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1938 – Rowland, James Stanley

James Stanley Rowland was born in December 1903 in Bolsover, Derbyshire. His parents were Charles Rowland (1869 -1951) and Mary Ada Vardy (1871 – 1913).

James Stanley was 34 years at the time of the disaster in 1938 and was living at 16 Robertson Avenue in Duckmanton. A report in the Sheffield Independent on 12 May 1938 reported the following:

Mrs Rowland, the young widow of James Stanley Rowland,

                                 of 16 Robertson Avenue, Duckmanton, told a reporter that

                                 it was not until yesterday morning that she knew her husband

                                                         was among the dead’                                            

He was buried in Bolsover cemetery on 14 May 1938.

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James Stanley Rowland