This area of the website contains general Batley descriptions as featured in Trade Directories, Annual Reports, Borough records etc.
St Mary of the Angels parish is in Batley. The town therefore played a major part in the lives of the men on the War Memorial, their families and the wider parish. As a result it is important to see their lives in the overall framework of the town.
Some of the information in this section will be used in future comparisons. For example issues of employment, housing etc. of those families associated with the St Mary’s War Memorial compared to the wider town population.