1938 – Whelpton, William Edward
William Edward Whelpton worked at Markham Colliery as a Rope Greaser. After a service in Newbold Parish Church he was buried in the churchyard there. He was 32 years old and left a widow and one son, John Whelpton who was born on 27 February 1935, so he was 3 years old at the time of his father’s death.
The funeral of Mr. W. E. Whelpton (32), 48, Hill Top Road, Old Whittington, Chesterfield. took place at Newbold Parish Churchyard. The Rev. L. C. Cutlack officiated.
The location of the artwork dedicated to William will be in Zone 2, see the map here.
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