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PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE BAIPIP ARCHIVES

PEOPLE

Page 5 of 9 numbers 101 to 125

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Photograph number: People 101

Date unknown

The Makings Family

Thomas Makings snr seen here with his wife Annie Louise (nee Pointon) and their youngest son Ernest. In 1888, at the age of 18, Tom Makings rode up from West Drayton with a dray and two carthorses. He brought all his belongings with him in a wooden chest and decided to stay in Brierley and work on the land.  He was eventually hired by the Foljambe estate as gamekeeper for the surrounding land. Tom Bank was named after him. He married Annie at Hemsworth Registry Office on 16th of May 1892. Tom and his family lived in Hawthorne Cottage Grimethorpe

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Photograph number: People 102

Circa 1960s

Matthew Hobson

Matthew was one of the three founders of the Spiritualist Church. At the time this photograph was taken he was living in Hilltop

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Photograph number: People 103

Circa 1962

Arthur Hobson

Arthur is seen here on a trip to London

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Photograph number: People 104

Circa early 1930s

Lilly Hobson

Lilly was one of the three founders of the Spiritualist Church

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Photograph number: People 105   This photograph is on line. Click the photograph number to view

1949

Tom Grimes

The photograph shows Tom in his nursery at Common Road

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Photograph number: People 106

Circa 1980s

Norman Edgley and Johnny (Trapper) Leyland

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Photograph number: People 107

July 2000

Winifred Goulding (nee Walker)

Seen here at St Paul's Church strawberry tea identifying herself as a young girl on an old school photograph from the Baipip archives

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Photograph number: People 108

1998

Jeff Ennis MP Labour

Jeff can be seen on the right with the Chancellor Gordon Brown. Jeff was born in Grimethorpe but grew up on the Hillside estate where his mother Jean was the warden. Later his parents Bill and Jean were stewards of Brierley Ex Servicemenís club

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Photograph number: People 109

Circa 1963

Keith Dyson

Keith riding his bike on Park Avenue

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Photograph number: People 110

1998

Jeff Ennis MP

Jeff was born in Grimethorpe but as a young lad lived on the Hillside Crescent estate where is mother was the warden. His parents Bill and Jean later moved into Brierley Ex servicemenís club where they were the first and only steward and stewardess. Jeff later married Margaret Knight and for a while lived on Church Street. Before becoming our local MP, Jeff was leader of Barnsley council and also a teacher at a school in Hillsborough. He now lives with his family on Cross Hill (September 2005)

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Photograph number: People 111

Date unknown possibly mid 1960s

Roy and May Beaumont Schofield

Lindley House. Roy is on the left and the chap stood with May is unknown

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Photograph number: People 112

1969

May Beaumont Schofield

In the grounds of her home Lindley House

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Photograph number: People 113

1978

Tom Ward with his daughter Pat

At this time Tom tenanted Violet Farm. This photograph shows Tom and Pat riding away from the Park estate towards Brierley Common

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Photograph number: People 114

Date unknown

Mother and daughter in law Messrs Lovett

Rose Cottage Church Street

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Photograph number: People 115

Date unknown possibly 1920s

Captain Rowland Addy

Brierley Hall and Managing Director of Brierley Colliery

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Photograph number: People 116

Date unknown

James Addy date unknown

Father to Roland who resided at Brierley Hall and was Managing Director of Brierley Colliery

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Photograph number: People 117

Date unknown

Sidney Oldall Addy date unknown

Brother to Rowland who resided at Brierley Hall and was Managing Director of Brierley Colliery

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Photograph number: People 118

Date unknown

Alan Vamplew

This photograph was taken on the doorstep at Pear Tree farm where he used to live

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Photograph number: People 119

Date unknown

Ida Weaver

Posing on the old well, which was situated in the orchard of Violet Farm. Ida later became Mrs Swinbank and in the 1960s, with her husband Alf, ran the old petrol station which was situated next door at Orchard House

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Photograph number: People 120

1962

Billy Richards

Seen here haymaking with Bob the horse. The school in the background is Willowgarth High school. This photograph would have been taken from the field at the top of Windmill Avenue, Grimethorpe. The Willowgarth nursery is now built where the old caretakers house can be seen

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Photograph number: People 121

1978

Alf Swinbank

Alf will be remembered for running the petrol station from Orchard House at the top of Brierley Hill. The Ward family who tenanted Violet Farm at this time can be seen in the background of this photograph taken overlooking Pudding Hill

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Photograph number: People 122

Circa 1940s

Clem Pickering

Clem is seen in the photograph working on Violet Farm. The barn in the back of this photograph has now been demolished and Violet Farm Court stands here now (September 2005)

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Photograph number: People 123

Pre 1939

Reg Sheridan and Ida Weaver

This photograph was taken in the orchard of Violet Farm

Ida later became Mrs Swinbank and in the 1960s, with her husband Alf, ran the old petrol station which was situated next door at Orchard House

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Photograph number: People 124

Circa late 1930s early 1940s

Arthur Thorpe and William Fox jnr

Arthur is on the left and William on the right. This field is where the Hillside estate is now built (September 2005)

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Photograph number: People 125

Date unknown

Mrs Heppinstall and Mrs Turner

Mrs Heppinstall (18 Hilltop) seen here on the left was married to Tarby who, I am told, was tragically killed at Monkton Colliery. Mrs Turner (17 Hilltop) was a Parish Councillor for about 10 years in the late 1920s early 1930s. She was also a staunch member of the Labour party and was on the Hemsworth Parliamentary Executive committee. I am also informed that she was one of the founder members of the Brierley branch of the Toc H

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