About: Kat Hyde
I am a history teacher in a local secondary school.
Recent Posts by Kat Hyde
Private Michael Henry 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. No. 202346. Formerly 18th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. No. 202864. [caption id="attachment_8837" align="alignleft" width="214"] Private Michael Henry.Photo courtesy Burnley Express.[/caption] Early Life: Michael Henry was born in Keighley in 1900 to James Henry, a labourer aged 24 and Rose Anne Henry (nee Narey) a mill-hand aged…Read more
Lance Corporal Nelson Holmes 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment. Early Life: Nelson Holmes was born in Silsden, 14th July 1897 to Timothy Holmes, a labourer from Silsden and Annie Holmes of Bradford. In the 1901 census, the family are living at 4 Mill Banks in Silsden. The census reveals that Timothy was…Read more
Lieutenant Colonel Raymond Booth Scott Royal Engineers [caption id="attachment_8747" align="alignleft" width="216"] Lieutenant Colonel Raymond Booth Scott[/caption] Early Life: Lieutenant Colonel Raymond Booth Scott was born in Keighley on the 28th February 1898 and was the son of Joseph Scott of Halifax and Clara Scott of Leeds. In the 1901 census, the family is living at…Read more
2nd Lieutenant Ralph Oscar Gladstone West Lancashire Field Company, Royal Engineers. [caption id="attachment_8703" align="alignleft" width="246"] Ralph Oscar Gladstone. Image from the 'Keighlian' Magazine.[/caption] Early Life: Ralph Oscar Gladstone, 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Engineers, was born in Cardiff, 1890 and was the son of Ralph Atchison Gladstone of Newport, Wales and Martha Gladstone of Crosshills,…Read more
Voluntary Aid Detachment page Lucy Mael Piggott Nursing Member Lucy Mael Pigott was born on the 3rd August, 1864. She was the daughter of William Lister Marriner and Elizabeth Marriner, the former being the heir to Marriner’s Worsted company at Greengate Mill in Keighley. In the 1871 census, Lucy is listed as aged 6, a…Read more