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.

Arthur was commemorated on the 16 September 2021. The location of the artwork dedicated to Arthur can been seen here in Zone 1. You can watch the short launch video here.

Further Information:

Markham Colliery 1938 disaster

List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster


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