Category Archives: Silsden

VAD Fanny Roberts

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Fanny Roberts Nursing Sister, St. John's Ambulance Brigade Born on the 4th May 1893, Fanny was the only child of Joseph Roberts of Addingham and Mary Sarah Roberts nee Horn, from Silsden. She was baptised on 25th June 1893 at St. James' Church in Silsden. [caption id="attachment_9725" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The baptism…
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VAD Margaret C. Glew

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Margaret C. Glew Trainee Nurse Margaret Caroline Barrett was born on 5th January 1890 to Jonas and Annie Barrett nee Wilson, who had married in August 1889 in Austwick, North Yorkshire. Jonas was from Silsden and Annie was from Austwick. Margaret was baptised on 4th May 1890 at St. James' Church…
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VAD Emma Scaife

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Emma Scaife Nursing Sister, Bed making and any ward duties   Emma was born on 5th December 1894 to Joe and Margaret Jane Scaife, nee Scott. She was baptised on 24th February 1895 at St. Peter's Church in Addingham. [caption id="attachment_9339" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Emma Scaife's baptism record[/caption] Joe was a gardener…
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