Cadeby Disaster Victim – Wallace, William Henry

July 1912

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 20 July 1912

William Henry Wallace
14 Barburgh Street, Denaby Main

Funeral – Denaby Cemetery, Saturday.

Priest – Rev. S.F. Hawkes.

Mourners :- Mrs. Wallace ( widow ), Mr. and Mrs. W. Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Fisher ( Bolton ), Mr. and Mrs.Griffin ( Bolton ), Mr. and Mrs. Knock, Mr. and Mrs. J. Alderman Crokworth, Miss C. Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace ( Fitzwilliam Village ), Misses Bagshaw and Fisher, and J. Wallace.

The coffin was borne to the grave by members of the Salvation Army.

There were a number of beautiful floral tributes.

William Wallace was born in Leicestershire 1856, he was the eldest son of Irish immigrants Patrick Wallace and Margaret ( Fitzsimons ) Wallace. His wife Elizabeth ( nee Lowe ) was born in Nottinghamshire 1855. Elizabeth never remarried and survived her husband by twenty three years before her death in 1934, she was seventy nineyears old.

In the 1911 Census and at the time of his death William was living at 14 Barmbrough Street, also living there at the time was was his wife Elizabeth, their son Walter Wallace aged 16 years, and their granddaughter Lydia Wallace aged 5 years. (corrected by Sue Hodgson grandaughter of Mr & Mrs Griffin)