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7:32pm Thursday 7th March 2013
9:00pm Thursday 21st February 2013
Seen here in the earlier 20th century, this view of the centre of Oxenhope is a graphic reminder that, far from being rather fashionably residential as now, this was primarily an industrial community.
12:00pm Tuesday 19th February 2013
1:00pm Monday 11th February 2013
4:27pm Thursday 7th February 2013
This was Beech Mills, Keighley, decorated with typical enthusiasm for the Coronation of King George VI in May, 1937. The photograph has been supplied by Mr Grenville Shuttleworth, of Nessfield Road, whose wife’s aunt, Caroline or Carrie Triggle, stands on the left at the back.
12:00pm Sunday 3rd February 2013
The Keighley Industrial Co-operative Society Limited, founded in 1860, was contemplating a shop in Worth Village by 1871, and this is how it looked 30 or so years later – a large store taking nearly £200 a week (in 1900 money) in groceries alone. In 1891, in a town still lacking a public library, the Co-op had even opened a Worth Village reading room.
6:06pm Thursday 24th January 2013
9:54am Friday 11th January 2013
Bearing the scars of having been carried around in a wallet for over half a century, this photograph was found by Mr Keith Whitaker, of Cherry Tree Rise, Long Lee, among the effects of his late brother Peter, who appears third from the right.
1:58pm Thursday 3rd January 2013
6:20pm Thursday 27th December 2012
Lacking any old photographs of the Keighley Workhouse – now desirable Hillworth Village up Oakworth Road – this painting by the late Stanley R Boardman from his 1920s Boy series provides a graphic alternative.