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Shirley ATHERTON

Shirley ATHERTON

Female 1950 - 2013  (63 years)

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  • Name Shirley ATHERTON 
    Born 23 Apr 1950  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Aug 2013  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I341  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 9 Jun 2017 

    Father Ernest ATHERTON,   b. 25 Dec 1918, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1980, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Lily MILLS,   b. 17 Jun 1921, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 2000, Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1942  Burnley, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family T. THORPE 
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Apr 1950 - Burnley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 2013 - Burnley, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Shirley Atherton
    Shirley Atherton

    Documents
    Shirley (Atherton) Thorpe
    Shirley (Atherton) Thorpe
    A Burnley Express article from Aug 2013

  • Notes 
    • From The Burnley Express dated Aug 27 2013
      Thorpe, Shirley (nee ATHERTON)
      The light of the world to Tone, Clay and all who knew and loved her, hard to accept that its gone out
      God Bless you kid, see you later.
      A celebration of Shirley`s life will take place at Burnley Crematorium on Monday 2nd September at 3.00pm. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest. Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Colne Road, Burnley BB10 1 LG. Tel. 01282 426146.
      Tony Thorpe (Shirley`s husband), a talented musician, has a Facebook page - `Tony Thorpe` where a number of his songs are available - some of these songs, including the more famous e.g. `Sugar Baby Love` with the Rubettes, include duets with Shirley who was also a talented singer in her own right who went under the name of Shirley Dee (also at one stage with the backing group `The Invaders`).