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Picture postcard of Fred Hargreaves outside Hebden School.
Fred Hargreaves (1880-1956), son of Robert Hargreaves, with his two-horse cart.
Publisher: H Graham Glen, Wortly, Leeds. Date: about 1900. From the collection of Peter Hodge.
Photograph of Green Terrace and the Post Office on Main Street, built in the 1870s.
Probably Thomas Francis Hammond (1845-1934) and Mary Ann Hammond (1843-1902) in entrance of shop.
Publisher: Alexander Jennings, Waller Street, Skipton. Jennings was born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk in 1851, and worked in Skipton in the 1880s. Date: 1880s. From the collection of Linda Wilson.
Photograph of a wedding party outside The Clarendon.
William Henry Townson (1875-1918) marrying Martha Lund (b. 1871, Ingleton). William died in the Great War. Thomas Francis Hammond (1845-1934) is the bearded gentleman at the back with his 3rd wife Annie. Martha & her mother Elizabeth (d. 1911), were the licencees of the Clarendon.
Date: 1906. From the collection of David Joy.
Photograph of Thomas Hammond outside Angle House.
Thomas Francis Hammond (1845-1934) - grocer, draper and general dealer.
Date: 1900s? From the collection of David Joy.
Picture postcard of Scala Glen cottage in Hebden.
Henry Wiggan (1836-1916) was the son of Thomas Wiggan, farmer & lead miner.
Date: 1900s? From the collection of Peter Hodge.
Picture postcard of William Bell outside his smithy on Smithy Hill.
William Bell (1849-1931), village blacksmith and builder of Hebden Suspension Bridge.
Photograph of Townhead meadow.
Possibly Daniel Bowdin of Townhead Farm.
Date: 1940s? From the collection of David Joy.
Photograph of haymaking in Hole Bottom Meadow.
(L-R) - Anthony Joy (1878-1946), Mary Bowdin, Doreen Joy (1905-2001), and Richard Joy (1907-1963).
Date: 1940. From the collection of David Joy.
Photograph of Jeremiah Stockdale driving sheep over the Miners' Bridge, built in the 1850s.
Jeremiah Stockdale (1879-1969) & Clara Stockdale (1893-1985).
Date: 1950s. From the collection of David Joy.
Photograph of guests and staff at the CHA Guest House.
Annie Hustler (1876-1958), Manageress of the CHA Guest House, is 2nd row, 3rd on the right.
Date: 20th July 1940. From the collection of Pat Hodgkin.
Photograph of Joseph Hargreaves and charabanc outside the CHA Guest House.
Joseph Hargreaves (1889-1966), son of Robert who founded Hargreaves Coaches.
Date: 1910s? From the collection of George Coney.
Photograph of Bert & Millie Bielby who ran the Travellers' Lodge.
Date: circa 1988. From the collection of Pat Hodgkin.