In this image seven gentlemen pose for a photograph outside the British Oak public house in Westerton Road. The photograph was taken, by Black and White Studios of Wakefield, on the occasion of the 50th birthday of the man seen third from the left who is referred to as Mr Woollin Bedford. All the other men were his brothers. They are, from left to right: Standing; John Woollin Bedford (54 years old); Emsell Woollin Bedford (52), Mr Woollin Bedford (50) and James Woollin Bedford (56); Seated; David Woollin Bedford (58), Joseph Woollin Bedford (62) and Henry Woollin Bedford (60). They were the sons of Henry Woollin Bedford and Charlotte Parkinson. Image used courtesy of Peter Aldred. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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