|||Official Opening of Temporary Bungalows. (Robin Hood)
|23rd March 1946.
Official opening of the first of the pre-fabricated bungalows off
Sharp Lane, Robin Hood.
Persons present, T.J.Brooks M.P.,
Mr.Mathieson (Regional Officer, Ministry of Works),
Mr. Senior (Regional Architect), Mr. Gray (Ministry of Works),
Major Spillman & Mr. Fleming
Mr. G.Webster (Poskitt's Beal),
County Alderman E. Taylor J.P.,
Councillor C.Smart J.P.(Chairman of the Council),
Mr. Moreton(Housing Manager).
The houses which were built by contractors Tarran Ltd. were built mainly to house ex-servicemen and their families.
The majority of these houses still exist today(2002).
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|||Visit of H.R.H The Princess Royal, Princess , Princess Mary. (Rothwell)
|1st April 1944.
Photograph taken outside Council offices with Marsh Street.
Primitive Methodist Chapel in the background. Taken to commemorate the visit of the Princess Royal
in Salute the Soldier Week.
Pictured are Cllr. E. Horner, T.J. Brooks M.P.
H.R.H. Princess Mary (The Princess
Royal), E.F. Moorhouse,
Lt. Col. Longden,
Miss Beryl Green( School Child ),
P.R. Farrer, Councillor W. Hoult.
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