Betty Driver
The White House, Flat 7 Suffolk Road, Altrincham, Cheshire

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Name: Betty Driver
Category: Actress

Person Summary:

Actress and singer, born Elizabeth Mary Driver 20 May 1920 in Leicester, died 15 October 2011 (aged 91) in Cheadle, Greater Manchester. Driver had a long career in stage, variety, film, recording and television, most notably appearing as barmaid Betty Turpin in ITV's soap opera Coronation Street from 1969 to 2011. The character was particularly noted for her dish of Lancashire hotpot.

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Years of Residence: 2003 - 2011
Source: Ancestry

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Driver was appearing regularly in Coronation Street on ITV as barmaid Betty Williams (previously Turpin). Around the time of her 90th birthday, she appeared as a guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs and took part in The Betty Driver Story, an ITV documentary in which her home can be seen on screen. She went into hospital nearby whilst living at this address, where she died on 15 October 2011.

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The White House
Flat 7 Suffolk Road
Altrincham
Cheshire
WA14 4QX
United Kingdom

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Flat forming part of a mansion house conversion carried out in the 1990s.

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