Former teacher dies aged 90

Ilkley Gazette: (7669559)Jean Laycock, of Ilkley, who has died aged 90

1:10pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A FORMER teacher and Ilkley mother-of-five has died at the age of 90.

Harold Baker

Ilkley Gazette: Harold Baker, a former headteacher of Ilkley Middle School, has died.

7:00am Friday 27th January 2012

A former Ilkley Middle School headteacher has died aged 83.

Duncan Roberts

Ilkley Gazette: Duncan Roberts.

12:30pm Thursday 8th December 2011

Mary Pratt of Teignmouth sent this tribute and photographs in memory of her brother, Duncan Roberts.

Major John Rae

12:28pm Thursday 8th December 2011

Major John Rae, soldier, businessman, patron of the arts and resident of Ilkley since 1958, died after a long illness on November 28, aged 83. His son, Professor Charles Bodman Rae, elder professor of music, elder conservatorium of music, University of Adelaide, pays tribute

Air Commodore Peter Cribb

Ilkley Gazette: Air Commodore Peter Cribb in the 1960s.

9:43am Monday 4th July 2011

A Wharfedale-born pilot famed for making an unauthorised bombing raid on Hitler’s Bavarian hideout has died aged 92.

John Gundry

Ilkley Gazette: John Gundry was a long-serving community figure in Burley-in-Wharfedale.

10:56am Thursday 16th June 2011

The community of Burley-in-Wharfedale has lost a long-serving champion of local causes with the death of community councillor founding member, John Gundry.

Mary Eames was a polished performer at cricket

Ilkley Gazette: Mary Eames in cricketing mode

2:19pm Thursday 9th June 2011

Family members have paid tribute to a late Ilkley resident who gained herself a place in local history.

Stanley Evans

Ilkley Gazette: Stanley Evans

12:44pm Thursday 2nd June 2011

An “unsung hero” of agricultural technology and respected Ilkley musician and conductor recently died at the age of 84.

Eileen Mogridge

Ilkley Gazette: Eileen Mogridge

11:31am Thursday 2nd June 2011

Born in London and an Ilkley resident since 1941, Eileen Mogridge who has died aged 96 became a well known figure in the town through her long association with Ilkley Amateur Operatic Society.

Megan Dawson

10:36am Monday 30th May 2011

Megan Dawson (who has recently died of cancer in Stamford, Lincolnshire) was well-known in Ilkley and its surrounding area during the time she and her family lived in the town between 1970 and 1993. Here her son Tim writes a tribute to his mother

Eddie Gardner

Ilkley Gazette: Eddie Gardner.

10:22am Thursday 17th March 2011

A former teacher who worked in schools across West Yorkshire for almost 40 years has died aged 61.

Dr John Neasham

Ilkley Gazette: Dr John Neasham

9:43am Thursday 17th March 2011

Family members have paid tribute to a “totally dedicated” former Ilkley GP and Rotarian, who died last week.

Les Cross did 'exemplary and tireless' work for Otley

10:19am Thursday 17th February 2011

Tributes to a man who did “exemplary and tireless” work for Otley for many years have been flooding in.

Obituary: Sandra Newman

Ilkley Gazette: Sandra Newman died after a short illness.

9:27am Thursday 29th July 2010

Members of the local Guiding movement have paid tribute to a dedicated district commissioner who died recently.

Tirbutes to medal-winning athlete

Ilkley Gazette: Michael Blyszko with wife Jackie and daughters Holly and Amy in Naples in 2006 where he won gold in the European Heart and Lung Transplant Games.

9:22am Thursday 24th June 2010

An Ilkley man who became a successful athlete after a heart transplant has died, aged 54.

Village historian dies

Ilkley Gazette: Margaret and Dennis Warwick were known as Mr and Mrs Burley-in-Wharfedale.

7:53am Thursday 3rd June 2010

An eminent local historian and well known member of the Wharfedale community has died following a six-month battle with illness.

Gifted sportsman dies at age of 46

Ilkley Gazette: Michael Potts making boomerangs at Askwith Show.

6:20pm Thursday 27th May 2010

A widely known local sporting personality and father-of-four has died at the age of 46.

Lifelong Tory supporter dies at age of 97

Ilkley Gazette: Marjorie Hawkesworth, former teacher and lifelong Conservative Party supporter.

10:00am Thursday 27th May 2010

A lifelong Conservative who taught generations of Ilkley children has died at the age of 97.

Gardener dies suddenly at 42

Ilkley Gazette: Peter Riley, who has died suddenly.

6:28pm Wednesday 12th May 2010

A gardener who helped tend land across Ilkley for more than 20 years has died at the age of 42.






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