16th February 1914.
Group portrait showing senior members of staff of the Farnley Iron Company which was founded in 1844 by the Armitage family. The men in the photograph are identified as followed: Back Row from left to right; J. Yeadon, J. Baxendale, A. Oddy, L. Johnson, H. Hepworth, R. Gibson, W. Rhodes, A. Pyrah, G.W. Johnson, D. Bates. Central Row; W. Richardson, J. Webster, A. Sowden, J. Pearson, R. Hirst (Secretary), H. Riley, J.W. Webster, R.E. Humpheryes. Front Row; S. Sowden, W. Hepworth, S.R. Swallow, Mr. R. Armitage M.P. (Managing Director), J. Hartley, R.J. Webster, J. Rider, J. Hirst, W. Wooler.