Haworth's Greengrocer John dies at 84

John Snowden, who ran his Haworth shop for 60 years 

A well-known Haworth character has died, aged 84, following a short illness.
John Snowden ran a greengrocers in Mill Hey for 60 years. He died in Airedale Hospital last Sunday evening.

He was born in Haworth’s Main Street to parents who also managed a greengrocers and general store. He began working at his parents’ business then set up his own shop in Mill Hey when he married. He continued working until he was 83.

His partner, Barbara, said: “He was extremely well known and very kind. He’d do anything for anybody – he was a real character.

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