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Help Wanted Greengates Liberal club

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Barry Report 16 Jan 2019 16:50

Need information about some Greengates bradford residents from yesteryear . I am asking on behalf of Greengates Liberal club . The people I am searching for were all trustees of the club . The club needs the approximate date of their deaths , so the deeds for the club can be updated .
John Whitfield . Sandhurst Leeds road Idle
John Clarkson . Rose Lee Greengates
John Whitehead . 3 Crowther Ave Calverley
Harold Hall . 15 Sulby Grove Greengtes
Gordon Fieldhouse. 202 Newline Greengates
Any information would be very welcome


Kay???? Report 16 Jan 2019 17:11

The Britishnewspapers seem to have many articles on the GGLC including obituaries of its members.

Britishnews papers are searchable on this site but requires bought credits...….once viewed a download to PC is needed as they cant be re-read without more credits.


ErikaH Report 16 Jan 2019 17:30

Have you done anything yourself to try to look for deaths? On freebmd, for example

Your info is sadly lacking in dates, without which no-one can realistically be expected to help. Presumably, the records show WHEN they were trustees?????

Is this one of them? I picked the least common name, obviously

171 New Line Greengates, Eccleshill, Yorkshire & Yorkshire (West Riding), England
William Fieldhouse Head Married Male 43 1868 Labourer Rawdon Yorkshire
Hannah Jane Fieldhouse Wife Married Female 42 1869 - London Primrose Hill
Gordon Fieldhouse Son Single Male 15 1896 Office Boy Rawdon Yorkshire

First name(s) GORDON
Gender Male
Birth day -
Birth month -
Birth year 1896
Age 61
Death quarter 1
Death year 1957
District Bradford
County Yorkshire
Volume 2B
Page 283
Country England


ErikaH Report 16 Jan 2019 17:41


3 Crowther Avenue , Pudsey M.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England

John Whitehead 16 Apr 1907 Male Woollen & Trimming Merchant Own Account Married 209 1
Martha Whitehead 14 Apr 1902 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 209 2
3 closed records


ErikaH Report 16 Jan 2019 17:54


15 Sulby Grove , Bradford C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England

Harold J Hall 22 Aug 1883 Male Sorted Cloth Finisher Married 144 1
Rosetta (Rosina) Hall 23 Sep 1885 Female Clotth Burler Married 144 2


ErikaH Report 16 Jan 2019 17:57

Sandhurst, Leeds Road, was unoccupied in 1939


ErikaH Report 16 Jan 2019 18:16

Possibility - but you'd have to buy copy cert for confirmation

First name(s) HAROLD J
Last name HALL
Gender Male
Birth day -
Birth month -
Birth year 1883
Age 69
Death quarter 3
Death year 1952
District Bradford
County Yorkshire
Volume 2B
Page 76


Kay???? Report 16 Jan 2019 20:23

ipley Times and Express Yorkshire, England
5 Sep 1951
was held in the Idle and Greengates districts. For the past 37 years he had been the chauffeur and personal friend of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Whitfield, of Sandhurst, Idle, and was a popular member of the Greengates Liberal Club. The service the home
View article
Type: Article

This is one such snippet that shows Mr John Whitfield was deceased by 1951.

possibly John Whitfield,.in August 1951,?

Shipley Times and Express Yorkshire, England
1 Aug 1951
member of the British Woollen Waste Control panel, in Bradford. Staunch Liberal Mr. Whitfield had an unrivalled association extending over a period of 50 years with Greengates Liberal Club, having held the office of president for 26 years. As a mark of esteem
View article
Type: Article


ErikaH Report 17 Jan 2019 09:56

Further to Kay's post - a suggestion ONLY

Deaths Sep 1951 (>99%)
WHITFIELD John 76 Bradford 2b 160


Kay???? Report 17 Jan 2019 19:29

Vfr. John Whitfield has been .lectcd jirosident of the Greengates Liberal Club lor the fourteenth year in succession. It was reported at the annual meeting of the club that during the past year.
09 February 1935 - Shipley Times and Express - Shipley, Yorkshire, E

This man was alive in 1935.


ErikaH Report 18 Jan 2019 13:27

Martha Whitehead died JFM 1989 In Scarborough district


ErikaH Report 11 Feb 2019 11:10

Looks like it will be another 60 years before the Deeds are updated :-S ;-)


ErikaH Report 28 Feb 2019 17:10

PM sent 20th January- not opened