Hove Edge woman dies at age of 103
Jul 14 2009 Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A WOMAN who reached the age of 103 has sadly died after an illness.
Mrs Elaine Parkin, of Hove Edge, Brighouse, was in Calderdale Royal Hospital. She had just celebrated her birthday with friends and family and was thought to be the oldest person in the area.
She was born in Longwood, Huddersfield, weighing just 2lbs and was one of five children. After school, she spent years working in local textile mills.
She married Eddie Parkin in December 1928 but had been a widow for 19 years.
She leaves two children, three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.