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VAD Emma Rogerson

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Emma Rogerson Surgical Nursing Duties, Voluntary Aid Detachment Emma was born on 21st September 1889 in Oxenhope, Keighley. Her parents were Calvert Smith Rogerson and Charlotte Rogerson, nee Eland, they had married earlier that year in Keighley. Calvert worked in the blacksmith industry. Emma had seven siblings, she was the oldest.…
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Women of Worth – new team

After a great meeting on Tuesday evening (6th July) we are please to welcome new Project members Laura Goodchild, Carole Hodge and Kat Hyde. They will be running the 'Women of Worth' part of the project (amongst other things). They'll start by tackling the huge list of names which Christine Hudson has distilled from the…
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Corporal Fred Firth

This is one of a series of posts about local men named on the Keighley Union Workhouse roll of honour. Fred was in the Clarendon Street Children's home which was attached to the Keighley workhouse in 1911 along with Charles Horner. We could not find any evidence his younger brother Nathan was ever in the…
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