Building the Memorial Hall Extension, Hixon,

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Description:The Memorial Hall was built in 1926 on High Street to commemorate the Hixon men killed in the First World War.

Sir Harry Lauder, the Scottish comedian and singer, contributed to the building fund when he came to Hixon to visit his impersonator Wilmot Martin, known locally as 'Staffordshire's Harry Lauder'.

The builders are Herbert Evans, Bill Ives, Eric Cookson and John Howard.


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Washing Up, Memorial Hall, Hixon,
Washing Up, Memorial Hall, Hixon,

Washing up outside the Memorial Hall on High Street, possibly after celebrating ...

Elderly Inhabitants, Hixon,
Elderly Inhabitants, Hixon,

Photograph taken in High Street. Some of the group are wearing Edwardian clothing....

Unveiling of the R.A.F. Memorial Plaque, Hixon,
Unveiling of the R.A.F. Memorial Plaque, Hixon,

Unveiling of the plaque in the Memorial Hall on High Street. The hall was built ...

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Image courtesy of: Hixon Local History Society

Donor ref:Hixon Local History Society No, PT00155, img: 2176 (18/2576)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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