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Acting Sergeant David Nuttall

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. David Nuttall was in the workhouse in 1901. Acting Sergeant, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Service number 31136. Formerly 9953, York and Lancaster Regiment. Early life and the Workhouse David Nuttall was born in Shipley…
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Blacksmith George William Moore

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. George William Moore was in the Clarendon Street Children's home which was attached to the Keighley workhouse in 1911. He would certainly have known Richard Horsfall, Charles Horner and Richard Horner (who were unrelated) and…
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Private Richard Horsfall

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. Richard Horsfall was in the Clarendon Street Children's home which was attached to the Keighley workhouse in 1911. He would certainly have known Charles Horner and Richard Horner (who were unrelated) and Fred Firth who…
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VAD Betty Haggas

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Betty Haggas Nurse [caption id="attachment_7388" align="alignnone" width="251"] Betty Haggas. Photo credit: Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 27 September 1929[/caption] Early life Betty was born Alice Maude Haggas on 13th November 1895 in Cross Roads, to Thomas Henry and Alice Maude Haggas nee Bailey. Thomas was a worsted manufacturer, his wife was…
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