Posts By: Barton & Hallworth

Dorothy Smith

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Dorothy Smith of Frederick Street, Oswaldtwistle died peacefully at home on Saturday 28th October 2017, aged 79 years. In her younger years Dorothy attended West End School, then moved up to Rhyddings High School, where she became Head Girl.  She then started work at MacFarlane’s, Stonebridge Mill in Oswaldtwistle as a shorthand typist.  After raising… Read more »

Councillor Paul Thompson

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Paul Thompson of Hardman Close, Knuzden, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short illness on Thursday 26th October 2017, aged 68 years. Throughout his life Paul has always been a hard worker and would do anything for anybody.  In 1975 he took the plunge and formed his own company… Read more »

Fred Moore

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Fred Moore of Rishton and formerly of Langho passed away at his daughter’s home, on Wednesday 25th October 2017, aged 87 years. Fred started his working life as an apprentice at the East Lancashire Coach Builders and later moved to work as a foreman at Gillibrands in Blackburn, his favourite hobby was building vintage wagons… Read more »

John Lamb

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John Lamb of Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly at home after a long illness on Monday 23rd October, 2017, aged 72 years. A dearly loving husband of Annette, also a dear brother and uncle. “John will be very sadly missed by all his loving family and many friends.” His funeral service will be held on Friday… Read more »