Hurren, Daisy Amelia

Mrs Daisy Amelia Hurren

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Councillor for over 30 years and first female Mayor of the borough from 1962–63. She served on many of the Council's major committees including Public Health, Housing Management, and Children's Welfare. In 1978, she was elected Deputy Mayor. Following her retirement from the Council in 1982 she continued to serve as a co-opted member on the Social Service Committee. She also worked as a volunteer Governor of Malory School, was Chair of the Friends of Ladywell concerned with the welfare of older people in the borough, and involved in Lewisham Age Concern.

The Council recognised: 'The unique contribution she has made to the borough over the past 32 years.'

She was awarded the Freedom of the Borough of Lewisham in 10 Oct 1985

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