26th January, 1920 - 3rd November 2013
Leonard Kidd, who died in the Royal Oldham Hospital aged 93, was a founder
member of the Medlock and Tame Valley Conservation Committee (MTVCC) in
At that time he was curator of the Natural History Museum in Werneth Park
and a member of the Oldham Microscopical and Natural History Society.
In August of that year he chaired the inaugural meeting of the MTVCC and
served variously as president, chairman, vice-chairman and committee member
of the later renamed Medlock and Tame Valley Conservation Association (MTVCA)
for the next 15 years or so.
Leonard had an extensive knowledge of local flora and fauna and he brought
this expertise to contribute effectively to the Association's role as an
His valuable contribution to the MTVCA is gratefully acknowledged.
We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.