1973 – Briggs, Clarence

Derbyshire Times.

Mr. Clarence Briggs, of 264, Spital Lane, Chesterfield, had spent all his working life at Markham and was promoted to a deputy six years ago. He had just returned to work after the pit’s annual holiday. Apart from work he was a keen snooker player and golfer. He is survived by his wife Sheila and daughter Pat.

He was born at Duckmanton and had lived at his present home at Spital Lane, Chesterfield, for 15 years.


Further Information

Markham Colliery 1973 disaster

List of miners killed in the 1973 disaster.


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