Fred Hardcastle (1872-1932)

Fred Hardcastle was a photographer who established the Beaumont Park Studio at Lockwood, which was situated near the lower entrance to Beaumont Park.

Biography

He married Fanny Beaumont in 1897 and they had two known children:

  • Francis Beaumont Hardcastle (1897-1975)[1]
  • William Hardcastle (1899-1902)

He began working as a photographer in 1892 and, by 1901, was residing with his family at 77 Salford, Lockwood.

The 1911 Census recorded him as working in the photographic trade and residing at 63 Woodfield Road, Lockwood, with 13-year-old Francis Beaumont Hardcastle assisting him.[2]

Fred Hardcastle of 205 Luck Lane, Paddock Head, died on 26 November 1932, leaving an estate valued at £2,338 4s. 10d.

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Notes and References

  1. Born 7 November 1897.
  2. The exact location of 63 Woodfield Road is uncertain, but was on the southern side of what is now Meltham Road. It may have been in the vicinity of Dungeon Cottages.

Fred Hardcastle (1872-1932)

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