.DAVEY, James A.BEAN, Police Constable Charles W.FORDHAM, George HAIGH, George H.HALSTEAD, Walter LEES, Wilfred NUTTON, Fred STOCKTON, Tom SEED (Thomas SEED?), Miles SHARP, Sam WILKINSON (Samuel WILKINSON?), William WHITAKER, Sergeant Charles WOODCOCK George HOOTON, Thomas H.MITCHELL, Joseph STANDEVEN, Wilfred WOOD, Richard WALKER, George WILSON

Norland

NORLAND BAPTIST CHAPEL (sale of work) Mrs.F.N.STANDEVEN of Sowerby Bridge Mr.LUKE of Norland [Column 4]

Sowerby

PROVIDENCE FREE CHURCH (entertainment) Mr.H.V.WILKINSON of Brighouse (former scholar) Mesdames H.HELLAWELL, J.HITCHEN, TATTERSALL, J.SHARP, H.HOWARTH, W.RADCLIFFE, H.SPEAK, B.LEES, J.WILKINSON, J.HAIGH Messrs. T.TURNER, H.BERRY, J.W.MIDGLEY, L.BEDFORD, E.LAW (accompanist) Mr.and Mrs.James SIDDALL [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) T.GRIME SOWERBY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) R.W.EVANS, LL.B.clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers, Halifax C.L.WHITEHEAD, C.E., surveyor SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) Mr.C.L.WHITEHEAD, C.E., Hollings Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers ,Halifax MARRIAGE Sam WALKER (Samuel WALKER?) of Brighouse to Mary Elizabeth SOOTHILL, formerly of Sowerby Bridge DEATHS John HELLEWELL, 69, 10 Lilly Street, Sowerby Bridge Susan SCHOLEFIELD, 72, at Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Wife of Michael SCHOLEFIELD, late of Sowerby Bridge

30th December 1904

Sowerby Bridge

SPIRITUALIST LYCEUM Messrs. F.BARRACLOUGH, T.H.WRIGHT, H.THORPE (conductor), G.HOWARTH Mrs.HAIGH Misses DEWHIRST, WHITWORTH, Dora RUSHWORTH, Cissie THORPE, C.HOLROYD Masters Frank RUSHWORTH, Willie WILSON (William WILSON) PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH Misses E.SUTCLIFFE, A.HEYWOOD, E.THOMAS, A.MILNES, M.H.CROWTHER, M.A.INGHAM, S.E.COLLINSON, B.HEAPE, R.STOCKTON and F.STOCKTON, F.BERRY, G.MITCHELL Messrs. J.W.FIRTH, W.STOCKTON, F.STOCKTON, E.GREENROYD Mrs.B.RUSHWORTH DEATH OF AN OCTOGENARIAN Mrs.Sarah GARSIDE, died aged 82. Her husband was a founder of the Tuel Lane United Methodist Free Church. Lived and died in the house she was born in. PUBLIC LIBRARY Rev.G.S.SMITH Councillors A.HOWE J.P., Ely WHITELEY, A.CLAY, J.BATES, T.BORRELL Messrs. R.ROTHWELL, O.EATOUGH, A.HOBSON, H.P.KENDALL, J.C.BELL, J.MARSLAND, B.ROBINSON, BALL (librarian) FRIENDLY WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL Messrs. John Shaw HOLLAND, W.L.HARTLEY, James E.RATLIDGE, E.M.WOOD, Wilbert ROBERTSHAW, W.L.HARTLEY, S.STOREY, S.HARTLEY, J.W.CHAMBERS, A.CLAY, J.C.BATES, A.L.LUMB Misses Eva BROWN, Ethel BARROWBY, Edith HOLLAND, Hilda RATLIDGE, H.SIDDALL, Millicent BROWN (accompanist), M.E.SIDDALL, F.A.BROWN, E.CHAMBERS, A.HORSFIELD [Column 2] Mr.Robert HEAPE of Woodville, father of Rev.F.E.HEAPE, died aged 82. His wife is blind PIGEON FLYING SWEEP Mr.S.WHITWORTH, landlord of the Reed Inn, promoter H.STOTT, H.BOTTOMLEY, J.SUTCLIFFE : winners Messrs. T.WHITWORTH, S.COCKROFT, H.COPLEY, O.ACKROYD : officials XMAS GIFTS Rev.G.S.SMITH, minister of West End Congregational Church

Sowerby

BOULDERCLOUGH CHAPEL Messrs. W.REDMAN (Halifax), J.T.BENTON, S.MITCHELL, J.HANSON (conductor), W.WADSWORTH (organist) Mrs.A.SIDDALL Miss M.WADSWORTH CHRISTMAS TREE (Congregational School) Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, M.P. Councillor TURNER, J.P. Rev.W.C.EVANS Messrs. W.LEACH, J.LEAH, W.H.LEACH

Norland

ST.LUKE'S CHURCH Mr.and Mrs.SIMPSON-HINCHCLIFFE Mr.and Mrs.Alfred COCKER Misses THOMPSON of Halifax Mr.and Mrs.S.TURNER, Calderdale MOUNT PLEASANT (Methodist) Messrs. J.WILCOCK of Sowerby Bridge, J.LUMB, J.W.SHAW Misses A.HARDY and S.HARDY, A.BOOTH, R.A.LUMB, F.CROSSLEY, G.WILSON, R.WHITTAKER, H.SMITH, B.M.HOUGH, F.HITCHEN. E.SHAW, S.A.HITCHEN, E.ROBERTSHAW, L.NICHOLL, C.SHAW, M.J.HITCHEN, E.JACKSON [Column 3] TUEL LANE CHRISTMAS TREE (sale of work) Mr.J.S.HIGHAM, M.P. (speech) Revs. H.G.ALLCHURCH, F.E.HEAPE, J.FOX Messrs. John WADDINGTON (speech), A.SUNDERLAND, R.MITCHELL, A.S.FIRTH, Turner WASHINGTON, G.MANSFIELD Mesdames HIGHAM, ALLCHURCH, John LAW Mesdames RILEY, GREENWOOD, ELLIS, WILCOCK, LORD, ALLCHURCH, H.MITCHELL, Alfred S.FIRTH, WADDINGTON, R.MITCHELL, HUGHES, TAYLOR, PARKER, WOOD, WEBSTER, John LAW, BLACKBURN, ROBINSON, BREARLEY, BARKER, DEWHIRST, KING, BEAUMONT, LISTER, WHITWORTH, BATES, MAUDE, WALTON, BIRTWHISTLE Misses RILEY, MORTON, ECCLES, GAUKROGER, Frances A.WILCOCK, MERRAL, Lucy WILCOCK, S.A.WILCOCK, LORD, COCKROFT Messrs. J.E.MAUDE, Percy OLDFIELD, John OLDFIELD, W.H.OLDFIELD junior, C.B.BROWN, T.SCHOFIELD, A.E.CROSSLEY, F.FIRTH, Joe WILLETT (Joseph WILLETT?), George WOODHEAD, F.BERRY : Young Men's Stall Misses Hilda EASTWOOD, Clarice MAUDE, Annie BRIGGS (Ann BRIGGS?), Florence NEWSOME, Annie SCHOFIELD (Ann SCHOFIELD?) Misses Helen SIDDALL, F.SYKES and Hilda WHITWORTH : trained the young children "Little Dots" [Column 4]

Ripponden

TRAMPS LONELY DEATH ON BLACKSTONE EDGE Mr.E.H.HILL, coroner? Mr.Richard GREENWOOD, dyeworks foreman, Hebden Bridge Police Constable RICHARDS, a Ripponden policeman [Column 5] [Column 6] SOWERBY BRIDGE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL (tenders) Mr.C.L.WHITEHEAD, C.E., Hollings Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge R.W.EVANS, clerk to the council, Commercial Bank Chambers ,Halifax DEATHS Robert HEAPE, 86, at Woodville. Father of the Rev.F.E.HEAPE of Sowerby Bridge Maria Russell LAYCOCK, 53, wife of the Rev.S.F.LAYCOCK Harriet AINLEY, 65, widow of John AINLEY, Grove Street, Sowerby Bridge Thomas Henry WOOD, 62, John Street West, Tuel Lane, Sowerby Bridge