Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Tuesday 12 February 1929
Conisboro’ Man Missing.
Anxiety is felt concerning the whereabouts of Edward Morton (68), who has been reported to the Conisborough police missing from his home, 30 Burcroft Hill, Conisborough.
Morton is 5ft. 5in. in height, with grey hair, going bald, and ginger moustache. When last seen was wearing dark blue suit, light cap and dark grey overcoat.
He had been away from work for several days, owing to indisposition. His mother is very seriously ill.
The death has occurred of Mr. Joseph Brady, aged 48, of Park Road, Conisborough, who was official at the Cadeby Pit.
Efforts are being made by wireless to get in touch with his brother, who is on a liner homeward bound from China.