Obituaries in 1920

January 1921

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 01 January 1921

The Year’s Obituary.


17—Mr. Michael Washington, for 50 years a Wombwell schoolmaster, Aged 88.

29—Mr. Caleb Kilner, chairman of Kilner Brothers. Ltd., Conisborough Glass Bottle Works. Aged 76.


5—Mr. Edwin Fletcher, rate and tax collector, Mexborough. Aged 56.

Mrs. Georgina Cole, widow of the late Rev. G. E. Cole, formerly Rector of Barnburgh.

9—Mr. Tom Gregory, headmaster of Highgate Council School.


6— Mrs Whitworth, wife of Captain Harry Whitworth, of Whitworth, Son and Nephew, Wath-on. Dearne.


6— Mrs Crossley, Barnburgh Grange.


15—Mr. Alexander Barron, managing director of the Phoenix Glass Bottle Works, Mexborough. Aged 69.


2—Mr William Jones, of Conisborough, a member of the Parish Council and a Churchwarden.


14— Mr C.B.Ratcliffe, manager of the Swinton branch of the Sheffield Banking Company. Aged 49.


1— Mr John Johnson, Rate collector in the Wombwell Urban District Council

24— Police-superintendent Benjamin Barraclough, of Goole, formerly inspector at Mexborough. Aged 47

30— Mr J.H. Rollings, of Wath on Dearne, for many years manager of the Wath Main Colliery.

28— Canon W Banham, vicar of Worsborough Dale, and formerly rural Dean of Wath. Aged 89