Aireborough Historical Society

1857 Church News Guiseley




Title
Church News
Date October 1857
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
X490
Comment

The Fast Day was generally observed by the inhabitants of Guiseley, most of the shops and mills were closed and business almost entirely suspended.

A collection in aid of the sufferers by the Indian mutiny amounting to £6. 14s was made by the Parish Church (St Oswalds) after an appropriate sermon by the Rev. W Clark, Rector.

      Confirmation - A confirmation was held in the Parish Church on Thursday Oct.1st at two o'clock in the afternoon, when, after an impressive address by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Ripon, his Lordship confirmed 94 young people from the townships of Guiseley, Yeadon, Rawden and Baildon.

 

Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy Harling

 

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