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Bolton’s Effort for Selby Abbey – Successful Garden Party.

September 1907

Sheffield Daily Telegraph, Friday, September 6, 1907

Bolton’s Effort for Selby Abbey.
Successful Garden Party.

In aid of the funds for the restoration of Selby Abbey, a garden party was yesterday held in the grounds of Bolton Hall, the residence of Mr. and Mrs. A. Clegg, Bolton-on-Dearne.

The weather being fine success accompanied the effort. Among those present were Lady Halifax (Hickleton Hall), Mrs W. W. Warde-Aldam {Frickley Hall), Mrs. J. Dymond (Burntwood Hall), Mrs. C. H. Taylor (Hampole Priory), Mrs. Joseph Mitchell (Scarborough). Mrs. T. W. H. Mitchell (Wath), Mrs. J. Mitchell (Netherwood), Mr. and Mrs. W. Wilde (Thurnscoe), the Rev. W. H. F. and Mrs. Bateman (Mexborough), the Misses Harrop (Swinton), the Revs. E. P. and S. Spooner (Bolton), Dr. and Mrs. Johnston (Wath). Mrs. and Miss Stanley (Wath), Mrs. Senior (Beever Hall, Barnsley), and Mr and Mrs. Barnes (Wombwell), Mrs. and Miss Dalton (Hickleton), the Rev. W. J. and Mrs. Peacey (Swinton), and Dr. and Mrs. Thom (Bolton).

Mrs. J. Dymond, of Burntwood Hall, the hon. local secretary of the Restoration Fund, with the help of other ladies and gentlemen, was responsible for the arrangements.

The programme presented many attractive features. To the excellent concerts Miss E. Coward (Sheffield), Miss Dorothy Spooner, Miss Lockwood, and Mr. Baxter contributed. Ibbotson’s string band gave selections intervals. Other features were a pastoral play given in a large marquee, and the entertainment supplied by the Wath Pierrots. The stalls and attendants were:—Market stall, Mrs. C. Howard Taylor; refreshment, the Misses Helliwell, Dickenson, and Senior; sweets, Mrs. Arnell and the Misses Beaumont and Marsden. All the help was voluntary