Cadeby Disaster Victim – Fletcher, Charles William

July 1912

Mexborough & Swinton Times¬†–¬†Saturday 14 September 1912

The Cadeby Disaster

Recovery of Three More Bodies

Early on Tuesday morning the bodies of three of the victims of the Cadeby explosion were recovered from the mine, and in the afternoon these were identified as those of:

C Fletcher (44), dattaler 47 Maltby Street, Denaby Main

James Beach (44), Dattaler Barnburgh St, Denaby Main

William Godsmark (28), dattaler 65, Lime Grove, Conisborough.

The body is now remaining in the pit number 10, of which half are officials, including the surveyor, Mr Sydney Ellis assistant under manager, Mr Herbert customers, the afternoon under manager, Mr Eli Croxall, and a deputy named William Berry

Charles William Fletcher

At the time of the Census in 1911, Charles William Fletcher lived with his wife of 6 years, 28 year old Mary Fletcher.

Both came from Horbury in West Yorkshire. They had a 3 year old daughter, Ivy Fletcher, born in Denaby Main.