Edward ‘Teddy’ Hodgson was a key member of Burnley Football Club when they won the English Cup in 1914.
He joined the Army in 1916 and was to serve the rest of the war with distinction.
He was in the army of occupation in Germany in 1919 but developed a kidney infection. He returned home but was to die of the infection in Whalley military hospital. Teddy is buried in Burnley Cemetery.
Towneley Hall Museum,
Burnley BB11 3RQ
Adults: £5 for a 12-month pass
Children (17 and under): FREE
Students with valid ID: FREE
Following government advice to restrict social contact due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we have taken the decision to close Towneley Hall Historic House, Art Gallery & Museum from 5pm on Thursday 19th March until further notice.
The safety of visitors, staff, volunteers and our local community is paramount.
Follow our Towneley Hall Facebook page for further updates and ways to explore the heritage of the local area while we are closed at this time.
Public toilets facilities at Towneley Hall are also closed.
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