Castleford Heritage Trust

Winifred McLoughlin

Winifred McLoughlin J.P B.E.M

President of Castleford Heritage Trust, Winifred McLoughlin J.P.  B.E.M. of Glasshoughton, passed away peacefully in Pinderfields Hospital on the 1st of January 2015 aged 93 years.   The dearly loved wife of the late Arthur, a devoted mother and mother in law, also loving Nanna to her grandchildren and great grandchildren, she will be greatly missed by all of her loving family and many friends.

Winnie was president of the Trust from its foundation as the Castleford Heritage Group in 2000.  Alison Drake, chair of Castleford Heritage Trust, described Mrs McLoughlin as a “wonderful and caring friend”.   She said: "The group is really saddened by the news.  Winifred will be long remembered for her great affection and passion for the community.   Winnie was a dedicated president of CHT and gave wise guidance throughout the years we worked together at the Trust.   I could always turn to her to discuss any issues and with her experience and wisdom she gave sound advice and support for all we did."  Alison then added: "When we considered buying Queen's Mill, Winnie was wholly behind the project and in her usual way of getting to the basics she said ‘Just do it!  The rest will catch up later!’."

Winifred McLoughlin J.P B.E.M