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Mr Lockwood said: "The Whit Walks occurred in most villages up to the 1960s or 70s when changing lifestyles (and the creation of Spring Bank Holiday effectively erasing Whitsuntide Holy-day) brought about the demise of both the walks and the Sings.
Mrs A Lee, of Lindley, is clear that her memories are of Whit Walks.
It was always held on a Whit Monday, not the week before, and we always had new Sunday clothes.
But there's far more to Whit Friday than the march contests.
For us it was generally Whit Monday when youngsters, showing off their new dresses and suits, with many a new penny tucked in a pocket, paraded behind a band, stopping at selected spots then, to the accompaniment of the band, sang a few verses of a well-known hymn or two.