1916, 22 January – Batley News

This is a round-up of pieces from this week’s Batley News relating to the parishioners of St Mary’s, although none relate directly to those serving in the military. As ever, the spelling and punctuation matches that of the newspaper.


The following item appeared in the local police news:

Batley Court – Monday.

For the use of bad language, Annie Gallagher, rag sorter, Yard Two, East Street, Batley, with two previous convictions, was fined 10s.


The death notices contained three relevant to the parish. They read:

HOPKINS. —On the 14th inst., aged 3 weeks, James, son of John Hopkins, 12, Peel Street.

McMAHON. —On the 17th inst., aged 15 months, Theresa, daughter of John T. McMahon, Jail Road, White Lee.

RHODIE. —On the 18th inst., aged 66 years, Mary Rhodie, 56, Richmond Street.