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1937 – Baggaley, Edward

The Derbyshire Times 29th January 1937

Mr E Baggaley (35) had only been at Markham Colliery for three months, but previous to that he had worked for 17 years at Holmewood Colliery. A widow and three children aged 17 months, four years and seven years are left. He was a keen Labour supporter and helped the Rother Ward Labour Party in their elections. Councillor Mrs A Wright and members of the Party headed the cortege at the funeral in Hasland Cemetery on Tuesday.

Edward was commemorated on the 21st July 2017. The location of the artwork dedicated to Edward can been seen here. Zone 1

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Family History researched by Paul Burkitt

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Edward Baggaley

Edward Baggaley family tree

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1937 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1937 disaster