Funeral of Mrs Harriet Kirby (picture)

June 1937

Mexborough and Swinton Times June 18, 1937.

 

A large number of people lined the route to the church and cemetery on Sunday when the funeral took place of Ambulance Sister, Mrs Harriet Kirby (88), of 63, Bolton Street, Denaby Main.

Mrs Kirby was one of Denaby’s oldest inhabitants and also the oldest church member. In her younger days she was a very active member of the Parish Church, where she was greatly respected.

Her work with the St John Ambulance Brigade Nursing Division is known throughout the district and on Sunday full honours were accorded as a token of respect and esteem.

Ambulancemen and nursing sisters were in attendance from all over the district