Attended meeting of York Convocation (12 February).

Hardwicke attended a meeting in the House of Commons to discuss the forthcoming national Peace Night bonfire celebrations (20 February).

Hardwicke was a member of a deputation from the two houses of Convocation that was received by the King at Buckingham Palace (7 March).

Attends meeting in London as a member of a Committee to discuss War Memorials (March).

Attended a meeting in Kendal that agreed to re-start the Westmoreland Musical Festival in 1920 (3 May).

Attended York Convocation (7 May).

Peace Celebration bonfires lit across the country (19 July).

A new Vigilance Society to protect the Lake District is formed with Hardwicke as Chairman (September).

Scafell Pike is gifted to the nation, under the custody of the National Trust, as a memorial in honour of the men of the Lake District who fought and in thankful memory of the men who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-18 (September).

Hardwicke gives a lecture on “Reverence for Natural Beauty” to the Penrith Literary and Scientific Society (3 November).

Hardwicke preaches a sermon at Carlisle Cathedral supporting establishment of the League of Nations (11 November).

At a meeting of the Citizens’ League in Carlisle Hardwicke proposes the formation of a ‘Beautiful Carlisle Society’. The meeting agrees to his proposal (10 December).


Lecture given to the Keswick Wesley Guild on ‘Reverence for Natural Beauty’ (29 January).

Attends York Convocation (11 February).

Writes to The Times urging people to support the need for a ‘Plumage Bill’ to eradicate the killing of birds in order to sue their feathers as fashion accessories (13 March).

Holiday in Provence, France with Eleanor, and visits many of the WW1 battlefields. Visits Oxford on their return (March/April).

Attends York Convocation (28 April).

Hardwicke unveils and dedicates a two-light window at St. Clement’s Church, York, to the memory of the late Miss Margaret Argles, the youngest daughter of the late Canon Argles. (2 May)

Writes his last letter to a newspaper. The subject relates to the most appropriate site for a War Memorial in Carlisle (21 May).

Hardwicke dies at his home, Allan Bank, with Eleanor at his side.

Funeral and burial service at St. Kentigern, Crosthwaite (1 June)