Patrica Gerrard was born on 4th June 1935, she was the daughter of Frank and Lilian Gerrard. They lived in Mottram-in-Longdendale in Cheshire and it was here that Pat was to meet L.S. Lowry as a child when her father fitted a lavatory in his village home in Mottram.
Lowry later spotted potential in her work and encouraged the youngster to attend Manchester Art School and then London University. Over the years Pat and her husband Brian Cooke would spend a lot of time with Lowry visiting many parts of the UK and Ireland; their final trip together was in 1970.
Harold Wilson hung some of her comic portrayals of Liverpool's characters and back alleys at 10 Downing Street during his
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