Category: Blackpool

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AMY JOHNSON and BLACKPOOL

A brief sketch of Amy Johnson’s association with Blackpool, mostly taken from contemporary newspaper reports, with some added detail, and pics, from a brief online check. All sources acknowledged. Amy Johnson was...

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Benoit Joseph Desquesnes

Born 4/11/1891 Maroilles N. France. Socialist, Intellectual, Artist, Sculptor, Teacher Died Blackpool 3rd June 1891 Buried at Layton Cemetery The memory of Benoit Joseph Desquesnes, has been stirred up by the current...

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David and Maria Vero

Referring to the grave at Layton cemetery Blackpool, a little bit of research shows that both David and Maria Vero were from Dewsbury and both, it seems evident, possessed a committed radicalism...