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1:25pm Friday 29th November 2013
Apart from the absence of traffic, the left-hand side of North Street looking towards the Cross seems little changed to the present day, but beyond the top of Low Street the Keighley Parish Church is obscured by the former imposing premises of the Midland Bank.
1:23pm Friday 29th November 2013
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Dr William Scatterty – Keighley’s medical officer of health from 1892 to 1928 and founder of the Keighley St John Ambulance Brigade – served as administrator of the Keighley War Hospital during the First World War.
4:19pm Friday 25th October 2013
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11:00am Saturday 12th October 2013
When the West Riding Constabulary was founded in 1856, 37-year-old Superintendent John Cheeseborough took charge of the Keighley area, serving here from the beginning of 1857 until his resignation in 1862.
10:00am Friday 11th October 2013
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3:10pm Friday 20th September 2013
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Advantage was taken of the festive atmosphere of the 1902 Coronation Day to celebrate the memorial stone-laying ceremony at Keighley’s budding Carnegie Free Library – the first in England substantially paid for by the Scots-born American industrialist Andrew Carnegie.
2:10pm Friday 20th September 2013
During the afternoon of Coronation Day in August, 1902, Keighley Sunday Schools organised a procession of some 30 historical tableaux. An estimated 30,000 lined the streets to watch, including 12,000 Sunday School children who sang ‘God Save the King’.
2:40pm Saturday 14th September 2013
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2:48pm Thursday 12th September 2013
6:00pm Friday 6th September 2013
Serving a small and scattered community during the earlier 20th century, this grocer’s shop at Haggate Nook or Scartop, beyond Stanbury, was run by William Greenwood, a member of the Oakworth Urban District Council.
4:05pm Friday 6th September 2013
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4:32pm Friday 30th August 2013
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4:30pm Friday 30th August 2013
Keighley has enjoyed close links with France since 1905, when a local branch of the International Brotherhood Alliance was formed, with its non-political ideal “to band together men of all nationalities in a common organisation to promote friendly feeling between nations”.
6:41pm Thursday 22nd August 2013
Another of Keighley’s many lost public houses, the Ship Inn at the bottom of West Lane, was demolished in 1969 after owners Bentleys Yorkshire Breweries Ltd proposed to let its licence lapse – its frontage, by then, had to be shored up with timber!
6:40pm Thursday 22nd August 2013
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3:50pm Friday 16th August 2013
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7:10am Monday 5th August 2013
There are many carefully posed photographs of local Victory street parties, but this less formal snapshot captures a child’s-eye view from the end of a table in Tufton Street, Silsden, on September 8, 1945.
10:10am Sunday 4th August 2013
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9:40am Monday 29th July 2013