Frances Burgess (neé Lockett) (1910-1993) Nineteen-year-old Frances Lockett of Hyde was voted the Town's first Cotton Queen in 1930. Later that year she became the first Cotton Queen for Britain. After receiving the award she returned home to a 20,000 strong crowd. She lived at 16 Queen Street, Hyde.

Photo of Frances Lockett blue plaque
Brian Cooper on Flickr
Photo of Frances Lockett blue plaque
Brian Cooper on Flickr

Greenfield Primary School, Queen Street, Hyde
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by Tameside Metropolitan Borough on 13 March 2007

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