A Souvenir of Honley

An unusual postcard containing contemporary references to Honley, believed to date from the early 1900s.

  • The Star of the Day was a beerhouse on Oldfield Road.
  • Waffen Fuffen bands (also known as Tommy Talker bands) were a group of local men often playing home-made instruments or banging pots and pans, and wearing fancy dress. "Waffen fuffen" was a local dialect term for "waifs and strays".

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tags:Digitised Items, Honley, Hope Bank (Honley), Hope Bank Pleasure Resort (Honley), Postcards, Smith Carter (c.1864-1933)
creator:Smith Carter (c.1864-1933)
rights:Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
date added:22 April 2017

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