[Hodthorpe Electoral Registers]
[Frank Flower Photographs]
Frank Flower - Hodthorpe
The following was received from Canada a while ago
Good Morning from Canada:
I was so impressed yesterday when I put "Whitwell Historical Society" into
Google and up came a wonderfully organized site. Good to have dedicated people
with the techno smarts to be interested in a village's history.
I have some things I could send you, relating to my late great Uncle, by
marriage, Frank Flower. Some are more recent publications and some date back
to 1889. I would like to send it all to you and you will know how to sort it.
What address would I use to get this package in the post?Thank you for your
attention to this matter. Regards, Joanne Walton
of Frank Flower:
in the coal mine, underground at first, but was noticed and brought to work
in the stores which he did with great dedication
sisters died of consumption at about age 22
He played the piano for them while
they lay ill in an upstairs bedroom - very skilled and technically
proficient at playing the piano
having never flown before, flew to
Canada to marry Gladys Mary Lines, nee Tindall on Nov. 5th and was married
He provided hours of pleasure as he
played the piano for the family, for his church and as an accompanist for a
His rose garden was his pride and
joy and he tended it well he played tennis well into his 70's
took him into care in 1997 and in 1998 he passed away just days after his
All of the papers and artefacts have now been stored with
the History Group.
The information received was very disparate so I decided
just to put the links so you can explore the treasures within.
Hodthorpe Electoral Registers for
1898, 1914 and 1926.