1: On the steps of Yeadon Town Hall are men who were preparing to walk on a Hunger March to highlight the plight of local clothing operatives during a management Lock-out.
The banner reads "Collecting for the Yeadon and Guiseley General Lock-out Fund. On behalf of 8,000 men women and children. Subscriptions Earnestly Solicited".
They marched from Yeadon to Blackpool.
Names supplied by Mabel Harrison are Mr Preston, Mr Kirkbright and Mr
Donated by Carlo Harrison
on the steps of Yeadon Town Hall are number 3 contingent of the Hunger Marchers.
The Hunger March took place during the lock-out of clothing operatives in the
area, men decided to march to Liverpool to collect money to alleviate the
suffering their families were undergoing and to publicize their plight.
states "Collecting for Yeadon and Guiseley Lock-out fund", many of the men are
holding collecting boxes.
The man on the far left is Sam Kilburn, grandfather of
Sam Kilburn the donor of this image.
3: This image is of some of the men who were locked out of the mills during a
dispute, a number of them went on a hunger march to Liverpool.
aunt Mabel who was a local historian added some names to the photo :
Joseph Harrison, Carlo's great grandfather, Jack Harrison, his
grandfather and Fred Harrison his great uncle.
Also Tilly Windus, Mr Dixon and Mr
Kitson who is touching the banner.
Unfortunately Mabel didn't give the positions
of the men but Carlo thinks " On the front row 1st right is Jack, next Ted then
4: Men had been locked out of the local mills as the result of an industrial
They were called "Lockwood's Lambs" after Herbert Lockwood who was the
Union Secretary, in July 1913 the men went on a hunger march to Blackpool to
raise money for their families who were in dire need.