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Photograph number People 2

Circa early 1920s?

Miss Edith Mary Cordeux

 

The photograph shows Miss Edith Mary Cordeux (b.July 21st 1862 d.Feb 5th 1926) in the grounds of her home at Lindley House. With her is her trusty dog Pat. There is a pets grave to the memory of another dog called Pat in the grounds of Lindley House. Miss Cordeux was responsible for having Brierley Church Institute built in 1911. In her will she left the Institute, under the guidance of the church, for use of the people of Brierley Village.  In 1966 the Royal British Legion bought the club from the church for 5,000 and turned it into an ex servicemen's club. After her death, Lindley House was occupied by Mr Burberry director of T.T.Taylor's linen Manufacturers Peel Street Barnsley. The junction of Church Street with Common Road and Hillside is aptly nicknamed after this family "Cordeux corner". Lindley House (spelt without a d in those days) was known as Brierley Hall before the present hall was built in 1840.

 

Photograph taken from an old Brierley postcard and provided by Mrs Swinbank of Orchard House.

 

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