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Toll Bar's John Alfred Birkby

John Birkby was in the Navy and lived in Toll Bar after the War. He kept a diary during the First...

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Raymond Peake

Raymond Peake was educated at Eton College, and later attended Sandhurt Mliitary College, joining...

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(Francis) Frank Carey

Frank served in the K.O.Y.L.I regiment during the First World War, he was killed in action in France...

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Sgt. Oswald Rixon

Widely known in the Thorne Community

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Sarah Wilson and the Lusitania

Sarah Wilson had booked passage on the Lusitania from New York to marry her fiance back home in...