Posts By: Barton & Hallworth

Patricia (Pat) Arrowsmith

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Patricia Arrowsmith,  (previously WALTON, nee BOARDMAN) died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on 22nd October 2019, aged 79 years. Pat as she was known to family and friends, was born in Prestwich and went to Stand Grammar School for Girls. She worked for 30 years at the ICI in Manchester before moving to Blackburn… Read more »

Gordon Smith

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Gordon Smith of Duke Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away on Tuesday 22nd October 2019, aged 69 years. In his youth Gordon attended New Lane School and later Rhyddings High School and then worked for 28 years at the Oswaldtwistle Civic Theatre. He loved going to the horse racing, as well as caravanning and car booting.  He… Read more »

Martin Halstead

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Martin Halstead of Fir Court, Huncoat, passed away on Saturday 12th October, aged 68 years. During his working life Martin worked as a guillotine operator at Cambridge Press Printers in Clayton-Le-Moors from 1967-1982. In his spare time he enjoyed reading, socialising as well as painting and decorating.  In his younger years he also took part… Read more »

Gladys Robertson MacKenzie

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Gladys Robertson MazKenzie of Highfield Close, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital, on Saturday 12th October 2019, aged 85 years. In her early years Gladys attended Leith Academy School in Edinburgh, she then worked on the International Switchboard at Faraday, Black Friars before moving on to Spillers in New Malden, in London… Read more »