Obituaries

Harold Bailey

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Harold Bailey of Ashworth Street, Baxenden, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Saturday 10th February 2018, aged 77 years. In his early years Harold attended St John’s Primary School in Padiham before moving up to St Mary’s in Burnley.  He then became an apprentice Electrician and worked at Bankhall Pit and Bellings… Read more »

Hermon Coker Burgess

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Hermon Burgess of Aitken Street, Accrington, passed away peacefully at home, whilst surrounded by his loving family on Thursday 8th February 2018, aged 83 years. In his youth Hermon attended St John’s Primary School in Accrington, he later then completed his National Service.  Hermon was a hard worker and worked as a Joiner for various… Read more »

James (Bill) Broughton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

James Broughton known to his family and friends as Bill, passed away peacefully in Arbrook House Care Home, Esher, Surrey on Friday 26th January 2018, aged 89 years. In his early years Bill was brought up in and around Church and Oswaldtwistle.  Throughout his life Bill was a hard worker and worked as a teacher… Read more »

Audrey Foy

Posted by Sarah Barton.

On Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 peacefully at Royal Blackburn Hospital, Audrey, aged 90 years. Devoted wife of the late Eric, much loved mother of Howard and Ian (Ilyas), dear mother-in-law of Kate and Sharifa, loving sister of Leonard and the late Sheila and beloved grandma of Adam, Zahrah, Hamza and Safwan. Audrey will be sadly… Read more »