Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 20 July 1912
Mining Heroes Funeral
James Burdekin (24)
8 Firbeck Stret, Denaby Main
Funeral – Conisbrough Cemetery, Friday. Priest – Rev. W.A. Strawbridge.
Mourners :- Mrs. Burdekin ( widow ), Mr. G. Burdekin ( brother ), Mrs. Burdekin ( mother ), Mr. Albert Burdekin ( brother ), Mr. and Mrs. Simpson ( sister and brother-in-law ), Mr. and Mrs. Benton, Mr. and Mrs. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Oldfield Mr. and Mrs. Cheetham (brothers and sisters-in-law), Mr. C. Holmes ( father ), Laurie Calvert and James Henry Benton ( nephews ), Beatrice Benton ( niece ), Reginald Roberts and John W. Roberts ( nephews ).
Bearers – Messrs. T. Stanley, C. Smith, H. Roberts, T. Roberts, H. Barker, and E. Hammersley.
Wreaths from :- ” Mr. and Mrs. Roberts,” ” Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Sampson,” ” Mr. and Mrs. P. Benton,” ” Mr. and Mrs. Cheetham.” Globe from ” Wife and Child.”