1937 – Furniss, Joseph
Derbyshire Times 29th January 1937
Joseph Furniss (28), 57, Speedwell Terrace, Staveley, leaves a widow, but no family. He was a native of Sheffield, and his parents live at Markham Road, Duckmanton. He used to play for Markham Sports F.C. and had turned out for them this season. Previously he played for Speedwell Old Boys F.C. He had been married two years and had worked at Markham Colliery for nine years.
Working on nights for 12 months he only went on day duty a fortnight before the accident.
A service in Zion Methodist Church, Staveley was conducted by the Rev W. A. R. Collins, who later officiated at the graveside in Staveley cemetery.
Family History researched by Paul Burkitt
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