Harold Davenport

  title={Harold Davenport},
  author={Percy Davenport},
  • Percy Davenport
  • Published 2006
Harold Davenport's father, Percy Davenport, worked in the office of Perseverance Mill, a cotton mill in Huncoat, near Accrington. At first a clerk, he became the company secretary. He married Nancy Barnes, one of the daughters of John Barnes, the owner of the mill. Their first child, Harold, was born on the 30th October, 1907, their only other child Grace was born a few years later. When 10 or 11 years old, Harold started at Accrington Grammar School, and later he wrote that he had had on the… CONTINUE READING