Philip Ahier (1887-1975)

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Philip Ahier was a noted local historian.


He was born on 18 April 1887 at St. Helier on Jersey, the only son of Philippe Ahier and his wife, Jane Le Brun. He became a teacher and taught in Plymouth before moving to Yorkshire in 1914, where he became a respected local historian.

He was the secretary of the Huddersfield Thespians from 1925 to 1929.[1]

He retired to Jersey in 1950, where he died in 1975.[2]


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  1. "Thespian Changes" in Leeds Mercury (09/Apr/1929).
  3. Published in five parts.
  4. Originally conceived as a two-part publication, the second part was never completed.
  5. Published in nine parts, with the final three covering the Elland Feud.
  6. Published in three parts.