Harry Mellor, "Professor of Swimming"

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Harry Mellor, "Professor of Swimming"

Description

Items relating Harry Mellor (born 1895), a local swimming instructor.

Items in the Harry Mellor, "Professor of Swimming" Collection

Bradford Road, Shearing Cross
An undated photo postcard and a photograph of a row of properties near to the junction of Bradford Road and Halifax Old Road at Shearing Cross, near Fartown. The items belonged to Harry Mellor (born 1895), a "Professor of Swimming", who lived in the…

Ella
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). On the reverse is written: "To Mr & Mrs Mellor from Ella";

H. Hardy
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). The card is signed "H. Hardy".

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). Unfortunately the card is not dated or captioned.

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

William Stoney (1898-1980)
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). William Stoney (1898-1980) was a noted Huddersfield swimmer who competed in two Olympic Games.

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

Edie
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). On the reverse is written: "Wishing you a Merry Christmas & a glad New Year. With love from Edie."

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

H. Mellor, Professor of Swimming
Harry Mellor's business card, describing himself as a "Professor of Swimming".

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

Postcard
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?).

Gladys Haigh
A photo postcard which belonged to Huddersfield swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?). On the reverse is written "Gladys Haigh".

Harry Mellor (1895-?).
Damaged photograph. On the reverse is written, "Mr Harry Mellor, 4 Fountain Grove, Hudder..." This was local swimming instructor Harry Mellor (1895-?) who is known to have been residing at 4 Fountain Grove at the time of his marriage to Ethel Dowson…