Howard Irving Holdsworth

Howard Holdsworth, at Middle Pasture, Halifax. Oct 2003 Howard Holdsworth, Oct 2003

[1948- ] Howard Irving Holdsworth, third child of William Holdsworth, and Dina Maria Holdsworth

Born on 9 Oct 1949 at Scargill House, and christened at Saint Mary’s Church, Kettlewell.
Godfather: J. E. T. (Terence) Mansfield, 5th Baron Sandhurst

Educated at Lockers Park, and Harrow.

Howard passed away peacefully in his sleep on 9 May 2012, and was interred in the family grave at Kettlewell on 18 May 2012.

Howard Holdsworth stranded on Australian beach, Dec 2003 Howard Holdsworth stranded
on Australian beach, Dec 2003
The SOS message on the beach

Howard's claim to fame -
Being rescued from a remote North-West Australian beach after an aircraft saw an SOS message scraped in the sand, on 12 December 2003.
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