Category Archives: Oxenhope

VAD Herbert Butterfield

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Herbert Butterfield Hospital Convoys and Air Raids Born on 20th February 1879, Herbert Butterfield was the youngest of three sons born to Aquila Butterfield, a worsted weaver from Haworth, and Matilda Butterfield nee Wright from Oxenhope. In 1881 they lived at 16 Uppertown in Oxenhope. In 1891 they lived at Woodhouse,…
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Private Fred Frazer

Private, 4th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Service no. 59030. [caption id="attachment_9069" align="alignleft" width="209"] Photo of Private Fred Frazer from the Keighley News dated 26 Jan 1918[/caption] Early life: Fred was born in Oxenhope on 25th December 1898 and his birth was registered in 1899 in Keighley. He was the son of…
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