Photographs of the Salvation Army in Darlaston
The new Salvation Army Hall on the Leys, which replaced the old Citadel in High Street, was opened on Saturday 20th September, 1975 by Lieutenant Colonel Frank Powell.

 

 

 

 

 

The souvenir brochure for the opening of the new hall. Courtesy of Brian Groves.
        


Part of the opening ceremony at the new hall. Courtesy of Brian Groves.

A Salvation Army presentation in about 1972. Sue Pearce is being presented with a singing company leader's certificate by Major Richardson, the divisional youth secretary.
The other people are as follows: Back Row, L to R: Mrs Tite, Mr. Tite (auxiliary captain), Marjorie Harvey.

Children:
Back Row, L to R: Julie Groves, Ruth Clarkson, Kim Brey, ? , Carol Banks.
Front Row, L to R: Dawn Brey, Peter Groves, Michelle Green, Pat Green, Irene ?
I must thank Brian Groves for providing the names.


The 1926 Young People's Band. Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

 
 


A Salvation Army Band, believed to be from the 1920s. Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

Salvationists at work on the Bull Stake.

Possibly in the early 1920s.

Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

 


An outing on the canal. Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.


Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

 
 


Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

The Salvatones in about 1966.  Left to right:  Susan Tite, Peter Groves, Thomas Groves, Richard Tite, Derek Groves, and Marjorie Harvey. Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.
 
 


A harvest festival at Darlaston Citadel in High Street. Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

The oldest and youngest soldiers.

Back Row:  Major E. B. Hoskins and Derek Groves.
In front Sister P. Gennard.

Photo taken around 1956.

Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

Amanda Groves' Cradle Roll Certificate.

Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves.

Alison Groves' Cradle Roll Certificate.

Courtesy of Brian Groves and Derek Groves. 

Fanny Harris and two of her Salvation Army colleagues.

On her left is Charles Fletcher, and to the right is Albert Bayley.

If you have any other photos of Darlaston Salvation Army that I can add to this page, or can recognise any of the people on the photographs, who are not named, please send me an email, I will be delighted to hear from you.

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