Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 20 July 1912
Funeral – Conisbrough Cemetery, Saturday. Priest – Rev. E. Grieves ( Wesleyan )
Mourners : Mrs. Simpson and Mrs. Robson ( Northumberland ), Miss Annie Blackburn, Mr. and Mrs. Blackburn, Miss N. Blackburn, Mr. J. Baines ( Rotherham Mr. and Mrs. Snow ( Doncaster ), Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher ( Doncaster ), four `chumsÂ´ from the Doncaster Football Club, Mrs. Oddy and daughters, Messrs. J. Hall and W. Oddy.
The Conisbrough Wesleyan Mission Band attended.
Bearers – His four friends from the Doncaster Football Club.
Wreaths :- From his Football Chums.”