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Denis Healey MP crowns Ann Marie Duffy Queen of Gipton Gala. (Gipton) (4 comments)
Black & White image5th July 1986. Image taken at Gipton Gala on 5th July 1986. It shows Denis Healey M.P. crowning Ann Marie Duffy the Queen of Gipton Gala watched by local people in fancy dress costumes. Denis Healey went down on bended knee to present the Queen with a Silver cup. Her attendants, Princess Katie Manning and Prince Shane Bosomworth were also presented with a gift. The Gala was held in the field behind Coldcotes School and there was a procession with floats decorated by local organisations, other attractions included stalls, refreshments and entertainment.
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Fountain Street, Morley Working Men's Club, interior (Morley) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec. 1957-58. The M.P. for Batley and Morley, Dr. A. D. D. Broughton, pulling the first pint at the refurbished Morley Working Men's Club in Fountain Street. Interested onlookers are Alderman and Mrs. Frank Sykes, the Mayor and Mayoress, and Councillor Wilf Pumphrey, extreme left, plus several club officials. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Morley Town Hall, Sir William Middlebrook is presented with Honorary Freedom of the Borough. (Morley)
Black & White image3rd September 1919. In this image Sir William Middlebrook is presented with the Honorary Freedom of the Borough by the Mayor, Councillor John Stockdale, (wearing his chains of office). Sir William Middlebrook was Lord Mayor of Leeds in 1910 and Mayor of Morley on two occasions, 1896 and 1904. He was also a Member of Parliament. Sir William was a Morley man residing at Thornfield. He was presented with a silver casket containing an illumianated manuscript setting out the resolution of the council to confer the Freedom. Lady Middlebrook stands to the right and the Town Clerk, Fred Thackray stands to the left of the Mayor. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Morley Tramway, Official opening (Morley)
Black & White image5th July 1911. Image shows the official opening of the Morley Tramway route which took place on 5th July 1911. The number 238 tramcar, seen in the background was driven by the Mayor of Morley, Alderman Sam Rhodes, on this special occasion. He is seen in long robes in the centre of the group. To the right of him, also wearing his chains of office and a top hat, is the Lord Mayor of Leeds, William Middlebrook. He was also a Morley man and M.P. for South Leeds. Both men took turns in driving the tram. The tramcar was one of 12 Dick Kerr cars following a numbering sequence from 237 to 248. They all had a brown and yellow livery. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Wetherby Weir Preservation Trust (Wetherby)
Black & White imageDecember 1985 Image shows M.P., Spencer Baptiste, switching on the floodlights on the weir, work carried out by the Weir Preservation Trust.
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