1975 to 2002

World History Morley History
Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 1977
Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister 1979
1981 Census – population 44,671 (estimated)
Start of Falklands War 1982
Fall of Berlin Wall 1989
1991 Census – population 47,579 (estimated)
1993 Centenary of rebuilding of St Paul’s Church
1996 Part of Grammar School destroyed by fire
1996 Town Hall centenary celebrations
Diana Princess of Wales killed in car accident 1997
1999 New Morley Town Council set up
2001 Census – population 54,051 (estimated)
Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II 2002