William Pickles Hartley. World famous Jam Maker
David Penney gave the Friends an interesting talk about the Colne born and bred successful businessman William Pickles Hartley. Born in very humble surrounding he built up the worlds biggest Jam making business. He never forgot his local roots and gave Colne its Hartley Hospital, his daughter also gave the town its Maternity home..He was made a Freeman of Colne and also of Liverpool
Thanks David for a well presented talk.