Cadeby Disaster Victim – Green, William

July 1912

William Green

 William Green was born in Staffordshire in 1886, he moved to Denaby about 1908 looking for work.

William was married to Elizabeth before the move.

At the time of the Cadeby Pit Explosion they had 2 girls Carrie born 1908 and Florence born 1910. Wilhelmina was born on 30th August 1912 and married Harry Higgins, the second son of a miner in 1933.

The husband of her daughter, Brian Hobson from Christchurch in Dorset has kindly supplied the photos of William Green and (below) the wedding of Wilhelmina to Harry Higgins. Elizabeth Green is seated second from the left.