A History of Rawdon

Persons Places and Prejudices by D. C. Willcock

World Wars

Roll of Honour 1914-18

George Airton

D'Arcy Hutton

Harry Proctor

Gerald Averdieck

Edward Jackson

Paul Rawnsley

Sydney Bateson

Basil Jordan

Henry Rigg

Charles Bell

Willam Jowett

Cyril Robson

George Binns

Ronald Kay

Arthur Sands

Alfred Brady

Jonathan Knowles

Leonard Scurr

William Brown

Kenneth Law

George Shaw

Lawrence Carlisle

Adam Linfoot

Victor Skevington

John Carter

Clarence Lambourne

Carrington Smith

John Darnborough

Percy Lister

Walter Spence

Fred Exley

Henry Longfellow

Albert Stevens

William Farrer

John Lumby

Harry Stevens

Richard Fawcett

Matthew Marshall

Joseph Sunderland

Harold Gott

Walter Mason

Wilfred Swale

William Grandage

Gilbert Mawson

William Taylor

Martin Gray

Eric May

George Teale

Clarence Harper

Arthur Middlemiss

Albert Tidds

Edward Hartley

Harry Muller

Louis Tomlinson

James Hartley

Harry Myers

Fred Ward

Edwin Hewitt

Albert Newsom

Cecil Warrior

Joshua Hindle

Edgar Oates

John Whitehead

Percy Hindle

Arnold Palliser

Jasper Whitehead

Archie Hopwood

Harry Palliser

W. Lawn Wilkinson

Joseph Howdin

Hugh Partridge

Frederick Wilson

Fred Houlden

Frank Pitt

Jos Windross

Lewis Houlden Harry Prince

Evelyn Wood



George Wood

Roll of Honour 1939-45

Frederick Akister

Jack Dawson

Wilfred Pratt

Frederick Altoft

Sydney Francis

John Sharp

Ronald Armitage

Roland Frost

Marjorie Sharp

Arthur Barlow

Robert Harper

Eileen Stallworthy

Thomas Barrett

John Hattersley

Eric Trumper

Robert Berkin

James Hawkshaw

Hedley Verity

Dennis Best

Robert Heap

George Vokes

Leslie Binns

Frank Hudson

Allan Wheelhouse

Dennis Brown

Thomas Jeffrey

Alfred Waite

Cyril Bullock

Ronald Kirkbright

Peter Wood

Thomas Coleman

Austyn Naylor

Roy Yeadon

Edgar Cornaby

Reginald Pool


"At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them”




David Charles Willcock Born 5th October 1924 Died 22nd June 2014 aged 89

The content of the website comes from the book "A History of Rawdon" author D. C. Willcock published 2000. 400 copies were printed and sold out immediately.

Born in Horsforth 1924 David Willcock lived most of his life in Horsforth & Rawdon. The only son of Clarence Harry Willcock (Wikipedia entry).

With a keen interest in history the content traces the development of this quintessential English village. Whilst every care was taken in the writing if you feel that there are factual errors please do suggest corrections via the contact form.

For more general enquiries Aireborough Historical Society provides a fantastic resource. D C Willcock was proud to be its Chairman in 2000.

Additional information about Harry Willcock.

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