My great uncle Derrick Gosley’s family was from the West Cottingwith/Holme on Spalding Moor area. Many of his relatives were in the pub trade. The Gosleys married into the Hairsine family. Charles William Hairsine was publican at the Anchor Inn, …

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One of Terry’s chairmen was Noel Goddard Terry. He was badly wounded in the First World War (5th West Yorkshire Regiment) but survived. He had a house built in 1927 near the racecourse, called Goddards. It is now owned by …

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My nanna, Millie Cooper, née Neale, had a sister called Betty. There was ten years between their births as the First World War had intervened. Betty married Derrick Wilfred Gosley on the 15th September 1945 at Holy Trinity, Heworth, York. …

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