Catalogue Finding NumberKC329
Office record is held atKirklees, West Yorkshire Archive Service
Authoryes
TitleFLORENCE E LOCKWOOD, BLACK ROCK MILLS, LINTHWAITE, FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY AND NOTES (KC329)
Date1914-1918
Extent0.01/2 volumes
LevelCollection
AdminHistoryFlorence Murray was born in 1861 in Devonport and married Josiah Lockwood, a director of Charles Lockwood and Sons Ltd, woollen manufacturers, Linthwaite. She took an active part in the political and social life of the Colne Valley and Huddersfield, and was a prominent worker for women's suffrage and was president of the Huddersfield Branch of the Women's Suffrage Societies. She was also president of the Colne Valley Women's Liberal Association and represented the Colne Valley at National Federation meetings. For several years she was a member of the Huddersfield Board of Guardians and president of the Linthwaite District Nursing Assoiciation.
Mrs Lockwood was an artist and painted numerous pictures of scenes in the Colne Valley. She was a vice-president of Huddersfield Art Society and many of her pictures were exhibited at the Societies exhibition. She also embroidered a banner for the women's suffrage society bearing a Colne Valley scene and the motto 'vote for homes.'
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