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Morley Town Hall, Alexandra Hall, stained glass window (Morley)
Colour imageUndated. A stained glass window at the back of the gallery of the Alexandra Hall of Morley Town Hall that was presented in 1922 as a memorial to James T. Horsfall. He was a local manufacturer at Albion Mills, Church Street, and had been associated with Morley Town Council since the 1890s. His monogram is at the top of the window and is followed by pictures of two Morley Mills which played a significant part in the development of Morley's textile trade. On the left, with the date 1790, is the Crank Mill, Morley's and the West Riding's first steam-driven mill built in this year. On the right is Gillroyd Mill shown as it was in the 1880s but by 1900 this building was burned down though the business was thriving and it had been rebuilt. The Gillroyd Mill was built in 1834-5 as a joint stock company. Many of Morley's manufacturers made enough money working as part of this to branch out on their own and so in the 1850s and 1860s built their own mills. The central panel shows a picture of Morley Town Hall with the word Progress underneath it. This was probably put there because in 1921 the Minister of Health had rejected Leeds' application to take over the running of Morley even saying that Morley was a well-governed municipality. The bottom left picture is of Morley Old Chapel which probably originated as an Elizabethan tithe barn. It was demolished in 1875 and the church of St. Mary's-in-the-Wood was built on exactly the same site from 1875 to 1878. This is shown to the right. The two years 1700 and 1900 have no significance except the two buildings were open then. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Morley Town Hall, Alexandra Hall, stained glass window (Morley)
Colour imageUndated. Part of the stained glass window in the balcony of the Alexandra Hall of Morley Town Hall, fitted in 1922 to commemorate the work done for Morley by Councillor J. T. Horsfall. The picture is based on the architect's original drawing of the Town Hall. Some attempt has been made to show the surrounding mills but they are very subdued in the background. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Morley Town Hall, interior view, landing at top of principal staircase (Morley)
Colour imageJune 1995. Interior view of Morley Town Hall showing the landing at the top of the Principal Staircase. A wrought Iron scroll balustrade with moulded mahogany handrail can be seen along the edge. Behind are three of the 17 stained glass windows donated to the Town Hall by local dignitaries, designed by Mr. E.S. Watkin of London with Mr. W. Pape of Leeds being responsible for the glasswork. These three, representing Wisdom, Patience and Truth were unveiled along with 10 others on 8th December 1902. Photograph from David Atkinson Archive.
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St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, interior view, stained glass windows (Morley)
Colour imageUndated. View of three stained glass windows at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church on Corporation Street.
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St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, interior view, stained glass windows (Morley)
Colour imageUndated. View of a set of three stained glass windows, probably at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church on Corporation Street.
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