Thursday, March 15, 2007

Councillor Clara Barney - Hayes

Clara Barney

99 Blyth Road, Hayes

First women elected to Hayes Urban District Councillor in the 1920's

Clara refused to "doff" her cap to Lady Shackle

Her husband Alfred Barney, who worked at the Gramophone Works for 22 years died February 1930 aged 54, he was also active in Labour Party

four sons and three daughters