Saturday, 13 May 2017

FRONT PAGE for Photos, Postcards, Snippets, and Occasional Notices (archived after 7 days ...ish)


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Geoff Whitehead, John Bluey Navan, Bernard O'Connell, David Lloyd (guest speaker), Tony Gallagher, Mick McKenna and Billy Jobson - St. Mary's Football Club.
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St. Peters
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Haslingden County Primary Anniversary photo (Click over to enlarge)
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Shows Tom Fisher in the background
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Haslingden High School - shows Mr. Marshall to the right
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Billy Batt
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Haslingden Street Fayre
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Presenting cheque to John of the Friends of the Rossendale General Hospital
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Albert Wood presenting award
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Haslingden Choir performing at Manchester Road Methodist (Click over to enlarge)
Choir members include: Jean and Carl Sudworth, Lorna Riley, Kathleen Heap, Kathleen Shirt, Mr. Kirby, Joe Belshaw, Agnes Howarth, Elsie Warburton, Stephen Eccles, Joan Waddington.
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A working party at Calf Hey Reservoir (Click over to enlarge)
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Armistice procession through Rawtenstall with Haslingden people amongst the march
Shows Fred Horridge with medals on front after flag bearers, also shows Percy Till to the right of Fred on the next row. Also shows Dr and Dorothy Ramsden on 5th Row back.  Also shows Bill Jennings the large bass drummer for the CLB (Haslingden).  It looks like this is the Haslingden Contingent or at least in part.
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Helmshore United Football Club (Click over to enlarge)
Shows Derek Barnes, Derek Whittaker (Digger), Guest Speaker, David Entwistle and Jim Hickson.
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I recognize Brian Grimshaw (Click over to enlarge)
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Haslingden Armistice Procession
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Council contingent includes Haslingden Councillors Geoff Atkinson and also Mr. Holden

Coun Dorothy and Dr. Ramsden having a kick a round at a local charity event
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"Talking Radio" with Arthur Foster plus others (Click over to enlarge)
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Friends of the Rossendale General Hospital
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Manchester Road Methodist with the Rev Lindsay McQuoid
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Haslingden Cricket Club Members handing over a cheque to the Cristie Hospital
Shows Rod Taylor, Tony Holden, Ernie Taylor and ?
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Shiela Oldham and Mrs. Ingham at a NSPCC event
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Dr and Mrs. Ramsden at a local event
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Haslingden Bowling Club Members
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Haslingden High School students handing over a cheque to Oxfam
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Mr. John Quinlan in the centre and Jill Horton on the right
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Shows Victor the Librarian pouring tea for the vicar of Manchester Rd Methodist
Rev Lindsay McQuoid

Mr. John Haworth receiving Office
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Haslingden County Primary School photo
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Auctioneer Big Jack Taylor and the manager of Winfield carpet section
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Donald Valentine in the centre
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Loved by many Haslingden and Helmshore residents our baby African elephant in the Whittaker Park Museum
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Haslingden Bowling Club Members - Mr. Clifford Shutt in the centre and George Heys on the right
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Arthur Foster Haslingden's Hospital DJ and other hospital radio workers
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A Computer Class being held at the St. Peter's Church, Laneside.
The photo shows Mrs. Joyce Smithson, Mrs. (Jessie Ann) Jane Gotts, Mr John Binks and Mrs. Phyllis Ellis
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Coun. Dorothy Ramsden receiving cheque on behalf of the Cancer Research
also shows Mr. Bernard Black handing over the cheque and in the middle is Sydney Cockcroft
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Dr and Mrs. Dorothy Ramsden and hospital Staff.
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Stephen Kay and his lovely family enjoying a evening excursion on the East Lancs Railway
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Mrs. Maddocks centre and Mrs. Bolton right
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"Winker" and his friend
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Probably Congregational Walking Day from Bury Road and into Hope Street  1950s (Click over to enlarge)
Does anyone recognize anybody.
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Possibly the Metronomes Dance Band (Click over to enlarge)
It shows George Gillam on the piano and Frank Jackson on the drums
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Probably Haslingden Congregational Cricket Team on Laund Hey (Click over to enlarge)
The two umpires are to the left Mickey Flanagan and to the right is John Taylor.  Frank Jackson is 2nd from the left on the back. George Gillam is second from the left on the second row.
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Blue Echo Band (Click over to enlarge)
Photo: Shows Clarence Entwistle on Trumpet and Frank Jackson on drums.
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This was presented to Mr. Frederick Jackson (Frank's dad) for services in the first World War
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Haslingden Congregational Church Walking Day in 1931.
Photo shows them walking up Regent Street and the young lad in the middle with the cap on is Frank Jackson according to Neil his son. Photo kindly shared to us by Neil Jackson and John Bedford

Haslingden Congregational Walking Day down Helmshore Road (Click over to enlarge)
Photo: Kindly shared to us by Neil Jackson and John Bedford.

Frank Jackson at the front on the left, a young Brian Muldowny further back and then back to the front with Jasper Stirling (the vicar and our scripture teacher) in the middle with the glasses on and Mr. Brown on the right hand side. Also on the second row back the gentleman with the glasses on and the trilby I think is Mr. Sam Good and next to him and central behind Mr. Sterling is Mr. Turner. Also further back on the right hand side holding the pole is Alan Hitchen.  Also I think the lad on the right holding the rope might be Peter Haworth

Haslingden Congreational Ladies outing (Click over to enlarge)
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I can just about remember the old Mark Barnes Coach and it was registered either DCB100 or it was OTB 1 - not sure which one, but remember making out many a driver's work ticket for that fabulous coach.


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