1938 – Buckley, George Cyril Foulds

Source: Derbyshire Times

Family History Researched by Paul Burkitt:


Derbyshire Times 13th May 1938

George Cyril Foulds Buckley (40) of 20 Welbeck Road, Bolsover, who was a member of a well-known Bolsover family, leaves a widow and four daughters. Mr Buckley had worked in the pits ever since he was 13 years of age, and had been employed by the Markham Colliery for 14 years. He served through the Great War with the Lincolnshire Regiment and was wounded soon after going to France. Mr Buckley was later drafted to Ireland.


The artwork dedicated to George was unveiled in July 2020 in Zone 2, see the map here. You can watch a short commemorative film here.


More information coming soon.

Markham Colliery 1938 disaster

List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1938 disaster who were buried in Bolsover


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