Aireborough Historical Society

Fete Working Party 1910

Fete Working Party 1910
Fete Working Party 1910
Title
Fete Working Party
Date 1910
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
K18 & K19
Comment
Top: A working party of people who organised a village Fete seen in the grounds of Guiseley Rectory.

Bottom: Some of these ladies were Sunday School teachers with their pupils, others belonged to the Friendly Society Working Party who organised a village Fete.
The money raised was used to help defray the cost of extensions to St Oswalds Church.
In the background is Guiseley Rectory.

Christine Lovedale: Both of these photos were taken outside the old Rectory.
In image K18 the ladies were Sunday School teachers at St Oswalds Church.
The woman 3rd in from the left is Miss Mary Howson, the sister of James Francis Howson. When he became Rector of Guiseley in 1907 she came with him to assist in Parish duties, following his death in 1934 she returned to London where she died later in the year.
    K18 shows the Sunday School teachers with members of the Friendly Society Working Party who organised a village fete.
The money was used to help defray the cost of extensions and renovations to St Oswalds Church. Miss Howson appears in this photo 3rd row down and 7th in from the right.
 

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