OBITUARY: A tribute to my dad - tales of Gildersome mills and days gone by
0 Have your say Arthur Whitehead died on October 6 at the age of 91. His passing ended a rare link with the textile industry of yesteryear. Here, his son Andrew pays tribute.
The death earlier this month of my father Arthur Whitehead - from a Gildersome mill family and a former Morley councillor - breaks another link with the textile industry which once defined the area.
With his passing, there are no longer any Whiteheads who worked at Whiteheads’ mill.
He was 91 and had for the last few years been living in Easingwold near York, but the greater part of his life was spent in Gildersome and... read more
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