1938 – Garland, Alfred
1938 – ALFRED GARLAND, Timber Drawer, 52
Alfred Garland of 32 Foljambe Road, Brimington was a native of Brimington, where he was well known. He had worked at Markham Colliery for many years and had worked the night shift for five years. He left his widow and a daughter.
Alfred was commemorated on 12th October 2022. The location of the artwork dedicated to Alfred can be found in zone 6 on the trail map which can be downloaded here.
Derbyshire Times 13thMay 1938
Alfred Garland, 32 Foljambe Road, Brimington, aged 52 years, was a native of Brimington, where he was well known. He had worked at Markham Colliery for many years and for the past five years, had been on the night shift. His workmate, I. Kerry, Station Road, Brimington was fortunate in escaping injury owing to the fact that he went straight to the pit bottom, as he had no occasion to wait for a bus, but travels home by cycle. Mr Garland had ample time to catch his bus, and the last time he was seen alive was when he was passed on the road by Mr. T. Fox (one of the injured). At that time Garland was sitting by the road tying his boot lace. He leaves a widow and a daughter.
Markham Colliery 1938 disaster
List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster
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