Cadeby Disaster Victim – Chapman, Robert William

July 1912

Robert William Chapman

At the time of the 1911 Census Robert Willam Chapman was living with his wife, Elizabeth aged 30 from Cheltenham in Gloucester.

They had been married for 3 years and had a 2 year old daughter, Edith who was born in Clifton.

Robert was listed as a Dayman Under Ground and originated from Leeds.

Headstone inscription:

In loving memory of Robert Willam,

the beloved husband of Elizabeth Chapman who was accidentally killed in the Cadeby Mine Disaster July 9th 1912

aged 37 Years

Thy will be done

Also Winefred daughter of …

Who died Feb 1st 1913

Jesus called a little child —