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Old 02-04-2014, 03:04   #1
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House Fire, Great Harwood 1943/1944

Hi
Would any person have info to share in regards a fire in Princess Street, Great Harwood area (may have been No1 Princess St) in late 1943 or Jan/Feb 1944.
A young boy aged just 4 died in the Royal Infirmary, Blackburn February 1944 from burns.
The young lads name was David Baxter.

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Re: House Fire, Great Harwood 1943/1944

Davd / Ask Accrington library to look up the Accrington Observers :

Accrington.Library@lancashire.gov.uk if a report cannot be found, ask Blackburn Library ( Google address) to look up the Lancashire Evening Telegraphs. Possible that the coroner's report or police report is held in Lancashire Archives - (Google) I don't know if fire brigade reports are held anywhere.
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Old 03-04-2014, 02:25   #3
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Re: House Fire, Great Harwood 1943/1944

Hi Bob

Give it a go and see how I get on, will let you know what I get back etc.

Cheers David
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