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  • Memorial Hall and COVID-19

    Following Lockdown, Village and Community Halls were able to accommodate indoor sport and exercise, dancing classes and certain other performance-related activity from 25th July 2020.The Memorial Hall Management Committee is taking a steps to qualify the hall as being COVID-19 Secure as follows: We have conducted a Memorial Hall Risk Assessment and made it available to all users. We have cleaning, handwashing and hygiene procedures in line with UK Government guidance We have taken all reasonable steps to help hall users keep safe from COVID-19 We have taken all reasonable steps to help Hirers maintain Social Distancing when using the hall Where people cannot keep 2m apart we have advised Hirers on the mitigating actions they might take to manage transmission risk
  • VE Day 75 - Stay at Home Street Party - 8th May 2020

    Stay at Home Street Party - Decorate your House in Red, White & Blue and enjoy a picnic in your front Garden”.The village was bedecked in red, white and blue bunting (see also a short video taken by resident Charles Charlesworth on the Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall FaceBook page)Teas were prepared by the local coffee shop, Sophie's.With sandwiches, sausage roll, cream scone and Victoria sponge. One recipient later declared it to be “As good as tea at the Ritz”. A VE day quiz was also distributed with each tea.A group of volunteers distributed the teas, one came appropriately dressed in an outfit from the 1940s
  • Frank and Peggy Shuffe - Licensees at the Joiners Arms 1956-1977

    Frank Shuffe, the from 1956, was an English professional footballer who played as a right back for Bradford City and later became trainer at Valley Parade.On leaving football he became manager of the The Prospect Hotel at Ecckeshill, Bradford during October 1953 before moving on to become Landlord of the Joiner's Arms in 1956 Frank died at Harrogate Hospital on 7 February 1973 after a short illness aged 55. Peggy continued on with their son John, a keen sportsman, until she retired in 1978 and moved to live near friends in Scotland  
  • The 'Spanish Flu' - Hampsthwaite 1918

    Milly Hebblethwaite was  a delightful and diligent 14 year old pupil at Hampsthwaite school, who came from a growing family who lived in the Hollins.  The previous year the school had given her a prize for her excellent attendance.  She died of influenza on 10th November, 1918;  This was one day before the end of the ‘War to end wars,’ the first World war.[article by Angela Sansam - June 2020]
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  • Plans, Layouts and Resources

    Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall can provide facilities and resources for most events and has a good car park with marked spaces for over 50 cars. There is a well-equipped kitchen and catering area with dishwasher, water-heater, micro-wave, Rangemaster Pro induction cooker and ample supplies of crockery, glassware and cutlery. Adjacent to the Kitchen is a Servery with hatchways through to both the Main Hall and Dining Room (or small hall) which can be used as a bar. The Memorial Hall is licenced to sell alcohol. The Main Hall includes a well-equipped stage area and Green Room at one end, with P.A. system, both rear and front projection facilities for DVD, Blu-ray or data, ample stage-lighting, star-cloth, a mirror ball, and can be rigged with a ceiling canopy if needed. The Main Hall can open out into the adjacent Sun Lounge to accommodate larger numbers or as a bar area. The Dining Room, or small hall, is used for meetings, for groups, to place a buffet for example, or as another alternative bar area. There are ample chairs to furnish each of the spaces using either rectangular or circular tables. Table cloths and chair covers are available on request.
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    George Frederick Grimshaw 20th October 1914 - 17th June 1940
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Hampsthwaite School Photo Gallery

Hampsthwaite National School : opened 1861 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite National School : opened 1861

A collection of photos relating to Hampsthwaite CE Primary School from its establisment in 1861.

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Hampsthwaite School : early 20th century - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School : early 20th century
Hampsthwaite School : pre920 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School : pre920
Hampsthwaite School Infants : 1921 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Infants : 1921
Mr Percy Townsend Hough : Headmaster from 1925
Mr Percy Townsend Hough : Headmaster from 1925
Mr Hough and his class - click for full size image
Mr Hough and his class
Mr Hough and bee keeping - click for full size image
Mr Hough and bee keeping
Infants Class - click for full size image
Infants Class
Juniors Class - click for full size image
Juniors Class
Hampsthwaite School Infants : 1929 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Infants : 1929
Maypole Dancing : 1930s - click for full size image
Maypole Dancing : 1930s
Head teacher Mr Hough and his class of summer 1930 - click for full size image
Head teacher Mr Hough and his class of summer 1930
Head teacher Mr Hough and his class - click for full size image
Head teacher Mr Hough and his class
May Queen : Edna Simpson 1932 - click for full size image
May Queen : Edna Simpson 1932
May Queen : Edna Simpson 1932 - click for full size image
May Queen : Edna Simpson 1932
May Queen : Mary I’Anson - click for full size image
May Queen : Mary I’Anson
May Queen : Mary I’Anson - click for full size image
May Queen : Mary I’Anson
May Queen - click for full size image
May Queen
May Queen - click for full size image
May Queen
May Queen : Winifred White in 1935 - click for full size image
May Queen : Winifred White in 1935
Mrs Giles and her class of 1937 - click for full size image
Mrs Giles and her class of 1937
Hampsthwaite School : with Mrs Giles circa 1940 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School : with Mrs Giles circa 1940
Miss Arnison's class - click for full size image
Miss Arnison's class
VE Day 1945 - click for full size image
VE Day 1945
Hampsthwaite School 1945/46 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1945/46
Hampsthwaite School Christmas Party - December 21st 1949 with Mrs Giles and Miss Slater - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Christmas Party - December 21st 1949 with Mrs Giles and Miss Slater
Hampsthwaite School 1945-55 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1945-55
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School : April 1952 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School : April 1952
Miss Allen and the top class : circa 1953 - click for full size image
Miss Allen and the top class : circa 1953
Hampsthwaite School 1949-55 : with Mrs Harrison and Miss Allen - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1949-55 : with Mrs Harrison and Miss Allen
Hampsthwaite School circa 1955 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School circa 1955
Hampsthwaite School 1950's : with Miss Allen (Headteacher) and Miss Slater (Juniors Teacher) - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1950's : with Miss Allen (Headteacher) and Miss Slater (Juniors Teacher)
Hampsthwaite School with Miss Allen (Headteacher) and Miss McGrail (Middle Class) - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School with Miss Allen (Headteacher) and Miss McGrail (Middle Class)
Hampsthwaite School 1950's : with Miss Allen and Miss Grail - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1950's : with Miss Allen and Miss Grail
Miss Allen and her juniors class in 1973 - click for full size image
Miss Allen and her juniors class in 1973
Hampsthwaite School : Top Juniors 1980 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School : Top Juniors 1980
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1979 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1979
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School School Leavers 1981 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School School Leavers 1981
Hampsthwaite School Year 6 Leavers 1988 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Year 6 Leavers 1988
Hampsthwaite School Infants1988 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Infants1988
Hampsthwaite School Leavers : July 1990 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Leavers : July 1990
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School 1993 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite C.E. Primary School 1993
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1994 with Headteacher Mr Peter Morris - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1994 with Headteacher Mr Peter Morris
Hampsthwaite School 1996 with Cath Callis, Peter Morris and Lynne Tee - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School 1996 with Cath Callis, Peter Morris and Lynne Tee
Headteacher Peter Morris with his class of 1996 - click for full size image
Headteacher Peter Morris with his class of 1996
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1998 with Headteacher Cheryl Smith - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Leavers 1998 with Headteacher Cheryl Smith
Hampsthwaite School Infants 1998 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite School Infants 1998
Grand Opening of the new school hall and classroom extension November 19th - 20th 2010 - click for full size image
Grand Opening of the new school hall and classroom extension November 19th - 20th 2010
Hampsthwaite School Photo Gallery

A collection of photos relating to Hampsthwaite CE Primary School from its establisment in 1861.

Click on photos to enlarge

Hampsthwaite National School : opened 1861 - click for full size image
Hampsthwaite National School : opened 1861