Hebden Township Historical Data

Cemetery Memorial OLD-55-E

Photograph of the memorial in Hebden Cemetery
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Inscription

IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS PROBERT PERKS
WHO DIED DECEMBER 7th 1949
AGED 89.
AND OF HIS WIFE
ALICE LYDIA PERKS
DIED JUNE 2nd 1941
AGED 80.

People commemorated on this memorial

Ref. No. Name Year died Age Dates Notes
OLD-55-E (1) Perks, Thomas Probert 1949 89 d. 7/12/1949 Spouse of Alice Lydia Perks. Lived at Green House.
OLD-55-E (2) Perks, Lydia 1941 80 d. 2/06/1941 Spouse of Thomas Perks

Notes

Thomas Probert Perks lived at Green House, and was a barrister and Deputy County Court Judge. He moved into Hebden in about 1911, leasing the Green House from the Kitching family, and served on Hebden Parish Council for 33 years, mostly as Chairman. He also represented Hebden on Skipton Rural District Council. His son Robert was killed in the Great War.