Can you help us?
Do you have Family links to Great Harwood?
On the 2nd of October 1926 the War Memorial in Great Harwood was unveiled. This was the start of the development of the area into the Memorial Park that we know and love today. Do you remember attending this event?
The Friends of Memorial Park are working with Hyndburn Borough Councils Parks Team on the development of a funding bid to Heritage Lottery Fund for improvements to the park.
As part of the project we are looking to record residents recollections of visiting the park as both an oral history and photographic history.
Was your mother or grandmother one of the ladies on the War Memorial Committee.
Here is the list of the Committee
President: Councillor Mrs Cumming
Vice President: The Hon Mrs Trappes-Lomax
Treasurer: Mrs M Boardman
Secretary: Mrs W R Hartley

Committee
Mrs Adie Mrs S B John Mrs Westby
Mrs Bailey Mrs Johnson (vicarage) Mrs Wilmore
Mrs J W Baron Mrs Johnson (Police Station) Mrs Wilson
Mrs Barratt Mrs Leach Mrs Whittaker
Mrs Bass Mrs Martin
Mrs J Bentley Mrs J Mercer
Mrs W Bentley Mrs T Mercer
Miss Bentley Mrs Patterson
Mrs Berry Miss Patchett
Mrs Birtwell Miss Pollitt
Mrs F Boardman Mrs R Proctor
Mrs Boothman Mrs W Procter
Mrs Bradshaw Mrs Rayner
Mrs Chester Mrs Rushton
Mrs Cran Miss Slater
Mrs Culshaw Miss Sumner
Miss Denley Mrs Shuttleworth
Mrs Eddleston Mrs Stansfield
Mrs Fielding Mrs Stott
Mrs A Hanson Mrs Strong
Mrs J Hanson Mrs Sutton
Mrs Haigh Mrs Swan
Mrs Harrison Mrs J Taylor
Mrs F Hartley Mrs J H Taylor
Mrs Haslam Mrs Thompson
Mrs Haworth Mrs Townley
Mrs Holden Mrs Waring
Mrs J B Ingham Mrs Warren

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