Scrapbook Page for Richard Edward BATES


c 1905

Richard Bates Portrait
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c 1905

Mary Whelen & Richard Bates.
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Newspaper Report of Military Funeral for Richard Bates

Having spent 30 years in the Army and several years afterwards as a Sergeant Instructor with the Volunteer Force, Richard Bates was given a Funeral with full Military Honours in Wirksworth. This report, from 'The Courier' decribes the event.
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The Blacks Head Pub in Wirksworth - home of Richard Bates c1902-1911

A painting by Neil Clarke in 2001 of 'The Blacks Head' pub in West End, Wirksworth.
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