Aireborough Historical Society

St Oswald's Day Service



Title
St Oswald's Day
Date As Shown
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
I314
Comment
1951: The choir and clergy in procession on St Oswald's Day, returning to St Oswald's Church on the Green. 
On the left edge is a barbers pole, this gents hairdressers was once the business of Jim Anderson.
The row of old cottages were Church property, Canon Howson had a line of lime trees planted in front of them in attempt to improve the appearance of the Green, the cottages wee demolished in 1955 and a car park is now on the site (February 2015).
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1926: St Oswald's Day celebrations, choir and clergy are entering the church.

The celebration of St Oswald's Day was revived by Canon Howson, Rector of Guiseley 1906 - 1934, an outdoor service was held on Towngate and a pageant performed in the old Rectory grounds.

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Pre 1972: Open air service  on Towngate to celebrate St Oswald's Day, held before 1972 when the cross and stocks were relocated to the Garden of Remembrance.

 

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