It is impossible to say how Thomas Shires's undoubted talent for photography would have evolved over the years.
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But sadly his life ended in 1905 at the age of 28.

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Mass-Observation mini-site featuring the photography of Humphrey Spender
Between 1937 and 1938 Humphrey Spender took over 900 pictures of Bolton at the request of Tom Harrisson, one of the founders of the Mass-Observation project.
Website:
http://spenders_worktown.boltonmuseums.org.uk
North Turton website
North Turton is an area made up of small villages and hamlets and is part of the area formerly known as “Turton UDC” (Turton Urban District Council).
Website:
http://www.northturton.com
BBC History Website
Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/
Rowley Collection
The Rowley Collection website is a tribute to the late Dr Geoffrey Rowley the eminent Skipton historian, who with Mr. Ken Ellwood gathered together these fascinating prints.
Website:
http://www.rowleycollection.co.uk
House Of Images
House of Images (HoI) is an established supplier and leading provider of image-database and Collections-Management Systems to Museums, Libraries and commercial organisations. HoI software has been a UK pioneer of CMS solutions since its creation in 1993, by Ken Potter and Ian Smith, the founding Partners.
Website:
http://www.hoimages.co.uk
Cowlingweb
Cowling Web is a free website dedicated to Cowling Village, it's inhabitants, history and the surrounding area known as Cowling Parish, Yorkshire. Cowlingweb also build, host and maintain websites.
Website:
http://www.cowlingweb.co.uk

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