Tuesday, 24 May 2011

On This Day ... 24 May

1869     Martha Anne Pattison was born at Colliery Houses, Longframlington, Northumberland, England. She was the daughter of William Pattison and his wife Ann Brown, and was my great-grandmother.

1902     Margaret Lamb nee Gerrard died at home in Byker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England. She was 57 years old, and was my great-great-grandmother.

1917     Serjeant Leslie Liddle of the North Staffordshire Regiment died at Arras, France, during World War One. He was 23 years old and died less than a month after his older brother Sidney.

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