1938 – Wood, Robert Henry

                                                                                 Derbyshire Times 13thMay 1938

Robert Henry Wood, aged 22, was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E Wood, 8, Newbridge Street, Old Whittington. He had been employed at Markham for 18 months, and before that for four years at Grassmoor Colliery. For three years he was unemployed.


Robert was commemorated in January 2018. The location of the artwork dedicated to him can been seen here. Zone 4.


Further Information

Markham Colliery 1938 disaster

List of miners killed and injured in the 1938 disaster


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