1938 – Wale, Herbert

Source: Derbyshire Times

Derbyshire Times 13th May 1938

Herbert Wale (40), of 14, Worksop Rd, Mastin Moor, was a native of the village and had lived there all his life. He had been working at the Markham Colliery for about 10 years, but had been employed by the Staveley Coal and Iron Company all his working life. He leaves a widow and two daughters.


The commemoration took place on 16th September 2019. The location of the artwork dedicated to Herbert can been seen here in Zone 3.

Further Information can be downloaded here:

Herbert Wale

Herbert Wale family tree


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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