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Scissett at Play

Born in 1920, Leslie Robinson lived in Scissett all his life. Leslie had a life-long passion for local history and over the years built up a remarkable archive. Scissett at play records the sporting clubs & events, along with the amateur operatic society, of a vibrant community.

There are 133 items available in this category.


001 Nortonthorpe Sports, 1909

002 Nortonthorpe Sports, 1909

003 Nortonthorpe Sports, 1909

004 Nortonthorpe Sports, 1909

005 Fund-raising appeal

006 1950 press article re Nortonthorpe AFC 1902

007 Scissett AFC, 1907 - taken on the vicarage lawn

008 Scissett AFC, 1911- taken on the vicarage lawn

009 Scissett AFC, c1900 - taken behind The Crown Inn

010 Scissett AFC 1902

011 Scissett AFC 1902

012 Scissett AFC 1902, taken behind The Crown Inn

013 Scissett AFC 1911/12

014 Scissett AFC 1911/12

015 Scissett AFC 1912/13 - in front of The Queen's Head

016 Scissett AFC c1932 - outside The Crown

017 Scissett AFC 1934/5, in front of The Crown

018 Scissett AFC 1967/8, in The Crown long room

019 Scissett AFC at Oakwell, 1935

020 Scissett AFC 1967/8: the 5 Halstead brothers in the team

021 Activities

022 Wilfred Burkinshaw, ? & Alfred Lyles

023 Jim Firth

024 Scissett AFC 1967, first team, at the sportsfield

025 Scissett AFC 1967, second team, at the sportsfield

026 Scissett AFC 1972, first team

027 Scissett AFC 1972, second team

028 Kitchenroyd AFC - playing field behind Travellers Inn

029 Inside of the members' card, 1924/5

030 Inside of the members' card, 1924/5

031 Kitchenroyd AFC , 1921/2

032 Kitchenroyd AFC annual report, 1925

033 Kitchenroyd AFC annual report, 1925

034 Kitchenroyd AFC annual report, 1924

035 Kitchenroyd AFC annual report, 1924

036 Kitchenroyd AFC annual report, 1924

037 Nortonthorpe Rugby Football Fixture Card, 1891/2

038 Member Tom Morley, a player & the church choir-master

039 Nortonthorpe Rugby Football Fixture Card, 1898/9

040 Member Tom Morley, a player & the church choir-master

041 Nortonthorpe Rugby Football team, 1891

042 1890/1 rugby fixture card -

043 - belonging to JH Bottomley, director Norton Bros & Co Ltd

044 Nortonthorpe Rugby Fixture Card 1887/8

045 Nortonthorpe Rugby Fixture Card 1887/8

046 Nortonthorpe Rugby Fixture Card 1888/9

047 Nortonthorpe Rugby Fixture Card 1888/9

048 Nortonthorpe Rugby Football team 1892/3

049 Nortonthorpe Rugby Football team 1893/4

050 An 1898 invoice

051 Press article c1950 re 1893/4 rugby team

052 Rugby supporters song: 1890 - 1900

053 Wilford Kaye's Gymnasium Club 1905

054 Scissett Cricket Club c1930

055 Scissett Cricket Club

056 Scissett Cricket Club 2nd team c1934

057 Rev WP Kingston, Vicar of Scissett 1903-1907

058 Joe Rushforth

059 Arthur Firth

060 David Jones, landlord of British Queen

061 Harry Webb

062 Percy Barker (later date)

063 Scissett Cricket Team 1920

064 1880 memorandum

065 Scissett Cricket Team c1932

066 Scissett WMC billiards team c1932

067 The Scissett "(h)it girls" 1930

068 "The Boys" 1930 at the cricket field

069 The Imps (Junior Imperial League) annual trip to Blackpool 1927

070 Annual trip to Blackpool 1931

071 "The Boys" 1930 at the cricket field

072 Scissett Amateur Operatic Society (SAOS) 1930 in "Don Quixote"

073 SAOS 1930 in "Don Quixote"

074 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

075 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

076 Scissett School Play c1910 "Jan jn Windmill Land"

077 SAOS 1929 in "Sylvia"

078 SAOS 1931 in "Count of Como"

079 SAOS 1931 in "Count of Como"

080 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

081 SAOS 1936 in "Wildflower"

082 SAOS 1936 in "Wildflower"

083 SAOS 1937 in "Miss Hook of Holland"

084 SAOS 1938 in "No No Nanette"

084 SAOS 1939 in "Victoria & her Hussar"

086 SAOS in "Good Night Vienna"

087 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

088 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

089 Vincent Firth & Mrs M Tyas in"Floradora" 1932

090 SAOS 1932 in "Floradora"

091 Mary Littlewood, solo ballerina, in "Floradora" 1932

092 Albert Dransfield, Charles Blackburn & Horace Brock

093 SAOS 1937 in "Miss Hook of Holland"

094 Lewis Burkinshaw & Charles Blackburn in "Don Quixote" 1930

095 SAOS 1931 in "Count of Como"

096 SAOS 1929 in "Sylvia"

097 Nortonthorpe Flower Show & Athletics Festival 1911

098 Nortonthorpe Flower Show & Athletics Festival 1911

099 Athletics Festival programme 1909

100 Athletics Festival programme 1909

101 The 1927 programme: the last show

102 The 1927 programme: the last show

103 The 1927 admission ticket: the last show

104 1909: nearest camera is Norman Lodge

105 Sam Flower, a well-known cyclist from Mapplewell

106 Dance-floor laid over swimming baths in winter, pre 1965

107 Dance-floor laid over swimming baths in winter, pre 1965

108 1965: Dismantling the dance-floor for the last time

109 1961 whist drive & dance

110 1962 Carnival Dance

111 1938 Bill for the Roses dance-band

112 1931 Whist Drive & Dance

113 Member's season ticket for the baths

114 Member's season ticket for the baths

115 One of the travelling Kelso's Theatre of Varieties bills from 1910

116 Keith & Kelso as Weary Willy & Tired Tim

117 Keith & Kelso as Cap'n & Mate

118 Mrs Kelso in pantomime

119 Advertising Card

120 Postcard sent to influential contacts

121 Principal girl Mrs Kelso, nee Minnie Parker

122 Frank & Will Kelso

123 Will Kelso

124 The Kelso travelling home

125 Inside the travelling home

126 Travelling guest artistes: Tiny & Mite

127 Travelling guest artistes: The Two Roses

128 Visiting artiste Charles Edwards

129 Visiting artiste Georgina Clifford

130 Visiting artistes: Emma Don

131 Harry Firth's Dainty Maids

132 The old feast field behind The Crown

133 Kelso Variety Theatre