ROCHDALE ONLINE: Hopwood Hall Estate volunteers create remembrance garden

Posted on 14th November 2021 by Fred Wall

Volunteers at Hopwood Hall Estate have created a remembrance garden to commemorate Remembrance Day on Thursday 11 November.

Pam Taylor and Janet Beaumont are the driving force behind the lovely display: Janet donated the silhouette of the soldier and they both designed the simple, but significant, remembrance display.

A few months ago, the volunteer gardeners at Hopwood Hall Estate had a discussion about how they might dedicate a part of the garden to remember the two Hopwood Hall family sons who were both tragically killed in action in World War One, Lieutenant Colonel Edward Byng George Gregge-Hopwood and Capt Robert Gerald Hopwood.

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