Updated 10 Apr 2005

WIRKSWORTH Parish Records 1600-1900

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Photo 009


Luther GOULD, Town Crier 1932

"Town Crier of Wirksworth, Luther Gould.
Taken in the 1930's when he was 89 years old.
He lived at 12 Water Lane, Wirksworth.
One of his main functions was to warn the town people when
blasting was due to take place in the "Big 'ole" Quarry".

----from a framed photo.

Luther GOULD appears in the 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901 Census. He was born in 1843 so the photo was probably taken in 1932

Photo taken:c1932
Source:Wirksworth Heritage Centre, Crown Yard, Wirksworth
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