Monthly Archives: December 2017

Centenary Event Report

Miss Whalley’s Field was left in trust to the children of Lancaster in the will of Miss Geraldine Whalley who died in 1939. The bequest was made in memory of her father Colonel Joseph Lawson-Whalley and of her brother Captain Julian Whalley who died On 3rd December 1917 after the battle of Cambrai in France. 

Exactly one hundred years after Julian Whalley’s death, local people assembled on a beautiful winter’s morning to celebrate this gift and to unveil a memorial stone and plaques installed by the Friends of Miss Whalley’s Field.  Continue reading