Tributes paid in memory of Peter Clayton who was found dead in Clayton Brook

Posted on - 3rd February, 2021 - 10:25am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Preston News, South Ribble News
Peter Clayton, 52, was found deceased in Bamber Bridge
Peter Clayton, 52, was found deceased in Bamber Bridge Pic: GoFundMe

A fundraiser has been set up to help the family of a much loved member of the Bamber Bridge community following his tragic death.


Peter Clayton, 52, was found unresponsive on a Clayton Brook Road, Bamber Bridge on Monday 2 February and sadly passed away at the scene.

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In a touching tribute for Peter, the girls at The Wee Chippy, who describe Peter as family, call him a ‘real community chap’ and a ‘hard worker.’

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They are currently raising money to help his family give him the send off he deserves following his sudden passing.


The post on GoFundMe says: “Bernie, Tina, Sarah & Sean are all devastated by the sudden & unexpected death of Pete who was found passed away this morning and as you can imagine they also see making sure Pete has the best send of as something they need to ensure will happen.

“Pete was a 52 year old man he did not have much in life but he had 2 daughters who he loved very much he was a hard worker at the local chipshop at Clayton Brook were he was loved by many.”

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Preston community group, Here for Humanity are also cooking 150 meals today in memory of Peter. The food will be delivered for free to people in need, all the team are asking for are donations to the GoFundMe.

The death is not being treated a suspicious by Lancashire Police and a file will be passed on to the coroner in due time.

Anyone wanting to donate can do so here.

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Did you know Peter? We would love to hear your tributes in the comments below

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