Sadly, their daddy passed away of TB and was at Aitken Sanatorium at Holcombe in 1934, and Olive had been kept to create up Bert alone, and she did a marvellous work.

Sadly, their daddy passed away of TB and was at Aitken Sanatorium at Holcombe in 1934, and Olive had been kept to create up Bert alone, and she did a marvellous work.

Bert went along to Edenfield Primary class, then onto Peel Brow.

He lived across the street to Richard Holts Farm, and after school that’s where he could be, likely to obtain the cows set for milking. Then at weekends and college vacations, he’d assistance with the milk rounds and hay generating.

He did their nationwide solution with all the Lancashire Fusiliers at Bury and Bulford, and was in the police that is military.

Bert struggled to obtain several years at clear Paper Mill at Heap Bridge, Bury, as a slitter, then as supervisor within the Dispatch Warehouse.

In Bert’s more youthful years he played football for many clubs; Edenfield Youth Group, Tottington St Anne’s, and many other groups. (more…)