1938 – Hibbard, Joseph

1938 – JOSEPH HIBBARD, Timber Drawer, 51

Joe Hibbard of Balmoral Terrace, Barlborough, was a most likeable personality, and a good sport. His death intensified the grief of other families, for he was an uncle to Alec and Oliver Clarke, who were both injured during the disaster, and George Davidson and a brother-in-law of Harry Taylor who were both killed in the disaster. He left a widow and two married daughters.

Joseph was commemorated on 12th October 2022.  The location of the artwork dedicated to Joseph can be found in zone 14 on the trail map which can be downloaded here.

 

Derbyshire Times 13thMay 1938.

Joe Hibbard of Balmoral Terrace, Barlbro’, was a most likeable personality, and a good sport. His death has intensified the grief of other families, whose bread winners were amongst the victims of the disaster, for he was an uncle to Alec and Oliver Clarke and George Davidson and a brother-in-law of Harry Taylor. He leaves a widow and two married daughters.

 

Further Information

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 Barlborough

 

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