Prince Henry’s Grammar School Otley

The Otliensian

Journal of Prince Henry’s Grammar School

Summer Term 1955

CHESS CLUB

Junior Section       Champion P Bradley (1X)        Runner up N D Boyd (2x)

Senior Section      Champion E P Gambles (5x)     Runner up D  Tomlinson (5)

CROSS COUNTRY Senior winner M Lowe (Fx)   Junr winner A Chapman (D)

CRICKET TEAM G F Moxon, B Atkinson, K Butterill, R J Wilson, J C R Dyckoff, J F Dawson, C Burrow, R Cliffe, M Oddie, D Wilkinson, B Dobson, M Rhodes, R Baxter, T Harrison, S Walker

TENNIS TEAM    P Wigglesworth, Margaret Barrett, Joan Spenceley, Jane Leech, Ann  Rhodes, Margaret Brown   

ROUNDERS TEAM      L Hellewell, V Finch, R Atkinson, C Brown, A Leeming, R Mortimer, J Hartridge, C Garside, P Normington, J Greenwood, K Greenwood, P Bennison, B Hutchinson

ARTICLES  & POEMS

COMMENDED    5X Josephine Symes, 4x Janet Bartle, Kathryn Swann,

                             3x Josephine Hartridge, Sandra Kellet, Gillian Rawling,

                             3a Pamela Robinson, 3b D Girt, Linda Hardisty

                   2x N Boyd, G F Clark, N Spencer, Evelyn Friend,

Diane  Hayes,

1x P Bradley, K Lee, Linda Dawson, Carol Hurley, Pauline Marshall, Anna Smith, Joan Smith

Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (3)

Taken from “The Eventide Review of Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit” by James Myers, first published 1920.

Local Preachers – Family Relationship or Only Same Surname

BROWN               Thomas & Willie of Otley – father & son

CAWOOD            Glover & James of Otley – 2 brothers

CLIFFE                   William & Jabez of Esholt – 2 brothers

GRIMSHAW       William & John of Calverley – distant relations

HARDAKER         William & John of Yeadon – father & son

HOLLINGS           Benjamin of Guiseley, Richard of Otley, James of Calverley & Thomas of Esholt – distant relations

HOULDEN           John & Martin of Rawdon & William of Horsforth: 3 brothers

MOSELEY             Mark, Joshua & David of Guiseley & Yeadon: 3 brothers

MYERS                  Joseph & James of Guiseley, Thomas of Yeadon & Michael of Burley – distant relations

RAWNSLEY         William & Philip of Rodley – 2 brothers

SHEPHERD          Thomas of Guiseley & Thomas of Burley in Wharfedale – no relation

SMITH                  Thomas of Rodley & Silvester of Guisley – no relation

STANSFIELD        George & Benjamin of Rawdon & William of Horsforth: 3 brothers

WHITAKER          James & John of Horsforth, father & son & John of Rawdon no relation

WOOD                  Stephen of Otley, Robert of Askwith and Jonas of Menston – distant relations

Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (2)

Taken from “The Eventide Review of Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit” by James Myers, first published 1920.

Heroic Local Preachers of Olden Times in Otley Circuit of Primitive Methodism from 1840 to 1918

Those with an asterisk to their names indicates they became Christian Ministers in Primitive Methodism or in some other denomination.

W HBAINESHenryHATHERLEY*John RIGG
WilliamBALDWINJamesHEAPJosephROBINSON
ArthurBALDWINBenjamin HOLLINGSHROSS*
John BARRITTRichardHOLLINGSJosephSHADLOCK
Thomas BARWICKThomas HOLLINGSThomas SHEPHERD
JamesBATTYJamesHOLLINGSThomas SHEPHERD
John BAXTERJohn HOULDENSamuelSLADEN
JamesBINNSWilliam HOULDEN SilvesterSMITH
WilliamBIRDMartinHOULDEN*Jos. SMITH
SamuelBOOTHCharlesHUNTThomas SMITH
Thomas BROWNDanelIDLEWilliamSTANSFIELD 
WillieBROWN*John JACKSONGeorge STANSFIELD*
WilliamBRUMFITWilliamKEIGHLEYBenjamin STANSFIELD*
GloverCAWOODJohn KENDALLT HSTAPLES
JamesCAWOODRobertMARSDENWilliam TOWLER*
John CLAYTONJosephMORRELLBenjamin TOWN
WilliamCLIFFEJoshua MOSELEYWilliamUPTON
JabezCLIFFEDavidMOSELEYJamesWALMSLEY
JosephDOBSONMarkMOSELEY*W E WALMSLEY*
George GILL*MichaelMYERSAdamWATKINSON*
W EGLADWIN*JosephMYERSJohn WHITAKER
JamesGRAYSHAWJamesMYERSJamesWHITAKER
John GREETHAMThomas MYERSJohn WHITAKER
WilliamGRIMSHAWSimeonPATTISON*Mr.WILLIAMS
John GRIMSHAWJamesPAYNE*John WOMERSLEY
WilliamHALLSimeonPEARSONStephenWOOD
William HARDAKERHenryPEARSONRobertWOOD
John HARDAKERJonathanRADCLIFFE*JonasWOOD
JosephHARGREAVESThomas RATCLIFFE*RubenYEADON
HenryHARPERWilliamRAWNSLEYArthurYEADON
HenryHARRIS*PhilipRAWNSLEY*WilliamYEADON*
John HARRISON*George RAYNER

Primitive Methodism in the Otley Circuit (1)

Photographs of former stalwarts of the Primitive Methodist movement, taken from the The Eventide Review by James Myers, first published 1920.

James Myers (Guiseley)
Mrs Winterburn (left) First supervisor of Guisley Cradle Roll
Mrs Stewart (right) (Guiseley) Leader of Ladies Circle
William Perkins (Otley) Joseph Shadlock (Yeadon) Henry Coupland (Late of Yeadon)

Otley Street Party June 1953

Ilkley Road
 
Back Row: W Forest, Mrs Leverett, Mrs Wood, Mrs Mawson, Mrs Mitchell, Mrs Butcher, Miss Freeman, Mrs Towers, Mrs Rollinson, Mrs Richardson, ?
Seated: Miss trenham, Mrs Casling with Stephen, Mrs Scaife, Mrs Robinson, Mrs Copsey with Hilary, Mrs Lee, A Earnshaw
Front: Miss Freeman, Mrs Lowe, Mrs Gardener, Mrs Rayner 
 
 

Otley Methodists Amateur Dramatics

These photographs are believed to come from the Primitive Methodist Church which was situated on Station Road in Otley. It closed around 1965.

Back row:  George Brearcliffe, Herbert Rigg,  ?  , Arthur chaffer, Jimmy Trotter,

Seated:  Mary Pope, Rita Walker,  Joan Moxon, Norma Hodgson,  ?  , Mavis Hodgson

Ladies Play 1940s

Back Row:  Mrs Daley, Lily Craven, Vera Parker, Sally Craven, Mrs Tiffany. Lily Stephenson, Mrs Atkinson, Ellen Jones, Florrie Brearcliffe

Seated:  Ethel Briggs, Mrs Shearsmith, Cora Thirlby, Molly Ogle, Marian Bartle, Hilda Hartley

Seated on floor:  Joan Moxon, Barbara Atkinson

Back row:  Elsie Clapham, Vera Parker, Doreen Chaffer, Cora Thurlby, Ellen Jones, Florrie Brearcliffe, Mrs Stephenson, Molly Ogle, Florrie Brearcliffe

Front row:  Ethel Briggs, Edie Brookes, Hilda Hartley, Mrs Shearsmith, Joyce Spencer, Margaret Scott, Christine Carter, Marian Bartle.