Meltham in Focus: Volume 2 by Meltham Photography Club

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Volume

2

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MELTHAM SHEEP FAIR IN THE CO-OP FIELDS

BEFORE BUILDING TOOK PLACE

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STARTING BUILDING IN THE CO-OP FIELOS

BUILDING DEVELOPEMENT

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BUILDING DEVELOPEMENT

BUILDING DEVELOPEMENT

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BUILDING DEVELOPEMENT

HOUSES IN THE OLD CO-OP FIELDS 1991

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MELTHAM CINEMA THE ALHAMBRA 1947

LEONARD PRESTON JIMMY HOWARTH

SITE OF THE ALHAMBRA NOW THE BUS STATION IN 1991

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MARKET PLACE IN 1930 SHOWING THE SWAN INN CHIP SHOP CHURCH & CON.CLUB

MARKET PLACE IN 1991

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MELTHAM MARKET PLACE AUGUST 16th 1948 SHOWING SWIFTS PRINTERS

CENTRE OF MELTHAM 1979

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CENTRE OF MELTHAM 4990

SHOWINS THE FIRST DAY SCHOCL NOW THE CON. CLUB

CENTRE OF MELTHAM 1992

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MELTHAM PARISH CHURCH

PRIOR TO BUILDING OF CHANCEL IN 1877

MELTHAM CHURCH 1905 lst CHURCH 1651 CONSECRATED BY THE BISHOP OF ELPHIN

2nd CHURCH 1786 1835 CHURCH TOWER AND TRANSEPT

1836 CHURCH BELLS 1877 RESTORED AND CHANCEL BUILT

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MELTHAM CHURCH FLOODLIT 1974

MELTHAM PARISH CENTENARY

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MELTHAM CHURCH 1904

INTERIOR MELTHAM CHURCH 1904

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PLACING HANDS ON MELTHAM CHURCH CLOCK 1973

CANON BARTOR AND FRIENDS O/S OLD SCHOOL 1930

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MELTHAM PROCESSION OF WITNESS 48th MAY 1975

MELTHAM

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BISHOP OF WAKEFIELD

MELTHAM PARISH CENTENARY JULY 7th 1974

MELTHAM REMEMBERANSE SERVICE

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CAROLS AROUND THE XMAS TREE FRONT OF THE

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MELTHAM OLD INFANTS SCHOOL QJEMOLITION 1986

OPENED IN 1895 LAST USED 1962

SITE OF THE FORMER INFANTS

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SNICKET NEAR MELTHAM CHURCH MARCH 13th 1974

A WINDOW FROM THE lst CHURCH SET IN THE BOUNDARY WALL OF THE CHURCH HALL YARD

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HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1920's

HODGSONS NEWSAGENTS ON THE LEFT

MELTHAM BAND ON HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1920's

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HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1991

HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1930 SHOWING THE POST OFFICE ON LEFT ODD FELLOWS BUILDINGS ON RIGHT

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HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1940's

COTTAGES NOW DEMOLISHED TO MAKE WAY FOR LODGE'S SUPERMARKET.

CORNER OF HOLMFIRTH CORNER OF HOLMFIRTH ROAD AND WESSENDEN ROAD

DEMOLITION OF COTTAGES FOR

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CORNER OF HOLMFIRTH ROAD NOW LLOYDS BANK

HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1990

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ODD FELLOWS BUILDINGS HOLMFIRTH ROAD

BUILT IN 1851 BNLARGED IN 1894

AS IN 1991

WRIGLEYS BENT HOUSE

HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1920's

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CALMLANDS ROAD 1930

CALMLANDS ROAD 1991

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BUILDING THE NEW JUNIOR & INFANTS SCHOOL ON HOLMFIRTH ROAD 1961

MELTHAM NEW JUNIOR & INFANTS SCHOOL

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WESSENDENHEAD ROAD 1903 LEFT CORNER THORPE HAIRDRESSER

MASON FISH & CHIPS WITH FORESTERS COMMITTEE ROOMS ABOVE

WESSENDENHEAD ROAD 1991

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FORESTERS BUILDINGS

WESSENDENHEAD ROAD 1920

SHEPHERDS INN FORMER OLD TOLL HOUSE WESSENDENHEAD ROAD NOW PRIVATE HOUSE AS IN 1991

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LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE OF MELTHAM LIBERAL CLUB

BY SIR J.KITSON JULY 14th 1894

LIBERAL CLUB 1990

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STATION STREET 1903

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STATION STREET 1905

STATION STREET 1930

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STATION STREET 1975

STATION STREET 4994

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WILLY HAIGH O/S DAN HAIGHS FRUIT SHOP

SITE OF DAN HAIGHS FRUIT CHOP 1991

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EDWARD WHITEHEAD & FRANK MOORHOUSE IN BROADLANDS

CO-OP DAY 1936

WENTWORTH FARM SITE OF OLD CHAIN BAR AND TOLL HOUSE

AS IN 1992

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MELTHAM STATION 1905

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MELTHAM STATION 1905 lst TRAIN INTO MELTHAM CONTAINING

RAILWAY OFFICIALS RAN ON 13th MAY 1867 TRAIN CALLED THE 'MELTHAM'

GOODS STARTED AUG 10th 1868 FRANCIS CREASER RODE ON THE

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LAST PASSENGER TRAIN INTO MELTHAM

MAY 21st 1949

MELTHAM GOODS YARD 1951

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DAVID BROWNS TRACTORS IN TRANSIT

MELTHAM STATION 1954

MELTHAM WEIGHBRIDGE 1940's

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MELTHAM GOODSYARD 1954

MELTHAM STATION 1966

SHOWING DAVID BROWNS TRACTORS AWAITING DELIVERY

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MELTHAM STATION 1940's

STATION OPENED JULY 5th 1869 CLOSED MAY 21st 1949

BRIDGE BY THE OLD SPINK STATION 1975

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THE IRON BRIDGE & WOODEN BRIDGE OVER THE RAILWAY LINE

1966

MELTHAM SIGNAL BOX 1940's

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END OF THE LINE IN MELTHAM 1940's

DICK BAILEY GOODS YARD 1950

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DAVID BROWN TRACTORS LEAVING THE STATION MARCH 22nd 1960

MELTHAM GOODS YARD & BRICKWORKS 1990

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IRON BRIDGE OVER DISUSED RAILWAY 1986

MELTHAM STATION AFTER DEMOLITION 1990

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BRIDGE HOUSE

BOTTOM OF STATION STREET 1920's

BRIDGE HOUSE 1990

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VEIW OF MELTHAM SHOWING SCARBOTTOM

AND BRICK WORKS 1960

WORKERS LEAVING MELTHAM SPINNING CO 1935

LATER DAVID BROWNS SCARBOTTOM WORKS

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DAVID BROWNS SCARBOTTOM WORKS 1960

DAVID BROWNS SCARBOTTOM WORKS 1989

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SCARBOTTOM WORKS AND COUNCIL ALLOTMENTS 1979

DEMOLITION OF SCARBOTTOM CASE TRACTORS AUG.17th 1989

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DEMOLITION OF SCARBOTTOM WORKS AUG,17th 1989

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DEMOLITION OF SCARBOTTOM WORKS AUG.17th 1989

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DEMOLITION OF SCARBOTTOM WORKS AUG.17th 1989

CLEARING THE SITE OF THE FORMER SCARBOTTOM AND RAILWAY STATION 1990

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SITE OF FORMER SCAR BOTTOM

SHOWING BRIDGE HOUSE 1990

SITE OF OLD SCARBOTTOM MILLS SHOWING OLD BRIDGE 1990

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MELTHAM SILICA BRICKWORKS 1942

MELTHAM SILICA BRICKWORKS

SHOWING RAILWAY SIDINGS 1942

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G.R.STEIN FORMER SILICA 1960.s

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G.R.STEIN BRICKWORKS

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SITE OF THE FORMER BRICKWORKS 1990

VIEW OF MELTHAM FROM MEAN LANE 1942

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VIEW OF MELTHAM FROM THE BAPTIST CHAPEL GATES 1920's

VIEW OF MELTHAM FROM THE BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL

1990

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MELTHAM FROM MEAN LANE 1990

BAPTIST SUNDAY SCHOOL STONE LAYING CEREMONY JUNE 11th 1910

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BAPTIST CHAPEL MELTHAM

1960

lst CHAPEL BUILT 1816 2nd CHAPEL BUILT 1863

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BAPTIST CHAPEL FROM STATION ST 1963

BAPTIST CHAPEL FORMER SUNDAY SCHOOL 1990

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SITE OF THE FORMER

BAPTIST CHAPEL 1990

ORIGINAL STONE OF THE BAPTIST CHAPEL

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RECREATION GROUNDS 1975

GIVEN BY EDWARD BROOK TO THE PEOPLE OF MELTHAM IN 1887

MELTHAM CRICKET CLUB 1963


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