Cadeby Disaster Victim – Marrow (Marsden), John

July 1912

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 20 July 1912

John Marrow (alias Marsden)

 62 Loversall Street, Denaby Main 30. (52 York Street, Mexborough)

The funeral took place on Friday of John Marrow, who was accidentally killed in the Cadeby Colliery Explosion, at St. Margaret´s Church, Swinton, from his mother´s residence, 52 York Street, Mexborough.

Deceased was well-known and highly respected in the surrounding district. He leaves a widow and family of two sons to mourn his loss.

Mourners were :- Mrs. Marrow (widow), Mathew and Colin (sons), Mr. Harry Marrow (brother), Mrs. Marrow ( mother ), Mr. Wilfred Marrow, brother, Mr. Tom Marrow and Mrs. Senior (brother and sister), Mr. Colin Marrow and Mrs. Brownhill ( brother and sister ), Mr. Brownhill and Mr. Wm. Senior ( brothers-in-law ), Mr. and Mrs. Bentley, Mr. and Mrs. P. Bentley, Mrs. Wilfred Marrow, Mr. and Mrs. Rowlands, Mr. and Mrs. Birch, Mr. and Mrs. Alf Bentley, Mr. Hackney, Mr. H. Bentley, Mrs. A. Gibson, Miss Barber, Misses Phyllis and Mary Ann Wilkinson, Miss Nora Senior, Mr. Wm. Senior, Mrs. Dawson (Roman Terrace ), Mrs. Robson ( Denaby ), Mrs. Scott, Mrs. Wilson.

The bearers were his particular friends from the New Hope Workingmen´s Club, Messrs. J. Searle, Henry Nettleship, Herbert Bratley, and Wm. Bratley.

Wreaths were :-” From his Loving Wife and Children,” ” Mr. and Mrs. Henry Marrow,” ” Mrs. Dawson,” ” Mrs. Marrow and Wilfred.”The coffin was supplied by Mr. J.H. White, and was of parallel pitch pine with brass mounts, inscribed :-

” John Marrow ” Died July 9th 1912, aged 30 years. The Rev. I. Middleton officiated.