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Carleton registrar for Keighley district dies at the age of 80
9:00am Friday 15th February 2013 in News
A woman who was well known to many Keighley people as a local registrar has died aged 80.
Cynthia Brown was described as “sociable, likeable and down-to-earth”.
She was connected with Keighley register office for 27 years. From 1966 she served as registrar of marriages and deputy registrar of births and deaths, then as registrar of births and deaths from 1970 to 1982, when she was appointed superintendent registrar of Keighley registration district.
She was elevated to the post of registrar of births and deaths the year before Airedale Hospital opened in 1971.
She mostly lived in Carleton-in-Craven.