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VAD Doris Varley

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Doris Varley Nurse   Doris Varley was the middle of three children born to William Sagar and Martha Alice Varley. She was born on 2nd July 1896 and baptised 26th August of that year at Ingrow, Keighley. [caption id="attachment_8684" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Doris Varley's baptism record[/caption] She had an older brother, Frederick…
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VAD Kathleen Horsfall

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Kathleen Horsfall General Service Kathleen May Horsfall was born on 1st February 1893 to Sir John Cousin Horsfall, 1st Baronet and his second wife Dame Sarah Emily Horsfall nee Fawcett. John Horsfall had taken over the ownership of Hayfield Mills (now Cirteq) in Glusburn from his first father in law, John…
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VAD Mary Talbot

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Mary Talbot General Service Mary Clough was born on 3rd October 1890 to William Clough and Louisa Clough nee Clapham. William was a worsted manufacturer and the Liberal M.P. for Skipton, and the brother of Samuel, one time mayor of Keighley, (Samuel's wife Martha was also a VAD). She had a…
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