1937 – Ralph Marsden
Researched by Local Historian Sandra Struggles:
Ralph Marsden had worked at Markham for about eight years. He had only been back at work since the previous November after being off work for seven months with a broken leg. Ralph was seriously injured and taken to Chesterfield where he died soon after. Ralph was married and lived with his wife and children, Peggy aged 12 years and Jean aged 3 months, at 36, North Crescent, Duckmanton. In the First World War he served with the Royal Garrison. Ralph died aged 41 years old and was buried at Duckmanton.