Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Frederick Charles Hallworth

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Frederick Charles Hallworth

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Mr hallworth died in hospital on May 15 after a long illness.

He was 79.

His son Peter said Fred, as he was known, was born above the grocery shop in Stokesley in November 1926.

He and his sister Barbara were raised at Stone Hall on the High Street, before the family moved to Levenside, where his father built three bungalows for the family at North Road.

After leaving school Fred worked as a carpenter before he was called into the Army in 1944.

He served three years, seeing action in Palestine where he sustained a facial injury from a land mine.

On his return home he again worked as a carpenter before joining his father in the dairy business in 1948.

He and his wife Doris married in August 1949 and the family ran a successful business for 36 years until Fred's retirement in 1984.

He enjoyed life, particularly his sporting life, and played for Stokesley football team for more than 20 years.

Being a Yorkshire man he also enjoyed his cricket and played for Stokesley for over 30 years, achieving cup success in both sports. …

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