spent the last years of her life at Sourhall Cottages with
a companion called Elizabeth Greenwood, also a widow and four
years older than Sally. Is this the couple outside their cottage
spent her time working hard for Cloughfoot Chapel, visiting
her many friends, and she also cared for a large number of
cats. Sally never moved away from Sourhall, a remarkable fact
in a life that spanned 93 years.
was born in the year that Napoleon invaded Russia and wars
were still being fought with cannon. She died as the age of
aeroplanes was about to be launched. She had seen five sovereigns
on the throne, and when she died aged 93 in 1905, she was
Todmorden's oldest resident. She is buried with her two husbands
at Clough Foot Chapel.
loving memory of John Holt of Sourhall who died 27 April 1865
aged 53 years.
my passing spirit fled. Sustained by grace divine.
such grace on me be shed And make my end like thine.
of John Haworth of Sourhall who died December 18th 1876 in
the 63rd year of his age.
dear partner life is past. I loved you dearly to the last.
Mourn not for me nor sorrow take.
But love my saviour for
Oh some times think of me and come Unto the quiet
spot, where I now slumber long and still.
But oh not quite
of Sally Haworth of Sourhall who died October 15th 1905 in
her 94th year. Widow of the above.
the day break and the shadows flee away.
thanks to Sally Hinchliffe for the photo of Sally Mills and also
to Roger Birch for the