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Loftus Child Welfare

The title is taken from the reverse of this image but gives no indication of date, it appears to be the committee or a specific group; possibly connected to the Women’s Institute. Can anybody assist?

Image courtesy of Ann Hamliton and Loftus Women’s Institute.

Council Chamber

Council Chamber

This photograph dates from 1951 when Fred Woodrow was the Chairman of Saltburn & Marske Urban District Council.  Mr. Pickering is on the right and Carole thinks that the lady in the picture was Mrs. Pilkinton.

Thanks to Carole for the photo and information.

Norman In The Middle

Norman In The Middle

Yes he is in the middle but who is on either side of him?

Back row L to R .  Andrew Walshaw,  ??, Kevin Walker, David Taylor, Colin Tyreman, Karl Jemson,  ??, ??

Front row: ??, Norman Lantsbery, Brian Rix.

Thanks to David Walker for the update and our editorial team has confirmed that Karl Jemson is on the picture as listed. Thanks also to Clive Pearson for the update.

Loftus Town Council, 1921

Loftus Town Council, 1921

Back Row: ?? , B J Wormleighton (Architect), R Dyson Nut (Rate Collector, Surveyor & Clerk to Burial Board), Henry Hoggett (Clerk to Council), Mr Errington (Bank Manager), C J Dodd,  W Robinson.

Middle Row: ?? , Dr Donaldson, R Tyson, R Stamp, W T Park, M Parkin, C Hoggett (Solicitor).

Front Row: H L Munnoch, Zach Stephenson, Father P Machen, A Swales (Chairman), T S Petch, A MacKenzie. 

Can anybody help with the missing names or even where the photgraph was taken?

Grateful thanks to Loftus Town Council (Alison Atkinson-Clerk) for supply of the previously missing names.

No. 1 Speeches

No. 1 Speeches

Norman’s induction, with Councillor Garth Houchen speaking and the Mayor Terry Collins who is seated far left: and the Leader of the Council Arthur Seed seated to left of the High Sheriff. On the stage at Eston Town Hall.

Thanks to Ray Tough for the update.

No.2 Donning The Robes

No.2 Donning The Robes

Ray Tough has answered our questions with: ”Norman Lantsbery was taking over the duties of Mayor of Langbaurgh Borough Council from Terry Collins watched over by Mr Middlam, CEO of the Council.” 

(Image courtesy of Loftus Town Council and thanks to Ray Tough for the update).

No.3 Handing Over The Chain

No.3 Handing Over The Chain

Norman receives the chain of office, are you in the photo with him?

Ray Tough assists with: ”The chains of office of Mayor for Langbaurgh Borough Council being put on the new mayor, Norman Lantsbery by the old mayor, Terry Collins. Just behind Terry Collins was the mayoral attendant and chauffeur.”

(Image courtesy of Loftus Town Council and thanks to Ray Tough for the update).

No.4 Leaving The Town Hall

No.4 Leaving The Town Hall

Some of the party on their way to the Alington Street Chapel, do you know any of them?

Ray Tough advises: ”I think that Austin Sanderson is fourth from the from the half hidden gentleman at right:  the Lord Lieutenant of Cleveland (Richard Chaloner, 3rd Baron Gisborough) and his wife are at the back of the procession.”

No.5 The Parade

No.5 The Parade

The parade headed by Chief Superintendent Bill Kitching of Cleveland Police  makes it’s way down past the War Memorial. Behind the police officer we have Mrs Flora Douglass and Councillor Len Douglas.

Many thanks to John Douglass and Bill Kitching for the updates.

No.6 More in The Parade

No.6 More in The Parade

Some more of the people taking part in the parade, do you know any of them?

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