Working Men's Club, Smithriding, Linthwaite

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  • also known as: Linthwaite Silver Prize Band Institute
  • location: off Manchester Road, Smithriding, Linthwaite
  • status: no longer exists
  • category: club

Smithriding Working Men's Club was formed in late 1875[1] and initially met "in an ordinary cottage house at Smithriding".

A new club building was opened on Saturday 17 November 1894 by former club president Robert Shaw.[2]

By the 1960s, the building was the Linthwaite Silver Prize Band Institute.

The building was demolished prior to the mid-1990s.


Notes and References

  1. "Linthwaite" in Huddersfield Chronicle (25/Nov/1876).
  2. "Linthwaite" in Huddersfield Chronicle (24/Nov/1894).