The Years Local Obituary

December 1921

Mexborough & Swinton Times – Saturday 31 December 1921

The Years Local Obituary


5 – Mr S.E.Swiss, of Worksop, formerly headmaster of the Brampton Bierlow School, aged 77

20 – Alfred Liversedge, Middleton Villas, Swinton, who trained Jem Mace, the old English champion prizefighter, aged 85.

22 – The Reverend James Shaw, Primitive Methodist minister, of Grimsby, a native of Mexborough, aged 79.


10 – Mr Thomas Allen, Park Road, Mexborough, a member of the Mexborough Urban District Council, aged 62.

14 – Mr F.W. Waite, cashier at the Wath on Dearne Brewery, aged 54.


8 – Colonel T.W.H. Mitchell, V.D., J.P., of Sandygate House Wath, Chairman of the Mitchell Main Collieries, aged 57.


15 – Doctor Frederick J Berman, owned Wath on Dearne, 860 (fatally injured in Street accident at Swinton).


1 – Mrs Margaret Millar, widow of Doctor J.R. Millar, formerly Medical Officer for Wombwell.

8 – The Reverend Thomas Anderson, Pastor of the Free Christian Church, Mexborough, aged 52.


10 – Mr J Wadsworth, General Secretary of the Yorkshire Miners Association, formerly M.P. for the Hallamshire division, aged 71.

19 – Councillor J.M. Heyes, of Conisbrough, aged 55

25 – Councillor C.H. Oxley, of Wombwell Main, aged 60


22 – Mr A.B. Linford, Carlton House, Wombwell, architect and organist aged 58


22 – Mr James Ward, a prominent Swinton choir master, accidentally killed in the Manvers Main mine.

25 – Mr Williams Flavell, one of Kilnhurst’s oldest tradesmen, aged 73.

26 – Mr Thomas Winfield, Chairman of the Wath Urban District Council, aged 60.

30 – Mr Joseph Cotton, Fitzwilliam Street, Swinton, a prominent local friendly Society leader, aged 63.


21 – Mr Edward Noble, Wombwell’s oldest inhabitant, was for 50 years of the Wombwell Main Colliery, aged 92.

22 – Mr Fred Wallis, of Hough Lane Wombwell, accountant the Wombwell Council since 1914, aged 40.


13 – Mr Henry Fieldhouse, Mexborough education official, aged 55.

20 – Herbert Crossley, the Mexborough boxer, died in the Roosevelt Hospital, New York of pneumonia.