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Re: Monday's header from 80 yrs ago
That photo is interesting in as much as most of the group are less than half the size of the few adults at the back. This makes the interior appear to be much bigger than it actually was.
The pipe organ, built by Nelson & Co. of Durham, was inaugurated on 11April, 1906. It replaced an old American Harmonium which at the time was described as ‘suffering every disease an organ could have, being broken winded, weak voiced and probably died of premature senile decay’.
Recommended Local History websites.