Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Yiewsley Labour Party 1919

Labour Party Concert at Yiewsley, West Middlesex February 1919

The local Yiewsley Trades Council & Labour Party arranged a very successful concert on Friday evening 21st February 1919 at the assembly hall, Yiewsley
for which they were fortunate in securing the services of the Railway Clerks Association (TSSA) (Marylebone Branch) Musical and Dramatic Society.

This talented party gave a programme full of good things and in solo, duet and dance the members were most enmtertaing. The party consisted of the Misses Wendon, Doris, Allen, Sallis, Hawkes, Bird, Moscovitz and Messrs Higgs, Gould, Wareham, Floyd and Rousell. The latter a ventriloquist of no mean order gave several smart shows, whilst Miss Hawkes sweet voice and pretty manner won the warm appreciation of the crowded audience. Mr Wareham too proved a great favourite and was loudly encored on each appearance.

During the interval Mr Herbert William Knowles the Chairman introduced two of the Labour candidates for the Yiewsley urban District Council election Mr H. Ashby (Chairman of Yiewsley Labour Party) and Mr J. Worsell (Secretary of Yiewsley Labour Party). 

Both candidates gave a short speech on local affairs dealing particularly with housing, the great and increasing need for which they emphasized
Uxbridge Advertiser Friday February 26th 1919