Memories of Baildon

Baildon Bank

Late 50's. As a kid I used to run wild with my dog Spot on Baildon Bank, Baildon Green and through the Knoll Wood, mainly during the long light summer evenings (but really just when ever I could) I used to trail up through Milner fields across Shipley Glen, over Baildon Moor and back home through the village. Oh what I ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by John Shooter

Langley Residential Special School 1956

Hi All, Just to say that I was a resident of Langley from January 1956 to July 1956. Have an autograph book here with staff and boys/girls comments on leaving - Staff: Afred/Margaret (Gardeners) D Barry (Domestic) Nurse Anderson, Nurse Carter (Loved her to bits..) Sister HF Halliday - Night Staff, ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Robert Alders

Help Needed With Info About My Stay At Langley House

Hi, I'm not sure if anyone can help me but I was taken to Langley School when I was about 8 years old (1965). I can't seem to find out much information about the school and just why I was there. I spent about 1 year at the school, all I remember is being taken there on medical advice. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Peter Harris

Pupil At Langley

Hi I was a pupil at Langley from 1973-1978. At that time I went by my first name Tanveer Jan - I now go by the name Kauser. I remembered all three of you - Pauul, Steve ( used to call you Steve Austin after the character From the six million dollar man that was on during our time there ). remember you Nirmal and also Ralph ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Kauser Jan

Our Time At Langley School

Hi once again. I remember when I was at Langley, it was the best years of my life. We had a really good life with people that really cared about you. I forget some of the names but I remember Matron Galliger, Nurse Scott, Sister Thompson and most of all Miss Stobart our teacher, she was a lovely lady, very smart, ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Carol Barker

Langley Residential School 1958 61

My name is Trevor Jackson, and I was a resident at the Langley Residential. I can recall being there with Carol Baker, Gerald Peel,Graham Ellis, Susan Lunn, and a few more that I can recall. I can remember having a lot of fun times and getting into mischief with my pal Greald Peel, I can remember doing ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Trevor Jackson

Growing Up In Baildon.

Being born in 1928 and born in Rose cottage on Brook hill, low Baildon, it is a delight to see all the photos of Baildon, have not been back there for quite some time, but memories are refreshed with the photos. lived at 19 Station road untill the first day of WW2 moved into a counsil house on cliffe Avenue, was away ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Albert Bond

Arthur Dolphin A Great Local Climber Remembered

A new book "Memories of Dolphin - a climber's life remembered" celebrates the late great, Baildon-born, climber Arthur Dolphin. Compiled and edited by Hebden Bridge author Tom Greenwood, the book is sold together with a free DVD showing original (black and white) footage of Dolphin in action on ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon

What A Lovely Place To Live

I used to live on Lucy Hall Drive and well remember walking/biking over Baildon Moors to Ilkley Moors. If you lived in the area, the trip on The Glen Railway was free. I loved the sound of the metal cable supports whirring round and the speed of the railway. I remember Robert Emmott's bike wheel getting caught ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by W Howard

Langley 1979 83, Good Old Days

I was at Langley between 1979/83, Mr and Mrs Wright, good people, Mr Trameer and good lady daughter Alex, she'd be 31 year now, I wonder what she's doing. I haven't seen anyone from my day exept Ronnie. I've been to the school a few times and was shocked to see a housing estate there. If anyone knows anyone from ...Read full memory

A memory of Baildon by Mark Bradley

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