SEE WHO HAS BEEN AWARDED A
“First British woman to take a seat in Parliament and only the second to be elected, was born here. She helped shape the future for women MPs”.
MARGARET WINTRINGHAM MP
Keighley Civic Centre, 81 North St, Keighley BD21 3SH
“Attended Roundhay School between 1932 – 1939. He gave his life so others could live”
ARTHUR LOUIS AARON VC DFM
Roundhay School, Old Park Road, Leeds LS8 1ND
“Author of ‘A Kestrel for a Knave’ and other novels which gave a voice to working-class people, lived here 1970-1976”
78, Hoyland Road, Hoyland Common, nr Barnsley S74 0AA
“Author and ‘Dalesman’ editor was inspired to write whilst a pupil at this school in the 1930s”
W R MITCHELL MBE
Skipton Parish Church CofE (VC) Primary School, Brougham Street, Skipton BD23 2ES
Before we introduced our traditional round, blue plaques in 2018, a number of commemorative slates were issued.
JANE TOMLINSON CBE
Plaque location: The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AA