Before the stone cross came down in the Great Gale of 1893.
A view of the church in the1900s - probably around 1911 when electric lights were installed in the village thanks to a local hydro-electricity scheme.
Church interior before the installation of the first organ.
1909 Reeth Congregational Prize Choir Back row: John Cherry, Edward Cherry, Robert Hind, William Alderson, Simon Cherry, John Reynoldson, Rev Robert Wendol Jones, Frank Pedley. Middle row: Mary Jane Tebb, Rose Allan, A Robinson, Mary Peacock, Lily Allan, Polly Allan. Third row: Louie Allan, Rhoda Hind, Marion Gott, Samuel Gott, Maud Cherry, Jane Wetherell, Jane Jones, Mary Ann Allan. Front row: Doris Garbutt, Amy Dunn, Gwendoline Jones.
Sunday School outing to Marrick around 1914.
Sunday School about 1926. Back row: Mattie Hammond, John Barningham, Margaret Hall, Simon Cherry, Muriel Croft. Middle row: Edith Blenkiron, Mollie Postgate, Bobby Spence, Amy Postgate, Jean Silkstone, Laura Barningham, Isobel Spence, Rosie Hall. Front row: Sheila Spence, Ronnie Cherry, Everil Spence, Kathleen Blenkiron, Victor Wallis.
Church interior in the 1920s
Exterior view 1920s
Sunday School Anniversary in the 1930s? Far left - Gladys Alderson, other names welcome!
1930s? The railings haven't yet been removed.
Sunday School Anniversary about 1947. Back row (left side): Joan Wagstaffe, Jean Hird, Eileen Wilkinson. Middle row (left side): Sheila Spence (teacher), Irene Hird, Mari Barningham, Freda Barningham. Back row (right side): Wendy Woodward. Second row (right side): Vera Hodgson, Margaret Dinsdale. Third Row (right side): Margaret Wallace, Gladys Alderson (teacher). Front row: Sheila Peacock, Colin Barningham, John Squires, Rita Barningham, Peter Gibson, Pauline Gibson, Anne Wallace.
1950 Dales Conference
Sunday School Anniversary about 1952. Back row: Gladys Alderson, Marjorie Alderson, Rosemary Spencer, Owen Hall, Rosie Spencer, Margaret Wallis, David Goddard, Sheila Goddard, Rev George Hemming. Second row: Angela Barningham, Anne Overend, Wendy Spencer, Barbara Overend, Geraldine Wagstaffe, Pauline Gibson, Margaret Gibson. Third row: John Gibson, Michael Baines, Alan Gibson, John Squires, Peter Gibson, Ian Alderson, Ann Wallis. Front row: Sheila Peacock, Margaret Kendall.
About 1953 Back row: Gladys Alderson, William Baines, Margaret Kendall, Margaret Wallis. Second row: Geraldine Wagstaffe, Pauline Gibson, Barbara Overend, Ann Porter, Ann Wallis, Margaret Gibson, Mick Squires, Marjorie Alderson Third row: John Squires, Ann Overend, Rita Barningham, Angela Barningham, Kathleen Ball Front row: Michael Baines, Peter Gibson, ?, Rosemary Spencer, ?, ?, John Gibson, ?, Barry Porter, Ian Alderson, Alan Gibson
Back Row: Gladys Alderson, Alice Woodward, Bill Baines, Rev Lyman, Anne Wallis, Margaret Gibson, Barbara Overend, Pauline Gibson, Geraldine Wagstaff, Wendy Spencer, Anne Overend, Owen Hall. Middle Row: Graham Woodward, Anne Porter, John Squires, Barry Porter, Ian Alderson, Peter Gibson, Alan Gibson, Marjorie Alderson. Front Row: ?, Trevor Porter, Michael Baines, Catherine Baines, Jacqueline Attwood, Annette Weighill, Maureen Kendal, Rosemary Spencer, Mary Baines, Susan Attwood, Carol Metcalfe, Judith Weighill, Joan Gibson, Mary Gibson.
Church group mid 1950s - but what were they doing with the radio?
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