1938 – Jones, Enoch

Source: Derbyshire Times

1938 – ENOCH JONES, Contractor, 21

Enoch Thomas Jones of 14 South Crescent, Duckmanton was a single man who lived with his parents and two sisters.  He was a native of Eckington and had worked at the pit since he left school.  Enoch’s father, Thomas Jones, also died in the 1938 disaster and they were buried in the same grave at Staveley cemetery.

Enoch was commemorated in July 2017 . The location of the artwork can be found in zone 2 on the trail map which can be downloaded here.


Derbyshire Times 13th May 1938

Thomas Jones, aged 49 of 14, South Crescent, Duckmanton was married and had five sons and two daughters. A native of Eckington, he had worked for the Staveley Company all his life, and over 20 years in the Black Shale pit. He was a member and ex-captain of the Markham Bowling Club.

Enoch Jones, his son, aged 22, of the same address, had worked at the pit since he left school


Other 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 Staveley


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