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Life and times of the man who inspired Barnsley’s Locke Park
The Victorians certainly knew how to celebrate life; laying out sprawling cemeteries to erect monumental tombstones to keep alive the cherished memories of loved ones. To remember people of particular importance, and who had given a great deal to society, special lengths were undertaken. In some cases the donation of lands to be laid out as parks were considered a fitting tribute. This was the case for eminent engineer Joseph Locke.
 
 
 

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