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Geoff was interviewed by Roger Clarke in March 2005. At the time, Geoff was the Secretary of the Saltaire Village Society.
Added to website: 5 June 2007 Breeze, Paul
Designer stubble, decisive and businesslike - meet Paul Breeze, the Reverend of the Saltaire United Reformed Church.
Written by Roger Clarke, April 2005. Added to website: 5 June 2007Dewhirst, the Dewhirst family of Saltaire. Pat Holland from Halifax shares the fascinating story of her relatives who lived in Saltaire from 1855/60 until the early 1900s. Her great grandfather was killed in a horrific accident at the Mill.Eaton, Alex & Louise
Saltaire Sentinel, January 2006Garrard, Harold - Audio file and transcript. Dave Shaw speaks to Harold Garrard, who recalls that after starting his first day of work in 1935, he stayed at Salts Mill for 50 years.Grimley, Jack
Ninety-five years old in November 2006, Jack Grimley was one of the most important men in the Village in the 1950’s and 60’s...
Written by Roger Clarke, August 2006 Halliday, Michael
Saltaire Sentinel, March 2006Heald, Anne and Roger
Written by Roger Clarke, November 2006Holroyd, John - Examples of John Holroyd's work is all around us: on advertising for many of the Village businesses and on tourist items in the local gift shops. The son of a teacher of woodwork, metalwork and technical drawing...Kemp, Helen
Saltaire Sentinel, February 2006Lawler, Eddie - writer of poetry, songs and muscials.Lodge, Carol and Christine
Saltaire Sentinel, June 2006McAllister, Jean - Principal of Shipley College has worked in Saltaire since 1978. She originally came to Yorkshire from Southampton in 1968, to study at Leeds University, where she stayed to complete her Master’s Degree in Comparative Politics.Morris, the family - Jayfort Security Services
Saltaire Sentinel, April 2006Quanbury, The Quanbury Family
Saltaire Sentinel, July 2007Randall, Peter - Saltaire Gentlemen's Hairdresser
Interviewed by Roger Clarke for the Saltaire Sentinel, 2005
Added to website: 5 June 2007
Rowbotham, Tim - Microbiologist and Ironmonger extraordinaire! This interview is part of the Roger Clarke's Saltaire people series.
Added to website 26 March 2007 Schofield, Nigel
Written by Roger Clarke, April 2005
Added to website 5 June 2007 Smith, Eric
Saltaire Sentinel, October 2006Smith, Les and Ronnie
Saltaire Sentinel, July 2006Tankard, Nick
Children's illustrator and Saltaire-inspired artist
By Roger Clarke, May 2007Thorton, Bert and Sheila
Written by Roger Clarke - June 2006 Townsend, Hattie
Saltaire Sentinel, August 2006Woods, Clive - writer, hero and local historian extraordinaire!