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Samuel Sykes, fireman and stone mason.

Samuel Sykes, fireman and stone mason.

Date: 1900c. Donor: Beryl Sykes. Photographer: Richard Simpson. Samuel Sykes’ main occupation was that of a stone mason. He lived on Zoar Street and his life span was 1847-1919. It’s not clear whether he was working for Morley Mutual Fire Insurance Company (which closed in 1902) or Morley Council which took over from them. Richard Simpson was active in Morley from 1895-1907.