Dawson Road in St Annes is named after Alderman James H Dawson (1867-1963).

He was an avid art collector. He gave his first donation to the Lytham St Annes Art Collection in 1931. By 1956 he had given over 50 artefacts to the Town Collection.

His Granddaughter, Margaret Race is Chair of the Friends of the LSA Art Collection.

 

Alderman James H Dawson (1867-1963) Lancashire County Council Election poster 1 June 1938

Alderman James H Dawson (1867-1963) Lancashire County Council Election poster 1 June 1938