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 Post subject: Re: Heap MI's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 9:56 am 

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Burnley News, 7 Dec 1929
VILLAGE TRIBUTES
Funeral of Mrs. J. H. Heap at Worsthorne.

The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon at St John’s Church, Worsthorne, of Mrs. James H. Heap, of the Bay Horse Hotel, Worsthorne, whose death was reported in our Wednesday issue. The home service and the service at St John’s Church were taken by the vicar at Worsthorne, the Rev. H. Stones, M.A. A large number of mourners assembled at the Bay Horse Hotel to pay their last tribute to Mrs. Heap, who was held in high esteem among a large circle of friends. Among the many mourners were representatives from the Burnley and District Licensed Victuallers Association and also from the Harmony (Todmorden) Lodge of Freemasons, of which lodge Mrs. Heap’s late husband was a Past Master and a Provincial Officer. The coffin was carried to the church by the following bearers: Messrs H.L. Whit-? , A. Sagar, Tom Whittam, Councillors A. H. Pickles, H. B. Duerden and G. E. Benyon.
The path between the lych gate and the church was lined by the members of the Worsthorne branch of the Women’s Help Society, of which Mrs. Heap was a member. As the funeral party entered the church, Mr. A. E. Bridge, a former organist of Worsthorne Parish Church, played on the organ “O, rest in the Lord,” and also accompanied the service, which included the singing of the hymn “Abide with Me,” which was a favourite of the deceased. As the coffin was borne to its last resting-place the organist played Chopin’s Funeral March.
Floral tributes were sent by: Evelyn and Clifford; Edna and Wilfred and children; Mr. and Mrs. J Whittaker; Brother Tom and Sister Bella; Cousin Ellen; Uncle Jes and family; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown and family; Nephew and Niece Willie and Nellie; Edith and Margaret; Joseph, Maggie and Libby; Aunt Mary, ?nnie, Clifford and Fred; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heap and Phyllis; Uncle Henry (Blackpool); ?nnie Lionel, Franceys (Blackpool); Laura and Harry Moore (Blackpool); Lena and Doris (Blackpool); Frank and Ruth Heap (Blackpool); Herbert and Lillie; Pollie; Mr. R. Latham; Mrs. Whittam and Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Whit-? ; Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Latham (Shipley); Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Stanworth; Mrs. Haworth and Miss Smith (Blackburn); Miss Henney and Miss Ethel Henney; Anna (Blackpool); Nellie and Harold; Mr. and Mrs. W. Greenwood; Mrs. ?owther and Mrs. Hancock; Mr. and Mrs. H ?oisdale; Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Benyon; Mr. and Mrs. A Sagar; Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pickles; Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Duerden; Mr. and Mrs. J. Crabtree; Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Lord; Mr. and Mrs. Edge and Mary; Mr. and Mrs. T. Smith; John; Miss Wrigh; Mrs. Cunliffe and Mary; Old Hall Farm; Mr. and Mrs. Riley (Worsthorne); Mr. and Mrs. W. Emmett; Mr. and Mrs. I Taylor and Mary Lois (Briercliffe); Jos; Mr. and Mrs. Hannan; Mrs. Kenyon and Emily; Mr. and Mrs. Hargreaves (Roggerham Gate); A Few Customers, Bay Horse Hotel; Directors of the Worsthorne Mfg. Co. Ltd.; Members of Women’s Help Society, Worsthorne; the Burnley and District Licensed Victuallers and Beer and Wine Association.

(Nb. The edge of the newspaper on the film reader was missing, hence the odd missing name or detail. I've done what I can to fill in the gaps).

Martin Whittaker


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 Post subject: Re: Heap MI's
PostPosted: Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:30 am 

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Burnley Express and Advertiser, 4 Dec 1929
WORSTHORNE
DEATH OF MRS. HEAP. – The death took place last Monday of Mrs. Heap, widow of the late James Hargreaves Heap, at her residence, the Bay Horse Hotel. Mrs. Heap had resided here during the past 29 years, and was held in high esteem for her kindly disposition. She was connected with St John’s Church, and was a member of the Women’s Help Society. Although having been in indifferent health for some years, her end came as a great shock to her bereaved family and her large circle of friends as she was out during the week, only taking to her bed last Thursday. She is survived by two married daughters, both of whom reside in the village. The interment takes place this afternoon in St John’s Churchyard.

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