1938 – Linathan, Felix Leonard Adlington
1938 – FELIX LEONARD ADLINGTON LINATHAN, Contractor, 48
Felix Linanthan of 58 Poolsbrook Road, Duckmanton had been employed at Markham Colliery for about twenty years. He was born at Apperknowle and was not married. His brother, Donald Linanthan was injured in the explosion. He was buried at Duckmanton.
Derbyshire Times 13th May 1938
F. Linanthan, 58 Poolsbrook Road, Duckmanton, who was 48 years of age, had been employed at Markham Colliery as a ripper for about 20 years. He was born at Apperknowle. He was not married, but leaves a widowed mother and an adopted child. His brother, Donald Linanthan was injured in the explosion.
Sheffield Independent 12th May 1938
The widowed mother of Felix Linanthan (48), of 58, Poolsbrook Road, Duckmanton, lives next door to Mrs. Brown who lost two sons, and whose husband is in Chesterfield Royal Hospital. One of the sons died in hospital. Mrs Linathan said her son had worked for 20 years at the colliery. Another son, Donald Linathan was in hospital. Relatives of Mrs. Linathan waited at the colliery on Tuesday from six in the morning until late at night without learning the fate of their menfolk.
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