Obituaries

Ashley Taylor

Posted by Sarah Barton.

The funeral of the late Ashley James Taylor was held on Thursday 1st February 2018 at Union Road Community Church, Oswaldtwistle, prior to committal at Accrington Crematorium. Donations are being welcomed to help with the cost of Ashley’s funeral and can be sent c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, 36-138 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR.

Jacqueline Hunt

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Jacqueline Hunt, of St Ledger Court, Accrington, died suddenly on Sunday 21st January 2018, aged 88 years. In her younger years Jacqueline was part of the land army, and later served for the regular army during the 50’s.  She later had various jobs including being a club-act, working on Accrington Market and for Smithson’s Newsagents,… Read more »

Michael (Mick) Fairweather

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Michael Fairweather of Beech Close, Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away on Tuesday 9th January 2018, aged 70 years. When Mick was young he attended St Celia’s Catholic School in Longridge.  After leaving school his first job was as an Electrician.  He later became a driver and had numerous jobs including driving for Blackburn Corporation as a… Read more »

Kathleen Holden

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Kathleen Holden, formerly of Higher Bold Venture Farm, Oswaldtwistle died peacefully on Sunday 14th January 2018, after a long brave battle against dementia, aged 87 years. In her younger years Kathleen was part of the land army after the war.  She later helped and worked on the family farms in Oswaldtwistle up until her retirement,… Read more »