Winifred Amy Baldick (1897-1977)

Winifred Amy Baldick was a member of the Atalanta Ladies' Football Club team in the 1920s.


She was born on 23 February 1897, the daughter of schoolmaster Arthur Edward Baldick and his wife Lilian (née Drabble) of 16 South Street, Paddock. Her father was also a keen cricketer who played for the Lockwood team.

At the time of the 1921 Census, she was living with her parents and was an unemployed shorthand typist, having previously worked during the First World War for chemical manufacturer J. W. Leitch & Co. Ltd. of Milnsbridge. By this time, she was a member of the Huddersfield Atalanta Ladies' Sports Club's football team.

By the mid-1930s, she was living with her father at 46 Buckingham Road, Morecambe, Lancashire, where her father died in 1953.[1] Winifred studied French at Lancaster Technical School in the 1930s, passing with a first class.[2]

She died on 10 January 1977 at Morecambe.


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Notes and References

  1. "Taught over 10,000 boys: Retired master dies at 84" in Morecambe Guardian (10/Feb/1953).
  2. "Lancaster Technical School" in Lancashire Evening Post (04/Jul/1935).