05. Miss F A R (Flora) Murray
Miss Flora Murray was a leading figure on the local history and heritage scene in Lincolnshire for several decades.
Miss Murray was a student at University College Hull, 1931-1934 and after graduating she went to work in Lincoln as assistant to Major North Coates who was the Director of Lindsey Rural Community Council.
She became Director after the death of Major North Coates and remained in post until her retirement in 1974.
She was active in SLHA becoming Chair in 1990 at the age of 77 and was made an honorary life member and Vice-President of the Society.
She was also a keen supporter of the Lincoln Civic Trust and Lincolnshire Historic Buildings Committee. She was awarded the OBE in 1972 and received an Honorary Degree from the University of Hull in 1990.
She died on 1 May 2009 at the age of 96.
Undated photograph, probably from 1950s.