Category Archives: Keighley

Squadron Sergeant Major Emanuel Parratt

This man is a candidate for addition to Keighley's Supplementary Volume under the proposal to add further names in 2024, the centenary of the original roll of honour. Click here to go to the Main page Supported by the National Lottery's Heritage Fund, our project intends to submit about 120 names for peer review to…
Read more

Sapper George Holbrough

This man is a candidate for addition to Keighley's Supplementary Volume under the proposal to add further names in 2024, the centenary of the original roll of honour. Click here to go to the Main page Supported by the National Lottery's Heritage Fund, our project intends to submit about 120 names for peer review to…
Read more

Land Girl Gwendoline Bairstow

Women's Land Army page Gwendoline Bairstow: Women's Land Army Early Life: Gwendoline is born on the 27th July 1917 to William and Ethel Bairstow (nee Cooke) in Keighley, West Yorkshire. Her father is a joiner and carpenter and her mother is a Burler and Mender. From 1935-37 the family are living at 10 Mill Hill,…
Read more

VAD Joseph Albert Jowett

Voluntary Aid Detachment page VAD Joseph Albert Jowett Quartermaster; Air Raids, Convoys, Transport of Wounded and Secretary for Spencer Street Auxiliary Hospital Joseph was born on 22nd April 1864 in Keighley, to parents Joseph and Mary Jowett nee Hartley. He was baptised on 30th October at St Michael and All Angels Church in Haworth. His…
Read more