1938 – Roper, Arthur

Source: Derbyshire Times

Derbyshire Times 13th May 1938

A Roper, Rectory Road, Duckmanton. who was 62 years of age, was born in Kilburn. He had lived at Duckmanton for 30 years and was formerly employed at Denby. Until 1921 he was a colliery deputy and then continued working as a contractor, a position, which he occupied at the time of his death.

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Further Information:

Markham Colliery 1938 disaster

List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster


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