|Description:||Selection of different rhubarb at 21/05/11 event|
|Collection:||Morley Rhubarb Festival Committee|
|Contributor:||West Yorkshire Archive Service|
|Rights:||West Yorkshire Archive Service|
Councillor Judith Elliott gave us her memories of the rhubarb trade in Morley and how it has been in her family for generations.
Morley rhubarb farms played a large part of West Yorkshire's war effort with campaigns such as 'Dig For Victory' and 'Lend A Hand On The Land'. Raymond Cowling recalls his own experiences during that time.
Peter Aldred was born in Morley in 1933. He remembers a lot about the history of the area, including the rhubarb trade.
The Morley Rhubarb Festival Committee does a lot of work in the area to bring together local folk and revive memories of the rhubarb trade.
Brenda Haigh lived in Tingley and remembers what it was like when she was littled girl, around sixty years ago.
Sheila Broadbent (nee Warrington) once worked alongside one of our region's sporting greats in Morley.